Poland gets first shale fracturing operation

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 13
-- Poland’s first shale hydraulic fracturing operation has been carried out at the Markowola-1 exploratory well operated by Polish Oil & Gas Co. near Kozienice in Lublin Province.

PGNiG awarded the frac job to Halliburton, which has been providing services in Poland for more than 15 years, to determine whether the well will be capable of producing natural gas in commercial volumes.

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