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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168987-MS
... fracturing operations have been carried out to obtain economic flow rate. 3-D hydraulic fracturing simulation is first developed to obtain fracture parameters such as fracture width, fracture length, fracture conductivity and also some valuable rock mechanic data such as Poisson’s ratio, elasticity modulus...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168966-MS
...Abstract Abstract Handling flow through fractured media is critical for transient pressure and flow analysis in shale gas reservoirs, because gas production from such low-permeability formations relies on fractures, from hydraulic fractures and fracture network to various-scaled natural...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168982-MS
... in the hydraulic fractures. The primary drive mechanism at the onset of flowback is initial free gas expansion within the fracture network. Secondary drive mechanisms considered include fracture water expansion and fracture closure. The driving forces are modeled by an effective compressibility term analogous...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168988-MS
... of reservoir and fracture properties albeit with increasing uncertainty as shut-in time decreases. Upstream Oil & Gas dimensionless time flow regime derivative Drillstem Testing storage coefficient pressure diagnostic semilog derivative fracture drawdown buildup hydraulic fracturing...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168977-MS
... for both gas and light oil. flow in porous media Upstream Oil & Gas fracture conductivity optimum fracture perforation Scenario Modeling & Simulation PVT measurement correlation staggered perforation Mayerhofer unconventional reservoir hydraulic fracturing fracture overlap...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168967-MS
...Abstract Abstract Hydraulic fracturing combined with horizontal drilling has been the technology that makes it possible to economically produce natural gas from unconventional shale gas reservoirs. For best performance of fracturing stimulation, hydraulic fracturing designing parameters...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168992-MS
..., Wolfcamp, Spraberry, Strawn, Cline, Atoka, and Mississipian formations, which are usually found between 6000 feet and 11,500 feet true vertical depth (TVD). Development is typically with vertical wells, which are stimulated with multiple hydraulic fractures targeting the expected pay intervals...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168997-MS
... Artificial Intelligence calculation simulator reservoir performance assessment equation Sensitivity Study unconventional reservoir wellbore permeability hydraulic fracturing diffusive time Introduction Unconventional resources such as shale gas provide a significant share of the energy...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168973-MS
... on capital investment ( Wood Mackenzie 2012 ). Development typically consists of horizontal wells stimulated with multiple hydraulic fracture stages. Almost $30 billion will be spent developing the play in 2013, and optimizing the completion design and spacing of these wells can result in large rewards...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168978-MS
... completion data Upstream Oil & Gas multivariate regression analysis multiplier fracture stage hydraulic fracturing inflow performance intercept 0 completion parameter equation best model Standard Deviation well performance coefficient unconventional reservoir multistage fracturing society...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168975-MS
...Background Hydraulic fracture stimulation design is based on estimating the magnitude and interaction of a large number of variables. Simulators used to estimate post-stimulation production include parameters for the geomechanics of the reservoir rock, thermodynamic properties of the reservoir...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168976-MS
... stimulation efficiency. Ultimately, this paper aims to answer the question of when induced fracture complexity is really necessary. Considerations for the Study and Reservoir Modeling Abstract Abstract Induced fracture complexity maximization, in addition to the primary hydraulic fracture, to improve...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168995-MS
... sensing (DTS) technology allows for an estimation of zonal flow rates in the entire well as a function of time during hydraulic fracturing, as well as during the production phase. In this work, a novel transient thermo-hydraulic model that includes fluid transport and thermal coupling and simulates fluid...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-169003-MS
... isolated via plug and perf technique. A Mechanical Earth Model (MEM) was used as a tool to bridge the gap between the acquired logs, calibration data and hydraulic fracture models. A 1D MEM is an estimation of elastic properties, rock strength, pore pressure and earth stresses along the length...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168991-MS
..., linear fracture propagating away from the wellbore. The other three simulations used a stochastically generated network of natural fractures and assumed that as hydraulic fractures propagated through the formation, they terminated when they intersected natural fractures. The termination process created...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-169009-MS
... than the surface FIT-based closure time; however, microfracturing entails additional rig time. In-situ stresses control the orientation and propagation direction of hydraulic fractures. Microfractures are tensile fractures that open in the direction of least resistance. These fractures are also...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168996-MS
...-free spacer using the pulsing approach were found to be significantly lower than those applied with conventional hydraulic fracturing treatments, indicating this new method helps alleviate the risks of screenout, as the proppant-free spacer sweeps and mitigates the proppant buildup in the near-wellbore...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-169010-MS
.... shale gas fracturing fluid proppant fracturing materials complex reservoir hydraulic fracturing variation Redistribution reference well degradation composite fluid perforation cluster stress variation perforation lateral length Eagle Ford shale plug diversion pressure society...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-169004-MS
... Analysis of tight formations that are produced through hydraulic fracturing dates back to the work of Wattenbarger et al. (1998) . They used analytical solutions with constant rate or constant pressure inner boundary conditions to analyze wells with long-lasting linear flow. Many other authors...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, April 1–3, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-169017-MS
... of successful hydrocarbon production from oil shale reservoir. flow in porous media heavy oil upgrading oil shale shale oil Upstream Oil & Gas complex reservoir Reservoir Characterization hydraulic fracturing chemical reaction saturation fracture in-situ upgrading process oil shale...

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