Weatherford introduce cased-hole evaluation system for enhanced oil recovery

1388085564910Cased-hole Wireline. (Image source: Weatherford International) Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of the Raptor™ 2.0 cased-hole evaluation system on 19 June 2017 at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Annual Symposium

The Raptor 2.0 system, which has been tested and proven in more than 200 field runs, combines a pulsed-neutron wireline logging device with advanced petrophysical workflows, a wide range of answer products and support from a team of experienced production petrophysicists to provide actionable reservoir data.

The Raptor wireline logging tool features the first and only five-detector array on the market, which makes the system 250 per cent more sensitive than traditional, two-detector pulsed neutron tools. By providing high-fidelity oil-water and gas-liquid saturation measurements, the Raptor 2.0 system enables operators to increase their reservoir knowledge during completion, production and rejuvenation operations. This knowledge can then be leveraged to increase hydrocarbon recovery.

“Today, operators are only able to identify and recover a fraction of the oil in their reservoirs. Our new Raptor 2.0 system helps clients look behind the casing to identify the type, location and amount of hydrocarbons in their reservoir, so they can realise the full potential value of their asset,” said Olivier Muller, Vice President of Wireline and Testing Services at Weatherford.

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