Archer upgrades cementing technique

Offshore staff

HAMILTON, BermudaArcher has introduced a version of its multi-stage cementing Cflex technology.

The Cflex MKII-F provides a flexible annulus cement base, and according to Archer offers enhanced cement direction control, an improved method of retaining cement, minimization of cement contamination, and reduced operational requirements.

Hugo Idsoe, vice president Archer Oiltools, said: “The V0 certified product has a built-in fundament that is activated during the opening of the cement ports. This key feature helps operators secure the integrity of wells when the formation has weak zones that prevent desired cement height.”

Cflex technology, certified “gas tight” under ISO 14310/14998 V0, and with a two-stage permanent lock system, can be installed at one or more casing joints.


Share your news with Offshore at

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...