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A customer in the Middle East was facing costly casing remediation operations in order to continue producing from an aging offshore well. The existing completion design, which included an electrical submersible pumping (ESP) system located in a deviated section of the 5-in. production liner, had exposed the casing above the ESP to production fluid. Over time this exposure had caused corrosion and wear, resulting in casing integrity issues that had to be addressed in order for the well to remain online. However, none of the conventional solutions—such as casing patches, straddles, or full recompletion—were economically viable options for the mature producer.