CARBOBOND LITE proppant delivered flow enhancement

CARBOBOND LITE resin-coated low-density, high-performance ceramic proppant

Low-density proppant can produce greater fracture width and more space to flow per pound than a higher-density proppant. The proprietary CARBOBOND LITE technology enhances and extends downhole applications, allowing premium lightweight ceramic proppant (CARBOLITE proppant with a curable resin coating) to be used at greater well depths.

CARBOBOND LITE proppant can be used in applications that previously required intermediate or high-density resin-coated ceramic proppant. It also requires 17% less proppant by weight compared to resin-coated intermediate-density ceramic proppant.

Features

  • Formulated for maximum compatibility with complicated frac fluids
  • Bonded proppant pack reduces effective stress on proppant
  • Excellent cyclic loading tolerance
  • Resin coating completely encapsulates substrate
  • Bonds in the fracture with temperature and closure

Benefits

  • Versatile—expands the usable application range (depth, temperature and stress)
  • No proppant flowback—eliminates subsequent equipment damage, expense of cleanouts and disposal
  • Maintains conductivity—resin coating prevents fines from being released
  • Maintains particle integrity—prevents chemical attack on substrate

No additional chemical costs—since no fluid chemistry change is required, the job can be pumped as designed

 

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