Well Analyst – Case Study 1

CASE STUDY 1 - WELL ANALYST

HYDRAULIC FRACTURE MONITORING

CLIENT

Tourmaline Oil Corp – Canada

SERVICE PROVIDER

REDCO / Great North Wellhead & Frac - Canada

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION

Well Analyst Downhole Event Monitor

CHALLENGE

Monitor Frac Diversion

OUTCOME

The graph presents averaged noise amplitude data together with the max and min torque readings observed at surface during a few minutes every hour. Well Analyst downhole noise data correlated very well with rod string torque and four distinct Noise / Torque peaks were observed before the rod string broke.

SOLUTION

Tourmaline Oil Corp estimate the Well Analyst information saved them US$300,000 in failed frac costs.

Four distinct noise signals can be seen in the screenshot above which
were identified through the Well Analyst’s downhole noise filtering
and interpretation technology.


 
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