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Modified LWC Proppant
Improves Performance
Of Deepwater Frac Pack
By Erik Hoffpauir,
Naima Bestaoui-Spurr,
David Stanley, Marty Usie,
Hanh Nguyen, and Vanessa Williams
HOUSTON-Frac pack completions combine the stimulation
advantages of hydraulic fracturing with sand control. Often used
in the Gulf of Mexico, a successful frac pack completion
maximizes conductivity from the formation to the wellbore by
providing a short, wide fracture that bypasses near-wellbore skin
damage. A highly conductive proppant pack placed from the tip
of the fracture to the wellbore allows hydrocarbons to migrate
from the formation while controlling sand production by
maintaining formation stability and bridging sand directly in the
reservoir, rather than allowing it to reach the wellbore.
Advanced fluid systems and breakers constantly are being
developed to improve flowback recovery and make frac pack
completions as efficient as possible, increasing ultimate
hydrocarbon recovery. Methods to reduce capillary pressure
forces also are being used to improve sand pack drainage.

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