Well Intervention

Well Intervention

All oil and gas wells require intervention of some type for wellbore maintenance, lift system adjustment, equipment changes, zone changes, or data gathering among others. Light interventions, are regularly performed with Slickline, Electric Line, or Coiled Tubing as the conveyance method. These types of conveyance allow operations to be performed through the wellhead and with active ongoing flow in some cases. Typical work includes clearing the wellbore of obstructions caused by paraffin or scale buildup, removing and replacing gas lift valves for adjustment, setting or removing plugs, shifting sleeves to open/close producing zones and monitoring of reservoir pressure and temperature. More complex jobs involve various types of logging to record flow, tubing, casing and cement condition, plugging and cementing non-productive zones, perforating, acidizing, milling and flushing out debris.