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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 3–5, 2023
Paper Number: SPE-215928-MS
... chemistry cement slurry simulation application geologist united states government cement formulation co 2 environmental product declaration displacement manufacturer Introduction As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, the action of lowering CO 2 production becomes a more...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196607-MS
... in normalized cumulative gas production over the offset Well B. In presenting the benefits of this technique, the paper provides a brief overview of the development of the conductivity enhancer; the case study; 3D reservoir and hydraulic fracturing simulator selection; model setup and simulation results. SMP...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196613-MS
... methods can help in integrating numerical simulation and legacy field data in sweet-spot identification workflows and enhance their analysis in complex reservoirs. The objectives of this paper are to: (i) demonstrate the use of supervised learning in parameter selection and evaluation for fracture design...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196608-MS
...Conclusion In this study, neural network model is developed and used to simulate hydraulic fracturing design. More than 200 scenarios with wide ranges of completion/stimulation parameters (cluster number, stage number, injected clean volume and injected proppant volume) were designed in order...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196614-MS
... very little mention of the implications of using NTG in flow equations within a reservoir simulator. The paper discusses the derivation and implied assumptions for the simulator NTG formulation and possible errors and proposes modifications to account for inconsistencies. Resolving the NTG flow...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196581-MS
... and boosts the plunger efficiency through gas injection and increases the gas lift efficiency by assisting in delivering the slugs to the surface. The objective of this study is to capture the GAPL dynamic behavior through a transient multiphase flow simulator. The entire GAPL production cycle was modeled...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196598-MS
... was obtained through simulation using a highly variable flow rate history. Additionally, we added artificial white Gaussian noise to the simulation output to mimic measured signals collected in the field, and we input this data into our model for deconvolution. The model-reconstructed constant-rate-drawdown...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 15–17, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196606-MS
... to the operational time. An alternative is to utilize composite plug that allows ease in milling and reduction in cuttings than traditional design. Numerical analysis is conducted to evaluate the feasibility of composite frac plug design utilizing three-dimensional finite element analysis (FEA) simulations...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG Eastern Regional Meeting, October 7–11, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-191779-18ERM-MS
... of operators have been in a manufacturing mode, where a standard well spacing and completions design have been applied to a field with less emphasis on optimizing the net asset value of the field. NAV can be improved through modeling and various optimization workflows such as numerical simulation, machine...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 4–6, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187525-MS
... (CFD) and discrete element model (DEM) were performed to simulate different mechanisms involved in particulate diversion. The results of wellbore-scale simulation were translated into an engineering particulate diversion model, based on the proven diversion mechanisms from laboratory and simulation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, September 13–15, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184041-MS
... and acquire capital, and logistical planning. The variables used in these calculations are stochastic in nature and, as such, necessitate a stochastic simulation of the well. To run an accurate simulation, we assign a customized probability distribution function to each variable based on offset information...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, September 13–15, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184058-MS
... molecular dynamics simulations. Grand Canonical Monte Carlo (GCMC) simulations are used to simulate the adsorption of methane and NonEquilibrium Molecular Dynamics (NEMD) simulations are employed to simulate transport of methane in the kerogen model. The kerogen model prepared by Ungerer et al. (2014...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 21–23, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171004-MS
... Abstract Numerical simulation models that are used for well stimulation planning are usually complex and are prone to error. These models have many factors that generally contain uncertainty which, in turn, lead to uncertainty in the model outputs. Uncertainty assessment (UA) can describe...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 21–23, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171012-MS
... dominated flow period that leads to exponential decline may take years to develop in unconventional gas fields. Also, the impact of matrix adsorption/desorption processes on decline curve model parameters has not been fully investigated. To this end, we use a numerical simulator to understand key factors...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 3–5, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-160966-MS
... displacement process simulation mud displacement efficiency narrow section equation Introduction Theoretical analysis of mud displacement usually assumes mud with uniform properties. But, actually, the mud properties can change by time as well as axial and radial location in the wellbore. Muds...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 3–5, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-161357-MS
... in seconds without resorting to reservoir simulation. A geometric approximation of the drainage volume is then used to compute the well rates and the reservoir pressure. The speed and versatility of our proposed approach makes it ideally suited for parameter estimation via inverse modeling of shale gas...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 3–5, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-161350-MS
... Abstract This study develops a process that determines the critical hydraulic fracture parameters and quantifies their impact on the EUR by combining reservoir simulation with probabilistic analysis methods. The process is verified by a real field case example in a tight gas reservoir...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, August 17–19, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-148969-MS
.../pressure response, reservoir simulation models can be calibrated to actual well performance in shale gas reservoirs leading to improved understanding, forecasting and future well placement. In this paper, we first introduce a novel approach for computing well drainage volume for shale gas wells...

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