The integrated event for unconventional resource teams

Sponsoring Organizations:

Society of Petroleum Engineers American Association of Petroleum Geologists Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Supporting Organizations:

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Association for Iron and Steel Technology American Rock Mechanics Association American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society
10:50 a.m.
Protocols and Common Pitfalls in Data Handling for Induced Seismicity Geomodels
C. R. Lemons, R. Dommisse, J. Nicot, P. H. Hennings
11:15 a.m.
Intact and Shear Reactivation Strength of Eagle Ford and Woodford Shales From Multistage Triaxial Testing
T. Henao, C. H. Sondergeld, C. S. Rai
11:40 a.m.
Monitoring in a Western Canadian Shale Play With a Sparse Surface Network: Moment Tensor Analysis Implications
K. Chambers, B. Batlai, B. Bialowas, J. Nieto, D. Baturan
8:30 a.m.
Using a Systematic, Bayesian Approach to Unlock the True Value of Public Data; Midland Basin Study
S. Clifford, T. Torres
8:55 a.m.
Using Data Analytics to Understand the Impact of Enhanced Completion Designs and Production Trends Within the Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado
A. Reimchen, D. Gregoris, G. Scott, J. Lepore, K. Repchuk
9:20 a.m.
Rock Typing in Wolfcamp Formation
I. Gupta, C. S. Rai, C. H. Sondergeld, D. Devegowda
9:45 a.m.
Improving Well Designs and Completion Strategies Utilizing Multivariate Analysis
J. Wicker, J. Courtier, D. Gray, S. Trowbridge
10:50 a.m.
Spatial Continuity and Surveillance Recommendations in the Permian Basin Tight Rock Wolfcamp: Autocorrelation and Variogram Analysis for Determining Extent of Reservoir Homogeneity
S. J. Prochnow, H. Luk
11:15 a.m.
Application of Data Analytics for Production Optimization in Unconventional Reservoirs: A Critical Review
S. Mishra
11:40 a.m.
Predicting ESP Lifespans With Machine Learning
J. Sneed
8:30 a.m.
Influence of Stratigraphy on Barriers to Fracture Growth and Completion Optimization in the Meramec Stack Play, Anadarko Basin, Oklahoma
B. Price, K. Haustveit, A. Lamb
9:20 a.m.
Exploration of Case Histories of DAS Fiber-Based Microseismic and Strain Data, Monitoring Horizontal Hydraulic Stimulations Using Various Tools to Highlight Physical Deformation Processes (Part A)
R. Hull, R. Meek, H. Bello, D. Miller
9:45 a.m.
Time-Lapse Imaging of a Hydraulic Stimulation Using 4-D Vertical Seismic Profiles and Fiber Optics in the Midland Basin (Part B)
R. Meek, K. Woller, M. George, R. Hull, H. Bello, J. Wagner
10:50 a.m.
Well Spacing Optimization in Eagle Ford Shale: An Operator’s Experience
M. Rafiee, T. Grover
8:30 a.m.
Application of Anisotropic Depth Imaging Onshore
S. Sutherland, M. Rauch-Davies
8:55 a.m.
Integrated Evaluatrion of Roseneath-Epsilon-Murteree Formations, Cooper Basin, Australia to Develop an Optimal Approach for Sweet Spot Determination
A. Repnik, A. Klokov*, V. Bochkarev, A. Bochkarev
9:20 a.m.
Fault Detection From 3-D Seismic Data and Distribution of Conjugate Faults in the Bakken Formation
I. Jahan, J. Castagna, M. Murphy
10:25 a.m.
The Use of Time-Lapse Seismic Attributes for Characterizing Hydraulic Fractures in a Tight Siltstone Reservoir
N. Riazi, C. Clarkson*
10:50 a.m.
Detailed Oriented Seismic Processing Leads to More Accurate Elastic Attribute Results in the Delaware Basin
M. Rauch-Davies, S. Smith, A. Bashkirtseva Hall
10:50 a.m.
Unconventional Reservoir Characterization Using Azimuthal Plane-Wave Destruction Seismic Diffraction Imaging Workflow
D. Merzlikin, S. Fomel
11:15 a.m.
Identification of Potential Lacustrine Stratigraphic Intervals in the Woodford Shale, Oklahoma, Using Multi-Attribute 3-D Seismic Displays and a Supervised Neural Network
E. J. Torres, R. M. Slatt, K. J. Marfurt, L. E. Infante, L. A. Castillo
8:30 a.m.
Integrating Mineralogy, Process Sedimentology and Geomechanics for Development of a Mechanical Stratigraphy Model of the Bakken Formation
A. Charsky, D. Pyles, S. Sonnenberg
8:55 a.m.
Defining Linkages Between Chemofacies, Mechanical Stratigraphy, and Brittleness in the Austin Chalk: Implications for Geomechanics and Induced Fracture Simulations
H. Rowe, S. Narasimhan, A. Benson, R. Loucks, A. Morrell, P. Mainali, A. Musgrove, J. Garza
9:20 a.m.
Coupling Complex Resistivity, Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties and Permeability in Sandstone and Shale Reservoirs
D. Katsuki, O. Adekunle, A. N. Tutuncu
9:45 a.m.
Impact of Shale Mechanical Anisotropy on Drilling, Completion, and Hydraulic Fracturing Design
M. Gu
10:50 a.m.
Experimental Measurement of Fracture Permeability at Reservoir Conditions in Utica and Marcellus Shale
J. W. Carey, L. P. Frash
11:15 a.m.
Laboratory Investigation of Fluid Flow and Permeability Evolution Through Shale Fractures
Z. Ye, A. Ghassemi, S. Riley
11:40 a.m.
High Resolution Seismic Data Derived From Prestack Inversion to Accurately Position Wells in the Permian Basin
R. Meek
8:30 a.m.
Quantification of Fracture-Matrix Fluid Communication in Unconventional Rocks Using Two-scale Microfluidic Chips
A. Mehmani, S. Kelly, C. Torres-Verdin, M. Balhoff
8:55 a.m.
NMR Studies on Shales at Elevated Temperatures
A. Chakravarty, C. H. Sondergeld, C. S. Rai
9:20 a.m.
Rapid Quantification of Mineralogy, Organic Matter, and Thermal Maturity of Cuttings With Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, Permian Basin
M. L. Loan, M. M. Herron, A. Matteson, A. Charsky, P. Craddock, R. Prioul, M. Prange
9:45 a.m.
A New Resistivity Model for Improved Water Saturation Assessment in Organic-Rich Mudrocks Honoring Rock Fabric
A. Posenato Garcia, A. Jagadisan, Z. Heidari*
10:50 a.m.
Shale Activity Test SAT Improving the Petrophysical Shale Oil Evaluation and Geomechanical Frackabillity Estimations
K. Zamfes
11:15 a.m.
Petrophysical Characterization at the Extremes and Across Four Continents: Contrasting Examples from Utica, Marcellus, Qusaiba, Longmaxi and Roseneath-Murteree Resource Shales
M. Clennell, M. Josh, L. Esteban, C. Delle Piane, D. Dewhurst
11:40 a.m.
Fast and Reliable Estimates of Low Permeabilities by the Full-Immersion Pressure-Pulse Decay
M. J. Hannon
8:30 a.m.
Wellbore Integrity R&D: The U.S. Department of Energy's Efforts to Ensure Wellbore Control and Zonal Isolation in Unconventional Onshore Oil and Gas Development
E. Folio, O. Ogunsola, E. Melchert
8:55 a.m.
Lessons Learned From Recent Agency Research & Case Studies Regarding the HSE Impacts of Enhanced Shale Oil and Gas (EOR) Production and Related Injection for Disposal or Sesquestration
R. Bost
9:20 a.m.
A Social License to Operate - How Effective Data Visualization of Scientific Results Can Bridge the Communication Gap Between Industry and Communities
S. Stuver
9:45 a.m.
Bridging the Gap Between Produced Water and Source Water: Modeling Water Management Economics to Identify Cost Saving Potential for Operators
T. F. Hussey, D. Burnett
10:50 a.m.
Produced Water Microbial Control
A. Shepstone, K. McLeroy, D. Burnett
11:15 a.m.
Managing Water Risks Related to Increasing Unconventional Oil and Gas Production in the United States
B. R. Scanlon, R. C. Reedy, F. Male, S. Hamlin, M. Walsh, R. Dommissee
11:40 a.m.
Pre-development Research to Understand Stakeholder Perceptions of Energy Development in Environmentally Sensitive Areas
D. Burnett
8:30 a.m.
Developing Predictive Models for Shale Reservoirs
S. A. Holditch
8:55 a.m.
An Organofacies-Based Mudstone Classification for Unconventional Tight Rock & Source Rock Plays
A. Donovan, J. Evenick, L. Banfield
9:20 a.m.
Shale Resource Assessment in the Presence of Organic Nanopore Confinement Effects
I. Akkutlu
9:45 a.m.
Surface to Subsurface Correlation of Eagle Ford Equivalent Strata From West to South Texas
M. Pope, M. Wehner, E. Peavey, R. Conte, M. Tice, A. Donovan
10:50 a.m.
A Comparative Study of the Effects of Clay Content and Clay Type on the Fracture Conductivity of the Eagle Ford Shale and Marcellus Shale Formations
D. Guerra, J. Guerra, D. Zhu*, A. D. Hill
11:15 a.m.
Multiscale Seismic Models of Complex Fracture Networks
R. L. Gibson, Y. Efendiev, J. Chester, Y. Cho, E. Sotelo Gamboa
11:40 a.m.
Advanced Numerical Approaches to Simulate Hydrocarbon Production from Shale Reservoirs
B. Yan, Z. Chai, M. Alfi, M. A. Barrufet, J. Killough*