The Gen 4.0™ Ball Type Frac Plug utilizes a composite ball to isolate the zones below the plug from the stimulation or treatment applications occurring above. The plug can be run with the ball on seat or the ball can be dropped prior to the frac job. Once the ball is dropped, this plug will provide isolation whenever the pressure above the tool is greater than the pressure below the tool. Co-mingled testing and production of zones both above and below the tool can occur once a higher pressure differential from below is established. The operator can independently treat or test each zone.
This frac plug utilizes the new technology hybrid slip material. The hybrid slip is manufactured from a lower density material which significantly improves the removal performance of the plug without sacrificing mechanical integrity. The composite plug can be removed in one trip with coiled tubing deployed downhole motors and milling tools or with a power swivel and workover bit on threaded tubing.