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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0410
... tight ga reservoir fracture network ARMA 23 0410 Numerical Investigation on Field-Scale Fracture Propagation of Multi-layered Formations Based on Unconventional Fracture Model Meiyang Jing, Ruiyue Yang*, Zhongwei Huang, Richao Cong, Jianxiang Chen and Haitao Wen State Key Laboratory of Petroleum...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0478
... symposium wellbore lcm pill fracture network ARMA 23 478 Can Lost Circulation Materials (LCM) Cure Losses Across Fault Damage Zone? Chan, A.W., Murray, D., De Gennaro, S., Shell Global Solutions U.K., Aberdeen, United Kingdom O Reilly, G. Shell International E&P, Houston, TX, U.S.A. Copyright 2023...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0398
... government radial borehole propagation behavior experiment morphology azimuth simulation horizontal in-situ stress in-situ stress fracture propagation behavior deflection angle element method hot dry rock fracture network ARMA 23 0398 Numerical analysis of fracture propagation behavior in hot...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0686
... ABSTRACT Conventional hydraulic fracturing (HF) is an important way to develop Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS), but there are some problems such as high injection pressure and having trouble to create complex fracture network. To deal with those difficulties, Cyclic soft fracturing (CSF...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0144
... aperture solute concentration fracture network fractured stratum transportation dda method reactive transportation process matrix dissolution fractured rock boundary ARMA 23 0144 Hydro-Mechano-Chemical analysis of the reactive transportation process using the extended DDA method Jingyao Gao...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0282
... and operation phases of the underground storage cavern with a water curtain system (WCS), taking into consideration the natural discrete fracture network (DFN). The simulation results captured the propagation and slipping of the pre-existing DFN during the excavation and operation process. We quantitatively...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0285
... simulated to investigate borehole spacing and loading sequence effects. The simulations provided the following key findings: (a) for a set of fracturing parameters there exists a maximum borehole spacing beyond which fracture networks no longer intersect; (b) simultaneous fracturing of borehole pairs...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0260
... and operations and effectively stimulate the fracture network system in coalbed methane. This paper designed and conducted lab-scale hydraulic fracturing experiments to evaluate the effects of frac-fluid viscosity, water pump rate, and coal bed lithologies on fracture initiation and propagation. Totally 10...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0298
... with supercritical CO 2 , sc-CO 2 , in the laboratory under true triaxial stress conditions. We used ultrasonic methods to monitor fracture propagation in cubic rock samples 150 mm in size. For verification purposes the resulting fracture network was visualised after filling it with fluorescent resin. We present...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0320
... in the discrete fractures (mechanics), while Amanzi solves subsurface multiphase flow and reactive transport, dfnWorks generates meshes with complex discrete fracture networks, and InyanCC links the mechanics and flow solvers while controlling the whole simulation processes. The advantages of this coupling...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0372
... and after the start of fluid re-injection. Results have shown that fracture networks act as preferential fluid flow paths that influence fluid pressure and stress distribution and fracture slip tendency in geothermal reservoirs. NE-SW and N-S trending fractures are susceptible to slippage before the start...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0422
... ABSTRACT Flow through geothermal reservoirs is highly complex, and often includes contributions from both fracture networks and the porous rock matrix. Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) models are proven, effective tools for the characterization of rock masses especially where fracture dominated...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0515
.... To that end, we use novel equipment that allows drilling, casing, stimulation, and multi-physics monitoring all under in-situ stress and temperature conditions, with multiple oriented wellbores and complex fracture networks connecting them. The laboratory EGS environments are assessed through acoustic...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0382
... recovery. The new model is first bench marked against our in-house fully 3-D model of a penny-shaped propagating fracture by comparing the width distribution and fracture geometry. Then, the model is used to simulate production from complex fracture networks in 3-D. The results show that the reservoir...
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Paper presented at the 57th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 25–28, 2023
Paper Number: ARMA-2023-0822
... ABSTRACT Three single-cluster hydraulic fracture stages were pumped at the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) site in Milford, Utah. Our goal was to develop a robust model to accurately represent the formation of fracture networks in this naturally fractured...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1218
... permeability data from San Juan basin can be well covered. 1. Introduction Predicting the hydromechanical properties of fractured coals is important in the production of coalbed methane (CBM). Natural coal is considered to have a fracture network embedded in an adsorptive porous matrix that could exhibit...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1845
... experiment and study the influence of different parameters on the formation of hydraulic fractures. The results of the experiment can provide a reference for optimizing parameters of fracturing in field construction. fracture characterization hydraulic fracture network based hydraulic fracturing...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1947
... surveys and convergence measurements) and from embedded sensors (deformation and pore pressure measurements). Different sensors, from extensometers and inclinometers to fiber optics and deformation gauges, will be installed. A multi-physical assessment of the fracture network around the intersection...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1219
... Abstract The present study investigates the use of energetic stimulation for the purpose of creating fracture networks for inter-well communication. Explosive loading is applied in scaled wellbores within a polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) sample. Prior to testing, the experiments...

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