Schlumberger’s (SLB) HiWay flow channel frack design has been most successful in the Eagle Ford. The company has completed a significant number of wells in the basin and has shown the design increases production while utilizing less proppant.
The production response has not been as positive in other plays, but the company generally sees flat to higher production with lower well costs. The advantage where production isn’t higher is the cost savings realized by using 40% less sand/proppant. [Read more…]