TruEdge™ Technology in Action. A Unique Challenge in Qatar.

TruEdge™ Technology in Action.
A Unique Challenge in Qatar.

Wellbore Integrity Solutions (WIS) TruEdge* technology from our Red Baron product line demonstrated superior performance in cutting and milling a Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) liner in Qatar.

Results:

  • An industry-first application for both section milling and cutting the liner
  • Section Milling
    – The TruEdge™ inserts on the 5500 ProMILL knives delivered excellent results
    – Excellent swarf recovery at surface
    – Rock-to-rock barrier enabled
  • Pipe Cutting
    – TruEdge™ inserts on the 5⅝ inch pipe cutter knives delivered a precision cut on the liner
    – Cut was completed in less than 7 minutes at 12,221 ft, just above the casing shoe
    – The 7-inch liner was retrieved on a separate trip with a spear-fishing BHA
    – Access was provided to sidetrack the wellbore at the desired depth and a successful sidetrack concluded

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*Mark of Wellbore Integrity Solutions.