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Well Stimulation

Some reservoir rocks have few or small pathways to allow oil to flow into the well. For these types of formations, it is often possible to improve the pathways by applying one or more stimulation techniques. In this module you will learn:
  • The factors that affect well production
  • What well stimulation is, and why well stimulation methods are used
  • Types of well stimulation methods commonly used:
    • Matrix acidizing
    • Hydraulic fracturing (acid and propped)
  • How different well stimulation methods work
  • Safety concerns related to well stimulation methods
  • Hydraulic fracturing equipment

The Well Stimulation module consists of the following:
  • Lesson 1—Well Stimulation Overview
  • Lesson 2—Well Stimulation Methods
  • Well Stimulation Glossary
  • Quiz
Well Control
It should take you approximately 45-60 minutes to complete this module. A passing score earns you a Certification of Completion.

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Catalog No. 93.M0510 - $75.00 for 12 months


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