176984 – Economic and Operational Analysis of Systematically Deploying New Technologies in Two US Unconventional Plays

Summary

An operator working in the STACK and Mississippi Lime plays of the Mid-Continent region in the United States is developing its acreage with the use of open hole multistage (OHMS) completion systems. This paper will detail new technologies and advancements that are providing enhanced economic benefits and enabling the operator to unlock the full potential of the targeted formations. These new technologies and advancements adopted by implementing OHMS completion systems provided the operator with significant cost savings when compared to previous wells completed in the region using cemented liner plug-and-perf techniques.