​RheoFrac™

Better proppant transport, wider fractures, maximum results

In softer shales, the formation is more ductile and typically requires higher concentration of proppant to effectively stimulate the reservoir. Higher proppant concentrations may also be required for more permeable formations.


RheoFrac Family of crosslinked fracturing fluids are some of the cleanest on the market today. It is made possible through lower polymer loadings, our advanced crosslinker formulations and superior breaker technology, FracCare BR. From economical to highly advanced solutions, BJ Services RheoFrac fluids can be engineered in a variety of crosslink times and temperatures, polymer types and concentrations, downhole temperature stability and can be mixed with different water qualities.


RheoFrac LG

A high-performance, borate-crosslinked guar polymer used to stimulate reservoirs at temperatures up to 300°F (149°C).  This high-yield guar polymer generates up to 40% greater viscosity compared to conventional, similar fluids, improving proppant transport. LEARN MORE >


RheoFrac HT

This zirconium crosslinked fluid provides extreme stability at high temperatures and offers more predictable rheological and friction pressure properties. This fluid is designed specifically for moderate to high temperature applications from 200˚F (93˚C) up to 400°F (204°C).


RheoFrac XHT

This low-pH, zirconium-crosslinked synthetic polymer is designed to optimize stimulation in deep, ultrahigh-temperature wells.  Capable of transporting proppant deep into a hydraulic fracture, this high-performing material uses fresh water as a base to maintain effective proppant transport in wells above 350˚F (177˚C).


RheoFrac C-Lph

An ideal fracturing fluid for hydraulic fracturing operations in underpressured reservoirs or pH sensitive formations. This high-efficiency fluid is compatible with most formations and can be foamed with nitrogen or carbon dioxide.


RheoFrac CMG

For hydraulic fracturing operations in wells with standard pH ranges, this fluid optimizes proppant transport for increased fracture efficiency in hydraulic fracturing operations.  Its  carboxymethyl guar (CMG) fluid reduces polymer loadings, resulting in a cleaner proppant pack and lower formation damage.


RheoFrac CMC

Used in higher permeability formations that require a cleaner fracture, this premium cellulose-based polymer achieves performance at temperatures up to up to 275°F (135°C) and has a higher regained permeability compared to conventional guar.  It delivers superior viscosity, improving proppant transport and maximizing well productivity.


RheoFrac MeOH

Available only in Canada, this methanol-based, crosslinked polymer fracturing fluid maximizes fracture efficiency in water-sensitive reservoirs and is specifically designed to improve proppant transport and fracture efficiency.


RheoFrac PW

This efficient, cost-effective, environmentally-friendly produced water fracturing fluid improves well stimulation performance.  This high pH borate-crosslinked fluid is designed to be used with varying water qualities.


RheoFrac O

This fracturing fluid is ideal in oil-based formations that are sensitive to water, reactive shales, and sandstones with reactive clays.  It can be customized with a variety of hydrocarbon carrier fluids.


RheoFrac Shale

Ideally suited for the complex fracture networks found in shale reservoirs, this fluid breaks within minutes into a slickwater-like viscosity through the perforations.  It is a specially designed guar polymer that provides improved viscosity to enable efficient, cost-effective proppant transport into fractures.