Hydraulic Fracturing Applications - HFU

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5 days
4,340 - 4,425 USD
Open / Scheduled

Course description

The course reviews the basic concepts of hydraulic fracturing and the broad applications of the technique. Fracturing technology benefits and limitations in all types of sandstone and carbonate reservoirs are explained. It considers the critical components of the fracturing process, and it expands on the steps and data input requirements to effectively select stimulation candidates, plan, design, and implement hydraulic fracturing treatments. The use of modeling as an important tool to design and analyze treatments, how it can be effectively used in practical applications, and its limitations are explained. In addition to the technical presentation, the course contains many practical exercises and class problems based on case histories.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Production, reservoir, and drilling engineers, and others who have a basic understanding of hydraulic fracturing and need to enhance their knowledge about fracturing concepts and applications.

Training Course Content

Introduction to the fracturing process and mechanics; Fracture design concepts and methodologies; Fracturing fluid additives and proppant; Strengths and limitations of fracturing applications; Production increase; Factors involved in field implementation; Acid vs. proppant fracturing; Frac packing concepts; Waterfracing concepts; Horizontal well fracturing; QA/QC of fracturing treatments; Methods to evaluate fracturing treatment success

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Average rating 4.1

Based on 7 reviews

Completions Engineer
I liked that we learned in detail about surface treating pressure and all 5 of its components. It will now be easier to interrupt frac post job reports.
Oil and Gas Professional
Exercises help a lot. Both for learning and breaking up the presentation.
Oil and Gas Professional
Liked learning about what all goes into a frac job preparations, safety importance, level of fluids, sand.
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