Automatic Well Test Process2016-11-19T00:28:06+00:00

case study

Industry: Manufacturing

Automatic Well Test Process

FOCUS: Automatic Well test process

OPPORTUNITY OR PROBLEM

A major oil exploration and drilling company realized that improvements to their automatic well test processes were required to increase test accuracy and productivity.

APPROACH TAKEN

A Lean Six Sigma improvement team was formed to analyze the process and recommend appropriate changes. The team identified potential improvements to improve accuracy. As a result of their efforts:
  • – The test accuracy was increased by 25%
  • – The percent of successful “workovers” was significantly improved

OUTCOME

As a result of the improved testing, the company realized $500,000 in annualized ROI (Return On Investment).

* Due to nondisclosure agreements, the organization referenced in this example cannot be disclosed.