SPE-30416 Sand Control


Formation sand can pose major production problems. This practical guide details a variety of production and completion techniques for controlling sand that are as useful today as when this volume was first published. The comprehensive work represents many years of proven research and field experience within Exxon Corporation and the industry.



  • Production and completion practices
  • Gravel-pack productivity and design
  • Screens and slotted liners
  • Gravel-pack well preparation
  • Packing the perforation tunnels
  • Placement and screen installation
  • Gravel-pack performance
  • Plastic consolidation principles, systems, and field procedures
  • Guidelines for choosing a sand-control method

Product details:

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • W.L. Penberthy Jr., C.M. Shaughnessy
  • 1992
  • 108 pp.
  • Softcover
  • ISBN:9781555630416