Tomball oil-field service firm BJ Providers plans to broaden use of a cost-saving know-how that may use pure gasoline produced at a distant drilling web site to energy hydraulic fracturing operations.
BJ Providers and buyer Dallas oil firm Aethon Vitality not too long ago wrapped up a sequence of profitable checks of the Titan at hydraulic fracturing websites in Haynesville Shale of East Texas, the businesses mentioned Thursday. BJ Providers plans to deploy the pure gas-fired turbine and frac pump combo within the Permian Basin of West Texas and the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas.
Touted as a substitute for diesel-powered frac pumps, the 5,000-horsepower Titan was designed to energy hydraulic fracturing operations with decrease greenhouse gasoline emissions, decrease upkeep prices, improved mobility and fewer noise.
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Many of the BJ Providers hydraulic fracturing fleet runs diesel however the firm’s CEO Warren Zemlak mentioned the Titan is a step towards cleaner and extra worthwhile operations.
“The profitable subject trial confirms our resolution to deploy our first contracted Titan fleet by the top of 2020 and initiates our long-term disciplined fleet enhancement technique,” Zemlak mentioned.
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