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Tuesday Morning Online Only Presentations

Introductory Remarks
A New Pore Pressure Prediction Model for Naturally Fractured Shales and Stacked Plays: The Effect of Active Hydrocarbon Generation - A Powder River Basin Case Study
D. Orozco, R. Aguilera (University of Calgary)
Relating Microseismicity to Geomechanical Strain
A. M. Baig, B. Witten, A. Booterbaugh (Nanometrics)
Optimizing Completion Designs for the East Texas Haynesville Utilizing Production Flow Allocations From Lower-Cost Fiber Optic Sensing DAS/DTS Systems
M. Weber1, D. Weatherly2, V. Mahue3, R. A. Hull3, K. Trujillo3, R. Bohn*3, E. Jimenez3 (1Rockcliff Energy; 2RockCliff; 3Silixa)
Earth Model Building in Real-Time with an Automated Machine Learning Framework - A Midland Basin Example
G. Taylor1, M. Unaldi1, A. Sansal2, E. Tian3 (1Quantico Energy Solutions; 2TGS; 3LifeBell AI)
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Ordovician Source Rock Potential on the Broome Platform of the Onshore Canning Basin in the Far North of Western Australia
J. L. van Hattum (Theia Energy Pty Ltd)
Credible Inventory Characterizations: Earning Back Trust in an Abandoned Market Sector
D. P. B. Allen (Consultant)
Experimental Controls on the Transition Between Planar and Branched Hydraulic Fractures
W. Li, L. Frash, J. W. Carey, M. Meng, N. Welch, H. Viswanathan (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Controlling Strontium Scaling in the Permian Basin Through Manipulation of Base Fluid Chemistry and Additives
E. Spielman-Sun1, A. D. Jew1, J. L. Druhan2, J. R. Bargar1 (1SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; 2University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
An Analytical Approach to Decouple the Impacts of Reservoir Heterogeneity From Multiphase Transient Linear Flows in Tight/Shale Oil Reservoirs
J. Li1, B. Yuan1, C. R. Clarkson2, C. Dai1, X. Zhu1, Y. Li1 (1China University of Petroleum; 2The University of Calgary)

Tuesday Morning In-Person Presentations

Introductory Remarks
DSDOGW An App That Quickly and Accurately Calculates Decline Rate and Constructs Type Curves for Shale Oil and Gas Wells
E. L. Dougherty1, T. Blasingame*2 (1University of Southern California; 2Texas A & M University)
A Physically Consistent Decline Analysis Method for Unconventional Wells
J. A. Acuna (Chevron)
Using Bayesian Leave-One-Out and Leave-Future-Out Cross-Validation to Evaluate the Performance of Rate-Time Models to Forecast Production of Tight-Oil Wells
L. M. Ruiz Maraggi, L. W. Lake, M. P. Walsh (The University of Texas at Austin)
Type Wells—A Physics-Blind Statistical Myth? Our RTA-Driven Construction Methodology Proves Otherwise!
S. Sukumar, J. W. Lee (Texas A&M University)
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Unlocking the Human Factor: Geosteering Decision Making as a Component of Drilling Operational Efficacy
A. Tadjer1, S. Alyaev2, D. Miner3, I. Kuvaev*3, R. B. Bratvold1 (1University of Stavanger; 2NORCE Norwegian Research Centre; 3ROGII)
Use of Machine Learning Production Driver Cross-Sections for Regional Geologic Insights in the Bakken-Three Forks Play
T. Cross, K. Sathaye, J. Chaplin (Novi Labs)
Real-Time Analysis of Rig-Site Drilling Data Using Automated System to Assist Geosteering and Completion Decision Making
M. Ghazizadeh1, A. Khodabakhshnejad1, D. Lowrie2 (1DrillApp Technologies; 2Core Geologic, Inc.)
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Automating Chemical Injection: A Pilot Field Trial in the Delaware
S. L. Scott, N. Lehman, J. Harris, M. Garcia, T. Lackey (ConocoPhillips)
Coupling Physics-Based Full Field Hydraulic Model with Advanced Data Analytics: Evolution of Surface Pipeline Operations
L. Donnelly1, M. Albers1, J. Cameron1, K. Frame1, K. Zhang*2, H. Lu2, S. Atmaca2, N. Rodriguez2 (1ConocoPhillips; 2Schlumberger)
A Simple Multiphase Physics-Based Diagnostic Chart for Detecting Gas Injection Rate Instability (Slugging) and Guiding Wellhead Gas Lift Controller Automation
A. Nagoo (Nagoo & Associates LLC)
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Log and Core NMR T1T2 and T2D Mapping of the Bakken Reservoir Complex
R. Merkel1, M. Stephens2, C. Thompson2, K. McLean3 (1Denver Petrophysics LLC; 2Crescent Point Energy; 3Emerson Paradigm)
Measurement of Effective Tortuosity in Unconventional Tight Rock Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
S. Dang, S. Mukherjee, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai (University of Oklahoma)
NMR Quantification of Wettability and Water Uptake in Unconventionals
D. Veselinovic1, M. Dick1, R. Bonnie2, S. Kelly2 (1Green Imaging Technologies; 2ConocoPhillips)
T1-T2 NMR on Shale Cuttings
M. Dick1, D. Veselinovic1, T. Kenney1, D. Green1, A. Haecker2, M. Boyce3 (1Green Imaging Technology; 2Continental Resources; 3Epoch Consulting LLC)
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Observations and Modeling of Fiber-Optics Strain on Hydraulic Fracture Height Growth in HFTS-2
J. Wang, Y. Tan, P. Rijken, X. Liu, A. Singh, Y. Li (Chevron)
A New Fracture Diagnostic Tool for Unconventionals High Resolution Distributed Strain Sensing via Rayleigh Frequency Shift during Production in Hydraulic Fracture Test 2
G. Ugueto1, M. Wojtaszek2 (1Shell Exploration and Production; 2BSP)
A Systematic Interpretation of Subsurface Proppant Concentration from Drilling Mud Returns: Case Study from Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site (HFTS-2) in Delaware Basin
D. Maity, J. Ciezobka (gas technology institute)
Analysis and Integration of the Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site -2 (HFTS-2) Comprehensive Dataset
V. S. Pudugramam, Y. Zhao, F. Bessa, J. Li, N. Zakhour, T. Brown, J. Han, I. Harmawan, V. Sahni (Occidental)
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Novel Geochemistry Determined From High Pressure, High Temperature Simulation Experiments of Hydraulic Fracture Test Site 2
D. Gulliver1, P. Sarkar1, K. Tinker1, N. Means1, J. Fazio1, W. Xiong1, A. Hakala1, C. Lopano1, S. Leleika2, A. Harmon2, J. Ciezobka2 (1NETL-DOE; 2Gas Technology Institute)
Inference of Induced Fracture Geometries Using Fiber-Optic Distributed Strain Sensing in Hydraulic Fracture Test Site 2
S. J. Bourne1, K. Hindriks1, A. Savitski*2, G. Ugueto2, M. Wojtaszek1 (1Shell Global Solutions International; 2Shell Exploration & Production Company)
Key Learnings from Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site - 2 (HFTS-2), Delaware Basin
Y. Zhao1, V. Sahni2, S. Pudugramam2, S. Liu2 (1Occidental, Houston; 2Occidental)
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Constant Concentration Proppant Schedules for Slickwater Frac Design in Unconventional Resources
A. Singh, S. Malhotra, D. Wehunt, S. Han, C. Lannen, X. Liu, J. Cooper, A. Kim (Chevron)
Simple Yet Practical: Production Data Characteristics of Cluster Spacing and Stage Length Configurations, A Permian Case Study
S. Esmaili, N. Zakhour, J. Deng (Occidental)
Integration of Geology, Geomechanics, and Completion Data in Modeling for Future Well and Completion Optimization: An Unconventional Diyab Case Study
H. Pourpak1, W. Newby1, S. Taubert1, H. Al Marzooqi2, M. Z. Baig2, A. Lefebvre-Prudencio1, Y. Wu1, C. Pointer1, F. Cafardi3, V. De Gennaro3, L. Nistor3 (1TotalEnergies; 2ADNOC; 3Schlumberger)
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New Insights Into Hydraulic Fracture Dynamics: Learnings from a Pressure Monitoring Well in the Permian Basin
V. Muralidharan, S. Esmaili (Occidental Petroleum Corporation)
Impact of Completion Design on Various Infill Scenarios: A Data Driven Permian Case Study
C. Darneal, K. Friehauf, K. McLin, H. Zhou, P. Hoang, B. Rajappa, J. Hammond, H. Swan (ConocoPhillips)
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Physics-Based and Data-Driven Models to Predict Production Drivers in the Vaca Muerta Formation
L. Cruz, J. Ochoa (Equinor)
Valuating the Effect of Formation Properties and Completion Design Parameters on Cluster Efficiency Using Advanced Modeling
V. Sesetty, A. Ghassemi* (University of Oklahoma)
Modeling and Optimization of Proppant Distributions in Multi-Cluster Hydraulic Fracture-Natural Fracture (HF-NF) Networks
Y. Wu, G. J. Moridis, T. A. Blasingame (Texas A&M University)
Numerical Simulation of Proppant Transport and Deposition in Complex Hydraulic-Natural Fracture Networks
D. kumar, A. Ghassemi (University of Oklahoma)
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Propagating of Hydraulic Fractures from Horizontal Wellbores: Effects of In-Situ Stress and Near Wellbore Stress Redistribution
Q. Gao1, D. Zhou1, A. Ghassemi2, X. Liu1, Y. Liu1, M. Guo3 (1Xi'an Shiyou University; 2The University of Oklahoma; 3Northwest University)
A Novel Workflow from StimPlan to EDFM for Complex Hydraulic Fracture Modeling and Production Simulation
Y. Yan1, J. Deng2, D. Guerra2, W. Yu1,3, J. Miao1, (1Sim Tech LLC; 2NSI Technologies LLC; 3The University of Texas at Austin)
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Mitigating Hydraulic Fracture Induced Seismicity
S. Maxwell;
Ovintiv, Houston, TX.
Hydraulic Fracture Design Needs Beyond Achieving Short-Term Production Metrics
M. Pearson;
Liberty Resources, Houston, TX.
Completions-Induced Casing Deformations in Unconventionals: What We Think We Know
N. N. Nagel;
OilField Geomechanics LLC, Richmond, TX.
Managing Induced Seismicity on Pre-Existing Faults During Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation
D. Walters;
TRS Energy Consultants Ltd, TBD, AL.
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Are Unconventional Well Performance Gains Exhausted? Investigating the Drivers of Year-Over-Year Production Improvements Across the Major United States Unconventional Plays Using Machine Learning
T. Cross, J. Chaplin, K. Sathaye, A. Cui (Novi Labs)
A Novel Probabilistic Approach for GOR Forecast in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs
Y. Pan1, G. Li1, J. Qin2, J. Zhang2, L. Deng3, R. Bi4 (1PetroChina Exploration and Production Company; 2Xinjiang Oil Field Company; 3Independent Researcher; 4Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development)
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Provides Wolfcamp Completion Design Insight
R. Shelley1, H. Melcher2, O. Oduba2 (1RF SHELLEY LLC, Well Performance Evaluation; 2Liberty Oilfield Services)
A Physics-Guided Deep Learning Predictive Model for Robust Production Forecasting and Diagnostics in Unconventional Wells
S. Mohd Razak1, J. Cornelio1, B. Jafarpour1, Y. Cho1, H-H. Liu2, R. Vaidya2 (1University of Southern California; 2Aramco Americas)
Characterization of Hydraulic Fracture Properties in Eagle Ford Shale Oil Reservoir Using EDFM-AI with Two Fracture Design Scenarios
C. Liu1, A. Gupta2, W. Yu*3, R. Vaidya2, N. Li4, K. Sepehrnoori1 (1UT-Austin; 2Aramco Americas; 3UT-Austin and Sim Tech LLC; 4Sim Tech LLC)
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High Resolution Acoustic Imaging for Geometric Quantification of Eroded Perforations in Hydraulically Fractured Wells
T. Littleford, K. Wardynski, A. Battistel, G. Simpson (DarkVision Technologies Inc.)
The Effect of Chemical Partition Behavior on Oil Recovery by Wettability Alteration in Fractured Tight Reservoirs
T. Lawal1, M. Wang2, G. A. Abeykooon2, F. J. Argüelles-Vivas2, R. OKUNO*2 (1The University of Texas; 2The University of Texas at Austin)

Tuesday Afternoon Online Only Presentations

Introductory Remarks
Statistical Analysis of Fractures From the Hydraulic Fracture Test Site 1
F. Male1, B. Rysak*2, R. Dommisse3 (1UT Austin Center for Subsurface Energy and the Environment; 2The University of Texas at Austin; 3UT Austin Bureau of Economic Geology)
Vision-Based Sedimentary Structure Identification of Core Images Using Transfer Learning and Convolutional Neural Network Approach
B. Zhang1, S. Chen1, Y. Xiao1, L. Zhang2, C. Wang2 (1Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute, SINOPEC; 2China University of Geosciences)
Machine Learning Applications for a Quantitative Evaluation of the Fracture Network in the Wolfcamp Shale Using Tracer and Completion Data
A. Kumar, C. Shih, G. Liu, R. Hammack, J. Ilconich, G. Bromhal (National Energy Technology Laboratory)
Deep Learning for Quantitative Hydraulic Fracture Profiling From Fiber Optic Measurements
W. Li1, H. Lu2, Y. Jing2, F. Hveding3 (1Aramco Houston Research Center; 2University of Houston; 3Saudi Aramco)
Do We Really Need Deep Learning? A Study on Play Identification Using SEM Images
H. Zhang, M. T. Kasumov, D. Devegowda*, M. E. Curtis (University of Oklahoma)
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Evolution of Gas Transport Mechanisms in Micro/mesopores of Organic-Rich Shales During Hydrocarbon Recovery
Z. Yang, C. Clarkson, A. Ghanizadeh (University of Calgary)
Evaluation of Electron Tomography Reconstruction Methods for a Barnett Shale
L. Frouté, E. Boigné, M. Ihme, A. R. Kovscek (Stanford University)
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Optimizing The Selection and Application of Chemical Additives in Shale Reservoirs
J. Yan1, W. Wang1, W. Wei1, G. Winslow2 (1Chevron; 2Chevron, Houston)
Systematic Comparison of Proppant Placement in SRV Along Two Fractured Wells at the Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site: A Case Study from Midland Basin
D. Maity, J. Ciezobka (Gas Technology Institute)
Predicting Estimated Ultimate Recovery from Flowing Material Balance Analysis Considering Rock and Connate Water Expansion for Unconventional Gas Reservoirs
A. Atadeger1, M. Onur1, L. G. Thompson2, B. A. Ruddick2 (1The University of Tulsa; 2Cimarex Energy Company)
Predictive Analysis of Well Interference in Tight Oil Reservoirs
S. Tavassoli1, E. Eltahan2, K. Smye1, G. McDaid1, E. Goodman1 (1Bureau of Economic Geology; 2The University of Texas at Austin)
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Flowback Strategy Optimization for Permian Unconventional Bone Spring Sands and Wolfcamp Wells
X. Xie, S. Amadi, C. Leiker, S. Liu, E. Kinzler, M. Han, M. Melendez Castillo, S. P. Rivera (Occidental)
Experimental Comparison of Cyclic CO2 and Lean Gas Injection (‘Huff-n-Puff’) in Artificially-Fractured Shale Core Samples
C. Song, C. R. Clarkson, H. Hamdi, A. Ghanizadeh (University of Calgary)
Fracturing Fluid Loss in Unconventional Reservoirs: Evaluating the Impact of Osmotic Pressure and Surfactant and Methods to Upscale Results
B. Pan, C. R. Clarkson, A. Younis, C. Song, C. Debuhr, A. Ghanizadeh, V. I. Birss (University of Calgary)
Innovative Modeling to Quantify the Impact of Natural Fractures, Optimize Well Spacing, and Increase Productivity in the Marcellus Shale
F. Mohamed1, D. Otulana1, I. Salazar1, H. Xue1, L. Fan2, D. Shan2, J. Bennett2, K. Abubakar2, K. Barrie3, B. Yeager4, M. Simpson4 (1Schlumberger; 2Independent; 3Chief Oil and Gas; 4Independent, Houston)

Tuesday Afternoon In-Person Presentations

Introductory Remarks
Well Performance and Completion Efficiency Assessment in the Delaware Basin Using Diffusive Time of Flight
J. Park1, Y. Ben2, V. Muralidharan2 (1Texas A&M University; 2Occidental Petroleum)
Impact of Fracture Conductivity on Production - How Much Proppant Do We Really Need in Unconventional Reservoirs?
S. Naik, A. Singh (Chevron CTC)
Fast Probabilistic Forecasting of Oil Production Using Monte Carlo Simulations on Data Driven Acquisition of Decline-Curve Parameter Distributions
V. B. K. Chavali, W. J. Lee (Texas A&M University)
Application of Bayesian Optimized Deep Bi-LSTM Neural Networks for Production Forecasting of Gas Wells in Unconventional Shale Gas Reservoirs
Y. Kocoglu, S. Gorell, P. McElroy (Texas Tech University)
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Mesoscopic Characterization of the Heterogeneity Within Tight Carbonate Gas Reservoir, Outcrop Study, Saudi Arabia
M. S. Osman, O. Abdullatif (King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals)
Regional Comparison of the First Depositional Cycle of the Vaca Muerta in the Northern and Central Portions of the Neuquén Basin.
J. M. Proctor1, D. Acebal2, G. Davalos1, S. Olmos2, J. d'Hiriart2 (1Halliburton; 2Tecpetrol)
Eagle Ford and Bakken Productivity Prediction Using Soil Microbial Fingerprinting and Machine Learning
M. H. A. A. Zijp1, T. Mallinson2, J. Zwaan1, A. G. Chitu1, P. David3 (1Biodentify; 2Aramco Americas; 3Wintershall Dea)
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Reservoir Scale Chemostratigraphy and Facies Modeling Using High Sample Rate Geophysical Scans of Whole Core
J. Degenhardt1, S. Ali*2, M. Ali1, B. Chin1, B. Von Gonten2, E. Peavey3 (1W. D. Von Gonten Laboratories; 2W. D. Von Gonten & Co; 3Texas A&M University)
Stratigraphic Distributions of Volatile Compounds in Samples of the Cretaceous Mowry Shale, Wind River, and Bighorn Basins, Determined by Vacuum Extraction and Cryotrap Mass Spectrometry
C. Smith1, M. Smith1, J. Birdwell2 (1Advanced Hydrocarbon Stratigraphy; 2U.S. Geological Survey, Central Energy Resources Science Center)
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Applications of Time-Lapse Geochemistry to Delaware Basin Field Development
Y. Wang1, F. Esson1, H. Zhou1, I. Perez1, B. Byurchieva1, P. Hoang1, E. Michael2, K. McLin1 (1ConocoPhillips; 2Independent)
A Novel Approach to Understanding Multi-Horizon Fluid Flow in Unconventional Wells Using Produced Water Time-Lapse Geochemistry: Powder River Basin, Wyoming
P. Jones1, D. Dressler2, T. Conner2, J. O’Brien2, T. Klaassen3, S. Bingham4 (1Consulting Geochemist, Devon Energy; 2Devon Energy; 3Devon Energy (former); 4Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University)
Produced Water Chemistry Surveillance and Application in the Permian Basin
W. Wang, W. Wei, M. Saneifar, B. Liang, J. Parizek, H. Nguyen, M. Menconi, F. Yang, C. Khalili (Chevron Corporation)
Machine-Learning Assisted Production Allocation Using A 3-Dimensional Full Field Geochemical Model of Produced Oils in the Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk of South Texas
J. Jweda, E. Michael (ConocoPhillips)
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Seismic Investigation of Lithological Controls on Effective Stress
B. N. Goodway (Qeye)
Illuminating Fine-Scale Geology and Creating Robust Seismic Attributes Using High Trace Density Seismic Data in the Midland Basin
A. Lewis1, B. Karr1, R. Bianco2, S. Pollock2 (1Fairfield Geotechnologies; 2Fasken Oil and Ranch)
Total Organic Carbon Content Estimation of Bakken Formation, Kevin-Sunburst Dome, Montana Using Post-Stack Inversion, Passey Method and Multi-Attribute Analysis
S. A. Samuel, R. Zhang (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
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Bakken Unconventional Well Gas-Oil Ratio (GOR) Behavior Characterization
Y. Liu, B. Coffman, N. McMahan, A. Farthing (ConocoPhillips)
Effects of Molecular Level Forces on the Diffusivity Characteristics of Hydrocarbons in Shale Reservoirs
Y. Coskuner, X. Yin, E. Ozkan (Colorado School of Mines)
Quantifying the Diminishing Impact of Completions Over Time Across the Bakken, Eagle Ford, and Wolfcamp Using a Multi-Target Machine Learning Model and SHAP Values
T. Cross, D. Niederhut, A. Cui, K. Sathaye, J. Chaplin (Novi Labs)
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Core-Flood Effluent and Shale Surface Chemistries in Predicting Interaction Between Shale, Brine, and Reactive Fluid
A. S. Gundogar2,1, J. L. Druhan3, C. M. Ross2, A. D. Jew1, J. R. Bargar1, A. R. Kovscek2, (1SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; 2Stanford University; 3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Comprehensive Laboratory Testing for Screening Completion Fluids to Maximize Productivity of Hydraulically Fractured Reservoirs
E. Kias1, R. Kumar1, B. Abell1, A. Mathur1, C. Barnes1, B. Chin1, S. Ali2 (1WDVG Laboratories; 2WDVG Petroleum Engineering)
Rethinking Mineral Scaling: What, Where, and Why is it occurring in the Stimulated Rock Volume
A. Jew1, J. R. Bargar1, J. Brownlow2, M. Laughland3 (1SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; 2Pioneer Natural Resources; 3Stratum Reservoir)
Molecular Simulation of Multi-Scale Multi-Component Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior in Liquid-Rich Shale Reservoirs
F. Chen, R. Bi, H. Nasrabadi (Texas A&M University)
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Determination of Pore Fluid Salinity in Tight Rocks Without Fluid Extraction
J. Odiachi, A. Tinni, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai (University of Oklahoma)
Determining Organic Kerogen Maturity, Wettability, and Producibility From Induction Dielectric, Resistivity, and Spectroscopy Measurements
J. C. Rasmus1, D. Homan2, G. L. Wang2 (1Retired; 2Schlumberger)
Impact of Kerogen Geochemistry on Methane and Water Adsorption Using Molecular Simulations
A. Jagadisan, I. Silveira de Araujo, Z. Heidari (University of Texas at Austin)
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DAS Recorded Body and Tube Wave Generated by Perforation Shots: Analysis and Numerical Modeling for Completion Monitoring and Reservoir Characterization
S. Zhang1, A. Titov2, V. Jayaram1, H. Bello1, R. Hurt1, G. Jin2 (1Pioneer Natural Resources; 2Colorado School of Mines)
Child Well Fracture Sequencing for Improved Production
R. Suarez-Rivera1, B. Clark2, D. Sassen1, C. Quinn1 (1W.D. Von Gonten Laboratories; 2Sabalo Energy LLC)
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Evaluation and Insights from Instantaneous Shut-In Pressures
N. P. Roussel, H. W. Swan, J. R. Snyder, D. H. Ngyuen, D. D. Cramer, A. Ouk (ConocoPhillips Company)
Characterizing a Complex Induced Fracture Network: A Case Study of a Diagnostic Fracture Injection Test in the Anisotropic and Heterogeneous Kaybob Duvernay Source Rock.