“ THE BITTERNESS OF POOR QUALITY REMAINS LONG AFTER THE SWEETNESS OF LOW PRICE IS FORGOTTEN!” 

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

TURBOCHEM CASE STUDIES

SwelLCM / EZ Squeeze Well Recap

PROBLEM ENCOUNTERED:

THE OPERATOR WAS FIGHTING WELL CONTROL ISSUES FOR 12 DAYS AND LOST A TOTAL OF 6,100 BBLS OF SYNTHETIC BASE MUD. THE OPERATOR NEEDED TO GET A GOOD CEMENT JOB IN HOPES OF SIDETRACKING THE WELL. THERE WERE 3 DIFFERENT MUD WEIGHTS IN THE HOLE (15.2 PPG, 15.4 PPG AND 15.6 PPG).

PRIOR APPLICATON:

THE OPERATOR ATTEMPTED TO SOLVE LOSSES USING THE MUD COMPANIES “FINE, HIGH FLUID LOSS SQUEEZE”. 7 SQUEEZES WERE ATTEMPTED WITH 2 DIFFERENT FLUID LOSS SQUEEZE PILLS OVER 12 DAYS WITH NO SUCCESS IN HOLDING PRESSURE OR GETTING RETURNS.

PRODUCT APPLICATON:

TURBO-CHEM MIXED AND PUMPED A 50 BBL SWELLCM SLURRY FOLLOWED BY A 5 BBL MUD SPACER THEN A 150 BBL EZ SQUEEZE PILL AT 8,580’. BULLHEADED ALL OF THE SWELLCM, SPACER AND 50 BBLS OF THE EZ SQUEEZE INTO THE LOSS ZONE AND BEGAN HESITATION SQUEEZE WITH THE REMAINING SQUEEZE.

RESULTS:

TURBO-CHEM’S PATENTED SWELLCM AND EZ SQUEEZE WERE ABLE TO ACHIEVE 225 PSI (0.4 PPG GAIN) AND ALLOW THE OPERATOR TO REGAIN FULL CIRCULATION ALONG WITH A SUCCESSFUL CEMENT AND SIDETRACK OPERATION.

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