Down Hole Cement Integrity Sensor System
MAST is currently in trials with a major oil company to develop a remote monitoring system to assess the structural integrity of the cement that surrounds the steel casing of the bore hole in offshore wells.  Recent events in the Gulf have increased the urgency to find a solution to this long-standing industry problem.  Significant challenges from the extremely high pressures and temperatures of the down hole environment are being met with unique MEMS sensors and advanced packaging techniques.