Downhole Material Selection


Downhole materials selection is one on the most debated topics during the well design process. A material selection that is too conservative can add substantial initial cost of the equipment. A material selection that is not conservative enough may cost substantially more in the long run due to equipment repair, downtime, and environmental and safety problems. Material selection is a problem that can safely be solved and implemented into a well design if there is thorough knowledge of the well environment, the available materials, the equipment, project requirements and load cases.

Our professional registered engineers, metallurgists, and chemists can help with:

  • Material Recommendations

  • Metallurgical Evaluations

  • Sour Service Evaluations & Testing

  • Welding Engineering

  • Material Compatibility Assessment

  • Material Specification Development

Services Provided by Viking Engineering.

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