oseFrac Chemical Alert: High Levels of Oleamide in Recent Fracing Jobs
Calfrac Well Services and several operators appear to be running an experiment using very high levels of Oleamide and low levels of proppant in hydraulic fracturing jobs.
Oleamide is a synonym for (9Z)-Octadec-9-enamide, ACToR CAS Number 301-02-0. This dry powder is used as a slip agent for lubricants, greases and even laundry detergents. It is also used to treat sleep disorders in humans.