This paper presents a summary of the complete integration of geological, geophysical, geochemical, and reservoir engineering analyses into a single reservoir model that accurately simulates observed production and pressure transient data fa-a gas well completed in the Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin in Pike Co., KY. This well was part of a three-well research program sponsored by the Gas Research Institute (GRI). Data collected and evaluated include a detailed openhole logging suite (including the formation microscanner), 240 ft of oriented whole core, open- and cased-hole stress tests, nitrogen slug tests, fracture treatment pressure data, and pre- and post-fracture pressure buildup tests. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the data collected on the well, to present the data analyses, and to demonstrate how the various analyses are being integrated to form a better understanding of the physical properties controlling well performance in the Devonian Shales. This paper also provides intrinsic reservoir properties, such as matrix permeability, desorption isotherms, and natural fracture spacings from the Devonian Shales that were measured in this well.

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