Fairmount proppant technology field trials demonstrate 39% increase in oil production

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 09 November 2015

With oil and gas prices failing to show signs of meaningful recovery, proppant companies such as Fairmount Santrol are continuing to develop new technologies and demonstrate that their products can help to lower costs and improve efficiencies in oil and gas production.

US-based Fairmount Santrol has carried out field trials which indicated a 39% increase in oil production using the company’s Propel SSP proppant transport technology.

Trials were carried out by Enerplus Corp. in the Three Forks and Middle Bakken formations of the Williston basin in North Dakota, where six wells...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


           



Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.