A strategy for cutting the high costs of over-flushing - Eagle Ford
The precise installation of a cased plug and perf completion requires a debris and proppant-free lateral. Therefore, to clear the way for the toolstring to reach targeted setting depth, operators typically overflush after each fracture treatment by 50 and up to 100 bbl in excess of the initial perforation volumes. This widely accepted practice has long raised concerns about the risks of weakening near-wellbore proppant conductivity and, thus, reducing sustained production. In addition, overflushing requires tremendous volumes of precious freshwater.
Read full case history to learn how the use of STRATEGEN software helped to reduce over-flushing in more than 250 fracture stages.