Permanent Caprock Integrity
Archer Oiltools' Stronghold® systems provide an economical and effective alternative to traditional plug and abandonment (P&A).
Stronghold® Barricade® system: Archer’s field proven Barricade®+ system perforates, washes, and cements the annulus, creating a rock-to-rock barrier in just one trip.
Stronghold® Defender® system: Archer’s field proven barrier test system enables operators to perforate and test annular barrier.
Stronghold® Fortify® system: Archer’s next generation barrier verification system used in plug and abandonment (P&A) and slot recovery. It is a superior system used to verify the integrity of existing annular barriers such as creeping formation and cement, ensuring Permanent Caprock Integrity.
By eliminating the need for milling, Archer’s Stronghold® systems deliver a step-change in efficiency and effectiveness for P&A. Together with Tubing Conveyed Perforating (TCP) products and new charge development, Archer gives an efficient and safe execution of operations providing time and cost savings for our customers.
SPE-191528-MS Improving the Understanding, Application and Reliability of the Perforate, Wash and Cement Technique through the Use of Cement Bond Logs, Tool Enhancements and Barrier Verification via Annular Pressure Monitoring
SPE-193945-MS Perforate Wash and Cement for Large Casing Sizes
SPE-193989-MS Dual Annuli Closed System Perforate, Wash and Cement
SPE-184716-MS Successful Multi-Well Deployment of a New Abandonment System for a Major Operator
Stronghold® Barricade® System Specifications
|Size, in||6 5/8 – 7 5/8||9 5/8 – 16|
|Min ID, in||2.2||2.3|
|Circulation rate, lpm [bbl/m]||1,600 ||2,200 |
|Pressure rating, psi [bar]||5,000 ||5,000 |