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10:50 a.m.
Maximizing Project Value in Vaca Muerta Shale Formation — Part 1: Optimizing High Density Completions — Case of Study
A. A. Lerza, S. Cuervo, S. Malhotra (Chevron Corporation)
11:45 a.m.
Analysis of a Multi-Well Eagle Ford Pilot
K. Raterman, Y. Liu, B. Roy, K. Friehauf, A. Janssen, B. N. Thompson (ConocoPhillips)
10:50 a.m.
Mapping Liquid Recovery Potential in an Unconventional Play: A Practical Approach Integrating Geology, Geochemistry and PVT Properties (Montney Fm., Canada)
T. Euzen1, N. Watson2, A. Cui3, J. Wilson3, D. Cronkwright2 (1IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc.; 2Enlighten Geoscience Ltd.; 3AGAT Laboratories)
11:15 a.m.
Identification and Characterization of Oil Groups in the Midland Basin Using Geochemical Source and Maturity Parameters Measured on >1,600 Oils and Condensates from 692 Wells
S. Prosser1, A. Kornacki2, M. Laughland2, M. McCaffrey2, S. Vincent1, J. Edmonds1 (1Pioneer Natural Resources; 2Stratum Reservoir)
11:40 a.m.
A Comparison of Hydrocarbon Extraction Techniques: Trying to Make a Mountain from a Mole Hill
C. M. Donohue, C. Barrie, B. Jarvie, J. A. Zumberge, J. E. Zumberge (Geomark Research)
10:50 a.m.
Significant Error Reduction in Machine-Learning Decline Curve Analysis for Unconventional Reservoirs
B. Li1, T. C. Billiter2, T. Tokar1 (1Chevron Energy Technology Company; 2Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company)
11:15 a.m.
Applications of the Diffusive Time of Flight to a Data Driven Approach for Decline Curve Analysis
A. Bansal, M. J. King (Texas A&M University)
11:40 a.m.
Automating Petrophysics and Decline Curves Analysis for Performance Prediction at the Basin -Scale: Application to the Powder River Basin
C. A. Snow, R. Gunther (Danomics)
10:50 a.m.
Large-Scale Separation Efficiency of Dispersed Oil Micro-Droplets from Aqueous Phase with MagneticNanoparticles
A. Ettehadtavakkol (Texas Tech University)
11:15 a.m.
Geology Quality: Case Study of Improving MultistageFracturing and Completion with Quantitative Geology Considerations
X. Wang1, S. Fei1, L. Zhu1, Y. Liu*2, H. Li2, Y. Fu2, W. Wang2, L. Wang2 (1Changqing Oil Co.; 2Schlumberger)
11:40 a.m.
Estimating the Size and Orientation of Hydraulic Fractures using Microseismic Events
M. AlQassab, W. Yu, K. Sepehrnoori (The University of Texas at Austin)
10:50 a.m.
Coupling Meshfree Peridynamics with the Classical Methods for Modeling Hydraulic Fracture Growth in Heterogeneous Reservoirs
S. Agrawal, J. York, J. T. Foster, M. M. Sharma (The University of Texas at Austin)
11:15 a.m.
Complex Stress State Evaluation and its Influence in the Hydraulic Fracture Geometry of the Upper Triassic Xujiahe Tight Formation in the Western Sichuan Basin of China
X. Fan1, Z. Huang1, Z. Liu1, J. J. Zhang2, Y. Ji1 (1SINOPEC Exploration & Production Research Institure; 2SINOPEC Tech. Houston)
11:40 a.m.
Capturing Dynamic Behavior of Propped and Unpropped Fractures During Flowback and Early-Time Production of Shale Gasl Wells using a Nolve Flow-Geomechanics Coupled Model: A Field Example from the ChangNing Shale in China
P. Jia1, M. Ma1, L. Cheng2 (1China Univerisity of Petroleum - Beijing; 2China University of Petroleum - Beijing)
10:50 a.m.
An Examination of the Effects of Surface Data Acquisition Methods on Well Performance Evaluations and Completion Optimization
D. Tompkins, M. Kerls, O. Adejare (Revo Testing Technologies)
11:15 a.m.
A Comparison of Primary Depletion and Gceor in the Montney Formation Volatile Oil and Rich Gas Condensate
F. B. Thomas1, M. Noroozi2, M. Piwowar2, W. Gibb2, J. Marin2, R. Apil2, F. Qanbari3, H. Zhang2 (1Reservoir Optimization Strategies; 2Stratum Reservoir; 3Seven Generations Energy)
11:40 a.m.
Assisted History Matching using Bayesian Inference: Application to Multi-Well Simulation of a Huff-n-Puff Pilot Test in the Permian Basin
E. Eltahan1, R. Ganjdanesh1, W. Yu1,2, K. Sepehrnoori1, H. Drozo3, R. Ambrose3, (1The University of Texas at Austin; 2SimTech LLC; 3EP Energy)
10:50 a.m.
Anisotropic Assessment Middle and Lower Bakken Formations using Multi-Physics Measurements
G. Firdaus, V. Suarez, K. Livo, J. Behura, M. Prasad (Colorado School of Mines)
11:15 a.m.
Acoustic Velocity Modeling of Unconventional Reservoirs
A. Simone, L. Hathon, M. Myers (University of Houston)
11:40 a.m.
Characterizing Subsurface Fracture Spatial Distribution in the East Painter Reservoir Anticline, Wyoming
Q. Wang1, W. Narr2, S. E. Laubach1 (1University of Texas at Austin; 2Narr NFR Consulting)

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Afternoon Presentations

1:50 p.m.
Using Multidisciplinary Data Gathering to Evaluate eXtreme Limited Entry Completion Design and Improve Perforation Cluster Efficiency
A. Lorwongngam, S. Wright, J. Wolters, S. Hari, E. Shade, M. McKimmy, C. Cipolla (Hess)
2:40 p.m.
Quantifying The Parent-Child Effect in Vaca Muerta Formation
P. Crespo, M. Pellicer, C. Crovetto, J. Gait (Pan American Energy)
3:30 p.m.
A Model for Estimating Optimal Spacing of the Wolfcamp in the Delaware Basin
A. Alzahabi1, A. A. Kamel1, A. Harouaka1, A. Trindade2 (1University of Texas Permian Basin; 2Texas Tech)
3:55 p.m.
Identify Optimal Wellbore Landing Zones in the Wolfcamp Formation - The Southern Midland Basin Case Study
H. Xiong, J. Tackett, A. Thompson, M. Schellstede, J. Gibbins, R. Williams (Unviersity Lands)
3:30 p.m.
Wettability of Permian Rocks and Implications on Relative Permeability and Reservoir Modeling
S. A. Alzobaidi, S. S. Chhatre, R. D. Lognoria, A. Chen, M. L. Al-Rukabi, K. B. Guice (ExxonMobil)
3:55 p.m.
Using Fluid Inclusion Salinity Data to Reduce Uncertainty in Petrophysical Sw Calculation — New Application of an Old Technique in Unconventional Reservoirs
B. Gal, Z. Poros, E. Ortega (ConocoPhillips)
4:20 p.m.
Permeability Degradation From Completions Fluids Imbibition
C. Barnes, S. Ali, A. Mathur, B. Chin, C. Belanger, J. Treadwell (W.D. Von Gonten Laboratories)
1:50 p.m.
Comparative Study of Pore Structure Parameters for Various Rock Samples
Y. Zhang, R. G. Moghanloo, D. Davudov (University of Oklahoma)
2:15 p.m.
Nano-Imaging of Shale using Electron Microscopy Techniques
L. Froute, A. R. Kovscek (Stanford University)
2:40 p.m.
Pore Scale Study of Methane Advection and Diffusion in an Image-Based 3-D Reconstruction of Shale with Consideration of Bound Water
R. Xu1, Y. Yin2, C. Landry3, M. Prodanovic*3 (1Peng Cheng Laboratory; 2Xi'an Jiaotong University; 3The University of Texas at Austin)
1:50 p.m.
Model-Based Type Wells Reduce Uncertainty in Production Forecasting for Unconventional Wells
A. Ravikumar, J. Lee (Texas A&M University)
2:15 p.m.
Initial Flow Rate Relationships to Decline Trends and Reserves
B. W. Hale1, B. Hale*1, A. Warren1, R. K. Hall1, W. M. Cobb2 (1Russell K Hall & Associates; 2Retired)
2:40 p.m.
A Physics Based Model of Enhanced Gas Production in Mudrocks
S. Haider, T. W. Patzek (King Abdullah University Of Science and Technology)
3:30 p.m.
Generate Inflow Performance Relationship for Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs using Reservoir Models Instead of Correlations
S. H. Tabatabaie1, M. Pooladi-Darvish1, S. Taheri1, J. Prefontaine*1, C. Tewari1, K. Zaoral2, L. Mattar3 (1IHS Markit; 2Independent; 3SPE)
3:55 p.m.
Rate Transient Analysis in Unconventional Volatile Oil Reservoirs
L. Luo, J. Lee (Texas A&M University)
4:20 p.m.
Machine Learning Based Decline Curve — Spatial Method to Estimate Production Potential of Proposed Wells in Unconventional Shale Gas Reservoirs
Y. Kocoglu, M. Wigwe, S. Gorell, M. C. Watson (Texas Tech University)
4:45 p.m.
Replacing Decline Curve Analysis
R. D. Hazlett1, U. Farooq2, K. Babu3 (1Nazarbayev University; 2University of Tulsa; 3Potential Research Solutions)
1:50 p.m.
Revisiting Production Outlooks of the Eagle Ford and Bakken Plays: Analysis of the Well Productivity and Play Economics Changes Over the Last 5 Years
S. Ikonnikova1,2, Q. Yang1, K. Smye1, G. McDaid1, (1Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin; 2TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich)
2:15 p.m.
Artificial Intelligence for Production Optimization in Unconventional Reservoirs
O. M. Molina, C. Mejia, R. Nye (ENOVATE Corporation)
2:40 p.m.
Permian Delaware Basin Wolfcamp A Formation Productivity Analysis and Technically Recoverable Resource Assessment
Q. Yang1, F. Male2, S. Ikonnikova3, K. Smye1, G. McDaid1, E. Goodman1 (1Bureau of Economic Geology, the University of Texas at Austin; 2Center for Petroleum and Geosystem Engineering, the University of Texas at Austin; 32TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich)
3:30 p.m.
Rate Transient Analysis of Fracture Swarm Fractal Networks
J. A. Acuna (Chevron)
3:55 p.m.
Hydraulic Fracture Test Site Drained Rock Volume and Recovery Factors Visualized by Scaled Complex Analysis Method Models: Emulating Multiple Data Sources (Production Rates, Water Cuts, Pressure Gauges, Flow Regime Changes, and b-Sigmoids)
R. Weijermars1, K. Nandlal1, M. F. Tugan1, R. Dusterhoft2, N. Stegent2 (1Texas A&M University; 2Halliburton)
4:20 p.m.
Numerically Enhanced RTA Workflow - ImprovingEstimation of Both Linear Flow Parameter and Hydrocarbons in Place
B. Bowie1, J. Ewert2 (1Apache Corporation; 2IHS Markit)
4:45 p.m.
Real Time SRV Integrity Monitoring Using Dynamic Productivity Index
C. Aniemena, K. Suter, A. Labryer, A. Rastogi (BPX Energy)
1:50 p.m.
Reducing Well Construction Costs through Field Application of New Unconventional Lightweight Cementing Solutions — Multiple Case Histories in the Permian Basin
R. Pernites,, M. Montgomery*,, F. Padilla,, D. Fu,, (BJ Services)
2:15 p.m.
Innovative Gun System Tackles Today’s Challenges to Unconventional Completions
C. E. Felicio Guedes, B. D. Clark, C. E. Baumann, F. Doornbosch, A. Prisbell, S. Aboelnaga (Schlumberger)
2:40 p.m.
Utilizing Real-Time Monitoring to Limit Corrosion in Frac Iron Strings — A Case Study of Corrosion in the Permian and Appalachian Basins
S. Rutherford, J. Hurtado, M. Mayer (ReStream Solutions)
3:30 p.m.
Potential Issues with Extreme Limited Entry in Horizontal Wells
R. D. Barree (Halliburton)
3:55 p.m.
Significance of Well Orientation on Cumulative Production From Wells in the Bakken Region
E. Rostami, N. Boness, M. D. Zoback (Stanford University)
4:20 p.m.
The Effect of Pressure Cycling on the Development of Micro-Annulus in Cement Sheath
S. Salehi1, Y. Wu2 (1Well Construction Technology Center; 2University of Oklahoma)
4:45 p.m.
Collaborative Development of a Production Casing Connection for Well Design in the Permian Basin
L. Pereira, A. Ichim, K. McCarthy, D. Mutis (Tenaris)
1:50 p.m.
A Comparative Study of Monotonic and Cyclic Injection Hydraulic Fracturing in Saturated Tight Rocks Under Triaxial Stress
S. Goyal, M. Curtis, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai (University of Oklahoma)
2:15 p.m.
Modeling Interactions of Natural Fractures and Two-Phase Fluid Filled Fracture Propagation in Porous Media
M. Wheeler1, S. Lee2 (1University of Texas at Austin; 2Florida State University)
2:40 p.m.
Geomechanics Coupled Reservoir Simulation using a Hybrid EDFM and MINC Model for Unconventional Reservoirs
X. Yu, C. Wang, S. Wang, L. Wang, P. Winterfeld, Y-S. Wu (Colorado School of Mines)
3:30 p.m.
A Statistical Approach to Understanding Fluid Geochemistry Changes in Unconventional Plays
C. D. Barrie, C. M. Donohue, J. A. Zumberge (Geomark Research)
3:55 p.m.
Integrating Oil and Water Geochemistry to Assess SRV and DRV in the Bakken/Three Forks Hybrid Play
H. Long, E. Michael, S. Bordoloi, Y. Liu, B. Rajappa, B. Weaver, N. McMahan, K. McLin (Conocophillips)
4:20 p.m.
From Reservoir Characterization to Production Monitoring: An Integrated Workflow to Optimize Field Development using Geochemical Fingerprinting Technology
F. Liu1, J. Wu1, M. Jin1, D. L. Hardman2, D. Cannon2 (1RevoChem LLC; 2Diamondback Energy)
3:30 p.m.
Experimental and Molecular Studies of the Effect of CO2 on Sieved Flows of Oil through Niobrara Shale
Z. Zhu, X. Yin, E. Ozkan, Y. Coskuner (Colorado School of Mines)
3:55 p.m.
Sensitivity Analysis of Cyclic Gas Injection Recovery Mechanisms in Unconventional Reservoirs
T. Hoffman, D. Reichhardt (Montana Tech)
4:20 p.m.
Use of Gas and Chemical Blend for Shale Oil Huff-n-Puff EOR
K. Mohanty, T. Zeng*, C. Miller (The University of Texas at Austin)
4:45 p.m.
Insights Gained from Fifty Large Volume Primary Depletion Gas Cycling Huff and Puff Experiments in the Montney and Duvernay Formations
F. B. Thomas1, M. Noroozi2, M. Piwowar2, W. Gibb2, J. Marin2, R. Apil2, H. Zhang2, C. Clarkson2, S. Swacha2 (1Reservoir Optimization Strategies; 2Stratum Reservoir)
1:45 p.m.
The Impact of Spacing and Time on Gas/Oil Ratio in the Permian Basin: A Multi-Target Machine Learning Approach
K. Sathaye1, T. Cross1, K. Darnell1, J. Reed2, J. Ramey1, D. Niederhut1 (1Novi Labs; 2Enverus)
2:05 p.m.
Multi-Scale Lithofacies and Chemostratigraphic Analysis of two Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale Wells in Northern West Virginia, USA
T. J. Paronish1, R. Toth2, T. R. Carr2, V. Agrawal2, D. Crandall1, J. Moore3 (1National Energy Technology Laboratory; 2West Virginia University; 3Leidos Research Support Team)
2:30 p.m.
Integration of Geochemical and Petrophysical Measurements from Drill Cuttings for Unconventional Reservoir Characterization, Converse County, Powder River Basin
B. Wittman1, M. Dick2, M. Hemenway3, H. Rowe3, D. Veselinovic2, T. Kenney2, D. Green2 (1Grayson Mill Energy; 2Green Imaging; 3Premier Oilfield Group)
1:50 p.m.
An Integrated Reservoir Modeling Case Study to Simulate Multi-Stage Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells, Based on Seismic, Petrophysical, and Geological Data for Pinedale Tight Gas Fluvial Reservoir
M. Gaddipati1, T. Firincioglu1, E. LaBarre2, Y. Yang2, D. Wahl2, P. Clarke2, A. Long2, C. Ozgen1 (1NITEC LLC; 2Ultra Petroleum)
2:15 p.m.
Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Predict Reservoir Performance: The Diyab Reservoir Abu Dhabi
C. Barton, G. Izadi, J. Tinnin, S. Randazzo, A. Ghadimipour, Y. Bouzida (Baker Hughes)
1:50 p.m.
Detecting Induced Fractures using Drilling Data to Gain Insights into Unconventional Fracture Growth
K. Wutherich, S. Srinivasan, W. Katon, B. Sinosic (Drill2Frac)
2:15 p.m.
Characterizing Natural Fractures and Sub-seismic Faults for Well Completion of Marcellus Shale in the MSEEL Consortium Project, West Virginia, USA
B. Li1, B. J. Carney2, T. Carr3 (1Blackriver Geoscience LLC; 2Northeast Natural Energy LLC; 3West Virginia University)
2:40 p.m.
Time-Lapse Acoustic Monitoring of Facture Alteration in Marcellus Shale
J. Ding1, A. C. Clark1, T. Vanorio1, A. D. Jew2, J. R. Bargar2 (1Stanford University; 2SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
3:30 p.m.
High Resolution Cuttings Analysis for Well Placement in the Uinta Basin
I. Permata1, S. Khakimov*1, S. Kenzhekhanov2, M. Toktarov1, K. Clippinger1 (1Terra Laboratories; 2Colorado School of Mines)
3:55 p.m.
Formation Anisotropy And Heterogeneity Evaluation With A High-resolution LWD Ultrasonic Slowness Imaging Tool
N. Sakiyama1, H. Hori1, H. Yamamoto1, H. Nakajima1, M. Blyth1, S. M. Fahim Ud Din1, M. G. Kittridge2 (1Schlumberger; 2Occidental)
4:20 p.m.
GeoSHAP: A Novel Method of Deriving Rock Quality Index from Machine Learning Models and Principal Components Analysis
T. Cross, K. Sathaye, K. Darnell, J. Ramey, K. Crifasi, D. Niederhut (Novi Labs)
4:45 p.m.
Reducing Uncertainty Associated withResource-in-place Calculation Using Integrated Formation Evaluation,Geostatistical Analysis, and Geological Modeling, A Case Study in the MidlandBasin
A. Rostami1, B. Casey2, Z. Heidari3 (1The University of Texas at Austin; 2Bureau of Economic Geology; 3University of Texas at Austin)
1:50 p.m.
Optimizing Eagle Ford Development through Integrated Earth Modeling
R. Kommaraju (Penn Virginia Oil & Gas)
2:15 p.m.
Improved TOC and Lithology Prediction for Wolfcamp Shales Using AVO Attribute Analysis
J. Lee1, U. Y. Lim2, D. Lumley1 (1University of Texas at Dallas; 2Chevron Energy Technology Company (formerly, Texas A&M University))
2:40 p.m.
Predicting Fluvial Reservoir Facies by Upscaling Seismic Inversion with 3-D Geocellular Modeling: Pinedale Field Case Study
S. K. Logan1, E. LaBarre1, C. Dorion2, P. R. Clarke1, M. Ahmed3, A. Hartley4 (1Ultra Petroleum; 2Schlumberger; 3CGG; 4University of Aberdeen)