Hydraulic Fracturing

Article
January 2024
In the evolving landscape of hydraulic fracturing, a transformative synergy of electrification, automation and real-time optimization has emerged. The commingling of these technologies is paving the way for unprecedented efficiency and performance gains, while also reducing costs and NPT.
Article
January 2024
An innovative 5,000-hp frac platform combines intelligent electrical architecture and simplified drivetrains to increase power density and flexibility, streamline rig-up logistics and minimize carbon emissions.
News
September 14, 2023
One in five new wells in the Permian basin of West Texas and New Mexico will rely on subterranean horizontal holes of 3 miles or longer in 2024, double the share this year and up from virtually zero just two years ago, according to research firm Rystad Energy.
Article
August 2023
Are the days of sand proppant numbered?
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GD Energy products - From day one

August 01, 2023
Article
July 2023
Remote e-frac technology enables operators to wield high and variable power loads to slash costs and reduce emissions.
Article
June 2023
While wellbore acidizing has been used for over 100 years to stimulate wells and expand production life, technique improvements have extended the process’ life in parallel. Organic acids have been introduced into wellbore stimulation processes because their delayed reaction capability decreases corrosion rates of steel components and improves well productivity.
News
June 28, 2023
An operator working in the Delaware basin wanted to increase efficiencies by simul-fracing two wells that were about 1,200 ft. apart. Connecting two, three-well pads added additional technical challenges.
News
June 22, 2023
To date, inVision completion technology has delivered more than 95,000 stages without a single wireline or pressure control incident while utilizing the IWS system.
News
June 02, 2023
“There’s just a lot of oil being left in the ground,” Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods said Thursday at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions conference. “Fracing’s been around for a really long time, but the science of fracking is not well understood.”
Article
May 2023
By identifying the numerous barriers obstructing 24/7 reservoir fracturing, a newly developed system utilizes advanced processes and technologies. The system has led to gains in operational efficiency, consistency and safety, enabling operators to fracture a reservoir more hours/day compared to standard procedures and techniques.
Article
May 2023
Two innovative shale oil EOR processes offer greater simplicity, and lower capital expenditure and operating costs, compared to natural gas or CO2 EOR. Advanced compositional reservoir simulation modeling is used during operation to ensure maximum oil recovery.
Article
May 2023
Cemented ball-drop sleeves enable operators to reduce cost and operational risk, while helping achieve optimal pumping rates to improve production potential in extended-reach laterals.
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WODD S6E5: Data Analytics and Engineered Solutions in Hydraulic Fracturing - Live at HFTC

May 05, 2023
Article
April 2023
Long distance delivery
News
April 11, 2023
(WO) — Halliburton Co. has announced the implementation of the Auto Pumpdown service within Halliburton’s hydraulic fracturing business. The Auto Pumpdown service enables wireline and pump automation during unconventional completions operations.
Article
March 2023
Oilfield mindset shifts to quality over quantity
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WODD S6E6: A conversation with the President of Universal Pressure Pumping at HFTC

March 22, 2023
News
February 03, 2023
The conference focused on sharing details of the latest advances in subsurface diagnostics, proppant performance and modeling.
Article
January 2023
Hydraulic fracturing of shale gas formations is on the rise in the U.S., as well as in Canada and China, as newly developed technologies create greater access to abundant supplies.
Article
January 2023
Several factors can be adjusted in a hydraulic fracturing job design to positively affect efficiency and cost. Using predictive analysis for pressure estimation, with a focus on casing optimization, creates the potential to accurately forecast timelines, reduce costs and maximize efficiencies with minimal frac job design volatility.
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