Sand Control in Oil and Water Wells

  • Caili DaiEmail author
  • Fulin Zhao


The production of sand from oil and water wells is called sand production, which will severely affect the regular operation of oil and water wells. Therefore, sand control in sand production wells is requisite in order to maintain normal oilfield production. In this chapter, five types of chemistry-related sand control methods in oil and water wells are introduced, including sand control by chemical bridging, sand control by chemical cementing, sand control by artificial borehole wall, sand control by screen pipe, and sand control by wire wrapped screen pipe with gravel packing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Petroleum EngineeringChina University of Petroleum (East China)QingdaoChina

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