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COMPLETION SOLUTIONS

FS Fluid Loss Isolation Barrier Valve

For efficient management of your assets, Halliburtons FS fluid loss isolation barrier
valve provides a reliable, interventionless solution for fluid loss control in your well
completion, eliminating potential formation damage.

e FS valve isolates the formation below the uppermost gravel-pack packer before
the upper completion has been installed and can be utilized in frac pack, gravel pack
and standalone screen applications.

e FS valve provides a reliable means of:

Preventing fluid loss to formations aer completing initial gravel pack operations

Isolating formations during up-hole operations throughout the life of the well

Helping to reduce costs on subsea or deep wells through the use of


interventionless technology

Use as a barrier in a well suspension system

e closure device is a proven, high-performance ball mechanism that provides


a positive bi-directional seal in brine and oil-based mud environments. e
debris-tolerant, non-translating ball design eliminates unnecessary movement
within the mechanism during opening and closing operations allowing operation
in debris-laden environments.

Optimum placement of the FS valve is normally below the gravel pack or liner
hanger assembly. Washpipe, located on the bottom of the service tool, is extended
through the valve. A collet shiing tool is attached to the end of the washpipe,
which on retrieval closes the valve, immediately isolating the formation and
allowing inflow or positive pressure-testing above the ball. Remote actuation in
the form of hydraulic pressure cycles is then used to open the valve aer upper
completion installation.
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COMPLETION SOLUTIONS

Features and Benefits Qualification Testing


Initial valve closure achieved when washstring/collet is Each FS valve is subjected to extensive qualification
retrieved through the valve. testing during prototyping. In addition to rigorous
Bi-directional sealing mechanism provides a fully tested discrete component level testing, a full valve test program
downhole barrier. designed to help ensure reliable performance in well
conditions is carried out.
Unlike Nitrogen pre-charged systems, the patented fluid
spring indexing mechanism eliminates well specific set-up Testing includes:
and enhances long-term suspension capability. Remote opening at maximum rated temperature
One time remote activation achieved by the application of Differential opening capability test
pressure cycles eliminating the need for well intervention. Collapse testing at maximum rated temperature
Activation piston provides increased opening force (up to Multiple remote open tests in debris
200% increase over previous FS valve designs).
Qualified in accordance with the requirement
Improved fluid management helps facilitate valve of ISO 28781
operation in debris.
Options
Increased differential opening capability.
Available to suit 7-in., 7 5/8-in., 9 5/8-in./9 7/8-in.
Design provides unlimited mechanical opening/closing
and 10 3/4-in. casing
of valve.
Ball differential rating up to 10,000 psi (689.5 bar)
Indexing system is unaffected by changes in hydrostatic
pressure making it suitable for use in wells with fluid loss. Collapse rating up to 15,000 psi (1034.2 bar)

Valve opens on pressure bleed down, minimizing the risk Burst rating up to 12,000 psi (827.4 bar)
of surging the formation. Temperature rating to 350F (176.7C)
Full bore ID maximizes production and allows access to Increased differential opening capability
the formation.
Design incorporates enhanced debris exclusion features.
Mechanical shiing profile incorporated within design.
Sealed actuation mechanism helps prevent control system
contamination.
Cycling mechanism isolated from debris in the well bore.

For more information on the FS fluid loss isolation barrier valve,


contact your local Halliburton representative or email us at sandcontrol@halliburton.com.

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