WO2004011776B1 - Method of forming a mono diameter wellbore casing - Google Patents

Method of forming a mono diameter wellbore casing

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WO2004011776B1
WO2004011776B1 PCT/US2003/020870 US0320870W WO2004011776B1 WO 2004011776 B1 WO2004011776 B1 WO 2004011776B1 US 0320870 W US0320870 W US 0320870W WO 2004011776 B1 WO2004011776 B1 WO 2004011776B1
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wellbore
casing
borehole
positioning
means
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PCT/US2003/020870
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Robert Lance Cook
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Robert Lance Cook
Enventure Global Technology
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/02Subsoil filtering
    • E21B43/10Setting of casings, screens, liners or the like in wells
    • E21B43/103Setting of casings, screens, liners or the like in wells of expandable casings, screens, liners, or the like
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/02Subsoil filtering
    • E21B43/10Setting of casings, screens, liners or the like in wells
    • E21B43/103Setting of casings, screens, liners or the like in wells of expandable casings, screens, liners, or the like
    • E21B43/106Couplings or joints therefor

Abstract

A method of forming a wellbore casing that includes positioning a first wellbore casing (14) within and coupling to a borehole (10), positioning a second wellbore casing (16) within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing (14), positioning a tubular liner (18) within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to at a least a portion of the second wellbore casing (16), extending the length of the borehole (10), decoupling the liner (18) from the second casing (16) and removing the liner from the borehole, and positioning a third wellbore casing (20) within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the second wellbore casing (16).

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AMENDED CLAIMS
[received by the International Bureau on 20 July 2004 (20.07.04); claims 21 to 30 added]
21. A method of forming a wellbore casing within a borφole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: positioning a tubular liner within the borehole; extending the length of the borehole; removing the tubular liner from the borehole; positioning a wellbore casing within the borehole; coupling the wellbore casing to the borehole.
22. A method of forming a wellbore casing within a boifehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: positioning a first wellbore casing within and coupling the first wellbore casing to the borehole; positioning a tubular liner within the borehole that overla s with and is coupled to at least a portion of the first wellbore casing; extending the length of the borehole; decoupling the tubular liner from the first wellbore casing and removing the tubular liner from the borehole; and positioning a second wellbore casing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing.
23. A system for forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: means for positioning a tubular liner within the borehole; means for extending the length of Ihe borehole; means for removing the tubular liner from the borehole; means for positioning a wellbore casing within ra borehole; and means for coupling the wellbore casing to the borehole.
24. A system for forming a wellbore casing within a orehole Lhat traverses a subterranean formation, pomprising: means for positioning a first wellbore casing witrjin and coupling the first wellbore casing to the borehole; means for positioning a tubular liner within the bbreholς: that overlaps with and is coupled to at least a portion of the first wellbore casinέ; means for extending the length of the borehole; 17
means for decoupling the tubular liner from the first wellbore casing and removing the tubular liner from the borehole; and means for positioning a second wellbore casing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing.
25. A method of forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: positioning a first wellbore casing within and coupling the llrst wellbore casing to the borehole; positioning a second wellbore casing within tire borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing; preventing the second wellbore casing from collapsing; extending the length of the borehole; and positioning a third wellbore casing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the second wellbore casing.
26. A method of forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising; preventing the borehole from collapsing; extending the length of the borehole; positioning a wellbore casing within the borehole;' and coupling the wellbore casing to the borehole.
27. A method of forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: positioning a first wellbore casing within and coupling the first wellbore casing to the borehole; preventing the first wellbore casing from collapsing; extending the length of the borehole; and positioning a second wellbore casing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing,
28. A system for forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising; means for positioning a first wellbore casing within and coupling the first wellbore casing to the borehole; 18
means for positionmg a second wellbore casing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing; means for preventing the second wellbore casing from collapsing; means for extending the length of the borehole; and means for positioning a third wellbore easing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the second wellbore casing.
29. A system for forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: means for preventing the borehole from collapsing; means for extending the length of the borehole; means for positioning a wellbore casing within the borehole; and means for coupling the wellbore casing to the borehole.
30. A system for forming a wellbore casing within a borehole that traverses a subterranean formation, comprising: means for positioning a first wellbore casing within and coupling the first wellbore casing to the borehole; means for preventing the first wellbore casing from collapsing; means for extending the length of the borehole; and means for positioning a second wellbore casing within the borehole that overlaps with and is coupled to the first wellbore casing.
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