The recent increase in oil and gas prices has fueled the demand for operators to decrease completion times without jeopardizing production seen with current conventional completion methods. A recent application of coiled tubing deployed fracturing service (CTDFS) not only displayed an improved efficiency in completion time but created one of the most prolific wells in the Willow Springs field for ConocoPhillips. A total of 18 individually designed, hydraulically fractured stages in the Cotton Valley and Travis Peak formations were completed in 73 hr of continuous operations, including a round trip of tubing to switch methods of isolation. The increase in completion efficiency is largely contributed to hydra-jetting perforations in the casing and then immediately hydraulically stimulating the formation by way of the annulus.

This paper will present the process by which the CTDFS was executed and the observed results.

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