We’re very pleased to announce that Delphian Ballistics has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) in the Emerging Technology category. Stuart McLeod, Delphian Ballistics Managing Director, said: “This high profile industry recognition […]Continue reading
We're interested in well completion technology as much as perforating systems and we'll be writing about any interesting developments that we hear about.
The Times have published a piece on Delphian Ballistics and TriStim in the ‘Power of Scotland‘ energy supplement. Referencing Sir Ian Wood’s 2014 Maximising Recovery report, the article focuses on the role that new technologies will need to play in […]Continue reading
Measuring perforation ‘skin’ in absolute terms can be extremely challenging due to the complex nature of the damage. In simple terms, perforation skin is often referred to as being the thin layer of crushed rock created between the perforation and […]Continue reading
To help understand how Skin can affect flow performance, the following illustration shows, for a vertical well with a diameter of 8½”, how these two factors, damage radius & damage ratio, can control the magnitude of the Skin factor, and […]Continue reading
There’s some maths in this post, but even for the mathematically challenged, it is really worth making the effort to understand what is going on here since skin can have such a huge impact on well productivity. The ideal pressure […]Continue reading