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The Sonic

Shock-Wave Tool
The Latest Oil-Well Stimulation Enhancement Tool

WM Oilfield Services, Inc. Willie Mosley, Owner

P.O. Box 1347
16901 E. Hwy 67 432-556-0200
McCamey, TX 79752
Made & distributed by:
o: 432-652-3172 W.M. Oilfield Services, Inc. Logo
f: 432-652-3173
How Does It Work?
The Sonic Shock-Wave tool is activated with fluid velocity pumped through Isolation Straddle Open High
Expansion Packer Hole Blast Pressure
the tool itself. The fluid activates a diverter device, which in turn opens and Packer Perf. Clean
Method Method
closes posts in succession to create a pulse of burst with high inertial forces. Method Method

The Sonic Shock-Wave tool This pulse or burst forms a fluid shock wave in the well-bore fluid. The fluid
shock wave will travel spherically from its point of origin through the well-bore
is a well stimulation enhancement fluid and into the formation as far as there is fluid. The sonic tool intensifies
well stimulation treatments with the use of less treating fluids.
apparatus that creates a fluid shock
The Sonic Shock-Wave tool can be ran in 4 different methods:
wave that travels through fluid into Below a packer (referred to as the Isolation Method)

formation that is being treated. Between 2 packers (referred to as the Straddle Packer Method)
Between a packer and a bridge plug
Ran on its own

When the Sonic Tool is used with any of these methods, the fluid shock wave
becomes trapped intensifying the effect on the treated formation.

Upon activation, the Sonic Other Advantages

Shock-Wave tool successively
pulses fluid out of its Using the Sonic Tool will remove well-bore damage such
multiple ports. As each pulse as scales, formation fines, perforation debris, and other types
of fluid accelerates out of the of plugging material. The shock wave causes these materials
ports, the fluid shock wave to reach their fatigue failure point.
is formed due to abrupt
The Sonic Shock-Wave tool method of well stimulation enhancement
acceleration and deceleration
has been successfully used on -
of the fluid being used. This
newly completed oil and gas wells
shock wave is commonly
older producing oil and gas wells
called a water hammer.
injection and disposal wells.