Tie-Back Packers - General Information
Tie-back packers are generally run in the following circumstances:
- an inflow test has been performed and has failed
- the CBL indicates that a hydrocarbon bearing interval is poorly isolated from the liner lap
- time savings are envisaged. In this case the packer could be run integrally with the liner hanger.
The inflow test must be repeated after the installation of a tie-back packer. Should the inflow test still fail, the office team shall be informed to decide on the next course of action. However . . .