2015
DOI: 10.1115/1.4030302
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Abstract: In the last decade, traditional tube expansion process has found an innovative application in oil and gas wells drilling and remediation. The ultimate goal is to replace the conventional telescopic wells to monodiameter wells with minimum cost, which is still a distant reality. Further to this, large diameters are needed at terminal depths for enhanced production from a single well while keeping the power required for expansion and related costs to a minimum. Progress has been made to realize slim wells by dri…

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