IB Mechanical Fluid Loss Isolation Barrier Valve
The IB mechanically activated fluid loss isolation barrier valve provides a reliable, mechanical solution for fluid loss control in your well completion, eliminating potential formation damage. Initially designed for electric submersible pump (ESP) applications, the IB valve provides a means of isolating the formation below the uppermost gravel-pack packer before the upper completion has been installed and can be utilized in frac pack, gravel pack and standalone screen applications.
The IB valve provides a reliable means of:
- Preventing fluid loss to formations after completing initial gravel pack operations
- Isolating formations during up-hole operations throughout the life of the well
- Use as a barrier in a well suspension system