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
8:30 a.m.
Seismic to Simulation: Woodford Shale Case Study in Oklahoma, USA
E. J. Torres-Parada, S. Sinha, L. E. Infante-Paez, R. M. Slatt, K. Marfurt
8:55 a.m.
The Importance of Overburden and Pore Pressure on Horizontal Stress Magnitude Determination: An Example From the Delaware Basin
K. Kozlowski, M. Da Silva, D. Brown, J. Taylor, H. Willems, T. Watson, D. Burch, T. Hutton, C. Christensen, M. Manohar
9:20 a.m.
A Strategy for De-risking the Upper Vaca Muerta as a Dual-Layer Development
K. Boyd, R. Notta, M. Thomas, D. Cakici
9:45 a.m.
Geological Controls on Fluid Compositional Variations in Unconventional Hybrid Plays: Insight From Gas Geochemistry (Montney Play, Western Canada)
T. Euzen, J. Chatellier, A. Mort
11:00 a.m.
Outlier Analysis: A Systematic Method for Distinguishing Between Sub-surface and Engineering Influence on Well Performance in the Montney
F. Todea, B. Stephenson, A. Tomlinson, H. Pratt, W. Williams, L. Acosta, B. Speidel
11:25 a.m.
An Upscaled DFN Model to Understand the Effects of Natural Fracture Properties on Fluid Flow in the Hunton Group Tight Limestone
B. Milad, S. Ghosh, R. M. Slatt
11:50 a.m.
Sedimentological Characterization of the Pimienta Formation in the Central Part of the Tampico-Misantla Basin, Veracruz, Mexico
G. Abascal-Hernández, J. M. León-Francisco, R. Torres-Vargas, D. E. Garduño-Martínez, S. Franco-Navarrete, J. Méndez-Vázquez, S. Ortega-Lucach, L. Gutierrez-Caminero, G. Murillo-Muñetón
8:30 a.m.
Increase NPV and Reduce Completion Cost by Using an In-House Automated Fracture Design, Reservoir Simulator and Optimization Workflow to Design Well Spacing and Completions
S. Bhattacharya, E. Lake, R. Dombrowski
8:55 a.m.
Numerical Study of Stress Shadowing Effect on Fracture Initiation and Interaction Between Perforation Clusters
B. Damjanac, S. Maxwell, A. Pirayehgar
9:20 a.m.
An Integrated Field and Numerical Study of the Impact of Formation Anisotropy on Stage Spacing in Horizontal Wells
V. Sesetty, A. Ghassemi, I. Gil
9:45 a.m.
Effect of Interbeds on Hydraulic Fracture Characteristics and Formation Pressure Response
A. Bere, M. Profit, M. Dutko, U. Mutlu*
11:00 a.m.
A Coupled Three-Dimensional Hydraulic Fracture Propagation Model Considering Multiple Bedding Layers
J. Tang, K. Wu, L. Zuo, C. Ehlig-Economides
11:25 a.m.
The Impact of Natural Fracture Thickness on Hydraulic Fracture Interaction Mechanics
W. Wang, J. Olson, M. Prodanovi, R. Schultz
11:50 a.m.
Field Scale Proppant Transport Simulation and Its Application to Optimize Stimulation Strategy
R. Kou, G. J. Moridis, T. Blasingame
8:30 a.m.
Hydraulic Fracture Test Site – Project Overview and Summary of Results
J. Courtier, J. Ciezobka*
8:55 a.m.
Hydraulic Fractures in Core From Stimulated Reservoirs: Core Fracture Description of the HFTS Slant Core, Reagan County, Midland Basin, Texas
J. F. Gale, S. J. Elliott, S. E. Laubach
9:20 a.m.
Assessment of In-situ Proppant Placement in SRV Using Through-Fracture Core Sampling at HFTS
D. Maity, J. Ciezobka, S. Eisenlord
9:45 a.m.
Analysis and Distribution of Proppant Recovered From Fracture Faces in the HFTS Slant Core Drilled Through a Stimulated Reservoir
S. J. Elliott, J. F. Gale
11:00 a.m.
Natural and Hydraulic Fracture Density Prediction and Identification of Controllers
J. Wicker, W. Campbell*, J. Courtier
11:25 a.m.
Inter-well Communication Study of UWC and MWC Wells in the HFTS
T. Wood, R. Leonard, C. Senters, C. Squires
11:50 a.m.
Well Interference Diagnosis Through Integrated Analysis of Chemical Tracer and Pressure Interference Tests
A. Kumar, P. Seth, K. Shrivastava, R. Manchanda, M. Sharma
8:30 a.m.
Case Histories of Integrating DAS Fiber-Based Microseismic and Strain Data for Monitoring Horizontal Hydraulic Stimulations
R. Hull, R. Meek, H. Bello
11:00 a.m.
Myths and Facts of Forecasting Horizontal Well Production in Unconventional Reservoirs – Are We Complicating a Simple Analysis?
V. Muralidharan, K. Joshi
11:25 a.m.
An Integrated Geomechanics-Reservoir Simulation Workflow for Completion Design Optimization
T. Yeh, J. Jennings, D. Cakici, J. Chavarria Guerra, M. Durand, B. L. Williams, T. Chen, R. Casillas, V. Jain, R. Li, T. Bai
8:30 a.m.
Nanoparticle-Encapsulated Acids for Stimulation of Calcite-Rich Shales
R. Singh, S. Tong, K. Panthi, K. Mohanty
8:55 a.m.
Post-Frac-Hit Mitigation and Well Remediation of Woodford Horizontal Wells With Solvent/Surfactant Chemistry Blend
C. Swanson, W. A. Hill, G. Nilson, C. Griman, R. Hill, P. Sullivan, C. Aften, J. C. Jimenez, G. Pietrangeli, D. C. Shedd, G. Shelfer*
9:20 a.m.
Ion Tuned Water Can Greatly Enhance Alteration of Carbonate Surface to Water-wet
H. Ding, S. Rahman
9:45 a.m.
Synthetic Well Log Generation Using Machine Learning Techniques
O. Akinnikawe, S. Lyne, J. Roberts
11:00 a.m.
Novel Monitoring Technology Helps to Make Informed Decisions and Maximize the Efficiency of Completion Strategy
S. Parkhonyuk, R. Korkin, A. Kabannik, A. Fedorov, M. Nikolaev*
11:25 a.m.
High-Quality 3-D MicroCT Imaging of Source Rocks – Novel Methodology to Measure and Correct for X-Ray Scatter
A. Katsevich1, 2, M. Frenkel, Q. Sun, S. Eichmann, V. Prieto
11:50 a.m.
Quantitative Analysis and Feature Detection for Scanning Electron Microscopy Images Using Machine Learning and Image Processing
X. Tian, H. Daigle
8:30 a.m.
A Methodology to Characterize Well Performance in the Delaware Basin: A Wolfcamp Case Study
K. Mohan
8:55 a.m.
Pressure and Rate Transient Behavior of a Horizontal Well Intercepting Multiple Hydraulic Fractures Within a Fractal Reservoir
A. R. Valdes-Perez, T. Blasingame, L. Larsen
9:20 a.m.
Improved Rate-Transient Analysis Coupled With Pore Mechanics and Multi-Scale Fluid Dynamics in Heterogeneous Fractured Liquid-Rich Shale
B. Yuan, C. R. Clarkson
9:45 a.m.
Transient Linear Flow Analysis of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Wells Considering Three-Phase Flow and Pressure-Dependent Rock Properties
H. Behmanesh, H. Hamdi, S. A. Ghaderi, C. R. Clarkson
11:00 a.m.
Understanding Production Drivers in the Vaca Muerta Shale Using an Integrated Reservoir Simulation Approach
R. Altman, D. Pederiva, R. Mehranfar, M. Frydman
11:25 a.m.
Reservoir Characterization to Understand Optimal Well Spacing – A Wolfcamp Case Study
N. Bansal, T. Blasingame, J. Han, Y. Shin
11:50 a.m.
Modeling Well Performance in Piceance Basin Niobrara Formation Using Embedded Discrete Fracture Model
Y. Xu, W. Yu, N. Li, E. Lolon, K. Sepehrnoori
8:30 a.m.
Predicting Pore-Pressure From On-shore Seismic Data in the Delaware Basin
M. Rauch-Davies, B. Schmicker, S. W. Smith, S. Green, J. J. Meyer
8:55 a.m.
Production Metric Analytics in the Wolfcamp Formation
C. P. Ross
9:20 a.m.
Geophysical Data Processing, Rock Property Inversion, and Geomechanical Model Building in a Midland Basin Prospect, Midland/Ector Counties, Texas
S. Singleton
9:45 a.m.
Revealing Geologic Features in the Midland Basin Through Frequency Decomposition
R. Moore
11:00 a.m.
Strategies for Improving the Performance of Child Wells in the Permian Basin
R. Manchanda, P. Bhardwaj, J. Hwang, M. Sharma, M. Maguire, J. Greenwald
11:25 a.m.
Estimation of Seismic Attenuation in the Delaware Basin Using Peak Frequencies
M. Drwila, L. Eisner, Z. Jechumtalova, D. Anikiev, R. Keller*
8:30 a.m.
Development of the Stacked Pay in the Delaware Basin
F. Alimahomed, C. Defeu
8:55 a.m.
Material Balance Approach to Determine Drainage Volume for Multi-Fracture Unconventional Oil Wells
A. Gherabati
9:20 a.m.
Characterizing Well Spacing, Well Stacking, and Well Completion Optimization in the Permian Basin – An Improved and Efficient Workflow Using Cloud Based Computing
P. Pankaj
9:45 a.m.
Advanced Modeling of Production-Induced Stress Change Impact on Wellbore Stability of Infill Well Drilling in Unconventional Reservoirs
W. Zheng, L. Xu, P. Pankaj, F. Ajisafe, J. Li
11:25 a.m.
Depth of Investigation for Linear Flow: Theory and Practice
A. Ravikumar, J. Lee
11:50 a.m.
Rapid Field-Scale Well Spacing Optimization in Tight and Shale Oil Reservoirs Using Fast Marching Method
A. Iino, T. Onishi, F. Olalotiti-Lawal, A. Datta-Gupta