Model 3L™ retrievable bridge plug provides reliable well suspension barrier preventing uncontained formation fluids releaseDownload PDF
Long-term well suspension for an unspecified duration
A well drilled by an operator in the Middle East required plugging after unforeseen issues halted operations for an unspecified period. In response to the operator’s request for a solution, Halliburton deployed the Model 3L retrievable bridge plug (RBP), which provided the necessary barrier to suspend the well and prevent fluid release to surface over a 6-year period.
As part of the campaign, the operator drilled a well with plans to install the upper completion at a later date. However, operational and contractual issues unexpectedly shut down operations and the well had to be plugged. The operator requested Halliburton provide an RBP to act as a reliable, long-term barrier to contain the well fluid during suspension. In addition, the operator wanted the ability to easily retrieve the plug when operations finally resumed.
Halliburton recommended the 7-inch Model 3L RBP to create a temporary isolation barrier that could be safely removed to recommence operations. A service specialist set and tested the RBP successfully without any issues.
consecutive days of well containment
later RBP is retrieved
issues for retrieval on 1st attempt
With the Model 3L RBP providing mechanical isolation, the operator suspended the well as planned. The Model 3L RBP met the operator’s requirement for operational efficiency and reliable recovery, and when operations resumed six years later, Halliburton retrieved the plug on the first attempt with zero issues, helping reduce time to production and maximizing asset value. An inspection showed the tool remained in good condition, with no missing or damaged parts, further demonstrating the plug’s rugged design.
FS2 Fluid Loss Isolation Barrier Valve
When the success of your completion project relies on effective flow control and wellbore barriers, the Halliburton FS2 isolation barrier valve provides a reliable, interventionless solutionDownload Data Sheet
Design and select optimum chemicals, fluid loss control systems, and completion tools for each well.
The FS2 fluid loss isolation barrier valve is a reliable, interventionless solution for fluid loss control during well completion operations.
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