Powered Swivel Joint
Responding to real-time surface commands, the Powered Swivel Joint (PSJ) rotates guns or tools to a precise relative bearing. A simple user interface allows users to set an offset should the gun string not be aligned with the PSJ, and to confirm when the gun is properly aligned.
A high resolution encoder together with a low-side detector is used to monitor the relative bearing of the tool. Everything is fully shock-mounted and tested to withstand perforating shock.
The tool can also be supplied in a minimal format allowing clients to install their own control system, or as a complete tool which is fully compatible with the full range of Owen Instrumentation Ballistics Delivery System tools.
Orientate to any position within the wellbore relative to the low side of the hole.
Ability to input offset for gun orientation separate from tool orientation.
High Torque motor allows for rotation of long heavy guns or tool strings.
Combinable with Owen Instrumentation Instrument Dynamics Controller or non-rotating centraliser.
Align gun to plane of least principle stress for enhanced frac performance.
Orientate gun away from control lines or fibre optic cable.
Orientate gun to optimal position for limited entry perforating.