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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195227-MS
... on location, less environmental footprint, and simplified hydraulic fracturing treatments by minimizing screen out risks ( Motiee et al 2016 ; Van Domenlen et al. 2017 ; Dahlgren, et al., 2018 ; Ba Geri et al. 2019 ). Viscoelastic fluids consist of two main properties (viscosity and elasticity...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195221-MS
... To simulate the hydraulic fracturing process for a single fracture stage, 112 m 3 of stimulated fluid at 49 degC are injected for 1.5 hours into the fracture through the horizontal wellbore. The well is shut-in for 10 days (warm-back) before starting to produce (flow-back). Figure 2 shows...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195229-MS
... Abstract High viscosity friction reducers (HVFRs) are an important component of slickwater hydraulic fracturing applications. To continue to treat multiple clusters effectively within longer laterals, even for stages near the toe area, a high molecular weight HVFR polymer...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195226-MS
... such as Sand Type. Becoming familiar and adept at these analysis methods should facilitate the statistical verification of other second order effects on finding the optimal stimulation treatment. fracturing materials hydraulic fracturing proppant intensity fracturing fluid well production Artificial...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195240-MS
... models have also implemented Huff-n-Puff and injection containment methods to optimize further hydraulic fracture designs and pressure containment to improve the efficiency of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR). This study has performed a rigorous workflow for estimating the impacts of spatial variations...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195212-MS
...), instantaneous shut-in pressures (ISIP), and fracture geometries (specifically, effective flowing surface area) from a ‘shear-decoupled’ planar hydraulic fracture simulator (GOHFER) can be considered to evaluate the degree of hydraulic fractures system complexity. Effective flowing surface area (a function...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195192-MS
... and their effect on proppant pack conductivity. fracturing materials Upstream Oil & Gas friction reducer midland tap water shear rate hydraulic fracturing flow rate hvfr product linear gel proppant viscosity reduction HVFR transport property fracturing fluid suspension loading proppant...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195199-MS
... discharge viscosity friction reducer Artificial Intelligence concentration viscosity development performance booster hydraulic fracturing water chemistry operation HVFR friction reducer performance friction reduction society of petroleum engineers synthetic water fluid system...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195218-MS
... dca model production data decline rate type curve frac dca method prediction Haynesville shale horizontal well economic limit hydraulic fracturing correlation interference production rate equation The study area comprises of Haynesville shale play. The play is located in East...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195183-MS
... strategy can be investigated with more confidence. Optimization of field development strategy involves landing zone, well spacing, and hydraulic fracture geometry. In addition, rejuvenation is often considered as a practical alternative of infill drilling. To tackle the optimization problem, the two...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195196-MS
... sweet spots associated with effective hydraulic fracturing and economic production expectations. The results indicate that Khatatba shale is a brittle formation with an average brittleness index (BI) of 50%. However, the effective confining pressure and fracture toughness have significant impact...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195203-MS
..., it is believed that natural fracture to some extent could prevent hydraulic fracture from further propagation due to its high conductivity. With a model study injection induced fracture intersect with a cross-cutting fractures, ( Fisher et al., 2004 ) estimated around 45% fracture fluid would flow though...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195204-MS
... While oil and gas development of the Denver Basin began over one hundred years ago, 1970 marks discovery of the Wattenberg Field. Development has shifted among productive formations through the years with changes in technology (e.g. well logging techniques, 3-D seismic, and hydraulic fracturing...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195232-MS
... data forecast initial productivity adaptive forecasting Scenario royalty Drilling full cycle cost technological improvement hydraulic fracturing information assumption hypothesis society of petroleum engineers adaptive management Traditional methodologies for oil and gas resources...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195220-MS
... and to create strategies for maximizing hydrocarbon recovery during development of unconventional resources where MFs are opened during stimulation treatments. machine learning flow in porous media Upstream Oil & Gas Simulation hydraulic fracturing pixel shale gas Fluid Dynamics natural...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195235-MS
... Abstract Managing adequately pressure drawdown should be a key technical reservoir management driver due to its major impact on cash flow, acceleration and final recovery factor for operating hydraulically fracture shale gas condensate producers. Permeability should be regarded as a key dynamic...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195241-MS
... model was used to test the sensitivity on well spacing, landing zone and hydraulic fracturing pump schedule. Both infill drilling program and green field development scenarios were tested and compared to optimize our field development study. Production history match indicates that natural fractures...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195193-MS
... The microseismic survey is used for visualizing hydraulic fracture geometries and validating fracture model designs. It can provide 3-D location, time, magnitude, and source mechanism of fracture slippage (shear motion), aperture change (tensile motion), and combinations of the two ( Duncan...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195191-MS
... Hydraulic fracturing has been successfully implemented since its inception in 1947. To achieve commercial production from ultra-low permeability formation, development in fracturing fluids is the key factor for stimulation operations. Although a variety of fracturing fluids have been used...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195219-MS
... of the clusters are activated and proppant is distributed as evenly as possible inside of each treated stage. Hydraulic fracturing as method of maximizing production from tight reservoirs has been known in the industry for a long time and was first introduced many decades ago. Since that time, techniques...

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