Welltec - Well Cutter Tool - 2013 Award

A tool that enables efficient, safe drill pipe, liner, tubing and casing recovery operations without the need for explosives.


Alex received the winner’s trophy from Brian Schwanitz, Senior Chairman of ICoTA at the SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention and Coiled Tubing Conference & Exhibition, held in The Woodlands, Texas.

This technology was presented by Alex McKay

Other close contenders (in no particular order) short-listed for this year’s award were:

  • NOLA - 30,000 psi Working Pressure Rated PCE by NOV ASEP Elmar
  • ReSOLVE Milling Tool by Schlumberger