hydraulic fracturing


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hydraulic fracturing

[hī′drȯ·lik ′frak·chə·riŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
A method in which sand-water mixtures are forced into underground wells under pressure; the pressure splits the petroleum-bearing sandstone, thereby allowing the oil to move toward the wells more freely.
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We can confirm that no hydraulic fracturing was being carried out at the time and no hydraulic fracturing has been carried out over the weekend.
Under the 30-month agreement, the company said it will provide electric hydraulic fracturing services for a leading onshore oil and gas producer.
[ClickPress, Mon Jun 24 2019] The Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Markets in Canada, US, and China are expected to individually register impressive growth over a 10-year forecast period.
The term loan provides US Well Services with permanent financing and the ability to fund our growth initiatives as we capitalize on the growing market demand for electric-powered hydraulic fracturing services.
The latest visual guides viewers through Primary Vision's innovative system, beginning with an explanation of a frac spread, which refers to an exact number of equipment that a pressure pumper (oilfield service company) uses for hydraulic fracturing. Trusted by companies of all sizes, the data reported in the Primary Vision Frac Spread Count provides the highest daily value of active frac spreads for a given week.
Speaking at the inauguration of a conference on hydraulic fracturing technology organised by Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), H E Eng Salim bin Nasser al Aufi, Udersecretary of Ministry of Oil and Gas said, 'Though the sultanate has huge amount of sand available, for the fracking process oil and gas companies need a special type of sand having high strength.'
Over 500 experts in the field of hydraulic fracturing are expected to attend the conference, which will be held at the Sheraton Hotel Oman, which is an important technique for enhancing oil and gas production from complex reservoirs.
The HFR has identified finding an alternative biocide or another way to reduce the use of biocides in hydraulic fracturing as a key initiative.
Hydraulic fracturing is commonly used in petroleum engineering, mining, and geotechnical industries, and it is carried out as an important technique to further improve production efficiency.
There are several measures of hydraulics used to improve permeability of coal-rock mass, such as hydraulic punching, water injection, hydraulic cutting, and hydraulic fracturing [3].

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