BJ Services works constantly to pursue innovation with a client focus. This dedication to advancement and leadership leads to improved operations for our clients. Read more about our developing technology and successes below.
Low-density, lightweight cement tested as alternative to reduce lost circulation, achieve desired top of cement in long horizontal wells
September/October 2018 Issue of Drilling Contractor
Andy Jordan, Roderick Pernites and Lucas Albrighton
Description: Lightweight cements are demonstrating the resilience needed to withstand the stresses posed by horizontal well operations and achieving long-term well integrity.
Real-time, tunable technology for operating efficiency
September 2018 Issue of World Oil
Dan Fu, Director of Technology
Description: The purpose of tunable technology is efficiency. For fracturing operations, efficiencies can be gained by reducing NPT, improving completion design, and exploiting more reliable equipment. One area that can play a significant role is chemistry, particularly friction reducers.
Also, learn more about tunable technology on our Team Talk blog.
Engineering a new pumping approach
July 2018 Issue of E&P Magazine
Andres Alvarez, Lonnie Lafever and Tony Yeung
Description: BJ Services was presented with a unique opportunity to address changing operating conditions by applying new equipment engineering designs. More specifically, the company took a systemwide approach to engineering with the intent of delivering a new level of reliability and performance for clients.
Engineered friction reducers enhance proppant transport
January 2018 Issue of E&P Magazine
Shafeeq Khan, Linguan Shen and Nicholas Everson
Description: Reducing friction is a long-established challenge that operators must overcome to decrease fluid flow friction and enable high-rate pumping without requiring more pressure generation at the surface. Recent advances in polymer chemistry have led to the creation of polyacrylamide-based technologies that can provide a greater reduction in pipe friction and enhance proppant transport over conventional slickwater fluids.