The evolution of fracture stimulation design for the Red Oak formation in the Arkoma Basin of Eastern Oklahoma has led to significant economic improvements manifested not only in greater production but in less expensive treatments. Over the past 32 months, over 48 stimulations have been performed ranging from 15,000 gallons to 290,000 gallons of fluid and from 10,000 pounds to 500,000 pounds of proppant. During this period, improvements in fracture fluid, fracture design and treatment implementation have all led to greater success.

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