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8:30 a.m.
An Operators Success Story Using Hydraulic Completion Units in Super Laterals in the Appalachian Basin
J. H. Frantz1, K. Hollerich1, D. Uka Oelkers2, S. Segrest2, K. Bradford2, A. Pottmeyer2, H. Pottmeyer2 (1Deep Well Services; 2Montage Resources)
8:30 a.m.
Permeability Degredation Using Nmr
C. Barnes, S. Ali, A. Mathur, B. Chin, C. Belanger, J. Treadwell (W.D. Von Gonten Laboratories)
9:20 a.m.
A Novel Experimental Approach for Dynamic Quantification of Liquid Saturation and Capillary Pressure in Shale
W. O. Ozowe, R. T. Russell, M. M. Sharma (The University of Texas at Austin)
9:45 a.m.
Using 3-D Printed Rocks for the Systematic Evaluation of Stress Dependent Dual Permeability in Fractured Rock
Y. Guo1, N. Deisman1, T. Flottmann2, K. Hodder1, R. J. Chalaturnyk1 (1University of Alberta; 2Origin Energy)
11:00 a.m.
Porosity and Permeability Heterogeneity in the Upper Wolfcamp, Delaware Basin, West Texas: Implications for Production
S. Ramiro-Ramirez1, A. R. Bhandari1, P. B. Flemings1,2, R. M. Reed3, (1The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Institute for Geophysics; 2The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Department of Geological Sciences; 3The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Bureau of Economic Geology)
11:25 a.m.
Effect of Size on Mechanical Properties of Unconventional Shale Samples
V. K. Singh, I. Faoro, K. Holmes, L. Morales, A. Kumar (Core Laboratories)
11:50 a.m.
Experimental Evaluation of Relative Permeability in Tight Oil Systems: Examples from North American Tight Oil Plays
A. Ghanizadeh, C. Song, C. R. R. Clarkson, A. Younis (University of Calgary)
8:30 a.m.
From Waste to Insight: Generating High Resolution Geochemical Models from Publicly Available Residual Waste Profiles
J. Mackey1,2, J. Gardiner1,3, B. Kutchko1, G. Lackey1,3, A. Hakala1, (1National Energy Technology Laboratory; 2Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education; 3Battelle)
8:55 a.m.
Development of a Machine-Learning-Based Workflow for Well Completion Optimization in Permian Basin
A. Sun, L. Wang*, J. Gale (University of Texas at Austin)
9:20 a.m.
Application of Both Physics-Based and Data-Driven Techniques for Real-Time Screen-Out Prediction with High Frequency Data<!--[endif]---->
J. Sun, A. Battula, B. Hruby, P. Hossaini (Noble Energy)
9:45 a.m.
Drilling and Completion Anomaly Detection in Daily Reports by Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing Techniques
H. Zhang1, L. Liao1, X. Chen2, Z. Huang2, J. Song2 (1Sinopec Research Institute of Petroleum Engineering; 2Sinopec International Exploration and Production Corporation)
11:00 a.m.
Advance Machine Learning Methods for Prediction of Fracture Closure Pressure
M. Salah1, M. Ibrahim2 (1Khalda Petroleum; 2Apache Corp.)
11:25 a.m.
Evaluation and Optimization of Completion Design using Machine Learning in an Unconventional Light Oil Play
L. Porras1, C. Hawkes1, A. Islam2 (1University of Saskatchewan; 2Baytex Energy Corp)
11:50 a.m.
Increasing Frac Operations Performance using Real-Time Monitoring of Frac Fluid Chemistry, and Treatment Data Key Performance Indicators
J. Hurtado, S. Rutherford, M. Mayer (ReStream Solutions)
11:30 a.m.
Pore Structure Analysis from CO2 Saturation using Gas Adsorption
O. Ozotta1, M. Ostadhassan2, K. Liu3, H. Lee1, C. Onwumelu1 (1University of North Dakota; 2Daqing Petroleum Institute; 3Central Michigan University)
11:55 a.m.
How Much Carbon Dioxide can be Stored in Shale Reservoirs and What Factors will Affect the Storage Capacity?
S. Fakher (Missouri University of Science and Technology)
11:05 a.m.
Everybody Lies: The Value of Perception vs Truth in Relation to Social License to Operate
E. Sones (EXERO Well Integrity)
11:30 a.m.
Energy Production Versus Energy Consumption: How Do We Bridge The Gap Through Effective Communication?
D. I. Ryan1, K. Mills2, L. Hamil3, A. Mee4 (1SPE; 2The Crude Audacity; 3Energy360; 4UnionRock)
11:55 a.m.
Economic and Workforce Development in Rural Shale-Based Economies
C. R. Miller (University of Southern Mississippi)
8:30 a.m.
Maximizing Reliability — Well Integrity Statistics and Risk Reduction Strategies
L. Perello, A. Ichim, C. Blanc, A. Zestran (Tenaris)
8:55 a.m.
Geologic Variability and Well Productivity in U.S. Oil Plays: The Efficiency of Completion Intensity and New Designs in Various Geologic Contexts
K. M. Smye, Q. Yang, S. Ikonnikova, E. D. Goodman (University of Texas at Austin)
11:05 a.m.
Potential Issues with Extreme Limited Entry in Horizontal Wells
R. D. Barree (Halliburton)
11:30 a.m.
Significance of Well Orientation on Cumulative Production from Wells in the Bakken Region
E. Rostami, N. Boness, M. Zoback (Stanford University)
11:55 a.m.
The Effect of Pressure Cycling on the Development of Micro-Annulus in Cement Sheath
S. Salehi1, N. Konate2, Y. Wu3 (1Well Construction Technology Center; 2Schlumberger Oilfield Services; 3University of Oklahoma)
8:30 a.m.
Numerical Investigation of Water Flowback Characteristics for Unconventional Gas Reservoirs with Complex Fracture Geometries
Y. Liu1, L. Liu2, J. Y. Leung3, K. Wu1, G. J. Moridis1,4, (1Texas A&M University; 2Texas A&M University and China University of Petroleum (East China); 3University of Alberta; 4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
9:20 a.m.
Development of Agile Framework for Model-Order Reduction of Large-Scale Geomechanical Models: A Novel Workflow for Coupled Simulations
P. Morkos, E. Gildin (Texas A&M University)
9:45 a.m.
Unlocking Unconventional Reservoir with a Fully Integrated Reservoir Simulation
P. Ye, F. Hovland, F. Rasdi (Equinor)
8:30 a.m.
Compositional Tracking of a Huff-n-Puff Project in the Eagle Ford: A Second Take
M. L. Carlsen1, C. H. Whitson1, M. M. Dahouk1, S. Mydland1, M. Thuesen2, R. Ambrose2 (1Whitson AS; 2EP Energy)
8:55 a.m.
Successful Field Test of Enhancing Bakken Oil Recovery with Propane Injection Part I. Field Test Planning, Operations, Surveillance, and Results
N. N. R. Nagarajan, N. N. R. Nagarajan, D. Stoll, M. Litvak, S. R. Prasad, K. Shaarawi (Hess Corp.)
9:20 a.m.
Seismic Monitoring of an Associated Gas “Huff-n-Puff” for Enhanced Oil Recovery in the Middle Wolfcamp Shale of the Midland Basin, Texas
A. Kumar, R. Hammack (National Energy Technology Laboratory)
9:45 a.m.
Successful Field Test of Enhancing Bakken Oil Recovery with Propane Injection Part 2. Development and Application of Innovative Simulation Technology
M. L. Litvak, N. N. R. Nagarajan, R. S. Prasad, K. Shaarawi (Hess Corp.)
11:30 a.m.
Evaluation of Huff-n-Puff in Shale using Experiments and Molecular Simulation
S. Mamoudou, F. Perez, A. Tinni, S. Dang, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai, D. Devegowda (University of Oklahoma)
8:30 a.m.
Modeling Mechanical Properties of Unconventional Reservoirs: Theory and Data
J. Dvorkin1, J. Walls*2, G. Dava2 (1King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; 2Halliburton)
8:55 a.m.
Regionally Interpolated Pore Pressure Model Utilizing Multiple Empirical Methods in the Delaware Basin
Y. Li, J. Roberts (Devon Energy)
9:20 a.m.
Rock Physics Modelling to Improve Pore Pressure Prediction in Unconventional Shales
J. Heller, R. Hickman, L. Vernik (Ikon Science)
11:30 a.m.
Predictive Geologic and Geomechanical Models for Pad Development in the Delaware Basin
N. M. Umholtz, R. Li, M. Paryani, C. Hammerquist (FracGeo)
8:30 a.m.
High Resolution Cuttings Analysis for Well Placement in Uintah Basin
I. Permata1, S. Khakimov*1, O. Elshahawy1, S. Kenzhekhanov2, M. Toktarov1 (1Terra Laboratories; 2Colorado School of Mines)
8:55 a.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 Petroleum)
9:20 a.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)
9:45 a.m.
Reducing Uncertainty Associated with Resource-in-Place Calculation using Integrated Formation Evaluation, Geostatistical Analysis, and Geological Modeling — A Case Study in the Midland Basin
A. Rostami1, Z. Heidari1, B. Casey2 (1The University of Texas at Austin Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering; 2Bureau of Economic Geology)

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Afternoon Presentations

1:50 p.m.
Meramec Velocity Systematics
J. Fu, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai (University of Oklahoma)
2:15 p.m.
Geomechanical Heterogeneity within Lithologically Homogeneous Rocks of the Triassic Montney Formation Ii Northeast British Columbia, Canada: Implications for Fracture Propagation During Stimulations
R. Wust, A. Cui, T. Bozarth (AGAT Laboratories)
3:55 p.m.
Diagenetic Controls on Reservoir Character of the Lower Permian Wolfcamp and Bone Spring Formations in the Delaware Basin, West Texas
A. W. Dobber2,1, R. H. Goldstein2,1, (1KICC; 2University of Kansas)
4:20 p.m.
Lower Carboniferous (Mississippian) Facies Heterogeneity and Distribution within the Mixed Siliciclastic and Carbonate Reservoirs of the Midcontinent STACK Play, Oklahoma, USA
J. Bynum1, C. Wethington2 (1Baker Hughes; 2Oklahoma State University)
4:45 p.m.
Integrated Microstructural Characterisation of Caney Shale, OK
M. Radonjic1, G. Luo1, Y. Wang1, M. Achang*1, J. Cains1, A. Katende1, J. Puckette1, M. Grammer1, G. E. King2 (1Oklahoma State University; 2GEK Engineering)
3:55 p.m.
Rock-Fluid Interaction and Its Applications in Unconventional Production
W. Wang, W. Wei, D. Leach, C. Yan, K. Spilker (Chevron Corporation)
4:20 p.m.
Conditions Controlling Secondary Mineral Growth in Hydraulically Fractured Formations
B. McAdams1,2, J. A. Hakala1, (1National Energy Technology Laboratory; 2Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education)
4:45 p.m.
Strontium Behavior in Midland Basin Unconventional Reservoirs: The Importance of Base Fluids
A. Jew1, J. R. Bargar1, J. W. Brownlow2 (1SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; 2Pioneer Natural Resources)
5:10 p.m.
Investigation of Barite Scaling During Reaction between Pre-Treated Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid from the Field and Marcellus Shale
W. Xiong1, C. Lopano1, A. Hakala1, B. Carney2 (1National Energy Technology Laboratory; 2Northeast Natural Energy)
3:55 p.m.
Integrating Big Data and Fundamental Studies to Investigate the Impact of Frequent Shut-In on Bakken Well Performance
P. Ye, L. Gong, W. Mutoru (Equinor)
4:20 p.m.
Historic Frac Design Evaluation Made Easy: Automating Pumping Schedule Recognition from Hydraulic Fracturing Time-Series Data
S. Hoda, J. Iriarte (Well Data Labs)
4:45 p.m.
Well Performance Prediction in Montney Formation using Machine Learning Approaches
H. Rahmanifard, H. Alimohammadi, I. Gates, T. Plaksina (University of Calgary)
5:10 p.m.
Estimated Ultimate Recovery using the Digital Analogue Shale Model
M. J. Friedel1, R. C. Rechden2 (1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; 2Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Institute of Geosciences)
1:50 p.m.
Towards a More Accurate Gas-in-Place Model: Reconciling Gas Storage with Gas Production in the Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin, USA
D. R. Blood1, S. D. McCallum2, J. Jalali3, A. S. B. Douds4, M. J. Stypula5 (1DRB Geological Consulting; 2McCallum Petrophysics and Data Analytics; 3SRN Petroleum Consulting; 4Parsley Energy; 5Deloitte)
2:40 p.m.
The Geochemistry and Microbial Ecology of Produced Waters from Three Different Unconventional Oil and Gas Regions
D. Gulliver1, D. Lipus2, K. Tinker1, D. Ross3, K. Bibby4 (1NETL-DOE; 2German Research Center; 3Leidos; 4University of Notre Dame)
3:55 p.m.
A Real-Time Method to Identify Brittle Zones in Carbonate-Rich Mudrocks using Bulk and Trace Element Geochemistry: A Study in the Eagle Ford, Haynesville, and Niobrara Formations
M. Fonseca, L. Hathon, T. Lapen (University of Houston)
4:20 p.m.
Initial Numerical Modeling, Laboratory Testing, and Field Demonstration of a Thermal Breakout Technology for Measuring the In-Situ Stress in the Deep Subsurface
S. Voegeli, J. Nopola (RESPEC)
4:45 p.m.
A Multiscale Digital Rock Workflow for Shale Matrix Permeability Prediction
M. Zhang1,2, R. Salazar-Tio1, A. Fager1, B. Crouse1, (1Dassault Systèmes; 2The University of Texas at Austin)
5:10 p.m.
Far-Field and Near-Wellbore Geophysical Monitoring with Novel Seismic Contrast Agents
Q. R. Miller1, M. Pohl2, H. T. Schaef1, J. Behura2, S. Nune1, K. Livo2, M. A. Sinnwell1, M. Prasad2, B. P. McGrail1 (1Pacific Northwest National Lab; 2Colorado School of Mines)
1:50 p.m.
Comparative Analysis of Geological Control on Apparent Permeability in Key Shale Oil Reservoirs: From North America to Asia Pacific
J. Xu, Y. Su, W. Wang, H. Wang (China University of Petroleum (East China))
2:15 p.m.
Workflow for Identifying the Prospective Areas for Frontier Shale Exploration and Prospective Resources Assessment of the Lower Barmer Hill Member of Barmer Hill Formation, Barmer Basin, Rajasthan, India
A. K. Sahoo1, S. Batshas1, T. Dev1, C. T. Wilhelm*2, U. Kuila1, K. Chawla1, S. Sharma1, S. Dasgupta1, A. Mandal1, P. Mishra1 (1Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Ltd; 2Wilhelm Geoscience Services, LLC)
2:40 p.m.
Optimization Well Spacing for Development of Shale Oil Reservoirs using Integration of Data Analytics, Geomechanics Modeling, Pilots, and Economic Analysis
Z. Lei1, X. Li1, K. Dai2, Y. He3, J. Shi4 (1CNPC; 2China University of Petroleum (Beijing); 3Changqing Oilfield of CNPC; 4ChangQing oilfield of CNPC)
2:15 p.m.
Anisotropic and Nonlinear Properties of Rock Samples in the Vaca Muerta Formation: Experimental Measurements and Implications on Reservoir Geomechanics
D. N. Espinoza1, A. Sosa Massaro2, G. Gallardo Giozza1 (1The University of Texas at Austin; 2Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires)
2:40 p.m.
Determining Static Elastic Anisotropy in Shales from Sidewall Core Samples: Impact on Stress Prediction and Hydraulic Fracture Modeling
B. Crawford1, Y. Liang1, P. Gaillot2, K. Amalokwu1, X. Wu1, R. Valdez1 (1ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company; 2ExxonMobil Upstream Business Development)
3:55 p.m.
Macroscopic Modeling of Centimeter-Scale Interfaces using Anisotropic Damage Mechanics
P. J. Gaillot1, N. M. Umholtz*2, S. Sanchez2, C. Hammerquist2, Y. Aimene2, A. Ouenes2 (1ExxonMobil; 2FracGeo)
4:20 p.m.
High Resolution Petrophysics and Geomechanics Workflow — The Key to Optimal Development of Unconventional Reservoirs
P. J. Gaillot (ExxonMobil)
4:45 p.m.
Homogenization of High-Resolution Rock Properties for Hydraulic Fracture Modeling
E. Dontsov, R. Suarez-Rivera (W.D. Von Gonten Laboratories)
5:10 p.m.
A Coupled Laboratory Measurement - Machine Learning Workflow to Predict Elastic Anisotropy by Lithotype in Shale
A. Mitra1, J. Kessler2, S. Govindarajan1, D. Gokaraju1, A. Thombare1, A. Guedez1, M. Aldin1 (1MetaRock Laboratories; 2Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation)
2:40 p.m.
Analysis of a Multi-Well Eagle Ford Pilot
K. Raterman, Y. Liu, B. Roy, K. Friehauf, A. Janssen, B. N. Thompson (ConocoPhillips)
3:55 p.m.
Real-Time Hydraulic Fracture Optimization Based on the Integration of Fracture Diagnostics and Reservoir Geomechanics
J. Glascock5 (1Seismos Inc.; 2Seismos Inc; 3Mueller Exploration; 4; 5NexTier Completion Solutions)
4:20 p.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)
5:10 p.m.
Quantifying The Parent-Child Effect in Vaca Muerta Formation
P. Crespo, M. Pellicer, C. Crovetto, J. Gait (Pan American Energy)
1:50 p.m.
Novel Techniques to Measure Oil-Gas Diffusion at High Pressure and High Temperature Conditions: Application for Huff-N-Puff EOR in Shales
S. Mukherjee, S. T. Dang, C. Rai, C. Sondergeld (University of Oklahoma)
2:15 p.m.
Overcoming the Limitations of SRV Concept
M. Gaddipati, C. Karacaer, C. Ozgen, T. Firincioglu (NITEC LLC)
2:40 p.m.
Black-Oil and Compositional Simulation of Gas EOR in Tight Unconventionals
S. Mydland1, C. H. Whitson2, I. Yusra2, M. L. Carlsen2, M. M. Dahouk2 (1Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU; 2Whitson AS)
1:50 p.m.
Shale Gas Sweet Spot Identification using Quantitative Seismic Interpretation (QSI) and Neural Network in Krishna-Godavari Basin, India
S. Deshmukh, S. Omer, P. S. Tomar, H. Lal (ONGC Ltd India)
2:15 p.m.
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Inversion Feasibility Analysis for an Unconventional Reservoir Characterization
V. Anantharamu1, Y. Del Moro1, L. Vernik1, A. Quaglia2, E. Carrillo2 (1Ikon Science; 2Inter Rock)
2:40 p.m.
Prediction of 3-D Facies and Petrophysical Models using Seismic Inversion and Advanced Statistical Data Analytics in Midland Basin Study Area
V. Pandey1, T. Nekrasova1, I. Tsybulkina1, K. Clemons2, D. Li1, B. Six1 (1CGG; 2Lario Oil & Gas Company)
3:55 p.m.
Unlocking Value from Vintage Seismic Processing - Pre-Stack Conditioning and Inversion in the Eagle Ford Shale
A. Munoz1, B. Shea2 (1Ensign Natural Resources; 2Sharp Reflections)
1:50 p.m.
Well to Well Interference: Quantifying Connectivity and Understanding How Much is Too Much? A STACK Case Study
T. Ingle, H. Greenwood, M. Wilkins, M. Almasoodi, K. Haustveit (Devon Energy)
2:15 p.m.
A Data-Driven Approach to Detect and Quantify the Impact of Frac-Hits on Parent and Child Wells in Unconventional Formations
I. Gupta, C. Rai, D. Devegowda, C. Sondergeld (University of Oklahoma)
2:40 p.m.
The Impact of Interwell Spacing Over Time — A Machine Learning Approach
K. Sathaye1, T. Cross1, K. Darnell1, J. Reed2, D. Niederhut1, J. Ramey1 (1Novi Labs; 2Enverus)
3:55 p.m.
Characterization and Calibration of Geomechanical Sweet Spots in the Silurian Longmaxi Shale Play in the Sichuan Basin
C. Bian1, F. Shen2 (1Sinopec Petroleum Exploration & Production Research Institute; 2GeoReservoir Research)
4:20 p.m.
Challenges and Opportunities for the Development of Shale Gas in Indonesia
J. T. Simanjuntak1, W. Fisher2, S. Ikonnikova2 (1SKK Migas; 2The University of Texas at Austin)
4:45 p.m.
Understanding the Tectonic Framework of Unconventional Reservoirs in the Paraná Basin Using the Magnetotelluric Method
P. P. de Lugao1, S. Rolim2, B. F. Kriegshaeuser1 (1Strataimage Consultoria Ltda; 2Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
5:10 p.m.
The Mississippian Ambo Shale: A Frontier Tight Oil/Gas Plays in the Southern Pacific Margin of Peru
D. Timoteo1, F. Palacios1, G. Chavez1, A. Quispe2, L. Pairazaman3 (1Hound Exploration S.A.C.; 2Perupetro S.A.; 3Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria)