Visuray performed its second downhole X-ray diagnostic operation offshore Norway on 14 September 2016. The operation was performed with Altus Intervention AS and Welltec on a Statoil asset.
The imaging objective was to obtain information about a downhole restriction. Visuray’s VR90 X-ray tool successfully provided a series of imaging sequences that revealed the nature of the restriction and facilitated a subsequent fishing operation.
The completion of this second job marks the conclusion of a two well VR90 trial campaign. Visuray’s first offshore operation on a Statoil asset took place in July 2016, and also yielded positive results.
‘We are extremely proud to have completed a second operation in close collaboration with Altus Intervention AS and Welltec. This has proven the reliability of the VR90 downhole X-ray diagnostic service,’ says Sergey Feoktistov, Sales Director Europe. ‘This is a significant milestone for Visuray as an oilfield service company, and we look forward to helping operators in the North Sea and other sectors diagnose well problems through X-ray imaging.’
Visuray is an oilfield service company that is pioneering downhole X-ray imaging to mitigate the risks oil companies face by giving them the power to see with certainty and act with confidence. With offices in Malta, Stavanger, Houston, and Moscow, Visuray is offering the VR90 commercial service to allow oil companies to see inside their wells, while charting a path forward to improve oil and gas well integrity, and eliminate radioactive materials from the oilfield. For more information, visit visuray.com.
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