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.
Field Test of CO2 Injection in a Vertical Middle Bakken Well to Evaluate the Potential for Enhanced Oil Recovery and CO2 Storage
J. A. Sorensen, L. J. Pekot, J. Torres Rivero, L. Jin, S. B. Hawthorne, L. Jacobson, T. Doll, S. Smith, M. Flynn
8:55 a.m.
Miscible EOR Process Assessment for Unconventional Reservoirs: Understanding Key Mechanisms for Optimal Field Test Design
V. Sahni, S. Liu
9:20 a.m.
Huff-n-Puff Gas Injection Performance in Shale Reservoirs: A Case Study From Duvernay Shale in Alberta, Canada
H. Hamdi, C. R. Clarkson, A. Ghanizadeh, S. A. Ghaderi, A. Vahedian, N. Riazi, A. N. Esmail
9:45 a.m.
Laboratory Investigation of EOR Techniques for Organic Rich Shales in the Permian Basin
S. Liu, V. Sahni, J. Tan, D. Beckett, T. Vo
11:00 a.m.
Recovery Mechanisms During Gas Injection for EOR in Organic Rich Shale Reservoirs
F. Tovar, M. Barrufet, D. S. Schechter
11:25 a.m.
The Influence of Organic Matter on Supercritical CO2 Migration in Organic-Rich Shales
B. A. Kurz, J. A. Sorensen, S. B. Hawthorne, S. Smith, H. Sanei, O. Ardakani, J. D. Walls, L. Jin, S. Butler, C. Beddoe, B. Mibeck
11:50 a.m.
Ethane Flooding as an Alternative to CO2 Injection in Tight Formation: A Bakken Case Study
B. N. Yolo, H. Jabbari, W. Yue, Y. Agbor
8:30 a.m.
Full-Field Strain Measurement on Naturally-Fractured Rocks
M. Mokhtari
8:55 a.m.
Rock Dilation and Its Effect on Fracture Transmissivity
H. Zhou, Q. Zhao, G. Grasselli
9:20 a.m.
Effects of Porous Properties of Rock on Near-Wellbore Hydraulic Fracture Complexity
Y. Feng, E. E. Podnos, K. Gray
9:45 a.m.
A Novel Method for Experimental Characterization of the Poroelastic Constants in Unconventional Formations
D. Gokaraju, M. Aldin, S. Govindarajan, A. Thombare, O. Abdulbaki, R. Patterson
11:00 a.m.
Layered Modulus Effect on Fracture Modeling and Height Containment
K. Yue, J. Olson, R. Schultz
11:25 a.m.
Stimulation Mechanisms in Unconventional Reservoirs
Z. Ye, A. Ghassemi, S. Riley
11:50 a.m.
Hydraulic Fracture Propagation in a Vertically and Laterally Heterogeneous Stress Media in the Permian Basin
L. Cruz, G. Izadi, C. Barton, T. Hoeink, B. Elliott
8:30 a.m.
A Novel Methodology for Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry Analysis, Data Reduction, Blank Correction and Interpretation for Shales
K. E. Gorynski, T. Dewane, T. Smagala, M. H. Tobey, J. Mansoori
8:55 a.m.
Application of Integrated Core and Multiscale 3-D Image Rock Physics to Characterize Porosity, Permeability, Capillary Pressure, and Two- and Three-Phase Relative Permeability in the Codell Sandstone, Denver Basin, Colorado
A. P. Byrnes, S. Zhang1, 2, L. Canter, M. D. Sonnenfeld
9:20 a.m.
A New Method for Quantifying Cation Exchange Capacity: Application to Organic-Rich Mudrock Formations
K. Cheng, Z. Heidari
9:45 a.m.
Impacts of Thermal Maturity and Geochemical Properties on Wettability of Kerogen and Organic-rich Mudrocks
A. Jagadisan, Z. Heidari
11:00 a.m.
Probing the Wettability of Mudrocks at the Pore-scale Using Nanoparticle Tracers
C. J. Landry, M. Prodanovi?, K. Mohanty
11:25 a.m.
Characterization of Transport Properties of Shale Using Novel Theoretical Pore-scale Dendroidal Model
D. Zheng, Y. Zapata, Z. A. Reza
11:50 a.m.
Measurement and Analysis of Wellbore Micro-Losses and Rock Properties While Drilling: A Novel Approach to Identification of Fractures in the Osage and Meramec Formations of Anadarko Basin
B. Chiniwala, A. Palakurthy, I. Easow, E. Russo
8:30 a.m.
Life Isn’t Perfect: The Petrophysical Difficulties of Modeling the Permian
T. Croft, A. Blount, M. Durand, S. Warneke, A. McMullen, B. Driskill
8:55 a.m.
What Can Good Data Do For You? Machine Learning Applied to Completion Design Optimization
A. Sommer, R. Flumerfelt, J. Parkhurst
9:20 a.m.
Completion Design and Optimization Program Overview in the Permian Basin
O. Jaripatke, G. Barzola, R. Flumerfelt
8:30 a.m.
Rate of Penetration (ROP) Modeling Using Hybrid Models: Deterministic and Machine Learning
C. Hegde, C. Soares, K. Gray
8:55 a.m.
Identification and Evaluation of Viscoelastic Surfactants Including Smart Viscoelastic Systems for Generation and Stabilization of Ultra-Dry N2 and CO2 Foam for Fracturing Fluids and Proppant Transport
S. Alzobaidi, M. Lotfollahi, C. Lu, M. Bloom, X. Zhang, M. Prodanovic, K. Johnston, D. DiCarlo
9:20 a.m.
Degradation Study on Materials for Dissolvable Frac Plugs
S. Takahashi, A. Shitsukawa, M. Okura
9:45 a.m.
Accelerating Well Construction Using a Digital Twin Demonstrated on Unconventional Well Data in North America
G. S. Saini, P. Ashok, E. van Oort, M. Isbell
11:00 a.m.
Oilfield Data Analytics: Linking Fracturing Chemistry and Well Productivity
D. Khvostichenko, S. Makarychev-Mikhailov
11:25 a.m.
A Fiber Optic-Assisted Multilayer Perceptron Reservoir Modeling: A Machine Learning Approach in Prediction of Gas Production From the Unconventional Reservoirs, a Case Study From the Marcellus Shale
P. Kavousi Ghahfarokhi, S. Bhattacharya, T. Carr, A. Shahkarami, J. Elliott
11:50 a.m.
Extracted Pore-Network Model for Shales Characterizing Geometry of Void Space
X. Dong, Y. Zapata, Z. A. Reza
8:30 a.m.
Geological Controls on Liquid Hydrocarbon Permeability of Tight Oil and Liquid-Rich Gas Reservoirs
A. Ghanizadeh, C. Song, A. Vahedian, C. R. Clarkson
8:55 a.m.
Impacts of Kerogen and Clay on Stress-Dependent Permeability Measurements of Shale Reservoirs
C. An, X. Guo*, J. Killough
9:20 a.m.
A Finite-difference Based, Multi-scale Approach for Electromagnetic Digital Rock Modeling
M. Yu, Y. Wang, J. Chen, J. Chen
9:45 a.m.
Determination of Shale Matrix Permeability Through Methane Dynamic Production Experiments Using Variable Pressure Gradients
K. Fan2, 1, Y. LI, D. Elsworth, M. Dong3, 1, H. Yu, C. Yin, Y. Li
11:00 a.m.
Use of Rate-Transient Analysis Techniques for Evaluating Experimental Core Permeability Tests for Unconventional Reservoirs
A. Vahedian, C. R. Clarkson, A. Ghanizadeh, B. Zanganeh, C. Song, H. Hamdi
11:25 a.m.
Integrated Effects of Pore Volume Compaction and Connectivity Loss on Intrinsic Permeability of Shale Samples
D. Davudov, R. G. Moghanloo
11:50 a.m.
A Validated Digital Rock Workflow to Accurately Predict Apparent Permeability in Tight Rocks
J. F. Bautista, D. Freed, B. Crouse, G. Balasubramanian, H. Cheng, R. Zhang, C. Ghodke
8:30 a.m.
Considerations in Azimuthal Processing and Velocity Inversion for Unconventional Plays
M. J. Perz, W. Keller, V. Kriechbaum
8:55 a.m.
Unconventional Play Fracture Characterization Through Orthorhombic Depth Model Building
G. Hilburn, A. Pendharkar, W. Keller, R. Mott, J. Peinado, A. Jumper, V. Kriechbaum
9:20 a.m.
Steps for Improving the Utility of Land Seismic Data for Unconventional Reservoirs
C. Stork
9:45 a.m.
Coherence Attribute Applications on Seismic Data in Various Guises
S. Chopra, K. Marfurt
11:00 a.m.
Fracture Productivity Prediction Considering Natural Fracture Formation Proximal to Fault Damage Zone
T. Ramsay, L. Hernandez*, J. Li, M. Erdogan
11:25 a.m.
Time-Lapse Petro-Elastic and Seismic Modeling to Evaluate Fracturing Efficiency in Low-Permeability Reservoirs
M. Alfi, Z. Chai, A. Pradhan, T. Ramsay, M. Barrufet, J. Killough
11:50 a.m.
First Unconventional Play From Peruvian Northeast: Muerto Formation
W. Morales Paetan, A. Arguedas, J. Rodríguez, H. Taipe, J. Porlles
8:30 a.m.
A Physical Decline Curve for Fractured Horizontal Wells
V. Artus, O. Houzé
8:55 a.m.
Variation of Hyperbolic-b-parameter for Unconventional Reservoirs, and 3-Segment Hyperbolic Decline Curve Model
S. Varma, H. Tabatabaie, J. R. Ewert, L. Mattar
9:20 a.m.
Criteria for Proper Production Decline Models and Algorithm for Decline Curve Parameter Inference
P. Zhou, Y. Pan, H. Sang, J. Lee
9:45 a.m.
Variable Exponential Decline – Modified Arps to Characterize Unconventional Shale Production Performance
I. Gupta, C. Rai, C. Sondergeld, D. Devegowda
11:00 a.m.
A Model-Based Diagnostic Workflow for Time-Rate Performance of Unconventional Wells
D. S. Fulford1, 2
11:25 a.m.
Straightforward Representative Fluid Flow Models for Complex Fracture Networks in Unconventional Reservoirs
J. A. Acuna
11:50 a.m.
A Novel Production Forecast Model for Hydraulic Fractured Wells Based on Anomalous Transport Phenomenon due to the Fractal Geometry of the Fracture Networks
S. Liu, H. Li, P. P. Valko