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Acoustic Velocity Modeling of Unconventional Reservoirs

Alessandra Simone, Lori Hathon, Michael Myers

Adsorption and Dispersion of Diluted Microemulsions in Tight Rocks

Xurong Zhao, Tianbo Liang, Fujian Zhou, Shuai Yuan, Xingyuan Liang

Adsorption Potential Analysis For Shale and Pure Clay Samples: An Experimental Study

Mohammed K. Al-Arfaj

Advanced Geochemical Analysis of Volatiles Present in Drill Cuttings to Drive Decisions from Single Well Completions to Acreage/Basin Assessments: Examples from the Permian, STACK, and SCOOP

Michael Smith, Christopher Smith

Advanced Joint Interpretation of Image Logs and Conventional Well Logs in Organic-Rich Mudrock Formations for Improved Formation Evaluation: Application to the Permian Basin

Andres Gonzalez, Sabyasachi Dash, Zoya Heidari

Advanced Machine Learning Methods for Prediction of Fracture Closure Pressure, ClosureTime, Permeability and Time to Late Flow Regimes From DFIT

Mohamed Ibrahim Mohamed, Dinesh Mehta, Mohamed Salah, Mazher Ibrahim, Erdal Ozkan

Analysis and Interpretation of Multi-Source Data at the Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site: A Data-Driven Approach to Improve Well Performance Evaluation in Heterogeneous Formations

Shadi Salahshoor

Analysis of a Multi-Well Eagle Ford Pilot

Kevin Raterman, Yongshe Liu, Baishali Roy, Kyle Friehauf, Brian Thompson, Aaron Janssen

Analysis of Fracture Injection Tests using Signal Processing Approach

I. Eltaleb, A. Rezaei, F. Siddiqui, M. M. Awad, M. Mansi, B. Dindoruk, M. Y. Soliman

Analysis of Fracture Interference - Coupling of Flow and Geomechanical Computations with Discrete Fracture Modeling

Jiahui Chen, Juliana Y. Leung

Anisotropic and Nonlinear Properties of Rock Samples in the Vaca Muerta Formation: Experimental Measurements and Implications on Reservoir Geomechanics

D. Nicolas Espinoza, Agustin Sosa Massaro, Gabriel Gallardo-Giozza

Anisotropic Assessment of Middle and Lower Bakken Formations using Multi-Physics Measurements

Gama Firdaus, Valeria Suarez, Kurt Livo, Jyoti Behura, Manika Prasad

Application of Both Physics-Based and Data-Driven Techniques for Real-Time Screen-Out Prediction with High Frequency Data

Jianlei John Sun, Arvind Battula, Brandon Hruby, Paymon Hossaini

Application of Force Spectroscopy to Evaluate Rock-Fluid Interactions at the Nanoscale

Dayo A. Afekare, Jayne C. Garno, Dandina N. Rao

Application of Liquid Nanofluid during Hydraulic Fracturing in Tight Reservoirs

Xingyuan Liang, Fujian Zhou, Tianbo Liang, Rui Wang, Hang Su, Xinglin Wang

Applications of the Diffusive Time of Flight to a Data Driven Approach for Decline Curve Analysis

Ankit Bansal, Michael J. King

Artificial Intelligence for Production Optimization in Unconventional Reservoirs

Oscar Molina, Camilo Mejia, Jerry Webb, Rebecca Nye

Assessing a New LWD Technology of Borehole Imaging for Unconventional Reservoirs: A Case Study from Vaca Muerta, Argentina

M. D. Vallejo, N. Villarroel, G. Cuadros, C. Shrivastava, R. L. Brown, E. F. Lombardo, C. A. Hernandez, M. Chandia, P. Delgado

Assessment of Complex Fracture Networks Effect on Rate Transient Behavior Using Embedded Discrete Fracture Model

Jiazheng Qin, Shiqing Cheng, Wei Yu, Joseph Leines, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Assisted History Matching using Bayesian Inference: Application to Multi-Well Simulation of a Huff-n-Puff Pilot Test in the Permian Basin

Esmail Eltahan, Reza Ganjdanesh, Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori, Hunter Drozd, Raymond Ambrose,

Auto-Optimization of Hydraulic Fracturing Design with Three-Dimensional Fracture Propagation in Naturally Fractured Multi-Layer Formations

Jiacheng Wang, Jon E. Olson

Automating Petrophysics and Decline Curves Analysis for Performance Prediction at the Basin -Scale: Application to the Powder River Basin

Cameron Snow, Roland Gunther

Bakken Infill Pilot Analysis and Modeling: Characterizing Unconventional Reservoir Potentials

Yongshe Liu, Sandip Bordoloi, Nathan McMahan, Junjing Zhang, Bharath Rajappa, Hui Long, Eric Michael

Basin-Specific Machine Learning Models for Efficient Completions Optimization

John Nabors, Theresa Voss, Andrey Bogdan, Christine De Sario, Dan Fu, Shafeeq Khan

A Bayesian Framework for Addressing the Uncertainty in Production Forecasts of Tight Oil Reservoirs Using a Physics-Based Two-Phase Flow Model

Leopoldo M. Ruiz Maraggi, Larry W. Lake, Mark P. Walsh

Benchmarking Operator Performance in the Williston Basin using a Predictive Machine Learning Model

T. Cross, K. Sathaye, K. Darnell, D. Niederhut, K. Crifasi

Black-Oil and Compositional Reservoir Simulation of Gas-Based EOR in Tight Unconventionals

Stian Mydland, Curtis Hays Whitson, Mathias Lia Carlsen, Mohamad Majzoub Dahouk, Ilina Yusra

The Canning Basin of Western Australia, Discovering Unconventional Opportunity

Jarvis Moore, Robert Hull, Valeri Shelokov, Tony Rudge, Jessica Shields

Capturing Dynamic Behavior of Propped and Unpropped Fractures During Flowback and Early-Time Production of Shale Gas Wells using a Novel Flow-Geomechanics Coupled Model: A Field Example from the ChangNing Shale in China

Pin Jia, Ming Ma, Linsong Cheng, Hengfei Yin, Zhuang Li

Carrier Bed (Halo) Play in the Cretaceous Turonian Turner Sandstone, Crossbow Field Area, Powder River Basin

Stephen Sonnenberg

Case of Study: Applying Data Analytics to Reveal Most Important Parameters Impacting Well Production Performance in Vaca Muerta Unconventional Formation

Alejandro Lerza, Juan Jose Fernandez, Ana Marlats, Diego Gallart

Case Study: Implemented Anionic Slurried Friction Reducer in High-TDS Water Reduces Treating Pressure and Improves Surface Efficiency, Friction Reduction, and the use of Recycled Water

Michael Mast, Federico Zamar, Liang Xu

A Case Study of Hydraulic Fracturing in Ordos Shale Under the Combined use of CO2 and Gelled Fluid

Zhiyu Sun, HaiBo Wang, Liyang Song

Casing Failure Analysis in Unconventional Wells and its Possible Solutions

Fabián Benedetto, Agustín Prieto, Darío Codega, Nicolás Rebasa

Characterization of Three Forks Formation Reservoir Lithofacies in the Williston Basin, North Dakota

Adedoyin Adeyilola, Stephan Nordeng, Chioma Onwumelu, Olusegun Tomomewo

Characterizing Natural Fractures and Sub-seismic Faults for Well Completion of Marcellus Shale in the MSEEL Consortium Project, West Virginia, USA

Bingjian Li, B.J. Carney, Tim Carr

Characterizing Subsurface Fracture Spatial Distribution in the East Painter Reservoir Anticline, Wyoming

Qiqi Wang, Wayne Narr, Stephen E. Laubach

Circular Economy in Oil & Gas Industry. The Current Situation in Argentina, Possibilities, and Future Applications.

C.N. Richard, G.S Zabala, M.F. Saitta, C. Díaz, R. Abalos

CO2-Fracturing Fluid Driven Geochemical Alterations at the Shale Matrix-Fracture Interface

Sean Sanguinito, Patricia Cvetic, Barbara Kutchko, Sittichai Natesakhawat, Angela Goodman

Collaborative Development of a Production Casing Connection for Well Design in the Permian Basin

Lee Pereira, Adonis Ichim, Kyle McCarthy, David Mutis

Combining Pressure-Based Fracture Maps and Post-Stimulation Leak-Off Analysis Lead to Informed Unconventional Development

David Lerohl, Justin Mayorga, Brent Vering, Erica Coenen, Sean Spicer

A Comparative Study of Monotonic and Cyclic Injection Hydraulic Fracturing in Saturated Tight Rocks Under Triaxial Stress

Saurabh Goyal, Mark E. Curtis, Carl H. Sondergeld, Chandra S. Rai

A Comparison of Hydrocarbon Extraction Techniques: Trying to Make a Mountain from a Mole Hill

Catherine M. Donohue, Craig D. Barrie, Brian Jarvie, Alex Zumberge, John E. Zumberge

A Comparison of Primary Depletion and GCEOR in the Montney Formation: Volatile Oil and Rich Gas Condensate

F. Brent Thomas, Farhad Qanbari, Michael Piwowar, Mehdi Noroozi, Ronnel Apil, Juan Marin, William Gibb, Carter Clarkson, Hongmei Zhang, Stan Swacha

Comparison of Wireline Log and SEM Image-Based Measurements of Porosity in Overburden Shales

Christopher J. Landry, Bruce S. Hart, Maša Prodanović

Complex Stress State Evaluation and its Influence in the Hydraulic Fracture Geometry of the Upper Triassic Xujiahe Tight Formation in the Western Sichuan Basin of China

X. Fan , Z. Huang, Z. Liu, J. Zhang, Y. Ji

Compositional Tracking of a Huff-n-Puff Project in the Eagle Ford: A Second Take

M.L. Carlsen, S. Mydland, M.M. Dahouk, C.H. Whitson, I. Yusra, M. Thuesen, R. Ambrose, J. Nohavitza

Computed Tomography Study of Annular Cement Mechanical Response Under Cyclic Hydraulic Stress

Alexander Anya, Hossein Emadi, Marshall Watson

Confinement Effect on the Fluid Phase Behavior and Flow in Shale Oil Reservoirs

Yilei Song, Zhaojie Song, Jia Guo, Dong Feng, Baojun Bai, Yueliang Liu

The Connected Pore Space Paradigm: An Evaluation of the Effect of Crushing on Pore Volume and Structure

James Greene, Jorge Viamontes, Britt Hill

Conventional Reservoir and Unconventional Resources Development Synergy Optimization for Fewer Environmental Issues

J. A. Sáchica, S. L. Martínez, E. M. Cadena, J. M. Martínez, J. M. Usuriaga

A Coupled Laboratory Measurement - Machine Learning Workflow to Predict Elastic Anisotropy by Lithotype in Shale

Abhijit Mitra, James Kessler, Sudarshan Govindarajan, Deepak Gokaraju, Akshay Thombare, Andreina Guedez, Munir Aldin

Coupling Meshfree Peridynamics with the Classical Methods for Modeling Hydraulic Fracture Growth in Heterogeneous Reservoirs

Shivam Agrawal, Jason York, John T. Foster, Mukul M. Sharma

A Data-Driven Approach to Detect and Quantify the Impact of Frac-Hits on Parent and Child Wells in Unconventional Formations

Ishank Gupta, Chandra Rai, Deepak Devegowda, Carl Sondergeld

A Data-Driven Workflow and Case Study for Optimizing Shut in Strategies of Adjacent Wells During Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

Alireza Shahkarami, Robert Klenner, Hayley Stephenson, Nithiwat Siripatrachai, Brice Kim, Glen Murrell

Data Connectivity Inference and Physics-AI Models For Field Optimization

Hector Klie, Arturo Klie, Bichen Yang

Decline Curve Analysis in Vaca Muerta with Choke Size Normalization of Gas Rates

Mohamed Bennis, Juan Gellert, Martín Nougués, Pablo Crespo

Decomposition of Publicly Reported Combined Hydrocarbon Streams Using Machine Learning in the Montney and Duvernay

K. N. Darnell, K. Crifasi, G. Stotts, D. Tsang, V. Lavoie, T. Cross, D. Niederhut, J.A. Ramey, K. Sathaye

Deriving Time-Dependent Scaling Factors for Completions Parameters in the Williston Basin using a Multi-Target Machine Learning Model and Shapley Values

T. Cross, D. Niederhut, K. Sathaye, K. Darnell, K. Crifasi

Detecting Induced Fractures using Drilling Data to Gain Insights into Unconventional Fracture Growth

Kevin Wutherich, William Katon, Brian Sinosic, Sridhar Srinivasan

Determining Static Elastic Anisotropy in Shales from Sidewall Cores: Impact on Stress Prediction and Hydraulic Fracture Modeling

Brian Crawford, Yueming Liang, Philippe Gaillot, Kelvin Amalokwu, Xianyun Wu, Robert Valdez

Development of Agile Framework for Model-Order Reduction of Large-Scale Geomechanical Models: A Novel Workflow for Coupled Simulations

Patrick Morkos, Eduardo Gildin

Development of a Machine-Learning-Based Workflow for Well Completion Optimization in Permian Basin

Leizheng (Kevin) Wang, Julia Gale, Alexander Y. Sun

Development of a Pore Pressure Workflow and Multi-Variate Depletion Flag for Horizontal Child Wells in the Eagle Ford Formation

Rachel Grande, Taylor Levon, Bruce Warren

Development of Hydraulic Fracture Hits and Fracture Redirection Visualized for Consecutive Fracture Stages with Fast Time-stepped Linear Superposition Method (TLSM)

Tri Pham, Ruud Weijermars

Development Potential of Non-Source Tight-Oil Formations in the Middle East

Mohammed Althani

Deviations from Classical Diffusion Behavior: A Systematic Investigation of Possible Controls on Abnormal Reservoir Signatures

Bin Yuan, Christopher R. Clarkson, Zhenzihao Zhang

Diagenetic Controls on Reservoir Character of the Lower Permian Wolfcamp and Bone Spring Formations in the Delaware Basin, West Texas

Arwin Dobber, Robert Goldstein

Diagnosing Fracture Stimulation Effectiveness: A Case Study of the Marcellus Shale Energy and Environmental Lab (MSEEL)

Rob Bohn, Sergei Parsegov

Distinguishing Fracture Conductivity and Fracture Flux: A Systematic Investigation of Individual Fracture Contribution to Well Productivity

Aaditya Khanal, Ruud Weijermars

Drilling and Completion Anomaly Detection in Daily Reports by Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing Techniques

Hongbao Zhang, Yijin Zeng, Hongzhi Bao, Lulu Liao, Jian Song, Zaifu Huang, Xinjin Chen, Zhifa Wang, Yang Xu, Xin Jin

The Eagle Ford Shale Laboratory: A Field Study of the Stimulated Reservoir Volume, Detailed Fracture Characteristics, and EOR Potential

A. D. Hill, M. Laprea-Bigott, D. Zhu, G. Moridis, D. S. Schechter, A. Datta-Gupta, S. Abedi, J. Correa, J. Birkholzer, B. M. Friefeld, M. D. Zoback, F. Rasouli, F. Cheng, J. Ajo-Franklin, J. Renk, O. Ogunsola, K. Selvan

Early Applications of Viscosifying Friction Reducers for Hydraulic Fracturing Operations in the Vaca Muerta Formation, Argentina

Roberto Sentinelli, Leandro Moreno, Marcello Pellicer, Mark Van Domelen

Economic and Workforce Development in Rural Shale-Based Economies

Chad Miller

Effect of Acid Etching on Surface Topography, Mechanical Properties and Fracture Conductivity in Shale

Weiwei Wu, Matthew Szabian, Mukul Sharma

The Effect of Pressure Cycling on the Development of Micro-Annulus in Cement Sheath

Yuxing Wu, Harsh Patel, Saeed Salehi

Effect Rule and Mechanism of Bedding Fractures on the Fluid Flow in Tight Reservoir with Extremely High Pressure

Yongqiang Tang, Maolei Cui, Pufu Xiao, Zengmin Lun, Rui Wang, Shuxia Zhao

The Effects of Infill Drilling on Midterm Well Productivity - A Montney Case Study

Melanie Popp

Energy Production Versus Energy Consumption: How Do We Bridge The Gap Through Effective Communication?

Deb Ryan, Lisa Hamil, Ahna Mee, Kathryn Mills

Enhanced Oil Recovery in Vaca Muerta Shale-Oil Could Kick Production with Good Economics

J.E. Juri, Isabel Vega

Enhanced Reservoir Properties Prediction for the Vaca Muerta Shales Using an Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Workflow

T. Llobet, G. Izadi, C. Barton, T. Pessoa, R. Guises, I. McGlynn, M. Bratovich, F. Walles, A. Fernández, J.-P. Mathieu, A. Onaisi

Enhancing PSDM via Well Data Derived from Gradient Boosted Trees Machine Learning

Marianne Rauch, Mike Perz, Sathiya Namasivayam, Ritesh Sharma

An Ensemble-Based History Matching Approach for Reliable Production Forecasting from Shale Reservoirs

Usman Aslam, Rafel M. Bordas

EOR in Clay-Hosted Pores: Effects of Brine Salinity, Water Saturation, Pore Surface Chemistry and Pore Width

Hao Xiong, Deepak Devegowda, Liangliang Huang

Estimated Ultimate Recovery Using the Digital Analogue Shale Model

Michael Friedel, Raul Rechden

Estimating Characteristic Relaxation Properties from NMR T1-T2 Measurements in Unconventional Reservoirs

Olabode Ijasan, Darren McLendon

Estimating the Size and Orientation of Hydraulic Fractures using Microseismic Events

Mohammed AlQassab, Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori, Erich Kerr, Reid Scofield, Andrew Johnson

Estimation of In-Situ Wettability using Multi-Frequency Electromagnetic Measurements

Yuteng Jin, Siddharth Misra, Dean Homan

Evaluating Primary-Infill Well Performance After Frac Mitigation Using Fracture-Type Diagnostics in the Midland Basin Wolfcamp Shale

Yvonne Scherz, Yogashri Pradhan, Michael Rainbolt, Thomas Johnston

Evaluating Refrac Economic Potential and Primary-Infill Relative Well Performance in Permian Organic Shales

Robert Barba, John Stroder, Mark Villarreal

Evaluating the Impact of Precision Targeting on Production in the Midland Basin using Machine Learning Algorithms

T. Cross, J. Reed, K. Sathaye, K. Darnell, K. Crifasi, D. Niederhut

Evaluating the Performance of Decline Curve Analysis Equations During the Early Life of a Well Through the Quantification of the Uncertainty Associated with the Estimated Ultimate Recovery in a Shale Oil and Gas Formation

Agustín Terminiello, Pablo Crespo, Matías Nasca

Evaluation and Optimization of Completion Design using Machine Learning in an Unconventional Light Oil Play

Luisa Porras, Christopher Hawkes, Arshad Islam

Evaluation of Cyclic Solvent Injection (‘Huff-n-Puff’) in Artificially-Fractured Shale Core Samples: Experiments & Modeling

C. Song, C.R. Clarkson, H. Hamdi, A. Ghanizadeh

Evaluation of Huff-n-Puff in Shale Using Experiments and Molecular Simulation

Sidi Mamoudou, Felipe Perez, Ali Tinni, Son Dang, Carl H. Sondergeld, Chandra S. Rai, Deepak Devegowda

Evaluation of Porosity in Liquid-Rich Tuscaloosa Marine Shale

Chinedum Peter Ezeakacha, Mehdi Mokhtari, Jalel Ben Hmida

Evaluation of Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Stability Using Capillary Suction Time and Roller Oven Tests

Maksym Chuprin, Nelson Chavez, Fatick Nath, Mehdi Mokhtari

An Examination of the Effects of Surface Data Acquisition Methods on Well Performance Evaluations and Completion Optimization

Darryl Tompkins, Marci Kerls, Oladapo Adejare

Experimental and Molecular Studies of the Effect of CO2 on Hindered Flows of Oil through Niobrara Shale

Ziming Zhu, Yakup Coskuner, Xiaolong Yin, Erdal Ozkan

Experimental Evaluation of Relative Permeability in Tight Oil Systems: Examples from North American Tight Oil Plays

A. Ghanizadeh, C. Song, C.R. Clarkson, A. Younis

A Fast Workflow for Uncertainty Assessment of Well Spacing and Pad Sequence in the Permian Basin

Ghazal Dashti, Baosheng Liang

Feeling the Pressure on Infill Development

Sam Young, Ellen S. Williams, Rachel Stocking, Peter Morton

Fiber Optic Strain Monitoring of Hydraulic Stimulation: Geomechanical Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis

Zhishuai Zhang, Zijun Fang, Joe Stefani, James DiSiena, Dimitri Bevc, Ivan Lim Chen Ning, Kelly Hughes, Yunhui Tan

Field Case Study of Optimizing Perforation and Hydraulic Fracturing Strategies to Maximize Production from HPHT Wells

Amay Kumar Jha, Joseph Zacharia, Moulali Shaik, Rahul D’Cruz, Mandha K Rao, A Satyanarayan, R M Patil, Rajeev Ranjan Kumar, Ajit Kumar, Ahmed Moge Ali, Ravi Ramniklal Gondalia, Krishna Bordeori, Dinesh Choudhary, Pushkaraj Sardesai, Lovely Sharma, Shivam Sharma

Field Trials of the New DFIT-Flowback Analysis (DFIT-FBA) for Accelerated Estimates of Closure and Reservoir Pressure and Reservoir Productivity

Behnam Zanganeh, Christopher R. Clarkson, Alexander Cote, Brenton Richards

First Applications of Novel Microproppant to Achieve Optimal Production and Enhance Hydraulic Fracture Treatment Placement - A Romanian Case History

Radu Patrascu, Gabrijel Grubac, Pedro Saldungaray, Enrico Annovi, Wadhah Al-Tailji

Formation Anisotropy and Heterogeneity Evaluation with a High-Resolution LWD Ultrasonic Slowness Imaging Tool

Naoki Sakiyama, Hiroshi Hori, Hiroaki Yamamoto, Hiroshi Nakajima, Matthew Blyth, Syed Muhammad Fahim Ud Din, Mark Kittridge

Frac-Hit Dynamic Modeling using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Shahab Mohaghegh

Fracture Characterization and Flow Profiling with Distributed Temperature Sensing

He Sun, Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Fracturing Fluids Effect on Mechanical Properties in Shales

Juan C Acosta, Son Dang, Mark Curtis, Carl Sondergeld, Chandra Rai

From Reactive Seismic Monitoring to Proactive Reservoir Management. How Network Densification and “Next-Generation” Data Analysis Empowers Effective Extraction and Disposal

Adam Baig, Sepideh Karimi

From Reservoir Characterization to Reservoir Monitoring: An Integrated Workflow to Optimize Field Development Using Geochemical Fingerprinting Technology

Faye Liu, Jiang Wu, Muqing Jin, Douglas L. Hardman, Dave Cannon

From the Bakken to Vaca Muerta - Chemical Program Lessons Learned in North America can Provide Insight for Argentina’s Unconventional Production Future

Kevin Spicka, Damian Ruiz, Lisa Holding Eagle, Rachel Hudson

From Waste to Insight: Generating High Resolution Geochemical Models from Publicly Available Residual Waste Profiles

Justin Mackey, James Gardiner, Greg Lackey, Barbara Kutchko, J. Alexandra Hakala,

Gas-Water Relative Permeability of Unconventional Reservoir Rocks: Hysteresis and its Influence on Production after Shut-in

Sheng Peng

Gas Apparent Permeability Prediction in Heterogeneous Shale Matrix Based on Fractal Theory and Fuzzy Statistical Method

Di Chai, Xiaoli Li

Generate Inflow Performance Relationships (IPR) for Unconventional Reservoirs using Reservoir Models instead of Correlations

S. H. Tabatabaie, M. Pooladi-Darvish, S. Taheri, J. Prefontaine, C. Tewari, K. Zaoral, L. Mattar

Generating Missing Unconventional Oilfield Data using a Generative Adversarial Imputation Network (GAIN)

Justin Andrews, Sheldon Gorell

Geo-Engineered Performance in One of the Largest Tight Oil Multi-Well Pads in Asia

Bo Chen, Fujian Ma, Yanlu Li, Hailong Yuan, Zhijun Li, Wei Zheng, Dengsheng Li, Yong Wang, Li Ding, Yongkang Wang, Peng Li

Geocellular Model for Vaca Muerta Characterization

Jorge Gait, Carolina Crovetto

The Geochemistry and Microbial Ecology of Produced Waters from Three Different Unconventional Oil and Gas Regions

Kara Tinker, Daniel Lipus, Preom Sarkar, Djuna Gulliver

Geological Appraisal of Shale Resource Potential and its Practice for Chang 73 Sub-Member, South Fringe of Ordos Basin

Fu Yupu, Qin Xuejie, Liu Chuanxi, Xia Dongling, Yin Xia

Geologic Variability and Well Productivity in U.S. Oil Plays: The Efficiency of Completion Intensity and New Designs in Various Geologic Contexts

Katie M. Smye, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Qian Yang, Guin McDaid, Emery Goodman

Geology Quality: Case Study of Improving Multistage Fracturing and Completion with Quantitative Geology Considerations

Xianwen Wang, Shixiang Fei, Lian Zhu, Yuan Liu, Haoyan Li, Yunlong Fu, Weikan Wang, Lizhi Wang

Geomechanical Evaluations of Deep Shale Gas Reservoir in Sichuan Basin, Western China

Xing Liang, Kaibin Qiu, Honglin Shu, Zhuo Zhang, Yufeng Luo, Yuanwei Pan, Qingfei Li, Kaigui Yin, Gaocheng Wang,Yan Gao

Geomechanics Coupled Reservoir Simulation using a Hybrid EDFM and MINC Model for Unconventional Reservoirs

Xiangyu Yu, Cong Wang, Shihao Wang, Lei Wang, Philip Winterfeld, Yu-Shu Wu

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

Geosteering Drilling Technology of Ultra-long Horizontal well in Chang 7 Unconventional Reservoir of Qingcheng Oilfield

Wubin Gao, Bo Wang, Bo Chen, Liangbing Cheng, Zhangbin Feng

High Fidelity Directional Survey Calculations Can Improve Hydraulic Fracture Positioning In Unconventional Laterals

Bill Lesso, Tim Paton

High Pressure-High Temperature Nitrogen Interaction with Crude Oil and Its Impact on Asphaltene Deposition in Nano Shale Pore Structure: An Experimental Study

Mukhtar Elturki, Abdulmohsin Imqam

High Resolution Cuttings Analysis for Well Placement in the Uinta Basin

Ilham Permata, Sattor Khakimov, Shaken Kenzhekhanov, Max Toktarov, Karly Clippinger

High Resolution Geomechanical Model and its Impact on Hydraulic Fracture Height Growth. An Example from Vaca Muerta Formation, Argentina.

Damián E. Hryb, Alan Diaz, Federico Gonzalez Tomassini

High Resolution Petrophysics and Geomechanics Workflow - One Key to Optimal Development of Unconventional Reservoirs

Philippe Gaillot

Historic Fracture Design Evaluation Made Easy: Automating Pumping Schedule Recognition from Hydraulic Fracturing Time-Series Data

Jessica Iriarte, Sam Hoda

How Far Does EOR Solvent Penetrate Kerogen in Shales?

Felipe Perez, Deepak Devegowda

Hybrid Physics and Data-Driven Modeling for Unconventional Field Development – Onshore US Basin Case Study

Jaeyoung Park, Akhil Datta-Gupta, Ajay Singh, Sathish Sankaran

Hydrate Plugging Prevention in Deep Water Gas Wells

Jianbo Zhang, Zhiyuan Wang, Shikun Tong, Zhenggang Gong, Nan Ma, Baojiang Sun

Hydraulic Fracture Propagation Simulations in Porous Media with Natural Fractures by IPACS

Mary F. Wheeler, Sanghyun Lee

Hypersaline Flow Back Water: What it Tells Us about Shale Gas Reservoir Properties

Clara Palencia, Lori Hathon, Michael Myers

Identification and Characterization of Oil Groups in the Midland Basin Using Geochemical Source and Maturity Parameters Measured on >1,600 Oils and Condensates from 692 Wells

S. A. Prosser, A. S. Kornacki, M. Laughland, M. A. McCaffrey, S. Vincent, J. Edmonds

Identify Wellbore Landing Zones - the Southern Midland Basin Case Study

Hongjie Xiong, John Tackett, Andrea Thompson, Maryam Schellstede, Jenna Gibbins, Rick Williams

Imaging a Two-lateral Zipper Frac With a Surface Microseismic Array in Vaca Muerta, Argentina

Carolina Crovetto, Juan Moirano, Luis Vernengo, Marcelo Pellicer, Peter M. Duncan, Christine Remington, Jon McKenna, Arman Khodabakhshnejad, William B. Barker

Impact of Capillary Pressure on Total Porosity in Unconventional Shales

Felipe Cruz, Ali Tinni, Steven Brackeen, Carl Sondergeld, Chandra Rai

Impact of Completions Fluids Chemistry on Hydrocarbon Effective Permeability of Organic Shales

Safdar Ali, Colton Barnes, Ashish Mathur, Brian Chin, Chad Belanger

Impact of Fluid Heterogeneity on Tight Unconventional Well GOR Performance

Fahd Mohamad Alqahtani, Mohamad Majzoub Dahouk, Curtis H. Whitson, Ellie Chuparova

The Impact of Interwell Spacing Over Time - A Machine Learning Approach

K. Sathaye, T. Cross, K. Darnell, J. Reed, J. Ramey, D. Niederhut

Impact of Proppant Pumping Schedule on Well Production for Slickwater Fracturing

Shaowen Mao, Prashanth Siddhamshetty, Zhuo Zhang, Wei Yu, Troy Chun, Joseph Sang-Il Kwon, Kan Wu

The Impact of Spacing and Time on Gas/Oil Ratio in the Permian Basin: A Multi-Target Machine Learning Approach

K. Sathaye, T. Cross, K. Darnell, J. Reed, J. Ramey, D. Niederhut

Improved Equation of State Model for Gas Huff-n-Puff EOR Processes in Unconventional Reservoirs

Gang Yang, Xiaoli Li

Improved TOC and Lithology Prediction for Wolfcamp Shales Using AVO Attribute Analysis

Jaewook Lee, Un Young Lim, David Lumley

Improving CO2-EOR In Shale Reservoirs using Dilute Concentrations of Wettability-Altering CO2-Soluble Nonionic Surfactants

Foad Haeri, Lauren Burrows, Peter Lemaire, Parth G. Shah, Deepak Tapriyal, Robert M. Enick, Dustin M. Crandall, Angela Goodman

Increasing Frac Operations Performance using Real-Time Monitoring of Frac Fluid Chemistry, and Treatment Data Key Performance Indicators

Juan Hurtado, Michael Mayer, Scott Rutherford

The Influence of Development Target Depletion on Stress Evolution and Well Completion of Upside Target in the Permian Basin

Yanli Pei, Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori, Yiwen Gong, Hongbin Xie, Kan Wu

Influence of the Lost Circulation Material Injection Method on the Fracture Plugging: A Visualization Experimental Study

Yi Feng, Gao Li, Rui Li

Initial Flow Rate Relationships to Decline Trends and Reserves

Brent W. Hale, William M. Cobb, Russell K. Hall, Amanda Warren

Innovative Gun System Tackles Today’s Challenges to Unconventional Completions

Carlos Eduardo Guedes, Brian D. Clark, Carlos E. Baumann, Fokko Doornbosch, Andrew Prisbell, Sharif Aboelnaga

Innovative Technology Extends Drilling Window in Micro-Fractured Formation to Minimize Well Instability Without Using MPD and Eliminates Contingency Casing

Gabriel Berkovic, Anahi Marin, Claus Hedegaard, Reinaldo Maldonado

Insights Gained from Fifty Large-Volume Primary Depletion - Gas Cycling Huff and Puff Experiments in the Montney and Duvernay Formations

F. Brent Thomas, Michael Piwowar, Mehdi Noroozi, Ronnel Apil, Juan Marin, William Gibb, Carter Clarkson, Hongmei Zhang, Stan Swacha

Insights into Fracture Fluid Distribution and Fracture Geometry in Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells through Thermal Simulations and Fiber Optics Distributed Temperature Sensing (FO - DTS) Measurements

Soumyadeep Ghosh, Dengen Zhou, Jeff App, Lokendra Jain, Kelly Hughes, Daniel Emery, Jianlin Fu, Ronglei Zhang

Insights into Salinity Variations for Waterfloods, Frac-Fluids and Drilling Mud in Clay-Hosted Pores using Molecular Simulations

Hao Xiong, Deepak Devegowda

An Integrated Biodegradation Parameter Incorporating Hydrocarbon and Polar/Non-hydrocarbon Fractions of Heavy Oils

Mengsha Yin, Haiping Huang, Leopoldo G. Caminero, Sandra O. Lucach, Silvia M. Chavez, Thomas B.P. Oldenburg

Integrated Design of Rigless Cementation and Completion: An Innovative Concept to Develop Unconventional Reservoirs in China and Its Prospect in Middle East

Fu Jin, Wang Xi, Zhang Shunyuan, Liu Bingshan, Yang Guobin, Lv Yangfan, Han Haochen

An Integrated Geomechanical, Petrophysical, and Petrographical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Plug Cleaning Technique for Ultra-Low Permeability Rocks

Andreina Guedez, Sudarshan Govindarajan, Denton Lambert, Steve Keyes, Robert Patterson, William Mickelson, Abhijit Mitra, Samuel Aldin, Deepak Gokaraju, Akshay Thombare, Munir Aldin

Integrated Microstructural Characterisation of Caney Shale, OK

Mileva Radonjic, Guofan Luo, Yulun Wang, Mercy Achang, Julie Cains, Allan Katende, Jim Puckette, Mike Grammer, George E. King

Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Predict Reservoir Performance: The Diyab Reservoir Abu Dhabi

Colleen Barton, Ghazal Izadi, John Tinnin, Santi Randazzo, Amir Ghadimipour, Yasmina Bouzida

An Integrated Reservoir Modeling Case Study to Simulate Multi-Stage Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells, Based on Seismic, Petrophysical, and Geological Data for Pinedale Tight Gas Fluvial Reservoir

M. Gaddipati, T. Firincioglu, E. LaBarre, Y. Yang, D. Wahl, P. Clarke, A. Long, C. Ozgen

Integrated RTA and PTA Techniques to Study Single Fracture Stage Performance

Ahmed Farid Ibrahim, Mazher Ibrahim, Matt Sinkey, Tom Johnston, Wes Johnson

Integrated Seismological-Geological-Engineered Steering Technology Applied to Horizontal Well Drilling: Practice and Application in Fuling Shale Gas Field, China

Peng Liao, Deming Xiong, Shugui Zha

An Integrated Workflow for Complex Characterization of Formation Water in Shale Reservoir Rocks. A Case Study of Bazhenov Formation

Ekaterina S. Kazak, Andrey V. Kazak, Felix Bilek

Integrated Workflow for Identifying Exploration Targets and Quantifying Prospective Resources of the Lower Barmer Hill Resource Play, Barmer Basin, India

Utpalendu Kuila, Ajit Sahoo, Creties Jenkins, Tania Dev, Sandipan Dutta, Siddhant Batshas, Chandler Wilhelm, P. Jeffrey Brown, Arpita Mandal, Soumen Dasgupta, Premanand Mishra

Integrating Big Data to Investigate the Impact of Shut-In on Unconventional Wells

Peng Ye, Liuling Gong, Wambui Mutoru

Integrating Oil and Water Geochemistry to Assess SRV and DRV in the Bakken/Three Forks Hybrid Play

Hui Long, Eric Michael, Sandip Bordoloi, Yongshe Liu, Bharath Rajappa, Bryan Weaver, Nathan McMahan, Kristie McLin

Integration of Geochemical and Petrophysical Measurements from Drill Cuttings for Unconventional Reservoir Characterization, Converse County, Powder River Basin

Brett Wittman, Matt Hemenway, Michael Dick, Dragan Veselinovic, Taylor Kenney, Derrick Green, Harry Rowe

Integration of Rock Physics Modelling to Improve Pore Pressure Prediction in Unconventional Shales

Jakob Heller, Venkatesh Anantharamu

Intervention Based Distributed Fiber Optics Allows for a Systematic Evaluation of Diverters, Limited Entry, and HVFR Fluids in the Northwest Stack Play

A. Attia, M. Lawrence, P. Chen, B. Thakur

Investigation of Barite Scaling During Reaction between Pre-Treated Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid from the Field and Marcellus Shale

Wei Xiong, Christina Lopano, Alexandra Hakala, BJ Carney

Investigation of Lateral Fracture Complexity to Mitigate Frac Hits During Interwell Fracturing

Yanli Pei, Jiacheng Wang, Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Investigation of Poor Child Well Performance in the Meramec Stack Play, Anadarko Basin

Ning Li, Kan Wu, John Killough

Learnings from the Marcellus Shale Energy and Environmental Lab (MSEEL) Using Fiber Optic Tools and Geomechanical Modeling

Rob Bohn, Robert Hull, Kirk Trujillo, Ben Wygal, Sergei G. Parsegov, Timothy Carr, BJ Carney

Machine-Learning-Assisted Segmentation of FIB-SEM Images with Artifacts for Improved of Pore Space Characterization of Tight Reservoir Rocks

Andrey Kazak, Kirill Simonov, Victor Kulikov

Machine Learning and Hydraulic Fracture Simulation to Speed up Well Completion Optimization Understanding in Vaca Muerta Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina.

Damián E. Hryb, Alan Diaz, David Algorry, Martin Foster, Gaston Manestar

Machine Learning Based Decline Curve - Spatial Method to Estimate Production Potential of Proposed Wells in Unconventional Shale Gas Reservoirs

Y. Kocoglu, M. E. Wigwe, G. Sheldon, M. C. Watson

Machine Learning Based Shale Gas Proration Synchronized Computing Method

Zan Chen, Xueqian Zhu, Yexin Fang, Jitong Li

Magma, CO2 and Hydrocarbon Migration Pathways in El Huemul Field, Golfo San Jorge Basin

Gastón Jarque, Niccoló Luz, Pablo Caprioglio, Martín Irigoyen, Gonzalo Maiztegui, Alejandro D´Agostino, Mercedes Casal

Managing Gas Lift Optimization Opportunities thru Production Advisory in Digital Fields

Afdzal Hizamal Abu Bakar, Muhamad Nasri Jamaluddin, Rizwan Musa, Azmi B Din, Khaled Badawy, Salhizan Mohamad Salleh, Ezza Shazana M Shabarudin, Roberto Fuenmayor, Rajesh Trivedi, Mohamad Mustaqim Mokhlis, Nghia Vo Tri, Roland Hermann, Muhammad Firdaus Hassan, Mikhail Harith

Mapping Liquid Recovery Potential in an Unconventional Play: A Practical Approach Integrating Geology, Geochemistry and PVT Properties (Montney Fm., Canada)

Tristan Euzen, Neil Watson, Albert Cui, Jordan Wilson, David Cronkwright

Mapping Rock-Property Changes and Fluid Migration Due to Hydraulic Fracturing

Jyoti Behura

Mathematical Model and Cluster Number Optimization of Horizontal Well with Hydraulic Fractures in Shale Reservoir

Jianting Li, Luming Shi, Lijia Yuan, Meiling Meng, Juan Zhao, Yaqin Zhang, Zhiming Chen

Maximizing Project Value in Vaca Muerta Shale Formation — Part 1: Optimizing High Density Completions — Case of Study

Alejandro Lerza, Sergio Cuervo, Sahil Malhotra

Maximizing Reliability - Well Integrity Statistics and Risk Reduction Strategies

Leandro Perelló, Adonis-Costin Ichim, Alexandru Zestran, Carlos Blanc

Measuring Hydrocarbon Gas Properties For Accurate Gas-In-Place Calculations For Unconventional Gas Reservoirs

Ashish Mathur, Safdar Ali, Mansoor Ali, Chad Belanger, Vivek R. Ravi

A Mechanistic Mixing Model for Miscible Gas Injection in Tight Oil Reservoirs

Sofiane Haythem Achour, Ryosuke Okuno

Meramec Velocity Systematics

Jing Fu, Carl Sondergeld, Chandra Rai

Minimizing Fracture-Driven Interaction Risks in the Wolfcamp A - Delaware Basin, USA

Tyler Krolczyk, Brendan Nealon

Miscible Fluid Diagnostic Fracture Injection Test Design Enabling Permeability Estimation from Before-Closure Linear Flow

Christine Ehlig-Economides, Mariia Bychina, Guoqing Liu, Jie Wang

Mississippian (Lower Carboniferous) Facies Heterogeneity and Distribution within the Mixed Carbonate and Siliciclastic Reservoirs of the Midcontinent STACK play, Oklahoma, USA

Jamar Bynum, Conn Wethington

Model-Based Type Wells Reduce Uncertainty in Production Forecasting for Unconventional Wells

Arjun Ravikumar, W. John Lee

A Model for Estimating Optimal Spacing of the Wolfcamp in the Delaware Basin

Ahmed Alzahabi, Ahmed Kamel, Abdallah Harouaka, A. Alexandre Trindade

Modeling Energized and Foam Fracturing Using the Phase Field Method

Mohamad Jammoul, Mary F. Wheeler

Modeling of Non-linear Transport Properties in Low Permeability Samples

Michael T. Myers, Yuan-Yun Lin, L.A. Hathon

Molecular Sieving of Hydrocarbon Mixtures through Nano-Porous Membranes

Zhijun Liu, Erdal Ozkan, Luis Zerpa, Xiaolong Yin

Monitoring Oil and Gas Sites for Methane Leaks Using Second Generation Satellites

Jean-Francois Gauthier

A More Accurate Integrated Multimineral Petrophysical Model in Unconventional Reservoirs using Data from Cuttings: A Case Study from Powder River Basin, USA

Khaled Ahmed, Peyton Lowrey, Karl Graham, Dick Merkel

A Multi-Disciplinary Modeling Approach to Determine Economic Viability of Infill Horizontal Well Development in the Green River Basin

Taylor Levon, Joel Mazza

Multi-Scale Lithofacies and Chemostratigraphic Analysis of Two Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale Wells in Northern West Virginia, USA

T. J. Paronish, R. Toth, T. R. Carr, V. Agrawal, D. Crandall, J. Moore

Multi-Well Interpretation of Wireline Logs and Core Data in the Eagle Ford Shale using Bayesian Inversion

Tianqi Deng, Joaquín Ambía, Carlos Torres-Verdín

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Inversion Feasibility Analysis for an Unconventional Reservoir Characterization

Venkatesh Anantharamu, Lev Vernik, Yoryenys Del Moro, Alfonso Quaglia, Eduardo Carrillo

A Multiscale Digital Rock Workflow for Shale Matrix Permeability Prediction

Min Zhang, Rafael Salazar-Tio, Andrew Fager, Bernd Crouse

Muon Tomography for Characterization and Monitoring of Unconventional Reservoirs

Sara Pieczonka, Doug Schouten, Alexander Braun

Nano-Imaging of Shale using Electron Microscopy Techniques

Laura Froute, Anthony R. Kovscek

A New Coupled Geomechanical-Chemical Model for CO2 Foam Flooding and Storage in Tight Reservoir

Mingyu Cai, Yuliang Su, Derek Elsworth, Yongmao Hao, Xiaogang Gao

New Engineering and Geologic Parameters to Predict Infill Well Performance in the Wolfcamp of the Delaware Basin

S. Amin Gherabati, Katie M. Smye, Guin McDaid, Scott Hamlin

A New Methodology to Determine Well Spacing in Unconventional Reservoirs - Delaware Basin Study

Dicman Alfred, Andrew Lundy

A New Methodology to Evaluate Huff and Puff Effectiveness at in-Situ Conditions

Johnathan Moore, Dustin Crandall, Scott Workman

A New Workflow for Improved Resistivity-Based Water Saturation Assessment in Organic-Rich Mudrocks

Sabyasachi Dash, Artur Posenato Garcia, Laura M. Hernandez, Zoya Heidari

NMR Time-Lapse Wettability Assessments in Unconventionals: Insights from Imbibition

S. Kelly, R. J. M. Bonnie, M. J. Dick, D. Veselinovic

Non-Uniform Etching - The Key for an Effective Acid Fracturing in Shale: An Experimental Study

Weiwei Wu, Rodney Russell, Mukul Sharma

A Novel Approach to Determine Gas Velocity Profile in Entire Knudsen Number Regime for Nanoporous Shale with Various Pore Geometries

Yu Pang, Dian Fan, Shengnan Chen

A Novel Experimental Approach for Dynamic Quantification of Liquid Saturation and Capillary Pressure in Shale

Williams Ozowe, Rodney Russell, Mukul Sharma

Novel Oxidized Sugar Compounds: A Cheap, Low Dose, Environmentally Friendly, Replacement for Triazine

Paul Schuber, Jun Su An, Chris Arceo, Toni Lee, Jason Helander, Tom Swanson, Korry Huddleston, Gaurab Chakrabarti, Sean Hunt, Frederyk Ngantung, Abdul Siraj

Novel Sulfide Scale Inhibitor Successfully Averts Challenging Sulfide Scale Deposition in Permian and Williston Unconventional Basins

Cyril Okocha, Alex Thornton, Jonathan Wylde

Novel Techniques to Measure Oil-Gas Diffusion at High Pressure & High Temperature Conditions: Application for Huff-n-Puff EOR in Shale

Sanchay Mukherjee, Son Thai Dang, Chandra Rai, Carl Sondergeld

Numerical Investigation of Water Flowback Characteristics for Unconventional Gas Reservoirs with Complex Fracture Geometries

Yongzan Liu, Lijun Liu, Juliana Y. Leung, Kan Wu, George J. Moridis

Numerically Enhanced RTA Workflow - Improving Estimation of Both Linear Flow Parameter and Hydrocarbons in Place

Braden Bowie, James Ewert

Numerical Modeling of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation in Tectonically Stressed Shale Reservoirs

Pablo Medina, Manuel Jin, Sebastián D’hers, Marcelo Frydman

Numerical Simulation the Supercritical CO2 Sequestration in Shale Gas Reservoir with Enhanced Gas Recovery

Yulong Zhao, Liehui Zhang, Ruihan Zhang, Shengnan Chen, Yu Pang, Ruihe Wang

Numerical Study of Proppant Transport and Distribution along Opened Bedding Planes

Jun Xie, Jizhou Tang, Sijie Sun, Yuwei Li, Yi Song, Xiaojin Zhou, Haoyong Huang

Numerical Upscaling of Discrete Fracture Networks for Transient Analysis

Vincent Artus

Observed Gas-Oil Ratio Trends in Liquids Rich Shale Reservoirs

Yogashri Pradhan

Oil-Water Two-Phase Flow Behavior in Shale Inorganic Nanopores: From Molecule Level to Theoretical Mathematical Model

Shiyuan Zhan, Yuliang Su, Zhehui Jin, Wendong Wang, Lei Li

Oil Swelling Measurement Techniques: Conventional Methods and Novel Pressure-Based Method

Sherif Fakher, Youssef Elgahawy, Hesham Abdelaal

On Factors Controlling Shale Resistivity Anomalies

Andrey V. Kazak, Boris N. Enikeev

Optimal Well Spacing in all Key Areas of the Permian Basin by Landing Zone

Alexandre Ramos-Peon, Artem Abramov

Optimization Well Spacing for Development of Shale Oil Reservoirs using Integration of Data Analytics, Geomechanics Modeling, Pilots, and Economic Analysis

Zhengdong Lei, Kun Dai, Xiangji Dou, Jianchao Shi, Zhangxin Chen, Zhouyuan Zhu, Zhen Tao

Optimizing Fluid Compatibility in Produced Waters

Tanhee Galindo

Optimizing MFHW Completion and Fracturing in Shale Formations Utilizing High Frequency ESP Real Time Data

Lawrence Camilleri, Dennis McEwen, Alexey Rusakov, Dave Weishoff, Russ Akers, Josh Lachner, Troy Kisner

Optimizing Microproppant Placement using Available Drilling Data - A Case History

Terry Palisch, Koras Shah, Wadhah Al-Tailji

Optimizing Remaining Locations: Multivariate Analysis of Fluid and Proppant Impact on Middle Bakken Parent and Child Wells - Mountrail County, North Dakota

Patrick Rutty

Optimizing Well Spacing and Lateral Placement Utilizing Fluid Tracers in SCOOP/STACK

Sudiptya Banerjee, CharLee Mallory, Nicholas Geisler, Whitney DeAngelis

Organic Shale Spontaneous Imbibition and Monitoring with NMR to Evaluate In-Situ Saturations, Wettability and Molecular Sieving

Mansoor Ali, Safdar Ali, Ashish Mathur, Chad Belanger

Overcoming the Limitations of SRV Concept

M. Gaddipati, C. Karacaer, C. Ozgen, T. Firincioglu, G. Bowen, I. Pallister, G. Shaw

Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing Test Sites (HFTS) in the Permian Basin and Summary of Selected Results (HFTS-I in Midland and HFTS-II in Delaware)

Jordan Ciezobka, Scott Reeves

Parameter Estimations of Complex Fracture Networks Using Pressure Transient Analysis in “Fracturing-shutting” Data from Shale Oil Wells

Zhiming Chen, Luming Shi

The Perfect Unconventional Resource Portfolio

Bill Fairhurst

Performance of Friction Reducers in Iron-Rich Environments

S. Hazra, M. Van Domelen, W. Cutrer, N. Peregoy, P. Okullo, B. Darlington

Performance of Low Salinity Polymer Flood in Enhancing Heavy Oil Recovery on the Alaska North Slope

Yang Zhao, Shize Yin, Randall S. Seright, Samson Ning, Yin Zhang, Baojun Bai

Permeability Increase by Shear Slip During Shale Reservoir Stimulation

Zhi Ye, Ahmad Ghassemi, Lujun Ji, Vikram Sen, Jason Mailloux

Permeability Measurements on Shales using NMR Spectroscopy

Ashish Mathur, Safdar Ali, Colton Barnes, Chad Belanger, Justin Treadwell, Brian Chin, Vivek Ravi

Permian Delaware Basin Wolfcamp A Formation Productivity Analysis and Technically Recoverable Resource Assessment

Qian Yang, Frank Male, Svetlana A. Ikonnikova, Katie Smye, Guin McDaid, Emery Goodman

A Physics Based Model of Enhanced Gas Production in Mudrocks

Syed Haider, Tadeusz W. Patzek

Pore Scale Study of Methane Advection and Diffusion in Image-Based 3-D Reconstruction of Shale with Consideration of Bound Water

Rui Xu, Ying Yin, Christopher Landry, Maša Prodanović

Pore Structure Analysis from CO2 Saturation using Gas Adsorption

Ogochukwu Ozotta, Mehdi Ostadhassan, Kouqi Liu, Hyeonseok Lee, Chioma Onwumelu

Porosity and Permeability Heterogeneity in the Upper Wolfcamp, Delaware Basin, West Texas: Implications for Production

Sebastian Ramiro-Ramirez, Athma R. Bhandari, Peter B. Flemings, Robert M. Reed,

Potential Issues with Extreme Limited Entry in Horizontal Wells

Robert D. Barree

Pozo D-129 Formation: The Case of a Recent Shale Oil Discovery in a Lacustrine Source Rock in El Huemul Field, Golfo San Jorge Basin, Southern Argentina

P. A. Caprioglio, G. Jarque, M. Irigoyen, G. Maiztegui, N. Luz, A. D'Agostino, M.Casal, D. Villalba, H.J. Villar

Predicting Fluvial Reservoir Facies by Upscaling Seismic Inversion with 3D Geocellular Modeling: Pinedale Field Case Study

S.K. Logan, E. LaBarre, C. Dorion, P.R. Clarke, M. Ahmed, A. Hartley

Predicting Water Production in the Williston Basin using a Machine Learning Model

T. Cross, K. Sathaye, K. Darnell, D. Niederhut, K. Crifasi

Prediction of 3-D Facies and Petrophysical Models using Seismic Inversion and Advanced Statistical Data Analytics in Midland Basin Study Area

V. Pandey, T. Nekrasova, I. Tsybulkina, K. Clemons, D. Li, B. Six

Predictive Geologic and Geomechanical Models for Pad Development in the Delaware Basin

R. McIntyre, J. Gaines, S. Gardner, M. Mediani, C. Hammerquist, X. Li, M. Paryani, N. Umholtz

Prescriptive Model for Automatic Online Plunger Lift Unconventional Wells Optimization

Adriana Romero, Christopher Feldmann, Katherine Silva Alonso, Gustavo Martinez, José Barros, Marcelo Montero, Juan Ignacio Alvarez Claramunt, Eugenio Ferrigno

Production Forecasting in Shale Reservoirs Using LSTM Method in Deep Learning

Cenk Temizel, Celal Hakan Canbaz, Onder Saracoglu, Dike Putra, Ali Baser, Tomi Erfando, Shanker Krishna, Luigi Saputelli

Profit Optimization from Fracture Design and Production Estimates

David Cotrell, Tobias Hoeink, Elijah Odusina, Sachin Ghorpade, Erik Bernsen

Proper Parenting with Newborns — A Frac Fluid Tracking Case Study

Trevor Pugh, Rachel Stocking, Timothy Greene, Oscar Vasquez

Proximal to Distal Variability of Mississippian Lithofacies, Diagenetic Processes, and Reservoir Quality within a Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate System, Northern and Central Oklahoma, USA

Fnu Suriamin, Matthew Pranter

Quantification of Connectivity in Images

Yaokun Wu, Siddharth Misra

Quantifying Fracture and Reservoir Properties in Unconventional Reservoir from Production Data: A Case Study of Shale Gas Well

Sutthaporn Tripoppoom, Wei Yu, Jijun Miao,

Quantifying The Parent-Child Effect in Vaca Muerta Formation

Pablo Crespo, Marcelo Pellicer, Carolina Crovetto, Jorge Gait

Quick Evaluation for Optimal Recovery in Unconventional Reservoirs

Reinaldo J. Michelena, Huabing Wang, James R. Gilman

Rapid Analysis of Offset Well Pressure Response during Fracturing: Distinguishing between Poroelastic, Hydraulic and Frac-Hit Responses in Field Data Using Pattern Recognition

Puneet Seth, Brendan Elliott, Mukul M. Sharma

Rapid Simulation Accounting For Well Interference in Unconventional Reservoirs Using Fast Marching Method

Atsushi Iino, Hye Young Jung, Tsubasa Onishi, Akhil Datta-Gupta

Rate Transient Analysis in Unconventional Volatile Oil Reservoirs

Le Luo, John Lee

Rate Transient Analysis of a Multi-Horizontal-Well Pad with a Semi-Analytical Method

Hongyang Chu, Xinwei Liao, Zhiming Chen, W. John Lee

Rate Transient Analysis of Fracture Swarm Fractal Networks

Jorge A. Acuña

Real-Time Friction Reduction Efficacy Monitoring with Root Cause Analysis

Scott Rutherford, Juan Hurtado, Michael Mayer

Real-Time Hydraulic Fracture Optimization Based on the Integration of Fracture Diagnostics and Reservoir Geomechanics

Panagiotis Dalamarinis, Paul Mueller, Dale Logan, Jason Glascock, Stephen Broll

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

Michael Fonseca, Lori Hathon, Thomas Lapen

Real Time Series Analysis for Early Frac-Hit Detection in Vaca Muerta’s Natural Flowing Wells

Adriana Romero, Norberto Del Campo, Fernando Villagra, Lucas Gonzalez Day,Brian Quezada, Matias Pol’la, Matias Barresi, Francisco Bertoldi, Federico Baieli, Juan Ignacio Álvarez Claramunt, Martin Rozzisi, Gustavo Martinez, Katherine Silva, Julio Spairani

Real Time SRV Integrity Monitoring Using Dynamic Productivity Index

Chigozie Aniemena, Kirke Suter, Allen LaBryer, Ayush Rastogi

Reducing the Risk of Plugging of Production Liner in Unconventional Wells

Yuri Fairuzov, Victor Fairuzov

Reducing Uncertainty Associated with Resource-in-Place Calculation Using Integrated Formation Evaluation, Geostatistical Analysis, and Geological Modeling, A Case Study in the Midland Basin

Ameneh Rostami, Brian Casey, Zoya Heidari

Reducing Well Construction Costs through Field Application of New Unconventional Lightweight Cementing Solutions - Multiple Case Histories in the Permian Basin

Roderick Pernites, Marvin Montgomery, Dan Fu, Felipe Padilla

Regionally Interpolated Pore Pressure Model Utilizing Multiple Empirical Methods in the Delaware Basin

Yamin Li, Jon Roberts

Replacing Decline Curve Analysis

Randy Hazlett, Umer Farooq, D. Krishna Babu

A Reservoir Simulation-Oriented Investigation into Large-Scale Conductive Fractures in the Mississippian STACK Oil Reservoirs

C. M. Freeman, S. Geetan, R. MacDonald, T. Firincioglu, C. Ozgen

Residual Saturation During Multiphase Displacement in Heterogeneous Fractures with Novel Deep Learning Prediction

Eric Guiltinan, Javier E. Santos, Qinjun Kang

Results of the 2019 U.S. Geological Survey Assessment of Water and Proppant Associated with Petroleum Production from the Eagle Ford Group, Texas

Nicholas J. Gianoutsos, Seth S. Haines, Brian A. Varela, Katherine J. Whidden

A Review of Long-Term Carbon Dioxide Storage in Shale Reservoirs

Sherif Fakher, Hesham Abdelaal, Youssef Elgahawy, Ahmed El-Tonbary

Revisiting Production Outlooks of the Eagle Ford and Bakken Plays: Analysis of the Well Productivity and Play Economics Changes Over the Last 5 Years

Svetlana Ikonnikova, Qian Yang, Katie Smye, Guin McDaid

A Rigorous Workflow for Evaluation of Huff and Puff Recovery Efficiency of Immiscible and Miscible Gases in Unconventional Reservoirs by Integrating Core Tests with NMR and GC Analysis

Rahul Kumar, Safdar J. Ali, Ashish Mathur

Robust Event Recognition in Real-Time Hydraulic Fracturing Data for Live Reporting and Analysis

Samid Hoda, Jessica Iriarte

A Robust Straddle System combined with Data Driven And Physics-based Comprehensive Refrac Workflow, leads to Improved Decision Making for Production Enhancement at Lower Costs

Vikram Unnikrishnan, Tarik Abdelfattah, Ehsaan Ahmad Nasir, Suat Bagci, Sergey Stolyarov

Rock-Fluid Interaction and Its Application in Unconventional Production

Wei Wang, Wei Wei, David Leach, Chao Yan, Kerry Spilker

Second Bone Spring Sand Development Strategies Within the Delaware Basin, West Texas and Southeast New Mexico

Timothy O'Toole, Adedeji Adebare, Sarah Wright

Seismic Monitoring of an Associated Gas “Huff N Puff” for Enhanced Oil Recovery in the Middle Wolfcamp Shale of the Midland Basin, Texas

Abhash Kumar, Richard Hammack, Alex Bear, William Harbert

Seismic Quantitative Analysis for Physical-Based Deep Learning: The Teapot Dome and Niobrara Shale Examples

Nicolas Martin, Maria Donati

Selection of Hydrocarbon Gas for Huff-n-Puff IOR in Shale Oil Reservoirs

Williams Ozowe, Shuang Zheng, Mukul Sharma

A Semi-Analytical Modeling Approach for Hydraulic Fracture Initiation and Orientation in Shale Reservoirs

Andreas Michael, Ipsita Gupta

Sensitivity Analysis of Cyclic Gas Injection Recovery Mechanisms in Unconventional Reservoirs

B. Todd Hoffman, David Reichhardt

Sequencing Hydraulic Fractures to Optimize Production for Stacked Well Development in the Delaware Basin

Akash Damani, Kousic Kanneganti, Raj Malpani

Shale Gas Sweet Spot Identification using Quantitative Seismic Interpretation (QSI) and Neural Network in Krishna-Godavari Basin, India

Soumen Deshmukh, Shrey Omer, P. S. Tomor, Harilal

Significance of Well Orientation on Cumulative Production From Wells in the Bakken Region

Erfan Rostami, Naomi Boness, Mark D. Zoback

Significant Error Reduction in Machine-Learning Decline Curve Analysis for Unconventional Reservoirs

Boxiao Li, Travis Billiter, Timothy Tokar

Simulation of Proppant Transport in Field-Scale Curved Fractures

Zhuo Zhang, Shaowen Mao, Heqian Zhao, Kan Wu

Spatio-Temporal Models for Big Data and Applications on Unconventional Production Evaluation

M. E. Wigwe*, E. S. Bougre, M. C. Watson, A. Giussani

Spatiotemporal Gyration from Microseismicity in the Permian Basin

Scotty Tuttle, Vladimir Grechka, Ismot Jahan, Zhen Zhang

Spontaneous Imbibition in Shales under One-End-Open Boundary Condition: Effect of Wettability, Porosity, and Bedding Orientation

Asiman Saidzade, Ning Liu, Mehdi Mokhtari, Prathmesh Naik Parrikar, Philip Bertrand Wortman

Stage-Level Data Integration to Evaluate the Fracturing Behavior of Horizontal Wells at the Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site (HFTS): An Insight into the Production Performance

Shadi Salahshoor, Debotyam Maity, Jordan Ciezobka

Standardized Workflow for Aquifer Characterization in Neuquén Unconventional Oil & Gas Blocks

Lisandro G. Rodríguez, Juan M. Reynaldi, John B. Angel Alvarez, Sebastian María, Betina Laurenzano, Nadia Curetti, Jaime Faundes

A State-of-The-Art Technology to Reduce Fracturing Pressure in Tight Gas Formations Using Thermochemical Pulse

Ayman R. Al-Nakhli, Zeeshan Tariq, Mohamed Mahmoud, Adulaziz Abdulraheem

State of the Art in Characterization of Frac Stage Geometry, Skin and Conductivity Using Pressure Leakoff

Mohamed Mohamed, Mazher Ibrahim, Erdal Ozkan

A Statistical Approach to Understanding Fluid Geochemistry Changes in Unconventional Plays

Craig D. Barrie, Catherine M. Donohue, J. Alex Zumberge

Stochastic Apparent Permeability Model of Shale Oil Considering Geological Control

Jilong Xu, Yuliang Su, Wendong Wang, Han Wang

Strain and Strain-Rate Responses Measured by LF-DAS and Corresponding Features for Fracture-Hit Detection during Multiple-Fracture Propagation in Unconventional Reservoirs

Yongzan Liu, Kan Wu, Ge Jin, George J. Moridis, Erich Kerr, Reid Scofield, Andrew Johnson,

Stress-Displacement Analysis of Bedding Planes in the Near-Wellbore Region During Drilling

Bery Hoshiar Tofiq, Alberto Lopez Manriquez

Strontium Behavior in Midland Basin Unconventional Reservoirs: The Importance of Base Fluids

Adam D. Jew, John R. Bargar, Josh Brownlow, Matt Laughland

Study of Fracturing Fluid Imbibition Impact on Gas-Water Two Phase Flow in Shale Fracture-Matrix System

Guanglong Sheng, Wendong Wang, Hui Zhao, Zengmin Lun, Yufeng Xu, Qian Zhang, Wenfeng Yu, Di Chai, Xiaoli Li, Yi Lou

Successful Field Test of Enhancing Bakken Oil Recovery by Propane Injection: Part I. Field Test Planning, Operations, Surveillance, and Results

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