LaSalle County, Texas

Eagle Ford Shale

Job Data:

Pumps: PFP 2500Q / 4.5 inch plunger
12,000 - 14,000 psi
18 stages / 2 - 3 hours per stage / 70 bpm
Proppant: 100 mesh sand
Fluid system: Gelled water

Problem:  Competitor’s packing lasted 4 stages before failure. Stuffing box washed out and plungers were scored.

Solution:  Installed WSP3 extreme service aramid blend packing.

Results:  Completed all 18 stages (3-4 stages per day).

Red River Parish, Louisiana 

Haynesville Shale

Job Data:

Pumps: GD 2500Q / 4 inch plunger
12,000 - 13,500 psi
14 stages / 2.5 - 4 hours per stage / 75 bpm
Proppant: 100 mesh sand
Fluid system: Gelled water

Problem:  Competitive product lasted only 6 stages.

Solution:  Installed WSP3 extreme service aramid blend packing.

Results:  Pumped all 14 stages to completion at 2-3 stages per day.

Midland, Texas 

Permian Basin

Job Data:

Pumps: SPM Q2500 and GD Q2500 / 4 inch plunger
10,500 psi
32 stages / 32 hour pump time / 120 bpm
Proppant: 100 mesh sand

Problem:  Competitor’s aramid fabric packing failed after 2 hours of operation.

Solution:  Used WSP01 S7668-4000 high performance packing.

Results:  Completed all 32 stages without a packing failure.

Hobbs, New Mexico 

Permian Basin

Job Data:

Pumps: HT 400 / 4.5 and 4 inch plungers
7,800 psi
16 stages / 16 hour pump time / 80 bpm
Proppant : 40/70 mesh sand

Problem:  Competitor’s packing failed after 2 hours of operation.

Solution:  Installed WSP01 High-Performance packing.

Results:  Used WSP01 packing set S6216-450 and S6216-400 Successfully completed all 16 stages.