Wireline Service

Definition - What does Wireline Service mean?

Wireline Service is the routine maintenance of a wellbore with wireline tools or any other devices so that well completion operations can be further worked upon. The service uses a cabling technology that a wireline service provider in oil and gas exploration and production business provides. This cabling technology together with the tools perform functions like intervening, pipe recovery and reservoir evaluation, etc.

Petropedia explains Wireline Service

Wireline services refer to a cabling technology that a wireline service provider in oil and gas exploration and production business can provide to perform functions like intervening, pipe recovery and reservoir evaluation, etc.

Wireline tools are designed for well workover functions and are helpful in taking down and bringing up any type of instrument in and out of the wellbore. These tools help in:

  • Evaluating the rock properties in a reservoir
  • Pore size information gathering
  • Hydrocarbon formation pressure gathering
  • Location of casting collars
  • Sample recovery
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