Publications by BiSN

Deploying the World’s Largest Bismuth Alloy Plug for Cost Effective P&A
P. Carragher, D. Talapatra
Paper presented at the SPE 2023 Symposium Compilation, Virtual
December 2023.

Qualifying Bismuth Plug Technology in Mozambique
D. Talapatra
J Pet Technol 75 (11): 44–48
November 2023

A Sustainable Solution for Preventing Sustained Casing Pressure: A Gas-Tight Metal to Metal Seal
Z. A. Al Marhoon, A. O. Alsharaawi, P. Carragher, J. Dearmon
Paper presented at the SPE Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition, Baku, Azerbaijan
November 2023

Permanent Solution for Driving Down Methane Leaks from Oil and Gas Wells
P. Carragher, D. Talapatra
OMC Med Energy Conference and Exhibition, Ravenna, Italy
October 2023

Disruptive Plug and Abandonment Technique Using Bismuth Alloy for Offshore Operations Enhancing Sustainability
P. Carragher, C. Kuyken, D. Talapatra
SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition, Abu Dhabi, UAE
May 25, 2023

Eliminate Section Milling in Plug and Abandonment Applications With Liquid Thermite
A. Levchenko, B. Clark, P. Carragher
Offshore Technology Conference 2023
May 3, 2023

Alternative Approach to Liner Top Repairs
P. Carragher, D. Talapatra, P.A. Vergel
SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition 2023
March 22, 2023

Bismuth Plugs Used to Cap All Wells During the Final Phase of the Valhall DP Abandonment Campaign, Offshore Norway
Egil Thorstensen; Kjetil Vadset; Martin Knut Straume; Laurent Delabroy; Gasser Abdelal; Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks; David Leslie Mason
Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA
25th April 2022

Innovative and Collaborative Well Intervention Solution Restores Well Integrity to Compromised Completion
Gordon Mackenzie; Alan McLelland; Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks; David Mason
SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition, The Woodlands, Texas, USA
15th March 2022

Squeezing Perforations Rigless – No Pumping or Injection Required
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks
SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition, Virtual
15th March 2021

Alternative Abandonment Material: Bismuth
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks
SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Virtual
12th Nov 2020

A New Solution for Well Abandonment: Bismuth and Thermite
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks
Offshore Technology Conference Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
27th October 2020

Bismuth Abandonment Plugs: The Possibilities are Endless
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks; Hema Prapoo
SPE Symposium: Decommissioning and Abandonment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2nd December 2019

Rigless Solutions to Well Intervention with Bismuth and Thermite
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks; Gary McWilliam
SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, The Hague, The Netherlands
4th March 2019

Rigless Abandonment with Bismuth and Thermite
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks
SPE Symposium: Decommissioning and Abandonment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3rd December 2018

Well Abandonment Solutions Utilizing Bismuth and Thermite
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks
Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE
12th November 2018

A new look at sealing with Bismuth and Thermite
Paul Carragher, Jeff Fulks
SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, USA
24th Sept 2018

Water Shut Offs in Two Openhole Gravel Pack Wells, Deepwater Angola
Paul Carragher; Sylvain Bedouet; Didhiti Talapatra; Andrea Hughes; John Curran; Wei Hou; Orlando Kosi; Stan Ralph; Qiang Gao; Jesse Gracia; Jeanine Galvan; Patrick Calvert; Luis Alcoser; Doyle Dean; David Mason
SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, USA
24th Sept 2018

A New Look at Sealing with Bismuth and Thermite
Paul Carragher; Jeff Fulks
SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, USA
24th Sept 2018

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