Advanced science.  Applied technology.

Oil & Gas Drilling, Completion, & Production

For more than 40 years, state-of-the-art technical solutions to fluid dynamics and multiphase flow problems for the oil and gas industry have been provided by SwRI.

Types of Projects

Engineers have successfully completed a wide variety of projects ranging from efficient and safe extraction of fossil fuels to delivery of oil and gas goods to consumers.

Technical Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry

SwRI has provided numerous technical solutions to problems arising in oil and gas drilling and completion operations, including:

  • Sand control screen plugging and erosion testing
  • Gravel packing methods
  • Novel drilling fluids
  • Prototype design and hardware fabrication
  • Downhole equipment design and delivery
  • Deviated wellbore cleaning
  • Fall velocities of drill cuttings

We also provide a diverse array of oil and gas production solutions, including work in the following areas:

  • Multiphase and wet gas metering
  • Hydrate blockage and remediation
  • Flow assurance
  • Separation and mixing
  • Multiphase pump testing
  • Subsea pipeline design