New solution replaces water with nitrogen in fracking operations

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NITROHEAT, the wholly owned subsidiary of AUTRIS, has unveiled its new dual action mega pressure nitrogen solution for the fracking and secondary oil recovery operations. The patent pending solution will be marketed under the product name MaxFrack-N2.

Legislation as well as the availability of water has caused numerous challenges for fracking operators. The new equipment will allow operators to use Nitrogen as an alternative to water in fracking operations thereby minimizing the environmental impact. In many shale environments, Nitrogen assisted processes have proven to be more effective with lower costs than water treatments.

By addressing both environmental and logistical challenges of drilling operators, this technology will improve productivity and efficiency as well as being environmentally friendly.

The MaxFrack-N2-100 is a high-powered self-contained unit that can be operated in remote sites producing high volume, high-pressure nitrogen on demand. The system is capable of producing 170,000 liters per hour of 99% pure nitrogen at pressures up to 5000psi. The unit is supplied on a shipping container platform and includes all equipment necessary to generate the high quality nitrogen on demand making this a total stand-alone solution.

AUTRIS CEO Derek Naidoo says, “This ground breaking technology will elevate the level of the current NITROHEAT business and expand from our automotive and industrial sectors into the oil and gas segments. This opens up an entirely new market with exponential revenue streams. Revenue generation from the MaxFrack-N2 is expected to exceed $100M over the next 5 years.”

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