Method for placing a gravel pack in an oil well with an electric wireline

  • US 5,033,549 A
  • Filed: 12/27/1989
  • Issued: 07/23/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/27/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for installing a sand control device in an oil/gas well comprising the steps of:

  • a) running a plurality of stackable tool bodies into the well, each via electrical wireline deployment;

    b) positioning each tool body in a desired location relative to the surrounding formation and in flow communication with each so that hydrocarbons can be produced, flowing internally from one tool body to the others;

    c) using radially extending members that extend from each tool body to generally center the respective tool body in the well bore providing an annulus about the tool body; and

    d) disposing sand control media in the well annulus circumferentially about the assembly of the tool bodies.

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