Directional/complex wells

White Paper—Extended Reach Wells: Completions Without Intervention for Improved Project Economics and Sustainable Future

Extended reach wells provide access to otherwise inaccessible areas, improve production, and reduce footprint. Advancements in completion technology for these wells allow producers to eliminate coiled tubing, perforation guns, and milling out operations, and as a result, to lower project risks and costs and the environmental impact.

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Extended reach wells are valuable for reaching more resources from a smaller site. But they can present challenges whenever interventions are needed. For most wells in North America, fracturing is typically performed via plug-and-perf. This requires perforation guns, milling operations, and a lot of water. For extended reach wells, frac sleeves have worked well, but coiled tubing is still required.

Now a more sustainable and efficient system is available to complete the fracturing of extended reach wells — the Limitless™ Frac System. This intervention-free system can significantly reduce the risks and costs of your fracturing operations. Just a few of the benefits include:

  • Reduce the complexity of the process
  • Save up to 70% of the time required to complete your frac job
  • Significant per-well cost savings
  • Improved safety
  • Less water and fuel use, with a reduction in CO2 emissions.

Please download our white paper to learn more about this new technology, how it has been successfully deployed in the Montney formation in Western Canada.

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