Southeast Asia sees capillary service firsts

BJ Services Co. reports that it used proprietary capillary systems for the first time in the Philippines, offshore Thailand, and Indonesia for flow assurance reasons.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – BJ Services Co. reports that it used proprietary capillary systems for the first time in the Philippines, offshore Thailand, and Indonesia for flow assurance reasons.

Hydrate dissolution, deliquifycation, and scale-inhibition services were included in the operations. OffshoreKalimantan, Indonesia, BJ Services re-established communication and restored production in two deepwater wells with hydrate plugging at more than 1,000 ft (300 m).

“Our capillary units help return wells to profitable production in less time by eliminating the need for conventional workover rigs, large recovery crews, and other more costly and time-consuming alternatives,” said Fred Toney, BJ Services’ vice president for chemical services.

06/17/2009

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