Once it has served its purpose creating a hydraulic fracture and delivering the necessary proppant, a fracturing fluid must go through a process called “breaking,” or unthickening, in order to promote the swiftest flow-back. A water gellant breaker is effective in de-viscosifying fracturing fluids.

Keeping in mind the various ways water gel breakers react, Stabilityline offers a variety of breakers including oxidative and enzyme breakers:

  • Oxidative Breakers—Ideal for high-temperature reservoirs, these cost-effective breakers are available in a range of coating levels so you can control rate at which they react.
  • Enzyme Breakers—Known for their ability to produce high regain conductivities, enzyme breakers are also less harmful for the environment.

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