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02/27/2012
New system cuts time it takes to stimulate well A new lower completion ball drop sleeve system has been developed that can help reduce the time it takes to stimulate a well. Fifty-six i-FRAC sleeves were opened with three balls in a recent project The new i-Frac system is designed to allow operators to bring wells in tight formations on line quicker than other methods. The system recently reduced stimulation of a North Sea well on the Norwegian Continental Shelf to 11⁄2 days, as compared with what the firm says normally takes 40-50 days. The system allows for more than 20 sleeves per stage to be installed in a cemented liner and opened sequentially with a single ball. A number of stage...
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