Development of the packer and its application for fixing production casing leaks of oil and gas wells

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Тип публикации: статья из журнала

Год издания: 2019

Ключевые слова: And experimental study, Field tests, Mechanical water shut-off, Retrievable packer, Test rig

Аннотация: A large number of oil and gas wells at the late stage of operation are characterized by high and constantly increasing water cut of the extracted product. One of the reasons for the high water cut is the presence of production casing leaks. The occurrence of production casing leaks is connected both with the quality of primary cemeПоказать полностьюnting and various operating conditions of wells. To solve this problem, different technologies are applied with the use of plug-back mixtures and technical means, each of which has its own advantages and disadvantages as well as its own application area. In particular, the packers of various structures are widely used. Among the many options, the retrievable packers benefit in the market even in the case of their relatively high costs due to their easy removal and reuse. The article presents the results of the work on the development of a new structure of the retrievable packer with cable termination glands and hydraulic opening system in the well. The structure of the retrievable packer was tested in the laboratory conditions with the use of a purpose-designed test rig and in the field environment. The designed stand for testing individual structural units and the packer as a whole is a casing string simulator in which the test packer is placed. The stand is equipped with a hydraulic cylinder to simulate the movement of the packer, hydrostations to simulate hydraulic loads on the packer and breakthrough fluid from the leakage of the production string, circulation pumps to simulate circulation pumping through the packer. Field tests were carried out at one of the fields in Eastern Siberia, Russian Federation, at wells with very high water cuts. Full compliance with the claimed requirements concerning the reliability of operation of mechanisms and well plugging of the leak interval was shown. Besides that, the advantage of the packer is the possibility of communication between spaces above and below the packer. At the same time, the possibility of technological washing, acid treatment, killing and other technological operations is preserved. The use of packer during repair and insulation works in wells has made it possible to reduce the duration of works on the average by 2.5 times. © Institute of Advanced Scientific Research, Inc.. All rights reserved.

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Издание

Журнал: Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems

Выпуск журнала: Vol. 11

Номера страниц: 3032-3038

ISSN журнала: 1943023X

Издатель: Institute of Advanced Scientific Research, Inc.

Авторы

  • Vaganov R.A. (Siberian Federal University, 82, Svobodny Ave., bdg 6, Krasnoyarsk, 660041, Russian Federation)
  • Buryukin F.A. (Siberian Federal University, 82, Svobodny Ave., bdg 6, Krasnoyarsk, 660041, Russian Federation)
  • Kositcyna S.S. (Siberian Federal University, 82, Svobodny Ave., bdg 6, Krasnoyarsk, 660041, Russian Federation)
  • Zhukov M.V. (LLC “SSK Group”, 20d, Zheleznodorozhnikov St., Krasnoyarsk, 660090, Russian Federation)

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