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Completion Equipment

Overview of main equipment and functions

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Completion Equipment (1)
Tubing accessories 

Landing Nipples 

Locking Mandrels 

Flow Couplings 

Blast Joints 

Expansion Nipple

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Completion Equipment (2) Communication equipment  Sliding Sleeve (Sliding Side Door)  Side Pocket Mandrel Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 3 . .

Completion Equipment Landing Nipples  sometimes there is a need to install or to hang-off in the tubing: – – – – Copyright 2007. a plug to pressure test the tubing a plug in the tubing below packer to safe-guard the well a standing valve or plug during workover pressure gauges to measure bottom hole pressures . All rights reserved 4 .

Plugs Standing valve Pressure to shear disk Shear plug ball seat shear disk flow Copyright 2007. . All rights reserved 5 .

part of tubing string  Has a recess to lock or hang-off a Locking Mandrel  Has a polished bore to receive a seal Copyright 2007. .Completion Equipment Landing Nipples  Is a short pipe. All rights reserved 6 .

.Locking mandrel fishing neck Landing nipple recess polished bore locking dogs packing Connection for plug etc. Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 7 .

Equalizing Sub to equalize pressure across a plug threaded connection seals sliding sleeve threaded connection If not installed Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 8 . .

Completion Equipment No-Go Landing Nipple  Nipple installed at bottom of tubing  Same recess as the normal Landing Nipple but with a reduced bore  Stops locking mandrels leaving the tubing Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 9 . .

Tubing ID (Slip-type) Lock  3 slips mounted on a tapered body which wedges the slips outward to effect a lock against the tubing wall  designed to hold pressure from one direction  can hold only limited pressure differential Copyright 2007. All rights reserved Fishing Neck Locking Slips Sealing Cups 10 . .

Application of a Slip Type Lock Upper Tubing Slip Type Lock Upper Sealing Element Straddle Hole in Tubing Lower Sealing Element Lower Tubing Slip Type Lock Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 11 . .

Flow Couplings    A tubular manufactured in 2 to 4 ft lengths with tubing threads at the ends. • above and below a landing nipple. All rights reserved 12 . SSSV nipple. Installed at points in the tubing string where excessive turbulence is expected. • above and below cross-overs. • etc    Thick wall tubular with full tubing ID Thick wall provides protection against internal erosion Made of high-grade alloy steel Copyright 2007. .

Flow Coupling Tubing Flowing Coupling Landing Nipple or other component Flowing Coupling Tubing Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 13 . .

. All rights reserved 14 .Blast Joints A tubular manufactured in 10 or 20 ft lengths with tubing threads at the ends.  thick walled tubular  part of the tubing and positioned opposite the perforations in a dual or multiple completion  It’s thick wall gives added protection against erosion from the jetting action of the producing perforations Copyright 2007.

steam injection wells lock key housing lock key seal inner sleeve Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 15 . .e.Expansion joint   In expanded position the lock keys will engage and torque can transmitted to the tubing joints underneath to unscrew Anchor Latch To be used when extreme expansion is expected i.

Communication Equipment . . All rights reserved CLOSED 16 .Sliding Side Door (SSD) Sliding (inner) Sleeve Seals Ports Seals Inner Ports OPEN Copyright 2007.

Sliding Side Door Sliding Inner Sleeve Sliding Inner Sleeve PORTS OPEN PORTS CLOSED Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 17 . .

Communication Equipment SSD combined with landing nipple Landing Nipple Profile SSD Sleeve Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 18 . .

SSD applications  Displacing annulus and tubing fluid after completion  Selective production. . testing or treating of various zones  Production of multiple zones  Circulation to kill a well or introduce corrosion inhibitors  Positioning co-mingling chokes in dual zone flow  Gas lifting ( in the absence of suitable gas lift mandrels) Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 19 .

All rights reserved 20 . .Sliding side door     Sleeve has to be moved down to open communication with annulus – depending on type some move up to open To open sleeve a shifting tool is used Some sliding side doors have a landing nipple as part of device 2 x seal bores (same size) one above sleeve and one below allow for installation of choke / separation sleeve Copyright 2007.

orientation guide to orientate wireline tool. . ports (communication to annulus) 5. All rights reserved 1 2 3 4 5 6 21 . (side) pocket for gas lift valve 3. lower seal bore 6.Side Pocket Mandrel (SPM) 1. recess for latching gas lift valve in place Copyright 2007. upper seal bore 4. kick-over tool 2.

. SSDs . All rights reserved Selective prod.Selective Production with ESP SSSV ECP Screen Blank Screen Copyright 2007.

. All rights reserved bellows Injection gas enters ports and acts against the belows to unseat the ball seal Gas passes through the check valve which prevents reverse flow to annulus 23 .Gas Lift Valve components and flow path Fishing neck lock Upper seal Port Lower seal Bottom latch Copyright 2007.

Communication Equipment Running GLV in Side Pocket Mandrel (1) Kick-over tool to run gas lift valve assembly Side Pocket Mandrel Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 24 . .

All rights reserved 25 .Communication Equipment Running GLV in Side Pocket Mandrel (2) GLV passing through (by-passing mandrel) Kick-over tool oriented and tripped Copyright 2007. .

.Communication Equipment Running GLV in Side Pocket Mandrel (3) GLV latched in valve pocket Kick-over tool retrieved Copyright 2007. All rights reserved 26 .