Flowback quality characterization for horizontal wells in Wattenberg field
The development of hydraulic fracturing has driven both the need for more fresh water, and also has increased the amount of flowback being produced. Faced with a shortage of usable water, transportation issues, strict environmental regulation and environmental concerns, flowback management is an important topic for oil and gas companies. Recycle and reuse flowback waste is a promising method, since it can simultaneously reduce the need of more fresh water for fracking and decrease the potential environmental issues. Understanding the quality characteristics of flowback is significant for ...
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