Heads of the Turkmen divisions got acquainted with the unit’s operation on February 5.
The operation start of the tubing maintenance site was a new step in expanding the range of oilfield services provided by the Tatarstan´s company in Turkmenistan.
TATNEFT branch is already providing services to the Turkmennebit at present the in the way of wells workovers and ensuring enhanced oil recovery of wells, as well as for the repair of electric submersible centrifugal pumping units.
Performance of geological and technological activities at the wells of Turkmennebit made it possible to produce over 300 000 tonnes of crude oil.
Maintenance of tubing, used both in the well workover and in their operation, can reduce investment costs, involve unused assets in the crude oil production process, and increase the time wells MTBF by reducing failures due to pipe leaks.
TATNEFT repairs and widely operates recovered tubing at the company’s own fields.
According to statistical data the operating time of the recovered tubing amounts to 70-80% of the new pipes service life.
The tubing maintenance section includes such stages as washing, couplings backing off and spinning, inspection and threading, hydraulic testing of tubing, marking and final inspection.
The experts of TATNEFT successfully organized production and prepared the facility for operation despite of the existing difficulties.