Demanding work

Offshore Engineer, May 2017


Integrated Approach To Production Management

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  • Weatherford Introduces ForeSiteā„¢ Production Optimization Platform

    May 09, 2017

    Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of the ForeSite production optimization platform today at the Weatherford Enterprise Software Conference. The ForeSite platform combines physics-based models with advanced data analytics to improve performance across wells, reservoirs and surface facilities.

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  • Weatherford V0-Rated Completion System Enables Single-Trip, Multi-Zone Gravel Packs

    May 02, 2017

    Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of the WFX0 gravel-pack system today at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference. The WFX0 system is the industry’s first fully integrated gravel-pack system to achieve an API/ISO V0 rating, which validates that it has been tested to the industry’s highest standards with zero gas leakage. By leveraging several V0-rated Weatherford technologies, the system enables gravel-pack completion of multiple openhole zones in a single trip.

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  • Weatherford Collaborates with US Synthetic to Optimize Deepwater Drilling Reamer

    May 01, 2017

    Today at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference, Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of a premium version of the RipTide RFID drilling reamer that incorporates advanced cutter technology. 

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  • Automation of surface equipment, dissolvable and shorter plugs push efficiency of fracturing operations

    May 15, 2017

    As operators push the number of stages per well to upwards of 75 or even 100 in some plays, they’re also demanding step-changes in the efficiency of hydraulic fracturing technologies and equipment, including associated technologies like water management systems. A significant area of focus has been on reducing plug mill-out time, with more dissolvable technologies coming to the market, as well as the development of shorter plugs with less material to mill through.

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  • Demanding work

    May 08, 2017

    While drillbits have evolved to keep up with the demands of drilling challenging wells, most underreamer technology used to enlarge the well has not. A new version of Weatherford’s RipTide RFID (radio-frequency identification) drilling reamer aims to narrow the gap.

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  • Weatherford CEO offers deep-water 'reality check'

    May 03, 2017

    Weatherford's new chief executive delivered a "reality check" to deep-water oil and gas companies who he said are likely to face clear disadvantages in producing economically when competing against  North American unconventional players.

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