Hydraulic Fracturing Techbook 2018

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Page 2 of 99 | August 2018 | 1 2 Table of Contents 6 42 48 56 66 76 Hart Energy's Techbook Series The 2018 Hydraulic Fracturing Techbook is the 17th in a series of techbooks in which Hart Energy will provide comprehensive coverage of effective and emerg- ing technologies in the oil and gas industry. Each techbook includes a market overview, a sample of key technology providers, case studies of field applica- tions and exclusive analysis of industry trends relative to specific technologies. To learn more about E&P technology trends, visit INTRODUCTION Hydraulic Fracturing How much is old, how much is new and where to now? KEY PLAYERS Charge of the Fracturing Brigade Hydraulic fracturing players mobilize to provide the products and services to optimize well stimulation operations. INDUSTRY VOICE Economics of Frac Pump Fluid Ends Two reliability measures can help reduce TCO and NPT. TECHNOLOGY Technology Shift on Deck Players move to deliver efficiencies for next phase of unconventional hydrocarbon development. BIG DATA Making Data Actionable Leveraging analytics in well design processes. LOGISTICS Shale Bonanza Pinches Water and Sand In-basin mines and area water banks relieve some strains, but long-term concerns remain. CASE STUDIES Operating in Harsh Environments New pump is designed for use in challenging formations. Pressure Data Analysis Guides Operators New physics-based method facilitates developing accurate pressure-based fracture maps. Stage Consolidation for Cost Efficiencies Strategic diagnostics help increase efficiency and returns in horizontal well completions program. REFERENCES Additional Information on Hydraulic Fracturing For details on hydraulic fracturing, consult these selected sources. Hydraulic Fracturing The 2018 Techbook A supplement to E&P HART ENERGY 1616 S. Voss, Suite 1000 | Houston, Texas 77057 Tel: +1 (713) 260-6400 | Fax: +1 (713) 840-8585 Group Managing Editor, Print Media JO ANN DAVY Executive Editor JENNIFER PRESLEY Chief Technical Director RICHARD MASON Associate Editor BRIAN WALZEL Associate Managing Editor ARIANA HURTADO Assistant Editor ALEXA WEST Contributing Editors Group Managing Editor, Digital News Group LEN VERMILLION Corporate Art Director ALEXA SANDERS Marketing Art Director MELISSA RITCHIE Senior Graphic Designer MAX GUILLORY Production Manager SHARON COCHRAN Vice President, Marketing GREG SALERNO For additional copies of this publication, contact Customer Service +1 (713) 260-6442. Senior Vice President , Media RUSSELL LAAS Publisher, Oil and Gas Investor KEVIN HOLMES Publisher, Midstream Business DARRIN WEST Vice President , Editorial Director PEGGY WILLIAMS Chief Financial Officer CHRIS ARNDT Chief Executive Officer RICHARD A. EICHLER Hart Energy © 2018 BRIAN DORFMAN KEVIN FISHER SUDHENDU KASHIKAR ZACHERY KOKEL GREGORY DL MORRIS MATT OEHLER CLAUDIO RAMOS CRAIG SCHROH MICHAEL SMITH BUDDY WOODROOF BLAKE WRIGHT SPONSORED CONTENT On the cover: Freedom Oilfield Services' Craig Prestidge at work on Comstock Resources' Hunter well in Caddo Parish, La. (Photo by Tom Fox, courtesy of Hart Energy's Oil and Gas Investor) 82 88 94

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