Acoustic well stimulation: theory and application
Yu. Gorbachev, R. Rafikov, V. Rok and A. Pechkov
Journal name: First Break
Issue: Vol 17, No 10, October 1999 pp. 331 - 334
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Gorbachev et al. investigate acoustic well stimulation as a cheaper, safer alternative to fracturing and acidizing for maintaining wellbore flow rate; they conclude that there is no realistic alternative to AWS for preventing near-wellbore damage.