Snubbing Case History #41

Objective: Recover sanded in 60.3mm completion string

Well Information: 9mPa sweet well 2300 meters deep.

Procedure: A 60.3mm tubing string had become stuck in sand. Coil tubing was brought in the clean out sand but operation was unsuccessful. A service rig and E-line was rigged up to free point and cut the tubing with a chemical cutter. Tubing cut was made and permanent tubing bridge plug was set. Rig assist unit was rigged in and tubing string was then snubbed out. Wash over pipe was snubbed in and fish was retrieved. New 60.3mm tubing completion string was then snubbed in and landed at required depth.

Time on location: 3 days.