Plugging


Ensure No Long-term Leakage


Articles

Flow control, Article March 25, 2019, by Bob Eden
"DEVELOPING ALLOY-BASED ALTERNATIVES FOR OIL WELL PLUGGING AND ABANDONMENT"

Search and Discovery, Article October 22, 2018, by Alexander Edwards, Sam Green, and Jakob Heller
" Reducing Risk by Inclusion of Robust Subsurface Analysis for Plugging and Abandonment Campaigns"

Research Gate, Article October 2018, by Torbjørn Vrålstad, Arild Saasen, Erling Fjær, Thomas Øia, Jan David Ytrehus, and Mahmoud Khalifeh
"Plug & abandonment of offshore wells: Ensuring long-term well integrity and cost-efficiency"

Society of Petroleum Engineers, Article September 15, 2013, by Kenny Campbell and Rod Smith
"Permanent Well Abandonment"

Sage Pub, Article 2013, by Ronald E. Bishop
"Historical Analysis of Oil and Gas Well Plugging in New York: Is The Regulatory System Working?"

Science Direct, Article 2011, by M.D.C van der Kuip, T. Benedictus, N. Wildgust, and T. Aiken
"High-level integrity assessment of abandoned wells"


Conferences

SPE Forum Series, conference March 18-22, 2019, by Society of Petroleum Engineers
"SPE Forum: Shaping the Next Wave in Well Plugging and Abandonment"

SPE Production & Operations, conference November 2018, by Fatemeh Moeinikia, Eric Patrick Ford, Hans Petter Lohne, Oystein Arild, Mohammad Mansouri Majoumerd, and Kjell Kåre Fjelde
"Leakage Calculator for Plugged-and-Abandoned Wells"

SPE Bergen One Day Seminar, conference April 20, 2016, by Torbjørn Vrålstad, Jelena Todorovic, Arild Saasen, and Rune Godøy
"Long-Term Integrity of Well Cements at Downhole Conditions"

Research Gate, conference January 2015, by R. Godoy, M. Fontan, B. Capra, R. Kvalsund, and O. Poupard
"Well Integrity Support by Extended Cement Evaluation - Numerical Modeling of Primary Cement Jobs"

SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, conference October 27-29, 2014, by George Everette King and Randy L. Valencia
"Environmental Risk and Well Integrity of Plugged and Abandoned Wells"

Decomworld, conference September 10-11, 2013, by North Sea Well Plugging & Abandonment
"Identify, Control & Mitigate Risk Factors for Time and Cost Effective Well P&A in the North Sea"

SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, conference September 25-28, 1994, by D. G. Calvert and Dwight K. Smith
"Issues and Techniques of Plugging and Abandonment of Oil and Gas Wells"


Papers

NPC North American Resource Development Study, Paper September 15, 2011, by the Technical Subgroup of the Operations and Environment Task Group
"Plugging and Abandonment of Oil and Gas Wells"


Videos

Railroad Commission of Texas, video September 19, 2017, by Chairman Wayne Christian, Commissioner Christi Craddick, and Commissioner Ryan Sitton
"State Managed Well Plugging (video)"

FloPetrol Well Barrier, video January 10, 2014, by SandABand Well Plugging
"Sandaband Phase 1 P&A"


Subject Matter Experts


Lloyd Hetrick

Operations Engineering Advisor
East Shore Investments, LLC
lloyd.hetrick@eastshoreinv.com and lloyd.h.hetrick@gmail.com
(281) 630-6571
Expertise:  Well Integrity,  Well Operations, Plugging, Orphan Well Management, and Produced Water Management