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3-D Geological Interpretation Examples in Unconventional Shale Reservoirs

Robin Dommisse

A 3-D Outcrop Perspective of an Unconventional Carbonate Mudstone Reservoir

Arthur D. Donovan

3-D Seismic Survey Design as a Foundation for Optimizing Unconventional Play Success

Walt Ritchie

Advanced Imaging and Inversion for Oil Production Estimates in Unconventional Resource Plays

Greg M. Johnson

Ambient Fracture Imaging: A New Passive Seismic Method

Alfred Lacazette

An Analytic Approach to Geologic Interpretation and Petrophysical Modeling of the Bakken/Three Forks Plays

Michael Roth

An Analytic Approach to Optimizing Well Spacing and Completions in the Bakken/Three Forks Plays

Michael Roth

Application of Innovative Reaming and Completion Technology in Williston Basin Wells

Gregory Scott

Application of Real-Time Well-Site Tools for Enhanced Geosteering, Reservoir and Completions Characterization

Tom Ashton

Application of Uniaxial Confining-core Clamp with Hydrous Pyrolysis in Petrophysical and Geochemical Studies of Source Rocks at Various Thermal Maturities

Michael D. Lewan

Applying 3D Seismic Technology to Better Understand the Mechanical Variability of the Lower Barnett Shale in Southern Montague and Northern Wise Counties, Fort Worth Basin.

Andy Stephens

Assessing and Advancing a CBM Resource Play Towards Commerciality – A Case Study from the UK

Timothy L. Hower

Azimuthal AVO Gradient Anisotropic Analysis on Prediction of Fractures on Barnett Shale

Shiguang Guo

The Bakken at Parshall Field: Inferences from New Data Regarding

Jane Newman

Barnett Gas Geochemistry and Thermal Maturity, Fort Worth Basin

Harold Illich

Baseline/Calibration Method for Reservoir Pressure Determination

J.R. Adams

Basic Characteristics and Exploration Prospect of the Upper Triassic Xujiahe Formation Continental Shale Gas in Sichuan Basin of China

Chen Dongxia

Borehole Microseismic, Completion and Production Data Analysis to Determine Future Wellbore Placement, Spacing and Vertical Connectivity, Eagle Ford Shale, South Texas

Hemali Patel

A Case Study: New Low Damage Frac Fluid Provides Immediate Production Results in Eagle Ford Shale

Kip Ferguson

Case Study of 3D Seismic Inversion and Rock Property Attribute Evaluation of the Haynesville Shale

David Metzner

A Case Study to Evaluate Shale Oil Production Performance Models with Actual Well Production Data

Hong Yuan

Changes in Porosity and Organic Matter Phase Distribution Monitored by NMR Relaxometry Following Hydrous Pyrolysis Under Uniaxial Confinement

Kathryn E. Washburn

Characteristics of the Gidgealpa Group Composite Resource Play in the Cooper Basin, South Australia

Sandra Menpes

Characterization for Source Rock Potential of the Bakken Shales in the Williston Basin, North Dakota and Montana

Hui Jin

Characterization of Stress-field Variation on Subsurface Faults in Surrounding Areas of Hydraulic Fracturing

Qian Gao

Characterization of Thickness Anomalies in the Bakken and Three Forks Formations, North Central North Dakota, USA

Dylan Cobb

Characterization of Unconventional Reservoir Core at Multiple Scales

Luc Alberts

Characterizing Tight-gas Systems with Production Data—Wyoming,

Philip H. Nelson

Clay Mineralogy of Shale Gas Reservoirs through Integrating Infrared Spectroscopy and X-Ray Diffraction

Hanieh Jafary Dargahi

Coal Seam/Bed Methane in Northern Louisiana: Investigations at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Gary L. Kinsland

Complementary Role of Multi-Component and Conventional 3D Seismic for Risk Reduction in Unconventional Resource Plays – A Marcellus Shale Example

Tony Rebec

Compositional Modeling of Liquid-Rich Shales Considering Adsorption, Non-Darcy Flow Effects and Pore Proximity Effects on Phase Behavior

X. Xiong

Compositional Simulation of Condensate Banking Coupled with Reservoir Geomechanics

H. Deng

A Comprehensive Well Look-Back; Analyzing Three Years’ Worth of Drilling, Completing and Producing Eagle Ford Wells in Order to Understand Trend-Wide Performance Drivers and Variability

Douglas H. Portis

Concepts and Methods for the Recognition of Cyclicity in the Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin, NE USA

Olusanmi O. Emmanuel

Constructing Meaningful Geologic Models of Shale Gas Systems: An Example from the Horn River Basin, Canada

Rene Jonk

Controlling Effects of Overall Basin Uplift on Tight Sand Gas Resources- Case Study of Xujiahe Formation in the Sichuan Basin and Upper Paleozoic in the Ordos Basin

Congsheng Bian

Creep-Recovery Test: A Critical Tool for Rheological Characterization

B.T. Bui

Critical Evaluation of Equations of State for Multicomponent Hydrocarbon Fluids in Organic Rich Shale Reservoirs

Yijia Zhang

Critical Role of Rock and Fluid - Impact on Reservoir Performance on Unconventional Shale Reservoirs

N. R. Nagarajan

The Critical Role of Rock and Fluid in Unconventional Shale Reservoir Performance

N.R. Nagarajan

Current Workflows for Shale Gas Reservoir Characterization

Satinder Chopra

Cutting Generation Study Based On Cutter and Design Testing For Improved Drilling Performance

Carmel El Hakam

Decision Support Tool (DST) for Characterization, Treatment, and Beneficial Use of Unconventional Gas Frac Flowback and Produced Water

Mengistu Geza

Declining Frac Effectiveness - Evidence that Propped Fractures Lose Conductivity, Surface Area, and Hydraulic Continuity

M.C. Vincent

Determination of Formation Organic Carbon Content Using a New Neutron-Induced Gamma Ray Spectroscopy Service that Directly Measures Carbon

Jorge Gonzalez

Determination of In-Situ Hydrocarbon Volumes in Liquid Rich Shale Plays

G.E. Michael

Determination of Thermal Maturity and the Extent of Oil Cracking in Tight Shales Using Extract Biomarker and Diamondoid Concentrations and Distributions

Jeremy E.P. Dahl

Determining the Contributing Reservoir Volume from Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells in the Wolfcamp Formation in the Midland Basin

Mickey Friedrich

Developments in Diagnostic Tools for Hydraulic Fracture Geometry Analysis

Paul Webster

Diagnosing Pressure-Dependent-Permeability in Long-Term

Christine A. Ehlig-Economides

Direct Pore-Scale Modeling of Flow and Transport in Tight Formations

Saeed Ovaysi

The Discovery of the Marcellus Shale Play, An Operator's Experience

Jeff Ventura

Distance Metric Based Multi-Attribute Seismic Facies Classification to Identify Sweet Spots within the Barnett shale: A Case Study from the Fort Worth Basin, TX

Atish Roy

Do Gas Hydrates Occur in Alaminos Canyon, Gulf of Mexico?

Brian C. Tost

Drilling Fluids: Tackling Drilling, Production, Wellbore Stability, and Formation Evaluation Issues in Unconventional Resource Development

Mike Stephens

Drilling Optimization Methodology Connects 20+ Technical Disciplines

Jeremy A. Greenwood

Dynamic Imaging of Fluid Mobility in Low-Permeability Matrices Using

Marko Maučec

Dynamics of Thermogenic and Late-Stage Biogenic Gas Generation in Coalbed Methane Reservoirs of the Black Warrior Basin

Jack C. Pashin

Eagle Ford Completion Optimization Strategies Using Horizontal Logging Data

Robin Slocombe

Eagle Ford Completions Optimization – An Operator`s Approach

Omkar Jaripatke

Economic Feasibility Analysis of the Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania

C. Liu

Effect of Mineralogy and Petrophysical Characteristics on Acoustic and Mechanical Properties of Organic Rich Shale

Adel A. Alqahtani

Effect of Organic Matter Properties, Clay Mineral Type and Thermal Maturity on Gas Adsorption in Organic-Rich Shale Systems

Tongwei Zhang

Effect of the Initial Water Saturation on the Elastic Properties of

Marisa Rydzy

Effects of Net Stress on Two – Phase Flow in Coal Fractures

Dennis A. Alexis

An Efficient Model to Simulate Reservoir Stimulation and induced Microseismic Events on 3D Discrete Fracture Network for Unconventional Reservoirs

Matthieu Delorme

Efficient Removal of Annular Fluids with Microparticulates

James Benkley

Energy Production from Gas Hydrate Systems using CO2 and CO2/N2

Bo Ram Lee

Enhancing SEM Grayscale Images through Pseudocolor Conversion: Examples from Eagle Ford, Haynesville, and Marcellus Shales

Wayne K. Camp

Estimation and Interpretation of Hydraulic Fracture Parameters from Microseismic Data in Shale Plays or Are Pairs of Horizontal Stimulated Wells Generating a More Complex Stimulation?

Robert Hull

Estimation of Dispersion in Orientations of Natural Fractures from Seismic Data: Application to Discrete Fracture Network Modeling

Reinaldo J Michelena

Evaluate EOR Potential in Fractured Shale Oil Reservoirs by Cyclic Gas Injection

Tao Wan

Evaluating EOR Techniques in the Spraberry

Kshitij Mohan

Evaluating the Effect of Natural Fractures on Production from Hydraulically Fractured Wells Using Discrete Fracture Network Models

Thomas Doe

Evaluation of Completion Techniques in the Codell and Niobrara Formations of the Wattenberg Field

Melanie Paterniti

Evaluation of the Carynginia Formation as a Potential Gas Shale Reservoir at Perth Basin, Western Australia

Hanieh Jafary Dargahi

Evaluation of Unconventional Resources Using a Petroleum System Modeling Approach

Ian D. Bryant, Charles B. Stabell, Martin Neumaier

Evolution of Lake Uinta as Defined by Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green River Formation in Colorado

Jeremy Boak

The Evolution of Stimulated Reservoir Volume during Hydraulic Stimulation of Shale Gas Formations

Madhur Johri

Expanding the Application of Chemostratigraphy within Cretaceous Mudrocks: Estimating Total Organic Carbon and Paleoredox Facies using Major, Minor and Trace Element Geochemistry

Beau Tinnin

Experimental Study of Green River Oil Shale Pyrolysis

T.V. Le-Doan

FacimageTM Modeling as a Substitute for Gas Content from Core Desorption and for Real Time Facies Analysis

Philippe Rabiller

Field Trial of a Cased Uncemented Multi-Fractured Horizontal Well in the Horn River

Stefan Merkle

Forensic Chemostratigraphy in Geosteering Multilateral Wells: An Example from Devonian to Carboniferous-Aged Sequences in Southern Alberta

Heather Stilwell

Formation and Distribution of Tight Sand Gas Reservoirs in Upper Triassic, Sichuan Basin in China

Wang Hongjun

Fracture Detection Interpretation Beyond Conventional Seismic Approaches

Clifford Kelley

From SEM Maps and EDS Maps to Numbers in Unconventional Reservoirs

Herman Lemmens

Gas-water Two phases Flow Characterization and its Influencing Factors in Low Permeability Tight Sandstone

Junjia Fan

Gas Hydrate Reservoir Properties

Timothy S. Collett

Geochemical Changes and Fracture Development in Woodford Shale Cores Following Hydrous Pyrolysis under Uniaxial Confinement

Justin E. Birdwell

A Geodynamic View of Oil and Gas Resources Associated to the Unconventional Shale Reservoirs of Argentina

Silvia Barredo

Geological Characteristics and Hydrocarbon Accumulation Models of the Tight-Sand Gas Reservoirs in Upper Triassic Xujiahe Formation in Western Sichuan Depression of China

Dongxia Chen

Geological Methods for Evaluation in a Brave New World – Unconventional Reservoir Monitoring

K. Christopher Dick

Geologic Characterization and the Depositional Environment of the Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin, NE USA

Olusanmi O. Emmanuel

Geologic Characterization of a Bakken Reservoir for Potential CO2 EOR

Basak Kurtoglu

Geologic Controls on Oil Production from the Niobrara Formation, Silo Field, Laramie County, Wyoming

Carrie Welker

Geologic Interpretation and Assessment of Early Cretaceous Shale Oil and Gas Potential in Austral Basin, Santa Cruz, Argentina

H. Belotti

Geology, Completions and Reservoir Engineering: Key Drivers for Field Development Strategies in Fluvial Tight Gas Reservoirs

Kelly Ramirez

Geology, Geophysics and Engineering: Proven Above Ground Adaptive Management-Driven Solutions Needed for Shale Gas and Tight Oil Transdisciplinary Successes in the Subsurface

Gary M. Hanson

Geomechanics of Fracture Density

John Wickham

Geophysical Insights into Completions and Production Predictability for a Shale Gas Reservoir Using Fault Intensity and AVO Inversion

Carl Reine

Geosteering Using True Stratigraphic Thickness

Charles R. Berg

Geothermal Potential of Deep Sedimentary Basins in the United States

Tom C. Anderson

The Golden Age of “Shale” Discovery

Paul M. Basinski

Havlena Odeh Method Solution for Coalbed Methane Reservoirs

Marshall Watson

Heterogeneity Across the Lateral: Coupling Reservoir Fluid Typing and Reservoir Rock Properties to Improve Understanding of Tight Liquid-Rich Plays

Raj Malpani

High-Performance Water-Based Mud Using Nanoparticles for Shale Reservoirs

Chang Min Jung

High-Resolution Carbon Isotope and Elemental Chemostratigraphy of the Greenhorn, Carlile and Niobrara Formations, Denver Basin, CO

Kazumi Nakamura

History Matching and Production Data Analysis for Shale Gas and Oil Reservoirs: The Relevance of Incorporating the Correct Physics in Reservoir and Fracture Characterization

S. Kalakkadu

Horizontal Hydraulic Fracture Design for Optimal Well Productivity in

Francisco D. Tovar, Kyung Jae Lee, Sergio E. Gonzales, Yun Suk Hwang, Andres M. Del Busto, Aderonke A. Aderibigbe, Michael J. Economides, Christine Ehlig-Economides

Horizontal Mississippian Fracture Completions in Oklahoma and Kansas

Bill Grieser

Horizontal Well Performance Prediction Early in the Life of the Wolfcamp Oil Resources Play in the Midland Basin

Tom Dean

Hydraulic Fracture Orientation for Miscible Gas Injection EOR in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs

Tao Xu

Hydrocarbon Maturity and Migration Analysis Using Production Gas Stable Isotopic Signatures in the Wattenberg Field, Denver Basin, Colorado, USA

Owen A. Sherwood

The Identification and Commercialization of Subnormally Pressured Unconventional, Gas-Bearing Sandstones

Ben Law

Identification of Shale Sweet Spots Using Kep Property Estimates from Log Analysis and Geostatistics

Larry Chorn

Identification of Three Williston Basin Oil Families Derived from Mississippian Carbonate Source Rocks

John E. Zumberge

Image-Based Modeling of Flow in Natural Partially Cemented Fractures

Adenike Tokan-Lawal

Impact of Completion Design on Unconventional Horizontal Well Performance

R. Yalavarthi

Impact of Operator’s Best Practices, Completion Design and Well Density on Projected Ultimate Recoveries of Horizontal Bakken Wells in Williams County, North Dakota

Alicia Foresee

Impact of Spatial Distribution of Kerogen Network on Electrical Resistivity of Organic-Rich Source Rocks

Huangye Chen

Impacts of Stress, Natural and Induced Fractures on Mechanical Properties of Organic-Rich Shales

Mehdi Mokhtari

Importance of U.S. Oil Shale

Glenn Vawter

Improved Data Analysis and Interpretation Method for Laboratory Determination of Crushed-Sample Shale Gas Permeability

F. Civan

An Improved Method to Obtain Reliable Production and EUR Prediction for Wells with Short Production History in Tight/Shale Reservoirs

Shaoyong YU

Improving Cement Placement in Horizontal Wells of Unconventional Reservoirs Using Magneto-Rheological Fluids

Mansur Ermila

Improving Our Understanding of Porosity in Source Rock Reservoirs through Advanced Imaging Techniques

Leo Alcantar-Lopez

In-Depth Experimental Investigation of Shale Physical and Transport Properties

H. Aljamaan

Incorporating Effect of Maturity and Organic Richness in Petrophysical Analysis of Shales

Saeed Zargari

Incorporating Geological Characterization into Unconventional Geomodels for Accurate Reservoir Characterization

Bradley D. Melton

Incorporation of Unconventional Investment Opportunities using a Risked Phased Program Assessment Method to Enable Consistent Portfolio Decision Making

Brett Edwards

Increasing Drilling Performance in ERD Wells with New Generation Drill Pipe

Luc Van Puymbroeck

Insights into the Maturation Process from Physical and Chemical Analysis of Partially Pyrolyzed Green River Oil Shale

Andrew Pomerantz

Insights on Hydrocarbon-Generation Microfracturing in Organic-Rich Shales

Mohammed Al Duhailan

An Integrated Approach for Optimizing Vertical Wolfbone Wells in the Delaware Basin

Malcolm E. Yates

Integrated Geological Reservoir Characterization of the Cardium Light Tight Oil Play, Pembina Field in Alberta

Per Kent Pedersen

An Integrated Geomechanical and Microseismic Study of Multi-Well Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation in the Bakken Formation

Yi Yang

Integrating Geology and Engineering: Implications for Production in the Bakken Play, Williston Basin

Cosima Theloy

Integration of active and passive surface seismic for understanding the variations observed during a stimulation campaign.

Paolo Primiero

Integration of different imaging methodologies to study shale sample heterogeneity

J. Chen

Integration of Natural and Hydraulic Fracture Network Modeling with Reservoir Simulation for an Eagle Ford Well

Randy Offenberger

Integration of Structure and Stratigraphy in Bone Spring Tight Oil Sandstones using 3D Seismic in the Delaware Basin, TX

Jessica Allen

Interfacial Tension and Mineral Adhesion Properties of Cyclopentane Hydrate

Zachary M. Aman

Investigating the Critical Geological and Completion Parameters That Impact Production Performance

E.A. Ejofodomi

Investigation of Created Fracture Geometry through Hydraulic Fracture Treatment Analysis

Ibraheem A. Ahmed

Investigation of Flow and Imbibition Processes in Spraberry Fracture Systems Using a Hyper-Threaded Reservoir Simulator

Kyle D. Scott

Investigation of The Microstructure of Shales in The Oil Window

Mark E. Curtis

Joint VTI and Mud Slowness Inversion Using Multiple Modes and Adaptive Weighting

Mark Collins

Laboratory Determination of the Continuous Stress-Dependent Permeability of Unconventional Oil Reservoir Rocks

Daisuke Katsuki

Laboratory Measurements of Matrix Permeability and Slippage Enhanced Permeability in Gas Shales

Rob Heller

Leveraging Seismic Attributes to Understand the ‘Frac-Able’ Limits and Reservoir Performance in the Eagle Ford Shale, South Texas, USA

Kit Clemons

Leveraging the Option Value of Unconventional Resource Projects

Paul D. Allen

Liquid Loading Within Hydraulic Fractures And Its Impact on Unconventional Reservoir Productivity

Samarth Agrawal

Liquids-Rich Resource Play Characterization Using Well Log Analysis Calibrated with Rock Properties from Drill Cuttings

E.T. Vosburgh

Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, and Reducing Environmental Impact through Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale

Jessica Bassett

Making Fossil Energy More Sustainable – Technology Pathways and Conflict Reduction

Dag Nummedal

Manage the Pressure—Drive the Results

Christopher James Bernard

Marcellus Well Spacing Optimization – Pilot Data Integration and Dynamic Modeling Study

Deniz Cakici, Chris Dick, Abhijit Mookerjee, Ben Stephenson

Measurement of Relative Permeability of Coal to Gas and Water

Y. Ham

Message in a Bottle

Doug Bearinger

Methods for seismic Sweet Spot Identification, Characterization and Prediction in Shale Plays

Marita Gading

Micro-scale characterization of the Eagle Ford Formation using SEM methods and digital rock modeling

Brian Driskill

Minimum Miscibility Pressure in Conventional and Unconventional

Tadesse Weldu Teklu

Mississippian Lime Play: Variations in Reservoir Geology East of the Nemaha Ridge

Edith Newton Wilson

Mobile Clarification for Re-Use of Unconventional Oil and Gas Produced Water to Reduce Costs and Minimize Environmental Footprint

Patrick Horner

Modeling and Simulation of Production from Commingled Shale Gas Reservoirs

Benmadi Milad

Modeling Gas Injection into Shale Oil Reservoirs in the Sanish

Cuiyu Dong

Modeling of Abnormal Fluid Pressure in Unconventional Plays Due to Uplift

Xinyu Xia

Modeling Production and Prospectivity in the Austin Chalk to Optimize Well Placement, Productivity and Completion Design

Sean Boerner

Modeling Production Performance of an Abnormally High Pressure Unconventional Shale Reservoir

Basak Kurtoglu

Modeling the Injection of Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen into a Methane Hydrate Reservoir and the Subsequent Production of Methane Gas on the North Slope of Alaska

Nagasree Garapati

Modeling the Significance of Mechanical Interfaces to Fracture Propagation and Morphology – Geomechanical Models Derived from Outcrop Analysis

E.S. Petrie

Multi-Detector, Pulsed Neutron-Based Synthetic Openhole Logs- An Unconventional Gas Reservoir Case Study

Yonghwee Kim

A Multi-Domain Approach to Completion and Stimulation Design in the Marcellus Shale

Courtney MacDonald

Multi-Fracture Stimulation Techniques Make Better Wells in Ultra-Low

Yanrong Chang

A Multi-Measurement Core-Log Integration for Advanced Formation Evaluation of Source Rock Formations: A Green River Case study

Stacy L. Reeder

Multiple Interpretations of Unconventional Well Performance Using Analytical Solutions: A Marcellus Case Study

F. Lalehrokh

Multiuse of Seismic and Attribute Mapping for Field Appraisal and Development in the Eagle Ford Shale: Mapping TOC, Porosity and Seal Integrity

Hector D. Bello

Nanoscale Visualization of Gas Shale Pore and Textural Features

Bolivia Vega

Natural and Hydraulic Fracture Interaction Study Based on Semi-Circular Bending Experiments

Weiwei Wang

A Nearly Complete Characterization of Permeability to Hydrocarbon Gas and Liquid for Unconventional Reservoirs: A Challenge to Conventional Thinking

Albert Cui

New Approach to Geomechanics Solves Serious Horizontal Drilling

Shannon Higgins-Borchardt, Tony Krepp, Marcelo Frydman, Jason Stichler

A New Geochemical Tool for the Assessment of Organic-Rich Shales

Rouven Elias

A New Laboratory Approach to Shale Analysis Using NMR Relaxometry

Kathryn E. Wahburn

New Reserves in an Old Field, the Niobrara Resource Play in the Wattenberg Field, Denver Basin, Colorado

Stephen A. Sonnenberg

New Technologies and Integration for Optimizing Well Placement and Production

Bruno de Ribet

Niobrara Horizontal Well Planning and Execution: The Other Half of the Equation

Jack Wiener

Niobrara Sweet Spots, Basement Geology, and Sea Floor Geochemistry

Monte Swan

Non-Linearity in Decline Behavior of Unconventional Wells

James R. Gilman

Nonempirical Apparent Permeability of Shale

Harpreet Singh

Not All Source Rocks Are Source Rock Plays: Screening Quality From Quantity

Jonathan C. Evenick

Novel Approaches for the Simulation of Unconventional Reservoirs

Bicheng Yan

Novel Approach to Determining Unconsolidated Reservoir Properties: Fabric and Flow in Oil Sands

Julie Dee Bell

Numerical Upcaling of Coupled Flow and Geomechanics in Highly Heterogeneous Porous Media

Daegil Yang

OPTICAL KEROGEN ANALYSIS - A New Workflow In Unconventional Shale Play Analysis

Harmut Jaeger

Optimization of Placement of Hydraulic Fracture Stages in Horizontal Wells Drilled in Shale Gas Reservoirs

Xiaodan Ma

Pattern Recognition in a Digital Age: A Gameboard Approach to Determining Petrophysical Parameters

Daniel A. Krygowski

Permeability Estimation from Fracture Calibration Test Analysis in Shale and Tight Gas

Han Xue

Petrophysical Rock Typing in Organic-Rich Source Rocks Using Well Logs

Alvaro Aranibar

Pitfalls of Averaging Fracture Dimensions and Reservoir Permeability for Unconventional Reservoirs

R. Jayakumar

Plate Tectonic Contraints for Hydrocarbon Formation in the Niobrara Formation

Stan Keith

Pore-Scale Characterization of Oil-Rich Monterey Shale: A Preliminary Study

Shahram Farhadi Nia

Pore-Size Dependence of Fluid Phase Behavior and the Impact on Shale Gas Reserves

B. Rahmani Didar

Pores, Spores, Pollen and Pellets: Small, but Significant Constituents of Resource Shales

Roger M. Slatt

A Pore Scale Study of Slickwater Systems in Shale Reservoirs: Implications for Frac-Water Distribution and Produced Water Salinity

Yinan Hu

Predicting the Effective Gas Flow Properties of Gas Shale, from Nano-Pores to Shale Parasequences

Jingsheng Ma

Prediction of Buried-Hill Productive Carbonate Reservoirs Using Electrical and Acoustic Image Logs, Ordovician Formation, China (I)

Feng-Ming Zhou, Zhao-Wei Si

Primary Depositional Controls on Oil Shale Potential in the Karoo-Parana Basins: A Global Sequence Stratigraphic and Geodynamic Perspective

Colin C. Saunders

Production Forecasting for Shale Gas Reservoir Wells using a Simulator that Honors the Microstructure of Shale Gas Reservoirs and the Physics of Fluids In Nano-Porous Media

G. Michel

A Production Optimization Approach to Completion and Fracture Spacing Optimization for Unconventional Shale Oil Exploitation

C.J. Jin

Proper Simulation of Fracturing-Fluid Flowback from Hydraulically-Fractured Shale-Gas Wells Delayed by Non-Equilibrium Capillary Effects

G. Michel

PSDM for Unconventional Reservoirs? A Niobrara Shale Case Study

Morgan P. Brown

Pulsed Fracturing in Shale Reservoirs: Geomechanical Aspects, Ductile-Brittle Transition and Field Implications

M. Reza Safari

Pyrolysis and TOC Identification of Tight Oil Sweet Spots

Albert Maende

Quantifying Fracturing Fluid Damage on Reservoir Rock to Optimize Production

Markus Pagels

Rapid Discrete Fracture Analysis of Hydraulic Fracture Development in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Dr. Mark Cottrell

Rare Earth Elements (REE) as Transformation Indicators of Organic Matter; Case Study of the Woodford Shale, North Central Oklahoma

D. Ramirez-Caro

Real-Time Wireless Seismic Acquisition of Microseismic Events for Monitoring Hydrofracing

Doug Crice

Recent Advances in the Characterization of Unconventional Reservoirs with Wide-Azimuth Seismic Data

Ran Bachrach

Regional Geologic Characterization of the Polish Lower Paleozoic Unconventional Play Using an Integrated Seismic and Well Data Approach

Piotr Krzywiec

Regulatory Nirvana for the Life-Cycle of Unconventional Petroleum Projects

B. Goldstein

Relative Permeability in a Shale Formation in Colombia Using Digital Rock Physics

Maria T. Cantisano

Reservoir Characteristics and Evaluation Methods of Tight Lacustrine Carbonates: Example from Shulu Sag in Bohai Bay, China

Zaixing Jiang

Reservoir Characterization of Eagle Ford Shale through Lithofacies Analysis for Identification of Sweet Spot and Best Landing Point

Ajit K. Sahoo, Diya Mukherjee, Abhishek Mukherjee, Mukul Srivastava

Reservoir Geometries and Facies Associations of Fluvial Tight-Gas Sands, Williams Fork Formation, Rifle Gap, Colorado

Bryan McDowell

Reservoir Geometries and Facies Associations of Fluvial Tight-Gas Sands, Williams Fork Formation, Rifle Gap, Colorado

Bryan McDowell

Reservoir Geometries and Facies Associations of Fluvial Tight-Gas Sands, Williams Fork Formation, Rifle Gap, Colorado

Bryan McDowell

Reservoir Modeling and Forecasting Shale Multi-Stage Stimulation with Multi-disciplinary Integration

Atif Malayalam

Reservoirs That Are Not in Capillary Pressure Equilibrium

Monty E. Hoffman

Resolving Production Trends in Shale Reservoirs—An Eagle Ford Case Study from Localized Reservoir Characterization to Basin Understanding

Katharine Moncada

Rheological and Chemical Properties of Alaska Heavy Oils

Matthew W. Liberatore

Risk Reduction for Prospecting in the Unconventional Niobrara Play

Tony Rebec

The Role of Stratigraphic Architecture in Resource Distribution: An Example from the Niobrara Formation of the Denver-Julesburg Basin

William R. Drake

Sand Wash Basin, Northwest Colorado: Exploring the Niobrara Resource Play

Sandra L. Perry

Searching for the Optimal Well Spacing in the Eagle Ford Shale: A Practical Tool-Kit

Douglas H. Portis

The Sedimentology of Mudrocks: Organics, Organisms, and Occasional Occurrences

Jeffrey A. May

Seismic Attributes: Leveraging Seismic Data for Reservoir Characterization: Fracture Identification and Prediction to understand seal integrity in the unconventional Eagle Ford Shale reservoir, South Texas, USA.

Hector Bello

SEM-Based Cathodoluminescence Imaging for Discriminating Quartz Types in Mudrocks

Kitty L. Milliken

Shale Gas Assessment of the Carboniferous Prodelta Shales in the Western Black Sea Basin of Turkey

Samil SEN

Shallow Transgressive Onlap Model for Ordovician and Devonian Organic-Rich Shales, New York State

Langhorne B. Smith

Simultaneous Interpretation of Multiple Geological, Geophysical, and Geochemical Measurements Helps Target Sweet Spots and Improve Basin-Scale Understanding of Argentina’s Neuquén Basin

Horace Snyder

Solving Water Well “Problems” and Complaints in Areas of Unconventional Resource Development

John V. Fontana

Spacing Pilots Performance Study Using Public Data in the Barnett

H. Pratikno

Stochastic Model and Sensitivity Analysis of the Economics of a "Shale" Development Program

William Fleckenstein

Stratigraphic, Depositional and Diagenetic Controls on Tight Oil Reservoir Development, Big Valley Formation (Three Forks Equivalent), Southern Alberta

Jacqueline Colborne

The Stratigraphic Distribution of Hydrocarbon Storage and its Effect on Producible Hydrocarbons in the Eagle Ford Formation, South Texas

Neil Fishman

Stratigraphy and Petroleum Potential of the Upper Three Forks Formation, North Dakota, Williston Basin USA.

Claudia Gutierrez

Stress-Dependent Flow, Mechanical, and Acoustic Properties for an Unconventional Oil Reservoir Rock

Gang Han

Stress-Dependent Permeability Anisotropy and Wettability of Shale Resources

Mehdi Mokhtari

Structural Stage Spacing: A Win-Win-Win Technique for EUR, Costs and HSE

Ben Stephenson

Study of Ground Water Quality Effects and Relation to the In-Situ Retorting Process in Oil Shale Exploration for Environmental Improvement

Andra Pratama Putra

A Systematic Approach to Petrophysical Characterization of Organic-Rich Shales in Barnett and Eagle Ford Formations

Junhao Zhou

A Systematic Approach to Understanding Well Performance in Unconventional Reservoirs: A Wolfcamp Case Study

Kshitij Mohan

Thermal Shock in Reservoir Rock Enhances the Hydraulic

Saeid Enayatpour

A Time-Based Approach to Identify New Unconventional Plays: The Search for Phanerozoic Source Kitchens

Lowell Waite

Timing and Processes of Fracture Formation in Tight-Gas Sandstone Reservoirs Using Fluid Inclusions

Andras Fall

Two Practical Methods to Determine Pore Pressure Regimes in the Spraberry and Wolfcamp Formations in the Midland Basin

Mickey Friedrich

Uncertainty Analysis and Assisted History Matching Workflow in Shale Oil Reservoirs

Zheng Zhang

Unconventional Oil and Gas Potential of the Widmerpool Gulf in the East Midlands Province of England

M. Raji

Unconventional Resources – Chesapeake’s Integrated Workflow

Jeff Miller

Understanding Dynamic Behavior of Reservoirs During Microseismic Monitoring

Maria A. Krasnova

Upper and Lower Bakken Shale Production Contribution to the Middle Bakken Reservoir

Sanyog Kumar

Use of XRF Elemental Data to Quantify Mineralogy and Reservoir Properties of an Upper Cretaceous Oil and Gas Shale Reservoir, Eastern Saskatchewan and South western Manitoba

Somayeh Hosseininejad

Using Analytics to Quantify the Value of Seismic Data for Mapping Eagle Ford Sweetspots

Murray Roth

Using Multi-Focusing 3-D Diffraction Imaging to Predict Fracture Swarms in Unconventional Reservoirs

Marianne Rauch-Davies

Using Reflected Phases to Improve Depth Resolution of Microseismic Source Locations from Single-Well Observations

James Rutledge

Using Structural Diagenesis to Infer the Timing of Natural Fractures in the Marcellus Shale

Laura Pommer

Using the Structural and Burial History to Predict the Existence and Orientation of Planes of Weakness

Milton Enderlin

Vaca Muerta Shale Reservoir Characterization and Description: The Starting Point for Development of a Shale Play with Very Good Possibilities for a Successful Project

Mariano N. Garcia, Federico Sorenson, Juan Carlos Bonapace, Fabio Motta, Christian Bajuk, Hernan Stockman

Valuing Seismic at the Drilling Program Level for Sweet Spot Identification in Unconventional Resource

Ellen Coopersmith

Variable Stimulated Reservoir Volume (SRV) Simulation: Eagle Ford Shale Case Study

B. Duliman

Well Design Evolution in a Semi-Conventional Reservoir: Example from the Nuiqsut Formation of North Slope, Alaska

Colin O'Farrell

What Broke? Microseismic analysis using seismic derived rock properties and structural attributes in the Eagle Ford play

Robert Meek

Williston Basin Pre-Bakken Potential Using Regional Maturity Modeling

Grant D. Zimbrick

WolfBone Oil-Saturated, Super Sweet Spot, Southern Delaware Basin: Integrated Approach from Exploration to Geologic/Reservoir Modeling and Field Development

Bill Fairhurst

WolfBone Oil-Saturated, Super Sweet Spot, Southern Delaware Basin: Integrated Approach from Exploration to Geologic/Reservoir Modeling and Field Development

Bill Fairhurst

A Workflow for Predicting Porous Sand via Seismic Attribute Analysis of a Missourian Age Mid-Continent Wash

Ryan Fairfield