GXA Sliding Sleeve

Technical Information

The GXA Sliding Sleeve is a communication device with a ported inner sleeve that can be opened or closed using a shifting tool by standard slickline or coiled tubing methods. Equalizing holes in the inner sleeve provide pressure equalization between the tubing and casing annulus as the sleeve is opened. The Sliding Sleeve is made up to and forms part of the tubing string. The GXA Sliding Sleeve is a shift-up-to-open tool. The GXA Sliding Sleeve uses common machined parts that allow the shift-open direction to be changed from up-to-open to down-to-open by simply substituting different sub ends

The GXA Sliding Sleeve is used to establish a means of communication between the tubing string and the casing annulus for single-tubing or multiple-tubing string completions. The GXA Sliding Sleeve may be used for directing flow from the casing to the tubing in alternate or selective completions. Other applications include killing a well, spot acidizing and fracturing, or equalizing pressure between an isolated formation and the tubing string.

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