Hydraulic Fracturing

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
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April 2023
Long distance delivery
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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
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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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January 11, 2023
Catalyst Energy Services selected GDEP’s Thunder 5000, a quintuplex pump with an 11 in. stroke rated for 5,000 horsepower, to safely maximize flow at a slower operating speed in its patents-pending, eco-conscious frac solution, VortexPrimeÔ.
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January 04, 2023
With these transactions, ProFrac has expanded its geographic footprint to include the Rockies and Bakken, and increased its pressure pumping and manufacturing presence in the Northeast.
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December 18, 2022
The quake struck 13.6 miles northwest of Midland at 5:35 p.m. local time on Dec. 16, according to the US Geological Survey. No injuries have been reported.
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November 21, 2022
A frac-sand plant in the Eagle Ford region of Texas erupted in flames over the weekend, imperiling supplies of a key component in shale drilling.
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October 26, 2022
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will restore a ban on shale gas fracing, rowing back a controversial short-lived plan by his predecessor Liz Truss on his first full day in the top job.
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October 26, 2022
GD Energy Products has partnered with U.S. Well Services to supply 3,000 horsepower pumps for their Nyx Clean Fleet. Each custom-designed pump is powered by an electric drive motor to create an environmentally sustainable frac unit.
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October 25, 2022
Natural gas prices in West Texas dipped below zero for the first time since 2020 as booming production overwhelms pipeline networks, trapping supplies in the region.
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October 25, 2022
Halliburton Co. surpassed profit expectations amid a tight market for oilfield supplies as the world’s biggest provider of frac services gears up for increasing activity around the world.
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World Oil Meets VortexPrime

October 18, 2022
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October 19, 2022
Prime Minister Liz Truss’s government issued a stark warning to Conservative MPs not to back an opposition motion on fracing, as party managers struggle to control mutinous lawmakers.
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October 14, 2022
Don’t expect U.S. shale producers to ride to the rescue as the world clamors for more oil, according to Energy Aspects.
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