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J Can Pet Technol 54 (06): 450–459.
Paper Number: SPE-178437-PA
Published: 18 November 2015
...Arshad Shehzad Ahmad Shahid; Brecht B. T. Wassing; Peter A. Fokker; Francesca Verga Summary A geomechanical and fluid-flow coupled model was developed to simulate natural-fracture-network reactivation during hydraulic-fracturing treatments in shale gas reservoirs. The fractures were modelled using...
J Can Pet Technol 54 (06): 475–488.
Paper Number: SPE-171611-PA
Published: 17 November 2015
...Patrick Kam; Muhammad Nadeem; Alex Novlesky; Anjani Kumar; Ese N. Omatsone Summary We present a systematic approach to integrate geoscience and dynamic reservoir modeling for two multiwell pads in the Horn River basin, Canada. The Horn River shale-gas play is a world-class unconventional gas...
J Can Pet Technol 54 (05): 273–276.
Paper Number: SPE-0915-273-JCPT
Published: 30 September 2015
...Leah Miller Guindon This study provides methods that can be simply applied to constrain forecasts and improve accuracy for forecasting a large number of liquid-rich shale wells. Using simulation cases, the authors demonstrate that constant condensate/gas ratios (CGRs) can occur for tight/shale gas...
J Can Pet Technol 54 (04): 245–258.
Paper Number: SPE-176027-PA
Published: 20 July 2015
...Tae Hong Kim; Kun Sang Lee Summary During the past few years, several studies have analyzed the pressure-transient responses of hydraulically fractured horizontal wells in shale-gas reservoirs. However, that research included simplified models that reflected natural and hydraulic fractures -only...
J Can Pet Technol 54 (03): 142–143.
Paper Number: SPE-0515-142-JCPT
Published: 13 May 2015
... of Petroleum Engineers shale oil complex reservoir Reservoir Characterization hydraulic fracturing shale gas oil shale fracturing fluid Eagle Ford shale hold stress Embedment deviatoric stress viscoelasticity fluid shale interaction creep strain Texas pressure step operator fracturing...
J Can Pet Technol 53 (05): 290–303.
Paper Number: SPE-166279-PA
Published: 23 September 2014
...Ahmad Alkouh; Steven McKetta; Robert A Wattenbarger Summary Primarily, gas-production data are the main tool used to analyze shale-gas reservoirs. Water production is not usually included in the analysis. In this paper, post-fracturing water flowback and long-term water production are added...
J Can Pet Technol 53 (02): 109–121.
Paper Number: SPE-165343-PA
Published: 27 March 2014
...Wei Yu; Kamy Sepehrnoori Summary Shale-gas production has gained worldwide attention over the past several years. Production from shale-gas reservoirs requires horizontal drilling with multiple hydraulic fracturing to obtain the most economical production. However, there are high cost...
J Can Pet Technol 52 (06): 417–425.
Paper Number: SPE-149400-PA
Published: 26 December 2013
...Morteza Nobakht; Raymond Ambrose; Christopher R. Clarkson; Jerry E. Youngblood; Rod Adams Summary Shale gas reservoirs have become a significant source of gas supply in NorthAmerica because of the advancement of drilling and stimulation techniquesenabling commercial development. The most popular...
J Can Pet Technol 51 (06): 464–475.
Paper Number: SPE-149489-PA
Published: 09 November 2012
...Dmitriy Silin; Timothy J. Kneafsey Summary Our studies of the underlying fundamental gas-recovery mechanisms from shale gas are motivated by expectations of the increasing role of shale gas in national energy portfolios worldwide. We use pore-scale analysis of reservoir shale samples to identify...
J Can Pet Technol 51 (06): 476–486.
Paper Number: SPE-133615-PA
Published: 17 October 2012
...Morteza Nobakht; Louis Mattar; Samane Moghadam; David Mark Anderson Summary This paper presents a simplified method of production forecasting for tight/shale-gas reservoirs exhibiting extended periods of linear flow, without the use of complex tools (e.g., analytical models or numerical models...
J Can Pet Technol 51 (04): 236–243.
Paper Number: SPE-161015-PA
Published: 07 June 2012
... simultaneously identify different materials on a surface at high resolution. Since its invention in the 1980s, AFM has been used in material science and medical research, although it has not received the attention that it probably deserves in reservoir engineering. The emergence of unconventional shale-gas...
J Can Pet Technol 51 (04): 283–289.
Paper Number: SPE-137010-PA
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sherry L. Moore; Colin M. Cripps Summary Traditional ideology on the upper temperature limits of life suggest that extreme temperatures such as those observed in the Horn River Basin shale-gas formation (i.e., up to 175°C) should alleviate microbiologically influenced corrosion and souring concerns...
J Can Pet Technol 51 (02): 143–151.
Paper Number: SPE-127863-PA
Published: 27 February 2012
...Yueming Cheng Summary Slickwater fracturing has been increasingly applied to stimulate unconventional shale-gas reservoirs. Comparing with crosslinked fluids, slickwater used as a fracturing fluid has several advantages, including low cost, a higher possibility of creating complex fracture networks...
J Can Pet Technol 51 (01): 52–59.
Paper Number: SPE-137454-PA
Published: 16 January 2012
... method is presented to analyze the production data from shale gas reservoirs with extended periods of linear flow and significant skin. This method uses the square-root-of-time plot to remove the apparent skin effect from the data. Then, the data (excluding skin) are used for type-curve analysis...
J Can Pet Technol 50 (11): 68–70.
Paper Number: SPE-136863-PA
Published: 01 November 2011
...Ron G. Stefik; Ken Paulson Summary British Columbia (B.C.) has seen near-exponential growth in the areas of the Horn River and Montney unconventional shale-gas plays situated in northeastern B.C. (Fig. 1). The original-gas-in-place volume for the Montney and Horn River basins has not been formally...
J Can Pet Technol 50 (11): 71–82.
Paper Number: SPE-137593-PA
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jean Yves Lavoie; Jean Sebastien Marcil; Peter Dorrins; Jeremie Lavoie; Roberto Aguilera Summary Since the announcement made in April 2008 concerning the shale-gas potential of the southern Québec lowlands, 30 new wells have been drilled in the area. The calcareous and organic-rich Middle...
J Can Pet Technol 50 (06): 22–35.
Paper Number: SPE-136875-PA
Published: 31 May 2011
... Upstream Oil & Gas lateral shale gas drilling operation lateral length Louisiana completion Reservoir Characterization complex reservoir Engineering gas production Artificial Intelligence basin production rate completion parameter Consulting Service fracture well performance...
J Can Pet Technol 49 (12): 37–48.
Paper Number: SPE-143229-PA
Published: 01 December 2010
...Rasheed O. Bello; Robert A. Wattenbarger Summary Many hydraulically fractured horizontal wells in shale gas reservoirs have been observed to exhibit transient linear behaviour. This transient linear behaviour is characterized by a one-half slope on a log-log plot of rate against time...
J Can Pet Technol 48 (05): 26–30.
Paper Number: PETSOC-09-05-26
Published: 01 May 2009
... Reservoir Characterization shale gas well logging log analysis hydraulic fracturing Upstream Oil & Gas Simulation propellant field test strength propellant fracture propellant fracture propagation stimulation proppant Poisson perforation hydraulic fracture fracture complex reservoir...
J Can Pet Technol 46 (12).
Paper Number: PETSOC-07-12-03
Published: 01 December 2007
...R.S. Lestz; L. Wilson; R.S. Taylor; G.P. Funkhouser; H. Watkins; D. Attaway Unconventional gas reservoirs, including tight gas, shale gas and coalbed methane, are becoming a critically important component of the current and future gas supply. However, these reservoirs often present unique...
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