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
8:30 a.m.
Performance Based Reservoir Characterization in a Tight Gas Reservoir System — Case Study from Lajas and Punta Rosada Formations in the Neuquén Basin, Argentina
L. Lamberghini, D. Parra, C. Espina, E. Alonso, F. Sorenson, L. E. Viglione*, D. Ilk
8:55 a.m.
Impact of Re-Fracturing Techniques on Reserves: A Barnett Shale Example
C. Williams, T. Stokes, J. Brady, P. Vajjha, R. Werline, K. Marsh, J. A. Daal
9:20 a.m.
Characterization of Early-Time (Clean-Up) Performance for a Well With a Vertical Fracture Producing at Constant Pressure
N. Wiewiorowski, A. Valdes-Peres, T. Blasingame
9:45 a.m.
Determining Fracture Geometry in a Multifractured Horizontal Well Using DFIT Interpretation, Intrawell Fracture-to-Fracture Interference, and Production History Matching
D. P. Craig
10:50 a.m.
Reservoir and Completions Workflow Integration for Optimized Marcellus Field Development
J. E. Chirinos, T. Budney
11:15 a.m.
Does Flowing Pressure Matter? A Statistical Study
D. Lougheed, A. Chin, L. Mattar, D. Anderson
11:40 a.m.
DOUBLE the Return With Only 21% More Investment -- Long Lateral Wells in the Permian Asset
H. Liu, R. Cao, A. Girardi, N. Chowdhury
8:30 a.m.
Continental Production Allocation and Analysis Through Big Data
B. T. Rollins, A. Broussard, B. Cummins, A. Smiley, N. Dobbs, T. Eason
9:20 a.m.
Understanding the Mechanism of Fracture Hits on Midland Basin Tight-Oil Production
H. Sun, D. zhou, A. Chawathe, B. Liang
10:50 a.m.
Subsurface Well Spacing Optimization in the Permian Basin
B. Liang, M. Du, C. Goloway, R. Hammond, T. Tran, P. Paez Yanez, M. Richey
8:30 a.m.
Inter-Scaled Digital Core Analysis: From Core to Pore and Back
C. Ly, J. S. Mintz, M. Andrew, S. Bhattiprolu
8:55 a.m.
Investigating Microstructural Heterogeneity in Organic Shale via Large-Scale, High-Resolution SEM Imaging
H. T. Tran, M. E. Curtis, J. Jernigen, C. H. Sondergeld, C. S. Rai
9:20 a.m.
3-D Grain Analysis of Selected Athabasca Oil Sands Using Micro-CT Imaging
S. Adem, M. Maraj
9:45 a.m.
Evolution of Porosity and Pore Geometry With Increasing Thermal Maturation in the Potential Gas Shale of the Whitehill Formation (South Africa) by FE-SEM Image Analysis
K. Chukwuma, A. Laurie, E. Bordy
10:50 a.m.
The Nature of Porosity in Organic-rich Lower Bakken Member and Pronghorn Member, Bakken Formation, Williston Basin
J. Xu, S. Sonnenberg
11:15 a.m.
Multiscale Characterization of Spatial Heterogeneity of Petroleum Source Rocks via Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Y. Mehmani, A. K. Burnham, M. D. Vanden Berg, H. A. Tchelepi
11:40 a.m.
Integration of MAPS and QEMSCAN Data for Justified Decision on Nano-scale Pore-Space Characterization Sites, as a Part of Multiscale Digital Rock Modeling Workflow
A. Kazak, S. Chugunov, V. Nachev, M. Spasennykh, A. Chashkov, E. Pichkur, M. Presniakov, A. Vasiliev
8:30 a.m.
Using Fracture Stress Shadows to Drive Stage Spacing
J. P. McKenna, M. Blaz, M. Grealy, O. J. Teran
8:55 a.m.
Utilizing A Viscoplastic Stress Relaxation Model to Study Vertical Hydraulic Fracture Propagation in Permian Basin
S. Xu, F. Rassouli, M. Zoback
9:20 a.m.
Geomechanical Modeling of Time-Dependent Strain in the Bakken and Implications of Stress Shadow Interactions Between Hydraulic Fractures
N. A. Peterson, M. Mehle, Y. Aimene
9:45 a.m.
Lithology-Controlled Stress Variations: A Case Study of the Woodford Shale, Oklahoma
X. Ma, M. Zoback
10:50 a.m.
Using Hydraulic Fracturing Simulation and Structural Interpretation to Evaluate the Role of Stress Anisotropy on Fracture Growth
R. A. Wagner, A. Babarsky, T. Ness
11:15 a.m.
Geomechanical Investigation of Microseismic Mechanisms Associated With Slip on Bed Parallel Fractures
S. Maxwell, R. Hull, P. Leonard
11:40 a.m.
Integrating Microseismic and Geomechanics to Interpret Hydraulic Fracture Growth
J. Roberts, J. Rich, D. Kahn*
8:30 a.m.
Use of Drill Cuttings and Flowback Fluid Compositions to Constrain Connected Fracture Height Growth in Low-Permeability Reservoirs
C. Clarkson, A. Ghaderi, M. Kanfar, S. Iwuoha
8:55 a.m.
Numerical Modeling of 1-D Anomalous Diffusion in Unconventional Wells Using a Non-Uniform Mesh
R. Holy, E. Ozkan
9:20 a.m.
Stochastic-based Coupling of Static and Dynamic Models: An Example From the Meremac Formation in the STACK Play
M. Almasoodi, S. Esmaili, T. Ingle
9:45 a.m.
Optimizing the Development of the Haynesville Shale — Lessons Learned from Well-to-Well Hydraulic Fracture Interference
R. Esquivel, T. Blasingame
10:50 a.m.
Systematic Visualization of Flow Interference Between Frac Clusters With Field Example From the Midland Basin (Wolfcamp Formation, Spraberry Trend Field): Implications for Hydraulic Fracture Design
R. Weijermars, A. van Harmelen, L. Zuo, I. Alves Nascentes
11:15 a.m.
Pressure and Rate Transient Analysis in Fracture Networks in Tight Reservoirs Using Characteristic Flow Volume
J. A. Acuna
11:40 a.m.
Rapid Compositional Simulation and History Matching of Shale Oil Reservoirs Using the Fast Marching Method
A. Datta-Gupta, A. Iino, A. Vyas, J. Huang, Y. Fujita, N. Bansal
8:30 a.m.
Application of Organic Geochemistry on Assessment of Fluid Behavior and Oil Migration within the Woodford Shale in the Anadarko Basin
M. W. Rahman, D. Veach, R. Jayakumar, S. Esmaili
8:55 a.m.
Thermal Maturity Differences in Oils Produced From Lower Permian Wolfcamp A, B & C Laterals, Midland Basin
J. Zumberge, J. Reed
9:20 a.m.
Applying HC Fingerprinting Technology to Determine the Amount of Oil Produced from Hydraulically-Fractured Wolfcamp Reservoirs Using Petroleum Samples Extracted From Conventional Core Plugs
A. S. Kornacki, J. T. Westrich, C. Gong, L. Rodriguez, J. S. Etienne
9:45 a.m.
Determining Quantity and Quality of Retained Oil in Mature Marly Chalk and Marlstone of the Cretaceous Niobrara Formation by Low-Temperature Hydrous Pyrolysis
M. D. Lewan, M. Sonnenfeld
10:50 a.m.
Time Lapse Geochemistry Application in Unconventional Reservoir Development
G. Michael, F. Liu*, D. Brown, K. Johansen, J. Allwardt
11:15 a.m.
Optimizing Field Development Strategy Using Time-Lapse Geochemistry in Eagle Ford
J. Jweda, G. Michael, O. A. Jokanola, H. J. Robert, V. A. Parisi
11:40 a.m.
Oil-Generation Kinetics for Oil-Prone Bakken Shales and Its Implication
H. Jin, M. D. Lewan, S. Sonnenberg
8:30 a.m.
Permian Basin Wolfcamp Formation, Geologic Characterization and Well Performance Drivers
D. Loughry, D. Lancaster, P. Clarke, A. Torres
9:20 a.m.
Field Development, Critical Data Acquisition, Integration and Workflows
P. Lindner, K. Scott*, O. Jaripatke, H. Bello, W. Chu
10:50 a.m.
Impact of Lateral Lengths on Well Performance
N. Pandya
11:15 a.m.
Permian Operators Frac Schedule Exchange Consortia
B. Morrison