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  • Unique chemical removes paraffin damage, stimulates production


    Rick Stewart and Donald R. Ford

    MOCO Operating Co. treated two Upper Wilcox wells in Southeast Louisiana with a paraffin-asphaltene chemical that works via unique mechanisms. The treatments, which cost about $20,000 each, more than tripled production (from 3 to 8 bopd to the mid 20s), paying out in less than three months. Some six months later, production was still holding steady at more than double pre-treatment rates. MOCO now considers this chemical part of its routine treating program.

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