February 18, 2020

Global completions service specialist Tendeka has worked with design engineering and manufacturing company Wellvene to create and qualify a new version of its swellable sealing solution, SwellStack.

The patented technology provides a cost-effective sealing solution, compatible with all Wellvene and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) insert safety valves. It ensures production can be reinstated to wells that are closed in due to the failed sealing of an insert safety valve, eliminating any requirement to consider higher-cost and long-lead straddles or potential workovers.

Originally launched by Tendeka in 2013, the SwellStack has been deployed in more than 180 installations globally prior to the release of the next-generation design. Read more…