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.
Geomechanical Index Log From Drilling Data for Selective Stimulation Design
M. Tahmeen, G. Hareland, J. Hayes
11:25 a.m.
Shear Slip Stimulation Mechanisms in Unconventional Reservoirs
Z. Ye, A. Ghassemi, S. Riley
11:50 a.m.
Effect of Rock Anisotropy on Wellbore Stability: Numerical and Analytical Approaches
N. González, J. Alvarellos, P. E. Vargas, M. R. Lakshmikantha
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.
Investigating Wettability of Mineral Surfaces in Shale Reservoirs With Raman Spectroscopy
Z. Liu, L. Hathon, M. Myers, K. Hooghan
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.
Measuring the Impact of Adding Organic Material to Resedimented Mudrocks: Changes in Flow, Acoustic and Electrical Properties
C. Palencia, L. Hathon, M. Myers
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.
Surviving and Thriving in the Lower-for-Longer Price Environment – Leveraging the Benefits of Drilling Long Lateral Wells in the Permian Asset: Pilot Study Results on Short, Long, and Extra-long Lateral Wells' Performance and Economics
C. Liu, R. Cao
9:20 a.m.
Integrated Frac Modeling Workflow: Data Acquisition, Calibration and Successful Implementation in the Spraberry Stacked Shale Play
O. Jaripatke, J. Ndungu, H. Bello, W. Chu, M. Sarkar, R. Meek, R. Flumerfelt, G. Barzola
8:30 a.m.
Innovative Data Science Approach at Unconventional Production Prediction: The Type-Curve Optimizing Geostatistical Array (TOGA)
S. J. Prochnow, Y. Lin, M. J. Richey, H. Luk
8:55 a.m.
Completion Optimization Using Machine Learning and Data Mining Techniques in Wolfcamp Formation: Utilizing Seismic and Well Data for Building Physics Based Models
S. Sinha, K. Marfurt
9:20 a.m.
Decline Curve Analysis Using a Functional Data Approach
Y. Zaretskiy, B. Hall
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.
Artificial Intelligence in Digital Rock Physics Data Analysis and Modeling
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.
Laboratory Measurement of Permeability in Shales: Effect of Pore Fluid, Creep and Temperature
J. Singh, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai
9:45 a.m.
Determination of Shale Matrix Permeability Through Methane Dynamic Production Experiments Using Variable Pressure Gradients
K. Fan3, 1, Y. LI, D. Elsworth, M. Dong2, 1, H. Yu, C. Yin, Y. Li
11:00 a.m.
Use of Rate-Transient Techniques for Analyzing Core Permeability Tests for Unconventional Reservoirs: Experimental and Simulation
A. Vahedian, C. R. Clarkson, A. Ghanizadeh, B. Zanganeh, C. Song
11:25 a.m.
Investigation of the Influence of Microstructure on Reservoir Rock Permeability Using FDEM Numerical Modeling
A. A. Abdelaziz, G. Grasselli
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