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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0105
... Distinct Element model to assess strata fracturing during longwall extractions. metals & mining Artificial Intelligence hydraulic fracturing Modeling & Simulation Fluid Dynamics flow in porous media fracture intensity abutment particle Queensland permeability enhancement aquifer...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0118
... reservoir geomechanics initial compression variation flow in porous media Engineering particle fractured rock mass migration Reservoir Characterization Fluid Dynamics TPE Wang grain size distribution migration expression Upstream Oil & Gas residual mass ratio grain size...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0292
... al., 2007; Seright, R S, 2009; Zhang, H., and Bai, B, 2010; Imqam, A et al., 2015; Liang, B. et al., 2017; Fakher, S, and Bai, B, 2018; Fakher, S et al., 2018; Imqam et al., 2018). Micro-size particle gel is formed at the surface, then dried and crushed into small particles to be injected into the...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0305
... reservoir geomechanics strength particle Potyondy rock texture Reservoir Characterization thermally mechanism GBM boundary Upstream Oil & Gas heterogeneity confinement investigation hydraulic fracturing microcrack heating rock strength thermal strengthening Carrara marble...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0224
...1. INTRODUCTION Internal erosion occurs when fine particles are plucked off by hydraulic forces and transported through the coarse matrix. The known causes are either a concentration of leak erosion, backward erosion, soil contact erosion, or suffusion (Bonelli and Marot 2008; Fell et al. 2003; Wan...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0347
... ABSTRACT: Solid particles have been widely used in the petroleum industry for applications including fluid diversion, wellbore strengthening and hydraulic fracturing. The corresponding permeability and fluid flow through packed particles (diverting agents or proppant sands) dictate the...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0434
... end, perforation target experiment and numerical simulation are carried out to analyze the formation process and compaction zone morphology in this paper. First, the SCP experiment is carried out to construct three-dimensional sandstone target hole morphology, and a Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0381
... ABSTRACT: Measuring proppant settling velocity in high viscosity friction reducers (HVFRs) plays a critical key for evaluating proppant transport in hydraulic fracture treatment. Settling of particles is governed by several factors such as fluid rheology (viscosity and elasticity), proppant...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2067
... for fracture engineers to design and select better HVFR design. Modeling & Simulation Upstream Oil & Gas proppant size fracturing materials fracturing fluid particle proppant high viscosity friction reducer hydraulic fracturing proppant static settling velocity sand particle...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2009
... ABSTRACT: This paper investigates the effects of non-homogeneous particle concentration profiles and non-horizontally inclined fracture alignment on proppant flow and transport and provides greater understanding of their impact on proppant settling. A large portion of prior investigations...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2070
... production rate Papamicho diameter experimental result sand control cumulative sand production rock sample inner hole destruction pattern sand production particle sandstone original constituent grain 1. INTRODUCTION Sand production is a critical issue of hydrocarbon production from sandstone...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2105
... used to investigate the plugging mechanism of TPM. Results showed that the plugging processes include bridging and sealing. The bigger particles would firstly bridge at the narrow section of the fracture, and then the smaller fibers would seal the pore-spaces of the bridging sections. The difference...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2168
... finite element method (FEM) and the discrete element method (DEM), is used to explicitly simulate a sheared granular fault system. In the FDEM model, each plate and each particle is represented by a discrete element, which allows for the tracking of their motion and interactions with neighboring objects...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2239
... ABSTRACT: Compactive deformation in brittle-ductile transition involves particle crushing, cement bond breakage and pore collapse in porous reservoir rocks while subjected to high confining stresses. Despite knowing the overall hydro-mechanical response of porous reservoir rocks, quantitative...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-2137
... that no fracture is induced in this incident, but significant mud loss is observed. Upstream Oil & Gas strength particle instability complex reservoir orientation Simulation anisotropic wellbore model Reservoir Characterization smooth-joint contact model microcrack anisotropic...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-1605
... ABSTRACT: In this work, a new micro-creep model based on a power function form is proposed to describe the creep mechanical properties of salt rock. This model is embedded into particle flow code (PFC) by Fish scripting language. The power function weakening form is introduced to describe the...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-1556
... ABSTRACT: A 3D grain-based model (3D-GBM) based on the tessellated Voronoi technology is proposed in this current work using the three-dimensional particle flow code (PFC 3D ). A dimensionless heterogeneity index is introduced to quantitatively express the spatial distribution of grain shape...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-1728
..., it is found the optimum temperature for TBM excavation is 200 degC. groove water evaporation particle cutter ring Reservoir Characterization reservoir geomechanics disc cutter Efficiency water content mudstone rock-cutter interaction temperature field worn surface mineral DegC...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-1668
... particle fracturing fluid conductivity curve fracture conductivity Proppant Mixture fracturing materials Upstream Oil & Gas particle proppant pack conductivity workflow society of petroleum engineers effective stress permeability 1 1. INTRODUCTION During hydrocarbon production, pore...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-1706
... abu bakar experiment Gertsch particle Potyondy tensile strength 1. INTRODUCTION Mechanical rock excavation is a means of breaking rock masses for the purpose of production of ore or for the purpose of creating space for storage of material or for civil engineering projects using machines...

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