US 9,810,051 B2
Well completion
Andrew M. Ferguson, Moore, OK (US); Stanley W. Loving, Port Aransas, TX (US); Roger L. Schultz, Newcastle, OK (US); Mark S. Britton, Carter, OK (US); and Brock W. Watson, Sadler, TX (US)
Assigned to Thru Tubing Solutions, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK (US)
Filed by THRU TUBING SOLUTIONS, INC., Oklahoma City, OK (US)
Filed on May 22, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/720,532.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/103,786, filed on Jan. 15, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/082,299, filed on Nov. 20, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0145989 A1, May 26, 2016
Int. Cl. E21B 33/138 (2006.01); E21B 43/14 (2006.01); E21B 43/26 (2006.01)
CPC E21B 43/261 (2013.01) [E21B 33/138 (2013.01); E21B 43/14 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A well completion method, comprising:
in a single trip into a wellbore, the following steps being performed for each of multiple zones penetrated by the wellbore:
a) abrasively perforating the zone with an abrasive slurry via a perforating assembly conveyed on a tubing;
b) fracturing the perforated zone with flow from the earth's surface via a well annulus; and
c) then plugging the fractured zone with a removable plug substance via the perforating assembly, wherein the plug substance is different from the abrasive slurry, and wherein the perforating assembly displaces in the wellbore while the plug substance continues to be flowed into the wellbore via the perforating assembly and while additional abrasive slurry is being introduced into the tubing, the additional abrasive slurry perforating one of the multiple zones in a subsequent step a.