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M102: Electron Microscopy of Shale Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

Edited by Wayne K. Camp, Elizabeth Diaz, Barry Wawak

Frontmatter, Glossary and Image Catalog

Wayne K. Camp, Elizabeth Diaz, Barry Wawak

Chapter 1: An Introduction to SEM Operational Principles and Geologic Applications for Shale Hydrocarbon Reservoirs
Jason Huang, Timothy Cavanaugh and Boaz Nur

Chapter 2: Integrated Preparation and Imaging Techniques for the Microstructural and Geochemical Characterization of Shale by Scanning Electron Microscopy
Natasha Erdman and Nicholas Drenzek

Chapter 3: Enhancing SEM Grayscale Images through Pseudocolor Conversion: Examples from Eagle Ford, Haynesville, and Marcellus Shales
Wayne K. Camp and Barry Wawak

Chapter 4: Multiscale Imaging of Shale Samples in the Scanning Electron Microscope
Herman Lemmens and Denise Richards

Chapter 5: Microfabrics Related to Porosity Development, Sedimentary and Diagenetic Processes, and Composition of Unconventional Resource Shale Reservoirs as Determined by Conventional Scanning Electron Microscopy
Roger M. Slatt and Neal R. O’Brien

Chapter 6: SEM Characterization of Shale Gas Reservoirs Using Combined Secondary and Backscatter Electron Methods: An Example from the Haynesville Shale, Texas and Louisiana
David R. Spain and Ryan McLin

Chapter 7: FIB-SEM and TEM Investigations of an Organic-rich Shale Maturation Series from the Lower Toarcian Posidonia Shale, Germany: Nanoscale Pore System and Fluid-rock Interactions
Sylvain Bernard, Leon Brown, Richard Wirth, Anja Schreiber, Hans-Martin Schulz, Brian Horsfield, Andrew C. Aplin, and Eliza J. Mathia

Chapter 8: Pore Size Distribution and Morphology in the Horn River Shale, Middle and Upper Devonian, Northeastern British Columbia, Canada
Tian Dong and Nicholas B. Harris

Chapter 9: Porosity Characterization of Various Organic-rich Shales from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, Alberta and British Columbia, Canada
Raphael A. J. Wüst, Brent R. Nassichuk, and R. Marc Bustin

Chapter 10: Petrographic Characterization of the Eagle Ford Shale, South Texas: Mineralogy, Common Constituents, and Distribution of Nanometer-scale Pore Types
Debra S. Jennings and Jonathan Antia

Chapter 11: Applications of SEM Imaging to Reservoir Characterization in the Eagle Ford Shale, South Texas, U.S.A.
Brian Driskill, Joel Walls, Juliana DeVito, and Steven W. Sinclair

Chapter 12: Comparison of Porosity Distribution within Selected North American Shale Units by SEM Examination of Argon-ion-milled Samples
James M. Rine, Erin Smart, William Dorsey, Kultaransingh Hooghan, and Michael Dixon

Chapter 13: SEM Observations on Ion-milled Samples of Devonian Black Shales from Indiana and New York: The Petrographic Context of Multiple Pore Types
Juergen Schieber

Appendix A: Petrographic Analysis

Appendix B: Petrographic Descriptions and Thin Section Photomicrographs

Appendix C: Pseudocolor Catalog Images

Appendix D: Three-dimensional SEM Imaging and Digital Rock Physics