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Initiation and Breakdown of an Axisymmetric Hydraulic Fracture Transverse to a Horizontal Wellbore

By Safdar Abbas and Brice Lecampion

Submitted: July 10th 2012Reviewed: February 28th 2013Published: May 17th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56262

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Safdar Abbas and Brice Lecampion (May 17th 2013). Initiation and Breakdown of an Axisymmetric Hydraulic Fracture Transverse to a Horizontal Wellbore, Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing Andrew P. Bunger, John McLennan and Rob Jeffrey, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/56262. Available from:

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