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Morning Oral Presentations

Integrated Facies Modeling for Unconventional and Tight Reservoirs
M. Campbell*, R. Aisner-Williams, T. Akpulat, J. Estrada, M. Kittridge, M. Pavlovic, M. Pryporov
Subsurface-Integration a Key Step Towards Understanding an Unconventional Oil Play; A Case Study from Onshore Abu Dhabi, UAE
A. Alharthi*, M. Baig, T. Brooks, H. Al Marzooqi, P. Van Laer, A. Al Hashmi, M. Coscia
Rapid Simulation of Unconventional Reservoirs Using Multi-Domain Multi-Resolution Discretization Based on the Diffusive Time of Flight
H. N. Chen*, K. Terada, A. Li, A. datta-gupta
Ranking Influence of Microfabrics and Microporosity on Acoustic Propagation in Unconventional Tight Carbonate Reservoirs
A. Abdelkarim*, M. Makkawi
Am I Producing From Where I Landed? - The Importance and Challenges of Drainage Definition via Subsurface Fluid Chemistry
C. D. Barrie*, R. Patience
Geochemical Fingerprinting of Niobrara Oils Across Four Distinct Landing Zones Located Within Powder River Basin, USA
O. Woodruff*, N. Dannemiller, M. M. Laughland
Reservoir Characterization and Monitoring Using Geochemical Fingerprinting Technology with Case Studies in the Delaware Basin
M. Jin, S. Esmaili, A. Harris, M. Pavlovic, A. Serna, T. Lv, J. Wu, F. Liu*
Geochemical Fluid Correlations of the Cretaceous Petroleum Systems, Denver Basin, USA
M. Dolan*, L. Arnsberger, G. Zimbrick, B. C. Burke, P. Travers
Discovering Subsurface ""Oceans"" with Classification: A Machine Learning Method to Predict Drilling Challenges from Nearby Saltwater Disposal Wells
J. Kilb*, B. Brame
Completion Optimization in the Bakken Petroleum System Using Data Mining
A. Chakhmakhchev*, N. A. Azzolina, B. Kurz, X. Yu, C. Dalkhaa, J. Kovacevich, J. Sorensen
Automated Optimization of Composite Well Analysis from Best-In-Class Offset Wells Using Cloud-Based Analytics
S. Yalamarty*, B. Harclerode
Optimizing Completions Strategies Using Low-Cost Data Learning
A. Jacques*, C. Daguet-Schott, A. billat, B. brouard
New Model Improves Secondary Phase Production Forecasts
H. S. Jha*, W. Lee
Integrated EUR and Production Decline Analysis for Unconventional Production in Stacked Development
L. Lu, Y. Li, A. Sneddon, M. Hale, B. Dombroski*, C. Flenthrope, W. Zhang, S. Wu, Y. Tang
Midland Basin Wolfcamp Resource Assessment Using Well Spacing Normalized Recovery per Section
D. Alfred, J. McLaughlin*
Embedding Physical Flow Functions into Deep Learning Predictive Models for Improved Production Forecasting
S. Mohd Razak*, J. Cornelio, Y. Cho, B. Jafarpour, H. Liu, R. Vaidya
Analysis of Well Interference Tests in the Bakken Shale, a Fully Communicated System
C. G. Miranda*, C. Cipolla, M. Murray
East Nesson Bakken Enhanced Oil Recovery Pilot: Co-injection of Produced Gas and a Water/Surfactant Mixture
G. Pospisil*, L. Griffin, T. Souther, S. Strickland, J. McChesney, C. Pearson, C. Dalkhaa, J. Sorensen, J. Hamling, B. Kurz, N. Bosshart, M. Warmack, A. Assady, J. Zhao, B. Schwanitz, A. Williams, D. Schechter, A. Sarmah
What Can You Learn After 10000 Geosteering Decisions
Y. Cheraghi*, S. Alyaev, A. Hong, I. Kuvaev, S. Clark, A. Zhuralvlev, R. B. Bratvold
Understanding the Nartural Fracture System in the Ultra-deep Sandstone Reservoir Using the High-Definition Oil-Based Microresistivity Image Logs Case Study from Junggar Basin
A. Elekwachi*, B. Liu
Finding Value-Added Subsurface Strategies in the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy
E. Melchert*
Hydraulic Fracture Monitoring Using Distributed Acoustic Sensing: A Case Study Using Dip-in Fiber
C. Wang, Y. Ma*, D. Eaton
Seismic Diffraction Imaging of Reservoir Fractures with DAS Seismic Data in a Horizontal Well
B. Fuller*
Towards Quantitative Assessment of 4D DAS Time Shifts for Enhanced Stimulated Rock Volume Characterization
Y. HajNasser*
Using Quantitative Tracer Analysis to Calibrate Hydraulic Fracture and Reservoir Simulation Models: A Permian Basin Case Study
M. Albrecht*, S. Borchardt, C. Murphree, M. McClure, J. Rondon
Deep-Learning-Based Prediction of Post-Fracturing Permeability Field for Development Strategy Optimization in Unconventional Reservoirs
J. Wang, Y. Tan*, B. Liang
An Integrated Reservoir Modeling Case Study in the Permian Basin: Part 2- Model Calibration and Predictions
M. Gaddipati, H. Sarak, B. Musgrove, T. Itibrout, J. Stachowiak, T. Firincioglu*
The Fundamental Role and Effects of Electrostatic Forces Within Pore Systems on Resource Evaluation and Reservoir Performance: Capillary Forces Theory
R. Lee*, P. K. Pedersen, T. Moslow, R. Aguilera
Sedimentology, Geochemistry, and Mechanical Stratigraphy of an Early Kimmeridgian Carbonate Mudstone in an Arabian Intrashelf Basin
S. A. Chan*, J. Humphrey, B. Albensaad, M. Usman1, 3, K. Alramadan, Y. Alzayer
When the Music Stops: Quantifying Inventory Exhaustion in the Midland Basin with Machine Learning
T. Cross*, J. Reed, K. Long
Observations and Explanations of Geochemical Differences Between Rock Samples and Produced Oils from Pilot and Lateral Wells in the Midland Basin
R. Patience*, C. D. Barrie
Source Rock Maturity Assessment Using the Advanced Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Y. Li, L. Lu*, S. Wu, Y. Tang
Estimating the Amount of Producible Condensate, Non-Producible Sorbed Petroleum, and Immobile Bitumen in Core Samples Obtained from Source-Rock Reservoirs in the Wet Gas Window
A. Kornacki*
An Innovative and Simple Approach to Spatially Evaluate a Proxy for Stress Shadow Effect of Unconventional Reservoir Completion Activity
S. J. Prochnow*, A. Grechishnikova, P. Hossaini, S. Saldana, M. Ibrahim
Driving Mechanisms for Drainage Volume and Cumulative Oil: Case Studies for the Midland Basin with Diffusive Time of Flight and Machine Learning
Y. Ben*, O. Raba, K. Smith, J. Park, R. Gordillo
Quantifying Proppant in the SRV Along a Fractured Well at the Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site: A Proppant Log Case Study from Permian-Delaware Basin
D. Maity*, J. ciezobka
Scaling Improves Type Well Construction
W. Lee, H. S. Jha*
Transfer Learning with Multiple Aggregated Source Models in Unconventional Reservoirs
J. Cornelio*, S. Mohd Razak, Y. Cho, B. Jafarpour, H. Liu, R. Vaidya
Statistical and Machine Learning Methods Help Us Identify Analogous Wells for Enhanced Type Well Construction
H. S. Jha*, W. Lee

Afternoon Oral Presentations

An Innovated and Integrated Smart Fracture Calibration Workflow Based on Geophysics and Geology for Deep Shale Reservoirs with Complex Natural Fracture Networks
C. Liu*, J. Miao, J. Wu, X. Yang, C. Chang, W. Yu1, 3, K. Sepehrnoori
Delaware Basin Regional 3D Geo-Cellular Model: Construction and Use
B. J. Casey*, D. Carr, R. Eastwood, K. Smye, S. Tavassoli
Fine-Scale Lamination/Bedding, An Important Factor in Unconventional Reservoirs Hydrocarbon Productivity
C. E. Molinares-Blanco*1, 2, D. Becerra-Rondon, H. Galvis-Portilla, D. Duarte
Analysis of the Production Casing Deformation Due to Shearing of Offset Hydraulic Fractures
Z. Radakovic-Guzina, B. Damjanac*, A. A. Savitski, N. Suarez, C. Ledet
Optimizing Well Spacing and Completion Design Using Simulation Models Calibrated to the Hydraulic Fracture Test Site 2 (HFTS-2) Dataset
S. Pudugramam, R. J. Irvin*, M. McClure, G. Fowler, F. Bessa, Y. Zhao, J. Han, H. Li, A. Kohli, M. D. Zoback
How Does the Impact of Completions Change Over the Life of a Well? A Comparison Across the Major US Unconventional Plays Using Machine Learning
T. Cross*, K. Long, D. Niederhut, A. Cui
Numerical Simulation of Geochemical Effects on Flowback Analysis and Enhanced Oil Recovery Strategies
G. Zhang*, J. Y. Leung
Time Lapse Geochemistry Production Allocation; End Member Definition and Selection; Case Studies; Eagle Ford and Delaware Basin
A. Turner*, C. Donohue, A. Zumberge, A. Munoz, P. Bergeron
Using Geochemical Production Allocation to Calibrate Hydraulic Fracture and Reservoir Simulation Models: A Permian Basin Case Study
M. Albrecht*, S. Borchardt, M. McClure
Sequence-to-Sequence (Seq2Seq) Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) for Oil Production Forecast of Shale Reservoirs
C. Aranguren*, A. Fragoso, R. Aguilera
The Diminishing Returns of Lateral Length Across Different Basins
A. Cui*, T. Cross
Using Data Science to Assess Repeatability in Analogue Mature Fields: A Risk Management Tool to Optimize Your Appraisal Strategy
M. Letourneur*
Development Saturation Pressure Correlations for Reservoir Fluids from Unconventional Reservoirs
N. D. Mejia*, T. Blasingame
Wettability in Niobrara, Codell, Eagle Ford, Bakken, and Wolfcamp Formations: For EOR and CCUS Applications
O. Uzun*, H. Kazemi, S. A. Sonnenberg
Choke Management- The Driver of Liquid Yield Trends in Shale Reservoirs
Y. Barzin*, G. Walker
Mobile or Immobile: Hydrocarbon Characterization from the Comparison of Various Extraction Techniques to Produced Oils
A. Zumberge*, S. Perry, K. Cheng, C. Donohue
How Much Better Could We Have Done? Using a Time Machine Method to Quantify the Impact of Incremental Geologic data on Machine Learning Forecast Accuracy
J. Reed, C. Macalla*
Targeting the Leonardian Bone Spring Limestone in the Southern Delaware Basin: Example from Upper 2nd Limestone, Pecos County, West Texas
L. Ko*, T. Larson, D. Martinez, R. Scott, P. Periwal, E. Sivil
Application of the β-derivative to Evaluate Multi-Fractured Horizontal Well Performance in Unconventional Shale Reservoirs
A. Jimenez*, T. Blasingame
Geological Containment vs. Well Containment for Huff and Puff (H&P) Gas Injection in Shale Oil Reservoirs
X. Bao, A. Fragoso, R. Aguilera*
Water Imbibition and Oil Recovery in Shale: Dynamics and Mechanisms Using Integrated Cm-to-Nm-Scale Imaging
S. Peng*, J. LaManna, P. Periwal, P. Shevchenko
Estimating Seismic Anisotropy Parameters from Rock Properties in Wolfcamp Shales, Midland Basin
J. Lee*, D. E. Lumley
Characterizing Hydraulic Fractures Using the Transient Pressure Surge Effect
Y. Jin*, Y. Zheng, L. Huang, C. Ehlig-Economides
Quantitative Characterization of Deformation and Damage in Shale Under Compression Utilizing Digital Image Correlation
F. Nath*, F. Borjas, C. Netro, J. L. Perez
Completions Optimization and Fracture Evaluation of Infill Wells: A Southern Delaware Basin Case Study
K. D. Brady*, B. Atwell, K. WUTHERICH, B. Katon, M. Braim, S. Bowman-Young
Multibench-multiwell interference in unconventional reservoir: Field observations and numerical studies in Texas Delaware
H. Behzadi*, Y. Shin
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Evaluating Development Strategies in the Marcellus to Address Well Spacing, In-fill Timing and Operational Sequencing
B. V. Cherian*, H. Guerrero, R. Pratt, T. Lombardi, Z. Swanson, Y. Faulkner, S. Narasimhan, O. Olaoye
A New Fracture Parameters Inversion Model Based on the Pressure of Shut-In Under Pressure-Dependent Leak-Off Conditions
X. Hu*, Z. Tu, S. Ma, M. Liu, F. Zhou, S. Jing
Numerical Modeling of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation and Fault Activation in the Presence of a Sealing Fault and Highly Permeable Damage Zone – A Case Study of the Montney Formation in British Columbia
Z. Esmaeilzadeh*, D. Eaton, C. Wang
On Poroelastic Mechanisms in Hydraulic Fracturing, from Refrac to Fracture Swarms
D. Kumar, A. Ghassemi*
Impact of Horizontal Weak Interfaces on the Hydraulic Fracturing: From Height Growth to Lateral Propagation
J. Li*, K. Wu
Prediction and Analysis of Geomechanical Properties Using Deep Learning: A Permian Basin Case Study
F. Nath*, K. Murillo, J. L. Perez, C. Netro, F. Borjas
Simultaneous Auto-Calibrations of Complex Fracture Configurations in Multi-Well Development Scenario in Uinta Basin with Embedded Discrete Fracture Model and Multivariate Gaussian Distributions
Y. Xiao*, C. Liu, W. Yu, K. Sepehrnoori, C. Zigler
Statistical Analysis of the Petrophysical Properties of the Bakken Petroleum System
A. Laalam*, H. Ouadi, A. Merzoug, A. Chemmakh, A. Boualam, S. Djezzar, I. Mellal, M. Djoudi
Value Creation Through Application of Hybrid Models for Unconventional Production Optimization -Field Case Studies
H. Zalavadia*, T. Stoddard, S. Sankaran
Applications of Distributed Strain Sensing via Rayleigh Frequency Shift: Illuminating Near-Well and Far-Field Fracture Characteristics
K. Dhuldhoya*, K. Friehauf
A Comparison of Latest Generation Frac New Well and Refrac Results with Evidence of Refrac Reorientation
R. E. Barba*, J. Allison, M. Villarreal
Mitigating Lost Circulation Risks in Depleted Delaware Basin Formations
H. Conces, P. Osborne, K. Agapiou*
Flow Profile Estimation in Horizontal, Hydraulically Fractured Wells Using a Péclet Number Approach
J. App*
Deriving elastic and petrophysical properties from small sample volumes using digital rock analysis
V. Ravlo*, P. Øren, C. Ringstad
Visualizing fracture-matrix fluid exchange in unconventional tight mudstone
J. J. Valenza*, D. Crandall, J. Moore, S. Sanguinito
High-Resolution HFTS2 Slant Core Imaging Through X-ray Computed Micro Tomography
J. O. Guerrero*, D. Espinoza
Effects of Soxhlet Extraction on Shale Microstructure
M. Curtis*, C. Rai, C. Sondergeld
Multiwell Decline Curve Analysis Using a Type Curve Approach
T. Blasingame*
Investigation of Staggered/Stacked Parent-Child Well Spacing with Multiwell Geomechanics Simulation in Multilayer Unconventional Reservoirs
Y. Pei*, K. Wu, C. Chang, J. Wu, X. Yang, C. Liu, J. Wang, W. Yu, K. Sepehrnoori
Integration of Production Communication and Hydraulic Fracture Connection in Unconventional Reservoirs
Y. Ning*, G. Jin, X. Zhu, A. Tura
Closing the Gap in Quantifying the Extension of Depletion: A Practical Workflow to Convert Analytical Fracture Half-Length to Actual Non-Uniform SRV
V. Muralidharan*, S. Esmaili
Refracturing in the Bakken – An Analysis of Data from Across North Dakota
C. Dalkhaa*, N. A. Azzolina, A. Chakhmakhchev, B. Kurz, J. Sorensen, C. Gorecki, J. Harju
Investigation of Subsurface Mechanism Impacting Parent Well Pressure Response During Fracture Driven Interactions Using Coupled Geomechanics , Fluid Flow , and Fracture Propagation Modeling
R. Wu*, X. Liu, A. Singh, B. Wang, A. Vissotski, Y. Li
A Novel Casing in Casing Refracturing Treatment for a Bullheading Re-fractured Well in Fuling Shale Gas Field- Case Study
Z. Lu, J. Shen, C. ZHan*g, Y. Ming, R. Han*, B. Wang
Advanced Reservoir Geomechanics Modeling of Depletion Impact on Wellbore Stability for Infill Well Drilling in Unconventional Reservoirs
W. Zheng*, L. Xu
Impact of Subsurface Fluid Chemistry on Microbial Growth, Corrosion, and Reservoir Souring in Unconventional Assets
D. G. Leach*, W. Wang, C. Yan, R. MacLeod, D. Mattis, W. Wei
Influence of Mineralogy and Rock Fabric on Geochemical Alteration of Pores in North American Unconventional Reservoir Materials
A. Hakala*, S. Sanguinito, B. McAdams, L. Burrows, M. Stuckman, W. Xiong, G. Bhandari, J. Moore, G. Hunter
The Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid on the Near-Wellbore Shale Region Involving Interactions with Steel, Cement and Shale
W. Xiong*1, 2, B. McAdams1, 2, M. Stuckman1, 2, B. Kutchko, C. Lopano, A. Hakala
Addressing Mineral Scaling in Shale Rocks: Important Considerations when Designing Stimulations
A. Jew*, E. Spielman-Sun, B. de Farias Esteves, J. Druhan, A. Gundogar, A. Kovscek, J. Bargar