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- Improving well performance and integrity
Case studies



Key info

  • Region: UK North Sea
  • Well Type: Oil producer
  • Wellhead Type: Vetco


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Case benefits

  • Avoidance of cumbersome, risky and costly milling operation. The BB Lubricator was able to operate and complete the job in a confided well bay in an efficient, safe and controlled manner.

Key Capabilities

  • Barrier qualified VR lubricator
  • High torque capability (up to 3,750 Nm / 2,766 ft/lbs)
  • Compact size with long reach capabilities
  • Can be operated with live annuli

Typical Applications

  • VR profile intervention operations
  • Remove seized plugs, check valves using high torque bracket


Sales & Customer Service

VR Big Bore Lubricator

A North Sea operating company had five wells with seized 4" Injection Non Return Valves (INRV) within the VR profile with 4" 10 UNS Thread The valves installed were no longer reliably holding pressure and had to be replaced with new surface annulus safety valves.

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