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  • Fiber-laden diverter system improves stimulation economics, enhances well performance

    Jairo Leal, Ataur R. Malik, Simeon Bolarinwa, Fadel Al-Ghurairi, Tomislav Bukovac, Brian Sinosic and M. Nihat Gurmen

    While advanced stimulation techniques are not new in Saudi Arabia, where most current gas production comes from carbonate reservoirs in the eastern part of the country, a novel fiber-laden self-diverting acid system is increasing well productivity almost threefold in some wells. The fluid achieves a balance between induced temporary fracture damage and conductivity.

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2013 Fracturing Technology

2013 Fracturing Technology