Stick Pipe vs. Coiled Tubing: Stick Pipe Has Lower Likelihood of Lockup

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In laterals that have not been properly cleaned out or have significant tortuosity, coil has a higher risk of getting stuck. Stick pipe’s constant rotation helps minimize the risk of lockup in the wellbore. To continue our series of key discussion topics highlighting the benefits of stick pipe, the infographic illustrates stick pipe’s lower likelihood of lockup in the wellbore. 

The complete white paper published by World Oil magazine details stick pipe becoming a preferred option for service providers for extended reach completions. 

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