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26% Torque Reduction in a Sidetrack after Using WWT NRPs

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Build and Hold
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: SS3-500
Benefit Seen: 26% Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Directional Middle East 10433

Casing Protection in Two Re-Entry Directional Wells

Location: Europe
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: SS3-658

WWT NRP Case History Directional Europe 10874+10852

Latin American Operator Uses NRPs to Reduce Torque and Stick-Slip

Location: Latin America
Well Type: Build-and-Hold 
Objective: Torque and Stick-Slip Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs 
Results: Reduced Stick-Slip and Torque

WWT NRP Case History Directional Latin America 6940

Permian Success: WWT Silencer Sub Damps Drilling Vibrations

Discover how WWT's Silencer Sub Assembly reduced vibrations and stick-slip in the abrasive Bone Spring formations of the Permian, enhancing drilling stability.

WWT Silencer Case History Permian 10652

PROTECTED CASING ON A DEEPWATER WELL WITH MPD

A deepwater offshore well had a shallow dogleg and build that resulted in needing casing protection. 
WWT installed 576 SS3-658-slim model NRPs. The slim version was necessary for RCD compatibility. 
MPD was used with 330 psi backpressure. 

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater GOM 10400

Protecting ESP Cable with WWT Slider-Clamps

Explore how WWT's Slider-Clamps safeguarded ESP cables in Permian horizontal wells, offering easy installation, reusability, and efficient operation.

WWT Slider Clamp Case History Permian 10682

Significant Torque Reduction with NRPs installed Midspan Along the Pipe

An operator requested the use of WWT NRPs to reduce the torque while drilling the 8-1/2 in. section of a directional well.

WWT NRP Case History Directional Middle East 11934

Stabilized Torque with 25% Reduction with WWT Non-Rotating Protectors

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-550 NRPs
Benefit Seen: 25% Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Directional Middle East 11163

Torque Reduced and Stabilized In Directional Well - Asia-Pacific

Location: Asia-Pacific
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs 
Results: Immediate torque reduction upon installation of WWT NRP

WWT NRP Case History Directional Asia Pacific 7773

WWT Alaska 11949: Enhancing Liner Runs with NRPs

Learn how WWT's Non-Rotating Protectors facilitated smoother liner runs in an Alaskan extended reach well by reducing drag, improving hook load, and ensuring successful deployment.

WWT NRP Case History ERD Alaska 11949

WWT Australia Case: 44% Torque Reduction with SS3 NRPs

Operator contacted WWT to perform a torque and drag analysis for directional well to reduce the torque while drilling 8-1/2 in. section.

WWT NRP Case History Directional Australia 12102

WWT CT Tractor Sets Record in Extended Reach Well

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Well Depth:  28,257 feet
Problem:  Lock-up of the 2" coiled tubing occured at 21,980 feet, 6,277 feet short of TD
Solution: The WWT CT Tractor successfully delivered the MPLT tool string to 28,000 feet after navigting 5,780 feet of open hole. 

WWT CT Tractor Sets Record In Extended Reach Well

WWT Europe 6340: 40% Torque Reduction in ERD Well

Explore how WWT's Non-Rotating Protectors led to a 40% torque reduction and notably reduced vibrations in a European horizontal ERD well, optimizing drilling efficiency.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Europe 6340

WWT FlexShoe Provides a Smooth Run in the Permian

Location: Permian, TX, USA
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Run 7” Casing
Solution: FLX-700
Benefit Seen: Smooth run

WWT FLX Case History USA Permian FLX700

WWT ME 11752: Significant Torque Reduction in Directional Well

Read how WWT's Non-Rotating Protectors achieved up to 24% torque reduction in a challenging Middle Eastern directional well, enhancing drilling efficiency and ROP.

WWT NRP Case History ERD ME 11752

WWT Middle East 3780: 37% Torque Reduction in ERD Wells

Learn about WWT's success in the Middle East, achieving a remarkable 37% torque reduction in ERD wells with their SS-500 Non-Rotating Protectors, outperforming other solutions.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Middle East 3780

WWT Middle East Case: 30% Torque Cut in S-Shaped Well

Explore how WWT's HT-550 NRPs delivered a 30% torque reduction in a challenging Middle East S-shaped well, significantly enhancing drilling efficiency.

WWT NRP Case History S Shaped Middle East 10826

WWT Middle East S-Well: 32% Torque Reduction with S4 NRPs

Discover how WWT's S4-550 NRPs led to a remarkable 32% torque reduction in a complex S-shaped well in the Middle East, enhancing drilling performance.

WWT NRP Case History S Shaped Middle East 10866

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Provide 24% Torque Reduction

NRP Performance:
• 99 SS3-500 NRPs used for torque and drag reduction under maximum contact loads of approximately 4,900 lbf per joint.
• A backmodel analysis suggests torque was reduced by approximately 25%.
• NRPs reduced torque by 24% compared to an offset well.

WWT NRP Case History Delaware 11206

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Reduce Torque In Directional Well - Asia-Pacific

Location: Asia-Pacific
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs 
Results: Immediate torque reduction upon installation of WWT NRP

WWT NRP Case History Directional Asia Pacific 5732 (1)

WWT North America Case: 20% Torque Reduction Success

Discover WWT's success in North America with a 20% torque reduction in horizontal wells using SS3-500 NRPs, demonstrating enhanced drilling efficiency.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North America 5469

WWT NRP Achieves Over 25% Torque Reduction in Wells

Discover how WWT's NRPs provide more than 25% torque reduction and improved tension management in lateral wells, enhancing drilling efficiency.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Oklahoma 11545

WWT NRP in ME: 21% Torque Reduction in Shallow Sidetrack

Discover how WWT's HT-550 NRPs achieved a significant 21% torque reduction and enhanced casing protection in a challenging shallow sidetrack well.

WWT NRP Case History S Shaped Middle East 8630

WWT NRP Success: 16% Torque Cut in Middle East Sidetrack

Learn how WWT's NRPs effectively lowered torque by 16% in an S-shaped sidetrack well in the Middle East, using SS3-550 and HT-550 for optimal results.

WWT NRP Case History S Shaped Middle East 8493

WWT NRPs Achieve 24% Torque Reduction in Drilling

Discover the impact of WWT NRPs in drilling operations, providing a significant 24% torque reduction and enhancing efficiency compared to offset wells.

WWT NRP Case History Permian Horizontal 11206

WWT NRPs Help Drill the Longest Lateral in the Lower 48

Discover how WWT International's Non-Rotating Protectors (NRPs) revolutionized drilling efficiency, enabling a 13% torque reduction and high ROP in the longest lateral in the Lower 48. Explore the case study of robust design, fast installation, and drill pipe protection.

WWT Case History NRP Horizontal USA 12093

WWT NRPs Provide Superior Benefit in Offset Well Comparison

A comparison was made of two similar directional wells in South East Asia drilled using WWT Non-Rotating Protectors and a different nrp for torque reduction and casing protection.

WWT NRP Case History Directional Asia 9233

WWT NRPs Reduce Casing Wear by Over 70%

WWT NRPs were deployed to prevent casing wear in eight directional wells for offshore Mexico. The goal was to protect the 14” casing while drilling the 12 ¼”, 8 ½” and 6 ½” hole sections.

WWT Case History Nrps Directional Mexico 11364

WWT NRPs Reduce Drilling Torque to Stay Below Limit

WWT NRPs were deployed to reduce torque and prevent heat checking while drilling an S-shaped well in the Gulf of Mexico.

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater Gom 10672

WWT NRPs Reduce Torque in Challenge well - Middle East

This well had high friction factors at the start of the run. Back models showed that the FF reached 
over 0.40 CH and 0.45 OH when drilling with WBM.

WWT NRP Case History Directional Middle East 11507

WWT NRPs Replace Steel Protectors in GoM Well

After experiencing slipping and detachment issues with a competitor’s clamp-on steel protectors in a previous section, WWT’s Non-Rotating Protectors (NRPs) were deployed for the 12-1/4” section in conjunction with the competitor’s sub-type steel protectors as a solution to mitigate casing wear and reduce torque

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater GOM 10870

WWT NRPs Shield Fiberglass Casing in Challenging Wells

Explore how WWT's NRPs effectively protect fragile fiberglass casing in wells, ensuring integrity and minimizing wear in three Middle East cases.

WWT NRP Case History Nonmetallic Casing Middle East 10970, 11307, 11446

WWT NRPs Significantly Reduce Torque and Drag in ERD Well

Discover WWT's impact in a European ERD well, achieving 25% torque and 11% drag reduction with their Non-Rotating Protectors, significantly enhancing drilling efficiency.

WWT NRP Case History ERD Europe 11772

WWT NRPs Slash Torque by 70% in Latin America S-Well

Learn how WWT's SS3-550 NRPs dramatically reduce torque by up to 70% in challenging S-shaped wells, showcasing superior performance in Latin America.

WWT NRP Case History S Shape Latin America 11646

WWT NRPS SMOOTH & REDUCE DRAG THROUGH BUCKLED CASING

A deepwater offshore well had a highly deviated and buckled production casing throughout most of the 
wellbore. The contact from pipe to casing resulted in high drag and made completion operations difficult 
due to high set down weight volatility. WWT installed 594 SS3 model NRPs.

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater GOM 10532

WWT Permian: Slider-Clamps Shield ESP Cables in Horizontals

Discover how WWT's Silencer Sub Assembly reduced vibrations and stick-slip in the abrasive Bone Spring formations of the Permian, enhancing drilling stability.

WWT Slider Clamp Case History Permian 10580

WWT Texas Case: S4 NRPs Secure Casing in High-Temp Wells

Learn how WWT's S4 NRPs provided crucial casing protection in East Texas high-temperature wells, reducing metal returns and enhancing safety.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North America 9777, 9778

WWT Texas: S4 NRPs Excel in High-Temp Open Hole Wells

Discover WWT's S4 NRPs in East Texas, excelling in long-duration, high-temperature vertical wells for reduced casing wear and enhanced drill efficiency.

WWT NRP Case History Vertical North America 10039, 10040

Reduced Wear on Drill Pipe

Region: Permian
Product: WWT Non-Rotating Protector
Well Type: Lateral
Objective: Reduce Drill Pipe Wear
Results: Reduced drill pipe wear and torque

Reduced Wear On Drill Pipe

WWT Silencer Helps Reduce Vibration and Improve Bit Life

Region: Permian
Product: WWT Silencer
Well Type: Lateral
Objective: Reduce Bit Failures
Benefit: Reduce Vibration, Improve Bit Life

WWT Silencer Case History Permian 10727 2

WWT Silencer Helps Reduce Vibration, Resulting in Improved ROP and Reduced Bit Wear while Drilling 2 Mile Lateral

Region: Permian
Product: WWT Silencer
Well Type: Lateral
Objective: Reduce Bit Wear
Benefit: Reduce Vibration, Improve ROP

WWT Silencer Case History Permian 10727 1

Acid Stimulation with Slim WWT 212 Tractor and CT Services Fiber Optic DTS

Region: KSA
Product: WWT 212 ELG Tractor
Well Type: Oil Producer
Service: Logging and Stimulation in ERD well

WWT Case History KSA STIM DTS Tractoring V3

Extended reach Well Cleanout with WWT 350 Tractor and CT Services Custom String

Region: UAE
Product: WWT ERG 350 Tractor
Well Type: Oil Producer
Service: Wellbore Cleanout

WWT Case History UAE WBCO Tractoring V3

Extended Reach Well Cleanout with WWT Extreme Expansion Gripper 350 Tractor

Region: UAE
Product: WWT EEG 350 Tractor
Well Type: Oil Producer
Service: Wellbore Cleanout

WWT Case History EEG WCO Tractoring V3

Fiber Optics CT Logging with WWT 350 ERG Tractor in Mega Extended Reach Well

Region: UAE
Product: WWT ERG 350 Tractor
Well Type: Oil Producer
Service: RIH Fiber Optic CT to target depth and perform CT Logging

WWT Case History Mega ERD Logging V3

Reduced Drill Pipe Wear with WWT Non-Rotating Protectors in Lateral Wells

Region: Permian
Product: NRP
Well Type: Lateral
Service: Reduce Drill Pipe Wear

WWT Template Casestudy1 FINALV3 06232020 (1)

Complete Riser Protection without POOH on a Series of Offshore Wells - Non-Rotating Protector Provides Greater Than 25% Torque Reduction

Location: Africa
Well Type: Offshore Directional
Solution: Non-Rotating Protector
Results: Reduce Torque

Case Study 8690 & 9933 (1)

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors

Well Type: Directional
Solution: WWT NRP
Results: Provides Greater Than 25% Torque Reduction

WWT Template Casestudy1 FINALV3 04222020

WWT JetReam Succeeds in the Permian

Location: Texas, USA
Well Type: Land, Horizontal
Well Objective: Run 9-5/8in casing through difficult formations
Solution: WWT JetReam
Results: Successful casing runs

Jetream Case History TX 9225

Casing Protection and Heat Checking Prevention due to Non-Rotating Protectors

Location: Gulf of Mexico
Well Type: Deepwater
Objective: Reduce Casing Wear and Heat Checking
Solution: WWT SS-658 NRPs
Results: Mitigated Casing Wear Shown in Log Results

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater GOM 9033

18% Torque Reduction after Installing WWT Non-Rotating Protectors

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Build-and-Hold Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-500 NRPs
Results: 18% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Directional Middle East 9264

Complete Riser Protection without POOH on a Series of Offshore Wells– Africa

Location: Africa
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Riser protection without POOH
Solution: WWT NRPs in open hole
Results: Riser protected throughout each well in one bit run to TD

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater Riser Africa 8960 9933

Increased Casing Protection Measurably Reduces Metal Collected in Directional Well

Location: Latin America
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: NRPs
Results: Reduced Metal Collection

WWT NRP Case History Directional Latin America 8528

No Casing Wear Detected After More than 9 Months of Drilling in a HP/HT Well

Location: Latin America
Well Type: Vertical
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Casing Integrity

WWT NRP Case History Vertical Latin America 8390

NRPs Provide 15% Torque Reduction in 7,000m S-Shaped Well

Location: Latin America
Well Type: S-Shaped
Objective: Torque Reduction & Casing Protection
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: 15% Torque Reduction and Maintained Casing Integrity

WWT NRP Case History Directional Latin America 8001

S4 Non-Rotating Protector High Temperature Performance

Location: California
Well Type: Geothermal
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: S4 NRPs
Results: Durability in high temperatures and open hole

WWT NRP Case History Directional Geothermal North America 9587

S4 NRP Reduces Torque of High-Temperature ERD Well

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Horizontal ERD
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: S4-500 & SS3-500 NRPs
Results: 29% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Middle East 9864

WWT NRPs Consistently Provide 25-35% Torque Benefit and Casing Protection on 25+ Wells in SE Asia

Location: Asia
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction and Casing Protection
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Lower Torque and Metal Debris using WWT NRPs

WWT NRP Case History Directional 25 Wells Asia 10074

WWT Slider-Clamp Low-Friction Cable Protector

Location: California, USA
Well Type: Land, ERD Well
Objective: Run ESP to target depth
Solution: WWT Slider-Clamp
Results: Successful run with no signs of buckling

WWT Slider Clamp Case History ‐ ERD CA 9892

WWT Slider-Clamp Low-Friction Cable Protector North America

Location: California, USA
Well Type: Land, ERD Well
Objective: Run ESP to target depth
Solution: WWT Slider-Clamp
Results: Successful run with no signs of buckling

WWT Slider Clamp Case History ERD CA 10017

Non-Rotating Protectors Allow Drilling Ahead with High Riser Deflection

Location: North America
Well Type: Deepwater
Objective: Riser Protection
Solution: WWT SS‐658‐SC NRPs
Results: 43 hours saved while drilling

WWT NRP Case History Deepwater North America 3883

Torque Reduced By 14% After Installing WWT NRPs In Lateral Section

Location: Permian
Well Type: 2 Mile Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-500 NRPs
Results: Immediate 14% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North America 8816

Torque Reduced By 22% After Installing WWT NRPs In Build Section

Location: Permian
Well Type: 2 Mile Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-500 NRPs
Results: Immediate 22% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North America 8479

Torque Reduced By 23% After Installing WWT NRPs

Location: Latin America
Well Type: S- Shaped
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-578
Results: 23% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History S Shaped Latin America 8720

Immediate Torque Reduction of 23% After Installing WWT NRPs in S-Shaped Well

Location: Wyoming
Well Type: S - Shaped
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS-500 NRPs
Results: Immediate 23% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Directional NAM 8827

Torque Reduced By 20% As WWT NRPs Moved Through Build Section

Location: Permian
Well Type: 1 Mile Horizontal
Objective: Drill String Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-500 NRPs
Results: Immediate 20% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Permian 8923 2

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Reduce Torque 34% in Delaware Basin

Location: Delaware Basin (New Mexico)
Well Type: 2 Mile Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3 NRPs
Results: 34% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North America 8108

Canadian Operator Improves Weight Transfer in Horizontal Well

Location: Canada
Well Type: Horizontal Shale
Objective: Improved weight transfer
Solution: WWT SS3 installed mid-span above and through build section
Results: Reduced Buckling and Improved Drilling Performance

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Canada 6239

Challenging Horizontal Well with Expected Casing Wear

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: 7” liner protected from KOP to liner shoe throughout bit run.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Middle East 7906

Challenging Horizontal Well with Expected High Torque – Middle East

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Torque Reduced by 38% when WWT NRPs reached recommended area.

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Middle East 7770

GOM Operator Preserves Casing in Deepwater Development Wells

Location: USA Gulf of Mexico
Well Type: Deepwater directional
Objective: Casing Protection and torque reduction
Solution: WWT SS NRPs across KOP
Results: Casing protection, 25% torque Reduction, and additional side tracks

WWT NRP Case History Directional GOM 3672

Increased Casing Protection Measurably Reduces Metal Collected

Location: Latin America
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: NRPs
Benefit: Reduced Metal Collection

WWT NRP Case History Directional Latin America 7631

Latin American Operator Protects Casing in Low-ROP Drilling

Location: Latin America
Well Type: S-shaped
Objective: Casing Protection in Low
ROP Drilling
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: USIT Log Results Indicate
Minimal Casing Wear at NRPs

WWT NRP Case History Directional Latin America 7096

Latin American Operator Protects Casing in Re-Entry Wells

Location: Latin America
Well Type: Build-and-Hold Re-Entry Sidetrack
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Minimal Casing Wear at Sidetrack Point

WWT NRP Case History Side Track Latin America 7635

North Dakota Operator Eliminates Tieback Strings on Pad Wells

Location: North Dakota
Well Type: Horizontal Pad Wells
Objective: Casing Protection Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: USIT Log Proves Minimal Casing Wear with NRPs Installed

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North Dakota 6901

Reduced Torque and Rig Cost due to Non-Rotating Protectors

Location: Permian
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3‐500 NRPs
Results: Torque and Cost reductions

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal North America 8885

Torque Reduced 25% after Installing SS and SS3 WWT NRPs

Location: Wyoming
Well Type: S – Shaped
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS-450 & SS3-450 NRPs
Results: 25% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Directional North America 8009

Torque Reduced By 28% After Installing WWT NRPs In Build Section

Location: Delaware Basin (New Mexico)
Well Type: 2 Mile Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-500 NRPs
Results: Immediate 28% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal New Mexico 8005

West Texas Operator Experiences Numerous NRP Benefits

Location: West Texas
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Reduced torque and casing wear
Solution: WWT SS3 installed across contact-force spike
Results: Significant immediate reduction in metal recovery, torque, and drag

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal West Texas 6916

WWT FlexShoe Guides 5-1/2in Liner Through Open Hole Sidetrack in Wyoming

Location: Wyoming, USA
Well Type: Land, Horizontal Well
Objective: Run 5-1/2in casing into open hole sidetrack on the first attempt.
Solution: WWT FlexShoe ST
Results: Smooth, efficient casing run.

WWT FLX Case History Horizontal Low Side ST Wyoming 8601

WWT FlexShoe helps 16” Casing Get to Bottom in Deepwater GOM

Location: Gulf of Mexico
Well Type: Deepwater
Objective: Run 16” Casing in High Inclination Wellbore
Solution: WWT FlexShoe
Results: Casing run to bottom.

WWT FLX Case History Deepwater 16 GOM

WWT FlexShoe helps 4 ½” Casing Get to Bottom

Location: Permian Basin (Texas)
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Run 4-1/2in casing in through severe dog-legs.
Solution: WWT FlexShoe
Results: Casing run to bottom.

WWT FLX Case History Horizontal 4 5 West Texas

WWT FlexShoe helps 5in Casing through Tough Conditions

Location: California
Well Type: Offshore High Angle
Objective: Run Casing in High Inclination Wellbore
Solution: WWT FlexShoe
Results: Casing run to bottom with no significant drag.

WWT FLX Case History Side Track Offshore California

WWT FlexShoe with JetGuide Helps 4-1/2in Liner Run Through Window in Oman

Location: Oman
Well Type: Land, Directional Well
Objective: Run 4-1/2in liner though window.
Solution: WWT FlexShoe
Results: Smooth casing run to bottom.

WWT FLX Case History Directional Middle East

WWT FlexShoe with JetGuide Helps 5-1/2in Casing Quickly Reach Target Depth in Queensland Australia

Location: Queensland, Australia
Well Type: Land, ‘S’ Shape
Objective: Run production casing
though difficult formations.
Solution: WWT FlexShoe w/ JetGuide
Results: Casing run to bottom quickly.

WWT FLX Jet Case History Horizontal Australia

WWT FlexShoes Save Several Hours per Well on 9-5/8” Casing Run and Drill-Out

Location: Asia
Well Type: Offshore, Directional Well
Objective: Help 9‐5/8in casing run to
bottom quickly and efficiently.
Solution: WWT FlexShoe w/ReamGuide
Results: Smooth casing run to bottom.

WWT FLX RG Case History Offshore Directional Asia Pacific 8579

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Prevented Additional Casing Wear

Location: North America
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Casing Protection
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Recovered Metal Significantly Reduced

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Casing Wear US Land 7869

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Reduce Torque and Improve ROP

Location: Asia-Pacific
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Immediate torque reduction upon installation of WWT NRPs

WWT NRP Case History Directional Asia Pacific 5732

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Reduce Torque in Challenging Well

Location: North America
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Reduced torque more than 25% @ TD

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Torque Reduction 7639

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Reduce Torque in Directional Well

Location: North America
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Immediate 32% torque reduction upon installation of WWT NRPs

WWT NRP Case History Directional NAM 7166

WWT Non-Rotating Protectors Reduce Torque in Directional Well Europe

Location: Continental Europe
Well Type: Directional
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT NRPs
Results: Immediate torque reduction upon installation of WWT NRPs.

WWT NRP Case History Directional Europe 7525

WWT NRPs Reduce Torque 34% with in a Long Horizontal Well

Location: Middle East
Well Type: Horizontal
Objective: Torque Reduction
Solution: WWT SS3-550 NRPs
Results: 34% Torque Reduction

WWT NRP Case History Horizontal Middle East 7920

Conveyance of Coiled Tubing Tool Strings

Sakhalin Island, Russia
Job: 0401
Well Depth:     9,300 meters + TMD
2,600 meters + TVD
Problem: The conveyance of tool stings carrying perforating guns and production logging instruments to TMD beyond that of the coiled tubing helical lock-up point.
Solution: The WWT International Inc. Intervention Tractor, developing 8,500 lbs. of force and installed at the end of the coiled tubing, was able to deliver tool strings to the desired location on 5 runs into the well, accumulating over 4,300 meters of walking distance at up to 17 ft. per minute.

WWT International Inc. 3-3/8-Inch Coiled Tubing Tractor Facilitates Well Cleanout and Bridge Plug Removal

Problem:  Operator tried unsuccessfully with competing tractors to perform well cleanout and remove composite bridge plugs to achieve target depth.
Solution: The WWT International CT Tractor was used successfully to convey the coiled tubing beyond lock-up, perform a balldrop and open up a circulation port at TD, and enable milling of composite bridge plugs left over from fracing operations.

Well Cleanout