There are many cases where BSA has proven to create value for the customers. This ranges from results that is used to optimize timing for re-squeezing of wells, detection of placement failures and results that is used to change the complete strategy. Please read more here.
In order to provide the Bulk Scale Analysis to more and more customers, without reucing quality and turnaraound time, Scale Protection has now invested in a second Scanning Electron Microscope, SEM.
Scale Protection is now Qualified in the Achilles Joint Qualification System for suppliers to
the Oil Industry in Norway and Denmark. The basis for the certification is development of a HSE&Q system aligned with ISO. By the membership of the Achilles database, Scale Protection will also become more visible for new customers.
Well tracers are now available for installation in existing wells, not only in the initial completion. The tool has functionality to detect which part of the wellbore that produces water, without any logging necessary.
Scale Protection has strengthen the team by appointing Ola Wolny as the COO of the company. This is necessary both since more and more customers now use the service Bulk Scale Analysis (BSA) and also to be able to enforce further development and verification of the well tools.
Proventure and Investinor have invested in total 24 mill NOK in Scale Protection. The investment will strengthen the company and enable growth and effort for further development of services and products related to scale prevention and monitoring. Proventure and Investinor are venturecompanies with a strong capital base, competence and experience within oil and gas.
Scale Protection cooperate with Kunnskapsparken Nord and UiT to recruit students for part time work in parallel with their studies. There will be 20% positions for one economist and one engineer. Read more.
Scale Protection will attend two exhibitions and conferences during May 2016. First OTC in Houston, where Scale Protection will be a part of Norway's Innovation stand at booth 5241 during 2. -5. May. After this we will attend SPE Conference and Exhibition in Aberdeen from 9.-12. May.
Scale Inhibitor Tracer for installation in sand screen is now ready. This is an alternative to the existing retrofit installation in a Tracer Carrier Tool, which has a low cost and no risk.
Statoil have now decided to monitor some wells using the Bulk Scale Analysis (BSA) from Scale Protection. This is based on results seen during a trial period where the method was evaluated.