153235 – Coiled Tubing Operational Guidelines in Conjuction with Multistage Fracturing Completions in the Tight Gas Fields of Saudi Arabia

Summary

This paper presents multistage fracturing (MSF) case studies where coiled tubing (CT) has been deployed and investigates the operational impact and potential productivity. The paper gives an overview and offers recommendations for milling MSF ball-activated port seats with CT. Cases will be discussed where milling of the ball-activated port seats was necessary, and recommendations provided on the optimum bottom hole assembly (BHA) tool string set-up.