Factors for selection of a packer in oil wells. The selection of a packer or packer for a particular job must be based on knowledge of the different classification of packers. However, to make a preliminary selection is necessary to collect the following information and verify that the packer (gasket) selected complies with each of the following:
- Types of packer (recoverable, permanent).
- Type of completion.
- Pressure Direction.
- Procedure for settlement of the packer.
- Procedure of unseating the packer.
Final selection will be based on packer balance the mechanical benefits and economic gains resulting from the prevailing balance creating more security for the well.