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Unformatted text preview: lready on the Deepwater Horizon. BP’s decision‐making with respect BP‐HZN‐MB100036098. Cement channeling is a failure during the cementing of the casing to the formation in which the cement slurry leaves open spaces where hydrocarbons can potentially flow. The shoe track is the space between the float collar and a piece of equipment called a reamer shoe (located at the bottom of the casing). 97 Testimony of Jesse Gagliano, Joint Investigation Hearing, August 24, 2010, at 245. 98 Standoff is the smallest distance between the casing and the wellbore wall. The standoff ratio is the ratio of the standoff to the annular clearance for a perfectly centered casing. 96 44 to the installation of centralizers during the temporary abandonment procedure is discussed in more detail below. On April 18, 2010, Halliburton modeled the well with seven centralizers installed between 18,305 feet and 18,035 feet measured depth, with 45‐foot spacing. The resulting gas flow potential was severe at a reservoir zone of 18,200 feet measured depth. At approximately 8:...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BEPP 305 taught by Professor Nini during the Fall '11 term at UPenn.

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