Our Services

Guided by integrity and insight gained over 40 years, Universal is consistently delivering exceptional results to our customers. We take great pride in our commitment to safety, efficiency, and innovation leading to continued improvements in well performance.

Hydraulic Fracturing

Universal is a full-service, Tier 1 fracturing company committed to “Setting the Pressure Pumping Standard”™. From conception to execution, we provide a complete suite of engineered solutions to manage your most challenging projects. Our commitment to operational excellence, quality, and execution is what sets Universal apart from the competition.

Crosslink

  • Fluid Compatibility
  • Water Analysis
  • Atmospheric Viscosity
  • High Temperature/High Pressure Viscosity
  • Linear Gel Viscosity Testing
  • Linear Gel Viscosity Break Profile
  • Crosslink Viscosity Testing
  • Crosslink Viscosity Break Profile
  • Acid Compatibility
  • Acid Titration
  • Surfactant Surface Tension Testing
  • Surfactant Non/Emulsifier Performance Optimization
  • Bacteria Kill Studies
  • Surfactant Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) testing
  • Corrosion Inhibition Testing
  • Clay Stabilizer Testing (Capillary Suction Time)

Slickwater

  • Fluid Compatibility
  • Water Analysis
  • Friction Flow Loop (½ inch and ¾ inch tube diameter)
  • Friction Reducer Booster testing

Sand

From Northern White to in-basin sand, Universal has the strategic supplier partnerships to meet all of your proppant needs. We also have the ability to supply specialty proppants including resin coated, ceramic, and bauxite.

Cementing

Universal’s cementing capabilities are among the top in the industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Universal can pump specific blends designed in-house by our technical team that is committed to meeting each customer’s individual requirements. Universal has a full-service laboratory to design, test, and quality check all blends in-house to ensure they meet the most stringent standards.

Cement

  • Pilot blends
  • Field blends
  • Time thickening
  • Fluid loss
  • Rheology
  • Compressive strength (UCA)
  • Free fluid
  • Mud/Spacer Compatibility

Lab Services

Universal’s in-basin laboratories provide efficient and cost-effective solutions to reduce customer costs while maintaining a high level of service quality. Universal’s laboratory services include: researching and evaluating new fracturing products, developing cement blends, and product quality control. New technologies are constantly being evaluated to provide the best possible products, technology and services to our customers.

Logistics

Universal’s centralized logistics facility utilizes state-of-the-art technology to ensure consistent performance and timely delivery by quickly identifying bottlenecks and resolving issues. Our ability to provide a full-service solution allows Universal to adjust to changing customer needs as well as industry conditions.