R.J. Goodman, EHS & Operations Training Manager, XTO Energy investigated 4 separate frac tank explosions that occurred on two separate jobs. Four Explosions Occurred:
November 10, 2005 – Major County, OK (2 Events)
March 31, 2006 – Major County, OK
April 3, 2006 – Major County, OK
All four explosions had the following characteristics in common: An air/foam mixture was pumped down the tubing and returned up the tubing/casing annulus.