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HOUSTON, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Well Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: USWS) today announced it had successfully deployed its patent pending PowerPath® technology to provide power to an all-electric Clean Fleet® for remote hydraulic fracturing operations on the first of sixteen wells located in a loop spanning over one mile for a large E&P operator in the Permian Basin. PowerPath® technology allows power generation to be centrally located in a fixed location serving multiple pads, transmitting power via overhead lines to on-site Clean Fleet® equipment. The technology uses high voltage electricity at 13.8 kV to enable power to be sent over a large distance without power losses typically experienced by low and medium voltage systems.
PowerPath® has numerous uses in the oilfield beyond the creation of mobile, long-distance micro-grids for powering hydraulic fracturing equipment. PowerPath® can also be employed to power other oilfield equipment such as drilling rigs, artificial lift systems and wellsite support equipment. CEO Joel Broussard said of the technology, “U.S. Well Services is pleased to offer Clean Fleet® and PowerPath® as a solution to our customers. The successful deployment of PowerPath® demonstrates the progress we have made in electric hydraulic fracturing technology and ensures that U.S. Well Services remains the market leader in electric frac services. Our company continues to pioneer new technologies and solutions for our customers, and is defining the future of electric hydraulic fracturing.”
U.S. Well Services powered its turbine generator with natural gas, using its F3 Fuel™ technology, which allows for the use of field gas, compressed natural gas (“CNG”) or liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) as a fuel source. F3 Fuel™ technology offers the potential for significant cost savings relative to diesel-powered equipment.
About U.S. Well Services, Inc.
U.S. Well Services, Inc. is a leading provider of hydraulic fracturing services and a market leader in electric fracture stimulation. The Company’s patented electric frac technology provides one of the first fully electric, mobile well stimulation systems powered by locally-supplied natural gas, including field gas sourced directly from the wellhead. The Company’s electric frac technology dramatically decreases emissions and sound pollution while generating exceptional operational efficiencies, including significant customer fuel cost savings versus conventional diesel fleets. For more information visit: www.uswellservices.com. Information on our website is not part of this release.
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