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SPE Prod & Oper 25 (04): 438–452.
Paper Number: SPE-115769-PA
Published: 24 September 2010
... to control or exploit fracture complexity has significant impact on fracture design and well performance. This paper investigates fracture-treatment-design issues as they relate to various degrees and types of fracture complexity (i.e., complex planar fractures and network fracture behavior), focusing...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–24, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-115769-MS
... performance. This paper investigates fracture treatment design issues as they relate to various degrees and types of fracture complexity (i.e., simple planar fractures, complex planar fractures, and network fracture behavior), including the effect of fracture fluid viscosity on fracture complexity, proppant...
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Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference, June 8–9, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-201056-MS
... To design and select the right pump horsepower for the fracture treatment, which depends on the main positive factors including closure pressure, hydrostatic pressure, and the near-wellbore friction pressure loss, pressure loss systems inside the pipe. After step rate test at the lower Miocene reservoir...
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Paper presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, February 4–6, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168595-MS
... Abstract Hydraulic fracturing treatment design historically has been deterministic in nature. In a deterministic design, the required design variables are single-valued and can be established with a reasonable degree of certainty. Additionally, their values are assumed to be laterally...
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Paper presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, February 4–6, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-168602-MS
... summation of the three directional components. (7) ∂ σ i j ∂ x j + ρ f i = ρ { ∂ v i ∂ t + v j ∂ v i ∂ x j } Abstract Acid fracture stimulation generates higher well production but requires engineering design for treatment...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 30–October 2, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-166239-MS
... are selected to take advantage of this brittleness, and effective fracture treatments are designed and pumped. These case studies are examples of this application in difficult and troubling reservoirs. In each well, the fracture treatment success increased as much as 100% and had reduced breakdown pressures...
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Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, March 26–28, 2013
Paper Number: IPTC-16519-MS
... is then used to define the brittleness properties of each section of the wellbore. Perforations are selected to take advantage of this brittleness, and effective fracture treatments are designed and pumped. Two reservoirs are examined where this application is used. These case studies occurred in different...
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Paper presented at the 44th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, June 27–30, 2010
Paper Number: ARMA-10-303
...-in-place [1, 2]. From a stimulation standpoint, the hydraulic fractures created in shale gas systems can be extremely complex with multiple fracture sets. Although this complexity is important to the recovery of reserves [3], it also adds to the difficulty of designing and evaluating such treatments. One...
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SPE Prod & Oper 22 (01): 94–106.
Paper Number: SPE-86485-PA
Published: 01 February 2007
..., respectively, along the horizontal section. The wide variations in reservoir and rock properties present significant fracture design and execution challenges. Results indicate that propped-fracture treatments become increasingly more difficult to place as porosity decreases, and this problem is primarily...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, April 5–7, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-93168-MS
.... The loss of proppant from the fractures limits the flow-channel conductivity, choking the production potential of the well and impairing the effectiveness of the fracture treatment. Resin-coated sands, oriented perforating, tip screen-out designs, and screens are just some of the technologies that have...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–29, 2004
Paper Number: SPE-90195-MS
... methodology was implemented in the design of 11 fractures treatments of 3 tight gas wells in South Texas. Results show that optimal fracture design might increase expected production by 9.64 MMscf/day with respect to design that assumes Darcy flow through the propped pack. The basic finding...
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Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, February 18–20, 2004
Paper Number: SPE-86485-MS
... properties presents significant fracture design and execution challanges. Results indicate that propped fracture treatments become increasingly more difficult to place as porosity decreases and this problem is primarily attributed to higher natural fracture/fissure density in the lower porosity, higher...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production Operations Symposium, March 9–11, 1997
Paper Number: SPE-37433-MS
... rely exclusively on well logs and mud-log data to determine sand-bed thickness and porosityl permeability data. P. 393^ flow in porous media fracture treatment design cherokee group western oklahoma Fluid Dynamics Upstream Oil & Gas 1997. Society of Petroleum Engineers ...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 6–9, 1996
Paper Number: SPE-36602-MS
... Summary This paper summarizes the efforts conducted toward the development of a new and novel methodology for optimal design of hydraulic fracture treatments in a gas storage field. What makes this methodology unique is its capability to provide engineers with a near optimum design of a frac...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 6–9, 1996
Paper Number: SPE-36471-MS
..., Chevron's fracturing practices in the Pakenham Field could be carefully reviewed to enhance fracture economics. Supported by the real-data fracture treatment analysis, several changes in completion, fracture treatment design and data-collection procedures were made, such as: changing from CO2-foam...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 8–10, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-29184-MS
... by the petroleum industry. The design of the optimum fracture treatment has three basic steps. The first step involves calculating fracture dimensions and conductivity for various fracture fluid pumping schedules. The second step is determining the oil and gas production rates and recoveries using the values...
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SPE Prod & Oper 9 (04): 249–256.
Paper Number: SPE-25379-PA
Published: 01 November 1994
... fracturing fluid conductivity hydraulic fracturing Fracture Treatment Design To Overcome Severe Near-Wellbore Damage, Mereenie Field, Australia Anthony Papinczak, SPE, Santos Ltd., and W.K. Miller II, SPE, NSI Technologies Inc. Summary The Mereenie field, located about 185 miles west of Alice Springs...
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J Pet Technol 40 (02): 139–142.
Paper Number: SPE-17175-PA
Published: 01 February 1988
... specifically by the propped fracture height and the areal extent. The areal extent, by definition, includes both the penetration length and the fracture width. Pad volume and proppant concentration also play an important role in the fracture-treatment design because they determine final propped fracture...
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Paper presented at the SPE/DOE Joint Symposium on Low Permeability Reservoirs, May 18–19, 1987
Paper Number: SPE-16414-MS
... formation. Optimization of stimulation design and its implementation in the field become more crucial in the formation such as Rotliegendes, where a water bearing zone is underlain. The objective of this work was to simulate fracture growth under various conditions so that optimal treatments can be designed...
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Paper presented at the SPE/DOE Low Permeability Gas Reservoirs Symposium, May 19–22, 1985
Paper Number: SPE-13857-MS
... fracture length frachite log hydraulic fracture treatment design symposium average fracture gradient pressure upstream oil & gas fracture fracture height texas well multiple zone top zone fracture migration perforation gradient pressure migration hydraulic fracturing fracture...

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