Completion operations – Setting packers

Completion operations - Setting packers

Whatever type of packer is installed, the manufacturer's instruction for setting and the completion programme on setting depth and running must be followed if satisfactory results are to be obtained. There are too many variations in packer design and setting to go into detail, but some points to remember when installing packers are:

  • do not run the packer below the scraped interval;
  • ensure the correct completion fluid is maintained at the correct levels and pressure in the tubing and annulus, as specified in the programme;
  • allow for . . .

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