Variperm's engineering teams strive to select best solution for all stakeholders considering cost, strength, and performance.

Sand Control Design Engineering

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proLAB Testing Services


Our elite proLAB technical team is dedicated to developing successful completions programs by focusing on near wellbore conditions and sand control strategies for optimized production. This is executed through Scaled Retention Testing (SRT), Full-scaled Testing (FST), Scab Liner Testing (SLT), High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) Testing and Flow Loop Testing.

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Flow Control Design Engineering

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Variperm has developed its own in-house near wellbore simulator, named NALU™, dedicated to Flow Control Device (FCD) design. NALU is a low-overhead simulator that relies on limited input, provides results within minutes, and uses physical conservation equations rather than empirical relations to determine state-property profiles. Furthermore, ­NALU captures the majority of thermofluidic physics ignored in classical wellbore simulators. With this tool, engineers at Variperm can quickly iterate on a wellbore design and reliably identify relative improvements.

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Evaluating Partially Completed Liner Performance

Using state-of-the-art computational fluid-dynamics (CFD) software packages, Variperm engineers have developed simulations to predict the additional pressure drop incurred from partially completing a wellbore’s liner. The simulation allows Variperm’s engineers to contrast the cost savings of a partially completed liner against the additional pressure-loss disadvantage, and in turn select a partial completion that strikes a balance between these competing factors.

Experimental & Computational Nozzle Testing

Variperm engineers are expanding there in-house testing capabilities to evaluate increasingly complex flow situations experienced by FCD nozzles. Currently, Variperm engineers can simulate and experimentally measure the performance of nozzles impinged by single-phase flows and are now developing apparatuses and models to evaluate nozzle performance during multiphase flow.

Product Development Engineering

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Product Development

Technical product design

Variperm provides a comprehensive range of engineering, technical, product design services for the oil and gas industry. Maximizing efficiency through all phases of projects, from planning and design to construction and operations, is Variperm’s specialty. Our multidisciplinary teams deliver cost-effective solutions and a hands-on approach to ensure project success.

 Programs we use

  • ANSYS – Mechanical
  • Open Foam
  • Solidworks – Premium
  • Matlab
  • Mathcad

 Product Development

  • Conceptual and Detailed Design
  • Validation
  • Commercialization
  • Adhering to API Q1™ and ISO 9001:2015 Certifications

Downhole Integrity Analysis

Installation Load Analysis

  • Loading Envelope
  • Single Point Loading:  Tensile/Compression, Torsion, Bending, and Buckling
  • Combined Loading:  combined loading scenarios for highly deviated and horizontal wells

Torque and Drag Analysis

Failure and Root Cause Analysis

  • Mechanical
  • Plugging
  • Corrosion
  • Scaling and Fouling

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