STLE in Action

STLE Philadelphia section members at the Presidents Luncheon STLE Sept 2010 005 Welcoming remarks by Mary Moon Dow Colleagues Lisa Cooper, Christine McInnis, and Dr. Terry M. Williams Vahid Vahdat other+093 golf outing 8 Christie Henley presenting trophies STLE members enjoy the buffet STLE Sept 2010 014
“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.