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1. (WO2017156018) UTILIZING WET FRACTURING SAND FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATIONS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156018    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021181
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: E21B 43/267
C09K 8/80
E21B 21/06
E21B 43/26
Applicants: EVOLUTION WELL SERVICES, LLC
Inventors: MORRIS, Jeffrey, G.
BODISHBAUGH, Adrian, Benjamin
BATEMAN, Michael
JENSEN, Neal
Title: UTILIZING WET FRACTURING SAND FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATIONS
Abstract:
A system and a method that utilizes wet proppants when creating fracturing fluid by receiving wet fracturing sand at a surge tank, vibrating the wet fracturing sand located within the surge tank, liquefying the wet fracturing sand within the surge tank based on the vibration, and metering the liquefied wet fracturing sand from the surge tank to a blending tub.