Rheological Properties and Frictional Pressure Loss of Drilling, Completion, and Stimulation Fluids in Coiled Tubing

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Yunxu Zhou, Subhash N. Shah

  Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, Well Construction Technology Center, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019e-mail: subhash@ou.edu

J. Fluids Eng 126(2), 153-161 (May 03, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1669033 History: Received January 07, 2003; Revised June 30, 2003; Online May 03, 2004
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Viscosity Behavior of 40 lbm/Mgal Xanthan
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Viscosity Behavior of 40 lbm/Mgal PHPA
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Comparison of Viscosity Behavior of Fluids Tested at 75°F
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Friction Factor of Water in 2-3/8 in. Coiled Tubing
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Friction Behavior of 25 lbm/Mgal Guar Gum in 2-3/8 in. Straight and Coiled Tubings
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Drag Reduction Behavior of Guar Gum in 2-3/8 in. Coiled Tubing
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Drag Reduction Behavior of Guar Gum in 1 in. Coiled Tubing
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Drag Reduction Behavior of Guar Gum in 2-3/8 in. Straight Tubing
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Comparison of Drag Reduction between 1-1/2 in. Coiled and Straight Tubings
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Effect of Solids on Friction Losses of 35 lbm/Mgal Guar Gum in 2-3/8 in. Coiled Tubing 19




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