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Water Management

The best way to handle unwanted produced water is to shut it off downhole

Water Management

Globally, operators produce approximately 3 times as much water as they do hydrocarbons from their wells. That is over 300,000,000 barrels of water produced every day with the nearly 100,000,000 Barrels of Oil Equivalents (boe) per day in 2018. There is a cost associated with handling this much water. It either needs to be disposed of by re-injecting it into the reservoir or by injecting it into a disposal well.
  • APPLICATIONS
    Downhole water shut-off.
    Setting straddle packers.
    Shifting sliding sleeve doors.
    Shifting flow control devices.

Unwanted produced water

Some water production is inevitable but the best way to handle unwanted produced water is to shut it off downhole. Welltec® has performed many rigless downhole water shut-off operations with our tractor technology. Setting straddle packers and plugs and shifting sliding sleeve doors and flow control devices with our Well Stroker® and Well Key® family of tools has achieved many successful water shut-offs.

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Water management

Welltec’s downhole mechanical services enable enhanced production from mature fields to prolong the life of wells and increase productivity...

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Benefits

  • Downhole water shut-off.
  • Straddle packers set on electric line hydraulic stroking tools.
  • Sliding sleeve doors and flow control devices shifting with Well Stroker and Well Key. 
  • Rig-less intervention.
  • Small footprint on offshore platforms.

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