Slickwater, Gelled Water, Surfactant, Oil, Hybrid, Other
March 24, 2016

Hydraulic fracturing is the pumping of a fluid system into a reservoir using high pressure. A variety of fluid systems exist, each with distinct characteristics that affect fracturing operations. This article describes the main fracturing fluid systems and highlights key considerations in fluid system selection.

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