Step-down tests help save $8.7 million over one year —Eagle Ford
The client placed a premium on ensuring proper placement of its fracture stimulation jobs to avoid costly screen-outs and reduce the high consumption levels of expensive acid and gels. To reach that objective, a valuable diagnostic tool was utilized in performing routine step-down tests to determine near-wellbore friction values prior to the main treatment of every fracture stage. Step-down tests are beneficial in any environment as they allow the on-site consultant to make remedial changes to the treatment in order to ensure a successful placement of the job.
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