Presentation on Modern Fracture Stimulation

Modern Fracture Stimulation & Extraction of Unconventional Oil & Gas Resources:

Understanding the past and present enables decisions for the future





Includes the following subjects:

  • Conventional Oil and Gas
  • Unconventional Oil and Gas
  •  Conventional vs Unconventional
  • Historical Fracture stimulation
  •  Modern Fracture Stimulation
  • Distinction: past and present
  • Hydraulic Fracturing (‘fracking’)
  •  Multi-stage Horizontal Fracturing
  •  Environmental Considerations
  •  Future NT Unconventional Potential
  • NT: Then, now, future considerations

Todd M. Paget, P. Eng. Industrial Specialist – O & G, Environment Division Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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