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A low friction loss process for fracturing subterranean formations where the fracturing fluid includes a metal-plated, polymer-coated propping agent. Useful polymers include low-density polyethylene, polypropylene, etc.

Title
Low friction loss method for fracturing a subterranean geothermal earth formation
Application Number
570157
Publication Number
4078610
Application Date
May 17, 1976
Publication Date
March 14, 1978
Inventor
George B Arnold
Houston
TX, US
Agent
Walter D Hunter
Carl G Ries
Thomas H Whaley
Assignee
Texaco
NY, US
IPC
E21B 43/26
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