THE WOODLANDS, TX (AUGUST 2017) – Evolution Well Services announces achievement of reaching 4,000,000 gallons of non-consumed diesel, 2,000 successful operational pumping hours and 350,000,000 million pounds of proppant placed.
As an additional milestone in the next generation of hydraulic fracturing technology, Evolution’s 100% electric, natural gas fueled, turbine powered fracturing fleet has now reduced the amount of diesel fuel consumed to power fracturing equipment by over 4 million gallons within its first year of operations. In this same timeframe Evolution has also achieved the milestones of 2,000 operational pumping hours and over 350,000,000 pounds of proppant placed. These achievements exemplify Evolution’s commitment to the environment, technological innovations, added economic values and operational efficiencies of Evolution’s 100% electric fracturing fleets. Evolution’s Chief Executive Officer, Ben Bodishbaugh, states “We’re pleased to have met these milestones within our industry utilizing our technology. Additionally, Evolution has designed and engineered additional enhancements for subsequent fleets to be launched in 2017. These achievements of Evolution are only the first of several more to come, as we press ahead to become the electrical technology leader of our industry”.
100% ELECTRIC POWERED HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TECHNOLOGY
Evolution Well Services provides natural gas fueled, electrically driven hydraulic fracturing services by operating a proprietary, multi-patented system that generates electric power utilizing a General Electric LM2500+ gas turbine generator fueled by locally supplied field gas or alternate natural gas sources. Continuing with further technological advancements within the electrically powered pressure pumping equipment market, Evolution Well Services has entered into an exclusive OEM agreement with General Electric providing the path for Evolution to develop built for purpose, enhanced power generation offerings for hydraulic fracturing operations.