White Paper | December 26, 2013

How To Manage The 4 Water-Based Fluids Associated With Hydraulic Fracturing

Source: Endress+Hauser, Inc.
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By Steve Smith, Analytical Product Business Manager, Endress+Hauser USA

The primary fluid used in hydraulic fracturing is water and the completion process can require from 2.75 - 8.25 million gallons per well. This white paper discusses the different water management and instrumentation requirements for controlling and processing drilling mud, hydraulic fracturing fluid, flowback water and produced water.

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