The integrated event for unconventional resource teams

Sponsoring Organizations:

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

Endorsing 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
1:50 p.m.
An Integrated View of the Petrology, Sedimentology, and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Wolfcamp Formation, Delaware Basin, Texas
M. Thompson, P. Desjardins, J. Pickering, B. Driskill
2:15 p.m.
Outcrop and Subsurface Geology Applied to Drilling, Sweet Spot and Target Zone Detection of Resource Shales: The Woodford Shale Example
R. M. Slatt1, 2
2:40 p.m.
Geological Facies Prediction Using Computed Tomography in a Machine Learning and Deep Learning Environment
U. Odi, T. Nguyen
3:55 p.m.
Recent–Pleistocene Immature Mudrocks of Anoxic Basins of Venezuela and West Africa: Analogs for Unconventional Shale Oil/Gas Reservoirs?
U. Hammes, M. Grammer, J. Gregg
4:20 p.m.
Integration of Core Fracture and Lithofacies Descriptions in the Wolfcamp Shale: Implications for Mechanical Stratigraphy and Deformation History
A. Salem, J. Solum, S. Naruk, D. Minisini, P. Desjardins, J. Hnat
4:45 p.m.
Integrated Geocellular Static Model for Geomechanical and Dynamic Simulations in the Vaca Muerta Formation
F. A. Lozano, J. P. Palacio, V. Lazzari, C. Bernhardt, D. E. Hryb, F. González Tomassini
5:10 p.m.
Advanced Downhole Measurements and 3-D Model-based Geosteering Improves Wellbore Placement in the Permian Basin
C. Viens
1:50 p.m.
3-D Anisotropic Damage Mechanics for Modeling Interaction Between Hydraulic and Natural Fracture Planes in a Layered Rock – Application to Eagle Ford and Wolfcamp
Y. Aimene, C. Hammerquist, J. Nairn, A. Ouenes
2:15 p.m.
Origin, Detection, Involvement in Hydraulic Stimulation, and Consequences for Field Development of Large-scale Structural Lineaments in the Marcellus and Duvernay Plays
B. Stephenson, E. Galan, M. Fay, A. Savitski, T. Bai
2:40 p.m.
A Method of Fracture Prediction Across Multiple Stratigraphic Horizons in the Midland Basin, Texas, USA
C. Pollock, C. Seiler, M. Valcárcel, E. Macaulay
3:55 p.m.
Can Seismic Inversion Be Used for Geomechanics? A Casing Deformation Example
J. J. Meyer, J. Gallop, A. Chen, S. Reynolds, S. Mildren
4:20 p.m.
Intensive Natural Fracture Study of Elk Hills Monterey Formation to Better Understand Production Variability
R. Gales, R. Sobczyk*, N. Harvey
4:45 p.m.
Reservoir Geomechanic Heterogeneity Index (RGHI): Concept, Methodology, and Application
J. Zhou, S. Mandal, F. Chen, M. Quest, D. Hume
5:10 p.m.
Polygonal Fault System in the Paleogene of the Magallanes Foreland Basin, Southern Chile
J. A. Pinto, D. Gonzalez, P. Mella, A. Gonzalez
1:50 p.m.
Developing Predictive Power in the Permian: Leveraging Advanced Petrophysics to Deliver Cash to the Business
A. Blount, T. Croft, M. Durand, B. Driskill, A. McMullen
2:15 p.m.
Integrated Reservoir Characterization Aids Target Selection, Production Fluid Prediction, and Completions Optimization in the Southern Delaware Basin Resource Plays
T. Tittlemier, J. Speight, S. Satterfield, C. Hager, I. Easow, B. Chiniwala, A. Martocchia
2:40 p.m.
Integrated Rock Characterization of a Shale Gas Field in the Horn River Basin, Canada
T. Teklu, D. Park, H. Jung, J. L. Miskimins
3:55 p.m.
Quantifying Nanoporosity: Insights Revealed by Parallel and Multiscale Analyses
A. C. Reynolds, S. A. Kelly, R. J. Bonnie, J. J. Howard, R. L. Krumm
4:20 p.m.
Quantifying the Mechanisms Contributing to Surface Relaxation of Protons in Organic Pores of Organic-Rich Mudrocks
S. Tandon, Z. Heidari
4:45 p.m.
Development of Raman Spectroscopy as a Thermal Maturity Proxy in Unconventional Resource Assessment
G. Myers, K. Kehoe, P. Hackley
5:10 p.m.
Spatial Characterization of Organic Matter Maturity by Raman Microscope Mapping
E. G. Krukowski, J. J. Howard
1:50 p.m.
New Mexico Delaware Basin Horizontal Well Heel Frac and Refrac Program and Hydraulic Fracture Diagnostics
M. Han, I. Tanakov, E. Bunker, T. Vulgamore
2:40 p.m.
Optimization of Completion and Well Spacing for Development of Multi-stacked Reservoirs Using Integration of Data Analytics, Geomechanics, and Reservoir Flow Modeling
K. Min, V. Sen, L. Ji, R. Sullivan
3:55 p.m.
Accelerated Stimulation Optimization via Permanent and Continuous Production Monitoring Using Fiber Optic
G. A. Ugueto, P. Huckabee, M. Wojtaszek, A. Reynolds
4:45 p.m.
Multivariate Study of Utica: Marrying the Rock to the Completion
A. Trumbo, J. Bowman, L. Lasecki
1:50 p.m.
Unconventional Field Development Optimization – Fit for Strategy Designs to Realize Your Corporate Goals
R. Howrish, D. Anderson
2:15 p.m.
Is GOR Truly Affecting Recovery? A Multi-variate Case Study in the Delaware Basin
R. Dutta, S. Dawson, M. Maler
2:40 p.m.
A New Look at Reserves Estimation of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs
M. H. Ibrahim, O. Mahmoud*, C. Pieprzica
3:55 p.m.
Global Competitiveness of the US Tight Oil Cost Curve
R. G. Clarke
4:20 p.m.
Reserve Estimation With Unified Production Analysis
M. Mehana
4:45 p.m.
New Analysis of EUR Probability Plots Yields Better Uncertainty Assessment and Better Type Wells
R. Freeborn
5:10 p.m.
The Value of Building a Multiscale, Regional Geomodel for Reserves Assessment of the Midland Basin
R. Dommisse, L. Sivila, H. Hamlin, F. Male
1:50 p.m.
Modeling and Experimental Investigation of Fluid-Related Damage to Hydraulic Fractures
P. Abivin, R. Prabhu, D. Khvostichenko, C. Hilliard, C. Nelson, T. Kuo, Y. Li, P. Shukla, S. Makarychev-Mikhailov
2:15 p.m.
Impact of Natural Fractures Beyond the Hydraulic Fracture Complexity in Unconventional Reservoirs – A Permian Case Study
P. Pankaj, J. Li
2:40 p.m.
Near Fracture Capillary End Effect on Shale Gas/Oil Production
R. Elputranto, I. Akkutlu
3:55 p.m.
Theoretical Investigation of Water Blocking in Unconventional Reservoirs Due to Spontaneous Imbibition and Water Adsorption
L. Deng, M. J. King
4:20 p.m.
Diagnosing Fracture-Wellbore Connectivity Using Chemical Tracer Flowback Data
A. Kumar, M. Sharma
4:45 p.m.
Impact of Authigenic Surface Roughness on Water Invasion and Flowback in Fractured Media: A Micromodel Study
A. Mehmani, S. A. Kelly, C. Torres-Verdin, M. Balhoff
5:10 p.m.
Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Chemistry on Shale Matrix Permeability
A. A. Alalli, Q. Li2, 1, A. Jew, A. Kohli, J. Bargar, M. Zoback, A. Kovscek
1:50 p.m.
Flowback in Shale Wells: Proppant Transport and Distribution in the Wellbore
K. Putri, H. Lu, C. Kwok, K. Moncada
2:15 p.m.
Evaluating the Loss in Fracture Volume During Flowback and Its Relationship to Choke-size: Fastback Versus Slowback
H. Dehghanpour, Y. Fu, S. Motealleh, C. Lopez
2:40 p.m.
Defining the Optimal Drawdown Strategy in the Vaca Muerta Formation
A. A. Lerza, B. Liang, D. Rojas
1:50 p.m.
Bench-Top Experiments Evaluating Simulated Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Interactions With Marcellus Shale Core
J. Moore1, 3, A. Hakala*, C. L. Lopano, W. Xiong2, 4, T. Phan2, 4, A. Vankeuren, S. Sharma, J. Pilewski, K. Jarvis1, 3, S. Brown1, 3, D. Crandall
2:15 p.m.
Barium Sources in Hydraulic Fracturing Systems and Chemical Controls on Its Release Into Solution
A. Jew, Q. Li, D. Cercone, K. Maher, G. Brown, J. Bargar
2:40 p.m.
Imaging Pyrite Oxidation and Barite Precipitation in Gas and Oil Shales
Q. Li1, 2, A. Jew*, A. Kiss, A. Kohli1, 2, A. A. Alalli, A. Kovscek, M. Zoback, D. Cercone, K. Maher, G. Brown1, 2, J. Bargar
3:55 p.m.
Lessons Learned From Existing Horizontal Fractured Wells in Midland Basin of University Lands (UL): Rate Transient Analysis vs. Completion and Field Development Optimization
J. Zhu, J. K. Forrest, H. Xiong, Y. U. Pradhan
4:20 p.m.
The Effect of Initial Conditions and Fluid PVT Properties on Unconventional Oil and Gas Recoveries in the Wolfcamp Formation in the Midland Basin
J. K. Forrest, J. Zhu, H. Xiong, Y. U. Pradhan
4:45 p.m.
A Practical Way to Prepare Physical-Based Type Well Performance Curves for Unconventional Reservoirs in the Permian Basin
H. Xiong
5:10 p.m.
Evaluating Underperforming Wells on Permian Basin University Lands
Y. U. Pradhan, J. Spath, H. Xiong, J. Zhu, J. K. Forrest