114961 – Successful Case History of a Novel Open-Hole Horizontal Well Completion in Saudi Arabia


Horizontal completion technology has progressed dramatically over the last six years, with the latest technical barriers being eclipsed with open hole technology. These completions have allowed multiple zones to be fractured and the benefits of utilizing open-hole technology have been well documented. This paper will discuss the new completion designed specifically for open-hole fracturing of both sandstone and carbonate reservoirs.