TAM International Introduces V0-Rated Cementing Port Collar

New Industry Standard Metal-to-Metal Design

HOUSTON – June 23, 2015 – TAM International, Inc., an independent oilfield services company providing inflatable and swellable packers, has introduced a new V0-rated cementing Port Collar to complement their extensive cement integrity product line. Proven to ensure casing integrity, the metal-to-metal (MTM) design Port Collar meets the industry’s latest and most rigorous standard, ISO 14998 V0, Annex A and Annex D, which is confirmed gas-tight at 300⁰ F (150⁰ C).

Offering life-of-well reliability, the MTM cementing Port Collar simplifies rig operations because no drill out is required after cementing. Its customizable features address most critical well conditions, including high torque, drilldown, and deepwater applications.

“The non-elastomeric sealing system provides a robust, gas-tight, and chemical-resistant alternative, with enhanced environmental reliability,” said Tim Davis, TAM’s Technology Director. 

TAM’s Casing Annulus Packer can be integrated with the new Port Collar to provide the industry’s first open hole packer combined with a V0 Port Collar. “This design ensures cement is placed where it needs to be in the event of losses in the annular space,” said Davis.

The V0-rated cementing Port Collar is part of TAM’s suite of cement integrity product offerings under the umbrella of EPIC®Solutions (Essential Products for Integrity and Containment), which includes the inflatable Casing Annulus Packer (CAP), the FREECAP®swellable packer portfolio, and the HATCH Packer (integrating TAM’s premium MTM sealing Port Collar and CAP). The V0-rated cementing Port Collar sets a new standard for the industry with proven reliability and industry-leading qualification.

For more information about TAM International, visit www.tamintl.com.


About TAM International

TAM International, Inc., is an independent oilfield services company headquartered in Houston, Texas, with regional offices in Aberdeen, Scotland; Perth, Australia; Calgary, Canada; Bogota, Colombia; and Dubai, UAE. TAM inflatable packers, swellable packers, and associated downhole products and services are available globally from offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Russia. Learn more about TAM at www.tamintl.com.

Media Contacts

TAM International – Diane Erbstoesser diane.erbstoesser@tamintl.com 713-292-1601Fifth Ring for TAM International – Claudia Hualde claudia.hualde@fifthring.com 281-404-4326