Rapid Responses to Production Challenges

To help solve onset difficulties at the well site or facility, new surface well testing equipment can assist oil and gas producers in increasing efficiency and saving time and money.

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To avoid costly mistakes at the well site and facility, operators are looking for well testing advantages to help them get ahead of challenges—both the ones they anticipate and the ones they don’t—that will slow down production.

“Today every barrel counts,” said Bertrand Theuveny, domain head of testing services with Schlumberger. “It’s very important to limit the impairments, whether they happen at the wellhead, on the pads or in the midstream facilities.”

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Madison Ratcliff

Madison Ratcliff is an associate editor for Hart Energy's editorial team.