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I was searching about how to prevent damage in hydraulic fracturing. I have found this link: which suggests the following:

  • All fluids pumped must be compatible. All compatibility notes mentioned under acid apply here.
  •  Complete core compatibility testing (e.g., Frac Tech or Corelab) is strongly recommended.
  •  Reasonable quality control of frac fluids. Any cross-linked gel must break.
  •  Check the breaker in the heat bath on site.
  •  Check proppant for quality and cleanliness.
  •  Mix water must be unpolluted, filtered, and inhibited with NaCl or KCl (shale inhibition).
  •  We must thoroughly clean all pipework and tanks.
  •  Minimize pipe dope used on the frac string.
  •  ‘Flex’ the frac string before pumping the Frac.
  •  If using resin-coated proppant (RCP), ensure complete compatibility between resin and fracturing fluid.
  •  We should consider a safety valve protection sleeve (a must for wireline retrievable systems).

My question are there any more details, scientific paper or ideas about how to decrease such damage.

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