Industry Article: Pinpoint Stimulation Rejuvenates Abandoned Reservoir

Multiple transverse fracturing technique allows development of a low permeability reservoir offshore Congo

Pinpoint Stimulation Rejuvenates Abandoned Reservoir
Publication: Oil Review Africa
Publication Date: 06/01/2010

The technique of improving formation conductivity through hydraulic fracturing has proved beneficial to oil and gas producers for more than five decades. During this period, significant technology and technique improvements have been introduced that make the practice more cost-effective, more productive in terms of ultimate hydrocarbon recovery and less time-consuming. Still, the practice of hydraulic fracturing has only recently been introduced offshore.