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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4044437-MS
... that the stimulated region across the development is highly connected, propped, and draining with low correlation to design variables tested. The resolution of uncertainty for hydraulic fracture characterization and drainage is directly contributing to business decisions in development. The analysis of cluster...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4045037-MS
... observed in the form of horizontal contraction and vertical elongation of casing. Finite element models of hydraulic stimulation run on a 3D geomodel built from seismic and well data were used to better understand some of the mechanisms responsible for the deformation. After investigation...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4044839-MS
... Abstract When designing treatment programs stage spacing and completion volumes must be optimized to ensure maximum stimulated reservoir volume is achieved. Advanced microseismic analysis is a key tool in understanding the reservoir response to differing completion designs. High-resolution...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4044732-MS
... with dissolvable plugs and zipper fractures were imaged to assess the effect orientation design and orientation system have on stimulation performance. Advanced plug location visualizations generated by the acoustic technology revealed that a high percentage of the dissolvable plugs had failed. Based...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4043150-MS
...-resolution geochemical analysis of the produced hydrocarbons was used to assess how different formations in the reservoir were draining throughout time. The diagnostics showed consistent hydraulic geometries between wells and that some fracture stimulations were contained within specific landing zones while...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4025119-MS
... and evaluating technologies to enhance the stimulated reservoir volume (SRV) in order to better appraise these highly attractive resources for future development. This research highlights three key technology enablers to progress improved understanding and stimulation of low permeability coals. The first...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4042749-MS
... was performed for hydraulic stimulation stages 4,5 and 7 to identify the potential DSS strain and strain rate patterns. Additionally, a sensitivity analysis was conducted for Stage 7 considering a base case, laterally varying fracture toughness, introducing perforation erosion, and using high viscosity fluid...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4019465-MS
... Abstract Hydraulic stimulation design requires careful consideration of fracture height and the potential parent-child well interference. To unravel the key factors influencing the vertical growth of hydraulic fractures and parent-child well interference during hydraulic stimulation, we...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 17–19, 2024
Paper Number: URTEC-4055303-MS
... choice and demonstrate the hidden dangers of poor isolation. This paper presents a series of successive plug-related tests completed in 2022-2023 in the Midland Basin. Initially, varied hydraulic fracturing designs were tested on two wells with permanent fiber optic cables. When stimulating these wells...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 13–15, 2023
Paper Number: URTEC-3831548-MS
... being gathered and samples collected. Within three months of the well being put back onto production after surfactant stimulation, the well produced at oil rates over five times what it had produced prior to stimulation. The current oil rates (through October 2022; 22 months after stimulation) are still...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 13–15, 2023
Paper Number: URTEC-3850500-MS
...URTeC: 3850500 Using Disposable Fiber to Monitor Simul-frac Stimulation Fracture Growth Kim Owens2, Hannah Chittenden2, Michael Schult2, Casey Cox1, Kay Warner1, Dane Byrd1, Palmer Van Buskirk1, Travis Payeur1, Sean Machovoe1, 1. Halliburton, Houston, TX, United States. 2. Diamondback, Midland, TX...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 13–15, 2023
Paper Number: URTEC-3858933-MS
... Abstract Hydraulic fracture stimulation is generally designed and analyzed on the assumption that stimulation produces a single planar tension fracture. Microseismic monitoring and breakthroughs to offset wells have long provided evidence of the existence of reactivated natural fractures...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 13–15, 2023
Paper Number: URTEC-3852680-MS
... of this paper by anyone other than the author without the written consent of URTeC is prohibited. Abstract Fervo Energy is developing a commercial next-generation geothermal project in northern Nevada, adopting many unconventional technologies, such as horizontal drilling, plug-and-perf stimulation...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 13–15, 2023
Paper Number: URTEC-3860785-MS
... part of a seismically active zone. It allows one to look inside a stimulated reservoir with a precision to the cluster level. The CFI results demonstrate meaningful alignment to CWS intensity on the horizontal & vertical fiber monitors. Comparative CWS and CFI data shows the normalized positive...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, June 13–15, 2023
Paper Number: URTEC-3867722-MS
... on the frequency shifts of the Rayleigh backscattered spectrum, which is sensitive to temperature and mechanical strain changes. This work uses in-well RFS-based DSS and DTS measurements acquired during a single-stage stimulation. The goal is to quantify the mechanical strain changes by removing the temperature...

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