What are Frack Hits?

-‘Frack’ is a misspelling of the term frac, see our article on frac hits here. Frac is short for “Hydraulic Fracturing,” which is a stimulation treatment performed to enhance the productivity of a completion. Enhanced productivity is achieved...

Does SafeLand Cover Hydraulic Fracturing?

FRAC-BASIC is our 1/2 and 1 day frac school for new hires to learn about the field. Frac training is important because almost all of the operators in South Texas use hydraulic fracturing to stimulate and complete their new wells before putting them on production. This...

Hydraulic Fracturing Mind Map

In South Texas, hydraulic fracturing is the most common stimulation method with most new producing wells being frac’ed prior to initial production. Some producing wells are even given fracture treatment more than once over their lifetime. While this is one of the...

What are the Hazards of Hydraulic Fracturing?

Despite the size and scope involved, hydraulic fracturing is one of the safest operations in the oil and gas industry. Like any industrial operation, frac jobs do have their own specific hazards which need to be accounted for. Also make sure to read our post...

What are Frac Hits?

(Referred from What are Frack Hits) Frac Hit: Cross-well communication initiated while pumping a hydraulic fracturing treatment. While pumping a frac job, an offset well may become charged with pressure or sanded-in from injected frac fluids. This well has been given...