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Tuesday Morning In-Person Presentations

 

8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
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)
8:55 a.m.
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, S. Mondal1, A. Gzuk3, D. Jurick3, G. Jin4 (1Shell Exploration & Production Company; 2BSP; 3Neubrex; 4Colorado School of Mines)
9:20 a.m.
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)
9:45 a.m.
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)
8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
Mitigating Hydraulic Fracture Induced Seismicity
S. Maxwell;
Ovintiv, Houston, TX.
8:55 a.m.
Hydraulic Fracture Design Needs Beyond Achieving Short-Term Production Metrics
M. Pearson;
Liberty Resources, Houston, TX.
9:20 a.m.
Completions-Induced Casing Deformations in Unconventionals: What We Think We Know
N. N. Nagel;
OilField Geomechanics LLC, Richmond, TX.
9:45 a.m.
Managing Induced Seismicity on Pre-Existing Faults During Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation
D. Walters, B. Yang;
TRS Energy Consultants Ltd, Calgary, AL.
8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
New Insights Into Hydraulic Fracture Dynamics: Learnings from a Pressure Monitoring Well in the Permian Basin
V. Muralidharan, S. Esmaili (Occidental Petroleum Corporation)
9:20 a.m.
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)
8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
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)
8:55 a.m.
Measurement of Effective Tortuosity in Unconventional Tight Rock Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
S. Dang, S. Mukherjee, C. Sondergeld, C. Rai (University of Oklahoma)
9:20 a.m.
NMR Quantification of Wettability and Water Uptake in Unconventionals
D. Veselinovic1, M. Dick1, R. Bonnie2, S. Kelly2 (1Green Imaging Technologies; 2ConocoPhillips)
9:45 a.m.
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)
8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
Physics-Based and Data-Driven Models to Predict Production Drivers in the Vaca Muerta Formation
L. Cruz, J. Ochoa (Equinor)
8:55 a.m.
Valuating the Effect of Formation Properties and Completion Design Parameters on Cluster Efficiency Using Advanced Modeling
V. Sesetty, A. Ghassemi (University of Oklahoma)
9:20 a.m.
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)
9:45 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of Proppant Transport and Deposition in Complex Hydraulic-Natural Fracture Networks
D. Kumar, B. Liu, A. Ghassemi (University of Oklahoma)
8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
A Proposed Methodology to Assess Production Performance for Shale Oil and Gas Wells
E. L. Dougherty1, T. Blasingame*2 (1University of Southern California; 2Texas A & M University)
8:55 a.m.
A Physically Consistent Decline Analysis Method for Unconventional Wells
J. A. Acuna (Chevron)
9:20 a.m.
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)
9:45 a.m.
Type Wells—A Physics-Blind Statistical Myth? Our RTA-Driven Construction Methodology Proves Otherwise!
S. Sukumar, J. W. Lee (Texas A&M University)
9:40 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
9:45 a.m.
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)
10:10 a.m.
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)
10:35 a.m.
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)
11:00 a.m.
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)
11:25 a.m.
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)
9:40 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
9:45 a.m.
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.)
10:10 a.m.
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)
10:45 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
10:50 a.m.
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)
11:15 a.m.
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)
11:40 a.m.
Key Learnings from Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site - 2 (HFTS-2), Delaware Basin
Y. Zhao, F. Bessa, V. Sahni, S. Pudugramam, S. Liu (Occidental)
10:45 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
10:50 a.m.
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)
11:15 a.m.
Simple Yet Practical Production Data Characteristics of Cluster Spacing and Stage Length Configurations: A Permian Case Study
S. Esmaili, N. Zakhour, J. Deng (Occidental)
11:40 a.m.
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)
10:45 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
10:50 a.m.
Unlocking the Human Factor: Geosteering Decision Making as a Component of Drilling Operational Efficacy
A. Tadjer1, S. Alyaev2, D. Miner*3, I. Kuvaev3, R. B. Bratvold1 (1University of Stavanger; 2NORCE Norwegian Research Centre; 3ROGII)
11:15 a.m.
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)
11:40 a.m.
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.)
10:45 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
10:50 a.m.
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)
11:15 a.m.
Optimizing Completion Designs for the East Texas Haynesville Utilizing Production Flow Allocations From Lower-Cost Fiber Optic Sensing DAS/DTS Systems
M. Weber1, D. Weatherly1, V. Mahue2, R. A. Hull2, K. Trujillo2, R. Bohn*2, E. Jimenez2 (1RockCliff Energy; 2Silixa)
11:40 a.m.
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)
10:45 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
10:50 a.m.
Automating Chemical Injection: A Pilot Field Trial in the Delaware
S. L. Scott, N. Lehman, J. Harris, M. Garcia, T. Lackey (ConocoPhillips)
11:15 a.m.
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)

 

Tuesday Afternoon In-Person Presentations

1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:45 p.m.
To Reduce or Extend? That is the Question: A Tale of Stage Length Optimization in the Delaware Basin
K. Dhuldhoya;
ConocoPhillips, Texas, TX.
2:15 p.m.
Well Performance Management - Case Study for Montney
V. Bang, K. Yeboa, R. Javadli, C. Robinson (ConocoPhillips)
2:40 p.m.
The Case for Surfactant Lift in Oil Wells
S. L. Scott, N. Lehman, J. Harris, S. Appleyard (ConocoPhillips)
3:05 p.m.
Production Diagnostics with Time Lapse Geochemistry
Y. Song, E. Michael (ConocoPhillips)
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
Successful Field Implementation of CO2 Foam Injection for Conformance Enhancement in the EVSAGU Field in the Permian Basin
A. Katiyar;
The Dow Chemical Company, Sugar Land, TX.
2:15 p.m.
A Methodological Workflow for Assessment and Design of Huff and Puff - Hydrocarbon Gas Injection Pilot Test as an EOR Technique for Eagle Ford Shale Oil Reservoirs
A. Baldwin;
AL.
2:40 p.m.
Measurement of Minimum Miscibility Pressure: A State of the Art Review
B. Dindoruk;
AL.
3:05 p.m.
Evaluation of Eagle Ford Cyclic Gas Injection EOR: Field Results and Economics HTFS
C. Barden;
AL.
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
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)
2:15 p.m.
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)
2:40 p.m.
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)
3:05 p.m.
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)
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
Geostatistical Simulation of Facies and Petrophysical Properties for Heterogeneity Modeling in A Tidal Depositional Environment: A Case Study From Upper Shale Member in A Southern Iraqi Oil Field
W. J. Al-Mudhafar (Basrah Oil Company)
2:15 p.m.
A Principal Component Analysis Approach to Understanding Relationships Between Elemental Geochemistry Data and Deposition, Niobrara Formation, Denver Basin, CO
R. S. ElGhonimy2,1, (1bp; 2Colorado School of Mines)
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
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)
2:15 p.m.
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)
2:40 p.m.
Quantification of Thermal Effects on Cross-Well Low-Frequency Distributed Acoustic Sensing Measurements
Y. Liu1, K. Wu1, G. Jin2, G. Moridis1,3, (1Texas A&M University; 2Colorado School of Mines; 3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
3:05 p.m.
Quantitative Assessment of Induced Seismicity from Hydrocarbon Production and Produced Water Disposal in Azle Area, North Texas
J. Park1, R. Chen1, A. Datta-Gupta1, S. Lele2, T. Tyrrell3 (1Texas A&M University; 2ExxonMobil; 3XTO Energy)
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
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)
2:15 p.m.
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)
2:40 p.m.
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)
3:05 p.m.
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)
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
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)
2:15 p.m.
Impact of Fracture Conductivity on Production - How Much Proppant Do We Really Need in Unconventional Reservoirs?
S. Naik, A. Singh (Chevron CTC)
2:40 p.m.
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)
3:05 p.m.
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)
3:40 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
Porosity Measurement of Shale Core Plugs Without Chemical Cleaning
J. Chen1, S. Althaus1, M. Boudjatit2 (1Aramco Americas; 2Saudi Aramco)
3:40 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
3:45 p.m.
Integration of Gas-to-Oil Ratio into Production Decline Analysis to Predict Critical Flow Regime Transitions
S. Lapierre (Shale Specialists LLC)
4:10 p.m.
Understanding Well Performance of Unconventional Extended Laterals in New Mexico, Delaware Basin
m. han, S. McKone, M. Harty, X. Xie (Occidental Oil and Gas)
4:35 p.m.
Implementing the K-Means Clustering Algorithm for the Type Well Generation Workflow in the Eagle Ford Shale
S. Kryvenko1, M. Gorditsa2, G. Siegel*3 (1Texas A&M University; 2Stronghold Resource Partners; 3Matador Resources Company)
4:05 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
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)
5:00 p.m.
Child Well Fracture Sequencing for Improved Production
R. Suarez-Rivera1, B. Clark2, D. Sassen1, C. Quinn1 (1W.D. Von Gonten Laboratories; 2Sabalo Energy LLC)
4:05 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
Determination of Pore Fluid Salinity in Tight Rocks Without Fluid Extraction
J. Odiachi, A. Tinni (University of Oklahoma)
4:35 p.m.
Determining Organic Kerogen Maturity, Wettability, and Producibility From Induction Dielectric, Resistivity, and Spectroscopy Measurements
J. C. Rasmus1, D. Homan2, G. L. Wang2 (1Retired; 2Schlumberger)
5:00 p.m.
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)
4:05 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
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)
4:35 p.m.
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)
5:00 p.m.
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)
4:05 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
Seismic Investigation of Lithological Controls on Effective Stress
B. N. Goodway (Qeye)
4:35 p.m.
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)
5:00 p.m.
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)
4:05 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
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. Smith, M. Smith (Advanced Hydrocarbon Stratigraphy)
4:35 p.m.
Produced Gas and Condensate Geochemistry of the Marcellus Formation: Insights into Petroleum Maturity, Migration, and Alteration in an Unconventional Shale Reservoir
C. D. Laughrey (Stratum Reservoir)
5:00 p.m.
Application of Geochemistry to Assessing Refrac Jobs in the Bakken/Three Forks Hybrid Play
H. Long1, E. Michael2, Y. Liu1, N. McMahan1, A. Farthing3 (1Conocophillips; 2ConocoPhillips (retired); 3ConocoPhillips Company)
4:05 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
4:10 p.m.
Bakken Unconventional Well Gas-Oil Ratio (GOR) Behavior Characterization
Y. Liu, B. Coffman, N. McMahan, A. Farthing (ConocoPhillips)
4:35 p.m.
Effects of Molecular Level Forces on the Diffusivity Characteristics of Hydrocarbons in Shale Reservoirs
Y. Coskuner, X. Yin, E. Ozkan (Colorado School of Mines)
5:00 p.m.
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)

 

Tuesday Online Only Presentations

 

8:25 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
8:30 a.m.
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)
8:50 a.m.
Credible Inventory Characterizations: Earning Back Trust in an Abandoned Market Sector
D. P. B. Allen (Consultant)
9:10 a.m.
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)
9:30 a.m.
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)
9:50 a.m.
AnAnalytical Rate-Transient Analysis Model in Unconventional Light Oil ReservoirsExhibiting Reservoir Heterogeneity and Multiphase Flow
J. Li1, B. Yuan1, C. R. Clarkson2, X. Zhu1, Y. Li1 (1China University of Petroleum; 2The University of Calgary)
10:10 a.m.
Live Q&A
10:45 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
10:50 a.m.
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)
11:10 a.m.
Relating Microseismicity to Geomechanical Strain
A. M. Baig, B. Witten, A. Booterbaugh (Nanometrics)
11:30 a.m.
Live Q&A
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
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)
2:10 p.m.
Comparison of CO2 and Lean Gas Cyclic Injection (‘Huff-n-Puff’) in Artificially-Fractured Shale Core Samples
C. Song, C. R. Clarkson, H. Hamdi, A. Ghanizadeh (University of Calgary)
2:30 p.m.
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)
2:50 p.m.
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. Yeager3, M. Simpson3, C. Jenkins4 (1Schlumberger; 2Independent; 3Chief Oil and Gas; 4Rose and Associates)
3:10 p.m.
Live Q&A
1:45 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
1:50 p.m.
Optimizing The Selection and Application of Chemical Additives in Shale Reservoirs
J. Yan1, W. Wang1, W. Wei1, G. Winslow2 (1Chevron; 2Chevron, Houston)
2:10 p.m.