Equalizer Helix Case History

A highly permeable, medium-density, naturally fractured reservoir in Saudi Arabia needed a recompletion. The low-viscosity oil well showed a very uneven flow distribution; one third of the horizontal length at the toe was not contributing at all.

Baker Hughes was selected to recomplete this well due to its extensive experience with EQUALIZER™ inflow control devices and MPas™ openhole packers. The customer wanted a recompletion to mitigate water production, prolong the well life, and increase the sweep efficiency and ultimate recovery.

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