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Formation damage expertise

Damage isn’t a prediction. It’s happening.

Our formation damage group identifies risks and mitigates your formation damage problems, ensuring little or no reduction in reservoir performance.


Formation Damage, caused by wellbore fluids used during drilling/completion and workover operations and can significantly impair the reservoir and reduce production. It is estimated that damage due to deferred production and dealing with formation damage on a global scale is over $50billion a year. Understanding the impact and mechanisms are key to minimising formation damage.

Our team of experts know the risks, how to identify them and most importantly how to fix the problem, saving you money from lost production and ensuring your reservoir performs to greatest capability.

What we offer

We help you to identify and mitigate risk, reduce cost of analysis programs and improve well performance, reducing risk of impaired production or injection, ensuring you reduce cost and improve well performance   We want you to become experts too and our formation damage training courses allow you to develop and expand your knowledge and learn how productivity and infectivity can be assured.

What are the benefits?

  • Reduce cost for analysis programs
  • Improve well performance
  • Identification and mitigation of risks
  • Reduce risk of impaired production or injection

Why choose LR?

We’re passionate about improving the performance and optimisation of your wells. Our global experience coupled with our full independence ensures we remain committed to finding the best solution for you and your reservoir. Our formation damage team also includes many Society of Petroleum Engineers distinguished lecturers, committed to sharing their knowledge and experience to form the best formation damage solutions.

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Join us at these forthcoming events

4 May 20


Offshore Technology Conference 2020.

Houtson, Texas

29 Jun 20


CMA Shipping 2020.

Stamford, Connecticut

26 Oct 20


Posidonia 2020.

Greece, Athens

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