Proper cleanout is critical to ensure filter screen performance and longevity, and to avoid safety shut-downs of the producing well. Filtration vessels can fill over a period of weeks, days, hours or even minutes during flowback/cleanup of a high-rate new well.
Because sand production can be highly variable, timed clean-outs end up being done too often or not often enough. In the latter case, filters can collapse or clog, sending sand rushing into your piping and other surface infrastructure.
Fortunately, cleaning out a Dynacorp sand filter is fast and simple by design. Here’s how: