MultiFrac™ System: Increase Fracture Density, Reduce Time and Cost

MultiFrac™ System

Overview 

Tartan Energy Group’s MultiFrac™ limited-entry, ball-drop system combines patented MultiFrac hydro-mechanical sleeves with patent-pending BurstPoint™ ports to improve stimulation treatment placement and effectiveness. The MultiFrac system simultaneously stimulates multiple stages (cluster) with a single fracture treatment at surface.


By enabling increased stage count without increasing the quantity of activation balls, this system is designed to provide a higher density of stages to evenly distribute stimulation treatments throughout the entire wellbore. The MultiFrac system provides complete control of the stimulation while offering a more complex fracture network.

Applications

  • Single design for open hole or cemented liner installations
  • Cluster (batch) stimulation of multiple stages at the same time
  • Ability to stimulate 150+ stages

Features and Benefits

  • Faster completion times due to limited-entry stimulation of multiple stages with a single treatment from surface
  • One ball activates multiple MultiFrac sleeves, allowing for higher stage density within the same length of wellbore
  • MultiFrac sleeves have no communication with the annulus until BurstPoint port rupture pressure is reached
  • BurstPoint port inserts prevent erosion, allowing cluster efficiency of ≥90% throughout the treatment stage
  • BurstPoint ports can be sized to control the fracture fluid rate on a per sleeve basis
    • Adjustable stimulation volumes enabling true limited-entry operations
    • Positive surface indicators of multiple entry points, providing real-time parameters
    • Enhanced fracture network results in increased wellbore conductivity
  • Surface pressure indications are an accurate monitor of tool performance
  • Rugged design for enhanced reliability
    • Can be rotated to bottom
    • Designed to handle the high torque capabilities of all premium and semi-premium connections
  • Ball seats are designed for quick mill-out times

Tartan Energy Group Case Studies

At Tartan Energy Group, we design our tools with reliability, flexibility, and simplicity in mind. To learn more about the successful application of our completion technologies, please read our case studies.

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