Holefinder Model


  • Petromac’s wheeled carriages align the holefinder nose upward.
  • Holefinder will slide over a step ledge up to 6 inches high
  • Adjustable nose angle for different hole sizes
  • Petromac supplies a range of fixed angle and adjustable angle holefinders.

Specifications

 

AHFC

HFJ9

HFB6

SWHF

Application

Through wired
tools (SLB)

J-Latch
(HAL)

Through wired
tools (BHGE)

Independent Orientation Assembly
(HAL, BHGE)

Length (in)

35

17.2

45

168

Weight (Ib)

36

16

32

268

OD (in)

4

3.625

4

3.625

Borehole size min. (in)

5

8.5

5

5

Borehole size max. (in)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Temperature Rating (degF)

400

350

350

350

Pressure Rating (psi)

30,000

30,000

30,000

30,000

Nose Angle (deg)

3/4/6/9

9

6

3/4/6/9

SWL for Fishing, Tensile (Ib)

33,400

11,000

33,400

33,400

Compressive Strength (Ib)

33,400

11,000

33,400

33,400

 


At Petromac we design and manufacture a broad range of bespoke devices particularly for the wireline logging industry. Petromac devices provide a quantum improvement for both the wireline logging companies and the operators we serve to deliver significant cost and time saving benefits.

The technology has been used around the world and the success published in multiple venues after a thorough peer review.


Organization

Reference

Event

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Folger, M., McCormick, S., & Sarian, S. (2017, March 21). Innovative Conveyance System Saves $9.4M on a Deep Water, High Angle Well in the Nam Con Son Basin. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/184773-MS

Presented at SPE/ICOTA Houston, 2017

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Brindle, F., Rafique, M., Thatha, R., McCormick, S., Escott, S., Bajwa, H., & Cocagne, M. (2018, November 12). Use of New Wireline Conveyance Technologies on an Offshore Abu Dhabi Well Saves Significant Rig Time and Results in Improved Sonic and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Data Quality. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/192876-MS

Presented at ADIPEC 2018

Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts

Donald, J. A., Wielemaker, E., Schlicht, P., Lei, T., Mishra, A. K., Samantray, A. K., Al Mazrouei, S., Thatha, R., McCormick, S. (2020, June 22). Positive Tool Orientation Significantly Improves Data Quality and Enables Gravity Descents of Wireline Toolstrings to Near-Horizontal Deviations in the Middle East for Array Sonic and Borehole Image Data. Society of Petrophysicists and Well-Log Analysts.

Presented at SPWLA Annual Symposium 2020

Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts

Mishra, A. K., Samantray, A., Al Mazrouei, S., Al Blooshi, A., Cig, K., Jha, N., Cherian, J., McCormick, S., Thatha, R., Leonard, M. (2020, June 22). Latest Wireline Conveyance Technologies Set a New World Record, Achieving Gravity Descent to 79 Degrees in Open Hole. Society of Petrophysicists and Well-Log Analysts.

Presented at SPWLA Annual Symposium 2020

Society of Petroleum Engineers

McCormick, S., Thatha, R., Leonard, M., Escott, S., Sedgwick, A., LeCompte, B., Zuliani, P., Naveena-Chandran, R. (2020, Sep 3). Recent Technological Advances Provide Highly Efficient and Reduced Risk Solutions for Conveying Wireline Formation Evaluation Toolstrings in Deepwater Operations. Society of Petroleum Engineers. SPE-201218-MS – Not yet Published

Presented at SPE Lebanon Symposium 2020

International Petroleum Technology Conference

Zeghlache, M.L., Ida, H.M., Benslimani. A., Thatha, R. (2021, Mar 23). Innovative Deployment Technique to Optimize Logging Conveyance and Improve Data Quality IPTC-21206-MS

Accepted for IPTC in KL 23-25 March 2021