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“Overview on Hydraulic Fracturing”

By Dean Hamil

Fuels, Refinery and Oilfield Products

The Lubrizol Corporation


This presentation will provide an overview on hydraulic fracturing with an emphasis on the chemicals and fluids used. Included will be a discussion about the composition of a hydraulic fracturing fluid. An examination of the ingredients comprising a hydraulic fracturing fluid will also be discussed with a description of their functions and examples given of specific types.