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Coating Place, Inc. offers a diverse product line of Encapsulated Ammonium Persulfate (Encap-AP) breaker products for delayed release, viscosity modifier applications in hydraulic fracturing situations. Encapsulated breaker products delay the release of the active breaker material when introduced to the fracturing fluid to allow for a more precise, uniform, and controllable discharge. The delayed release capability of Encap-AP High Temperature (HT) and Low Temperature (LT) enables the use of higher breaker concentrations without compromising the fracturing fluids proppant transport capabilities before the proper release time. A fast releasing (FR) variant of the Encap-AP HT and LT provides a different release time to incorporate a broader application range for our customers. The advantages of Encap-AP combine to offer improved product effectiveness and oil production efficiency in every individual facture site.
A fracturing fluid made up of a high viscosity gel with a proppant, such as sand, is pumped into a well bore at an appropriate rate and pressure to produce lateral fractures to open access to surrounding crude oil and natural gas. This high viscosity fluid creates fractures that produce more return potential compared to a fluid that has a lower viscosity. Breaker, such as Encap-AP, is injected with the high viscosity fracturing fluid to lower the viscosity after a controlled release time thus, allowing the fluid to escape from the newly formed cracks while leaving the proppant in position to hold the fracture open. Crude oil and natural gas in the surrounding fracture zone will flow freely and can be extracted from the original well bore. The lower viscosity after viscosity modification allows for a higher rate of return on fluid used in the fracturing process.