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Paper presented at the SPE Canada Unconventional Resources Conference, September 28–October 2, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199996-MS
... to understand the effects of the fault's orientation, injection layer permeability, and distance between the fault and hydraulic fractures on the induced seismicity. The results showed that one North-South-oriented fault was activated twice after the sequential fracturing operations of three horizontal wells...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, February 15–16, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-185018-MS
... sources assist in solidifying this robust methodology. The methodology described can be utilized by E&P companies, investment banks and private equity groups to make well informed investment decisions in the future. fracturing materials complex reservoir orientation data mining proppant...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference, October 20–22, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-175895-MS
... natural fracture network that is parallel to SH max enhances fracture growth in this orientation. Fracture lengths mapped with microseismic tend to exceed wellbore spacing by up to 400% unless they intersect local geologic structure, in which case fracture growth perpendicular to the wellbore...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference, October 20–22, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-175972-MS
... natural fracture orientations are encountered. Elementary tests, conducted with the new MPM approach show that fractures oriented in certain directions close to the hydraulic fracture orientation facilitate the proppant placement while other fracture orientations that are perpendicular to the hydraulic...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference, October 20–22, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-175990-MS
... to simulate whole-core steady-state tests from which absolute permeability for different orientations was derived. Several simulation sub samples with random location and volume are also selected for evaluation of the effect of scale/composition on the calculated permeability. The core sample evaluated...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference – Canada, September 30–October 2, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171583-MS
... resulted in better productivity in energized slickwater treatments in the Cardium zone – further evidence that conductivity is important. Well Orientation Orientation of the horizontal well is potentially one of the most important field development decisions. It is sometimes based on areal coverage...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference – Canada, September 30–October 2, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171616-MS
... the source types and fracture orientations derived from Seismic Moment Tensor Inversion (SMTI) to define regions of Enhanced Fluid Flow (EFF), akin to SRV estimates for fracture networks with propped or opening components of failure. By using a representative microseismic dataset from a shale gas play...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference – Canada, September 30–October 2, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171632-MS
.... The results presented here demonstrate the importance of local stress heterogeneities in the potential generation of microseismicity and highlight how the local stress heterogeneity directly depends on the mechanical properties of the natural fractures. reservoir geomechanics orientation hydraulic...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference – Canada, September 30–October 2, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171601-MS
... inclination orientation drilling optimization well trajectory society of petroleum engineers stabview Introduction In order to develop subsurface oil or gas resources, a borehole is needed to be drilled to access the resource reservoirs. In subsurface formations, there are in-situ stresses which...
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Paper presented at the SPE/CSUR Unconventional Resources Conference – Canada, September 30–October 2, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171652-MS
... Reservoir Characterization machine learning Artificial Intelligence Upstream Oil & Gas information azimuthal inversion porosity lithofacies sweet spot orientation correlation shale play passive seismic data fracture horizontal stress pre-stack seismic inversion seismic...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference Canada, November 5–7, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-167132-MS
...-values. The orientations of S Hmax derived from stress inversion for fault populations align with regional S Hmax estimates from regional borehole breakout measurements. Stages intersected by prominent faults show significant increases in measured ISIP, which are more pronounced in the Evie completion...
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Paper presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, October 30–November 1, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-161965-MS
... reservoir characterization hydraulic fracturing upstream oil & gas microseismic event complex reservoir mechanism regime shale gas orientation horizontal stress wellpad microseismicity spe 161965 fracture network maximum horizontal stress strike-slip event case study net...
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Paper presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, October 30–November 1, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-162125-MS
... of hydrocarbon bearing fracture and orientation using this technique will contribute to development plans for both: horizontal drilling planning and design and hydraulic fracturing. He also establishes that this 1-D case does not represent the reality of earth; however, the representation of earth by n...
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Paper presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, October 30–November 1, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-162657-MS
... differential pressure was maintained for one hour unless the ball failed. During the testing program, the balls were seated in the fixture in a vertical orientation to ensure ball-seat positive isolation. In most cases, the balls were simply dropped on the seat in a random orientation. A schematic...
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Paper presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, October 30–November 1, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-162649-MS
... hydraulic fracturing orientation proppant size recovery curve fracturing materials upstream oil & gas size distribution recovery capillary pressure fracture unstable displacement upward displacement drainage experiment fluid recovery fracturing fluid spe 162649 water recovery horizontal...
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Paper presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, October 30–November 1, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-162845-MS
... The orientations of surface mapped faults and orientations of S Hmax primarily derived from borehole breakout data as reported to the World Stress Map were used in conjunction with microseismicity trends observed to constrain the fracture orientations for the DFN. The N40E orientation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, October 30–November 1, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-162786-MS
... and strike-slip faulting each shown with a beach ball representing the respective failure mode. Which type of faulting occurs is driven by the orientation of the largest principal stress, where one of the principal stresses is assumed to be vertical. In the case of relaxed sedimentary basins...
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Paper presented at the Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, November 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-146654-MS
... density image sinusoid original image standoff image fe image removal algorithm pe image borehole density image oscillation noise azimuthal sector well logging orientation csug spe 146654 algorithm noise cyclic noise Introduction The 2-D transform can be expressed as a product of 1...
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Paper presented at the Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, November 15–17, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-147462-MS
... orientation conditions for different scenarios for far field in-situ stress and near field borehole stress, under isotropic and anisotropic conditions. We consider three scenarios. Scenario-1 where both the far field in-situ stress and the near field borehole stress are computed under isotropic assumption...

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