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3-D Integrated Workflow for Understanding the Fracture Interference and its Impact into the Gas Production of the Woodford Shale

Eva Peza

3-D Seismic Characterization of the Niobrara Formation, Silo Field, Laramie County, Wyoming

Elena Finley, Steve, Sonnenberg

3D Seismic Proves its Value in Bakken Geosteering

Angie Southcott, Harold Harper

A CFD Validation of Historical Production Studies Comparing Plug-and-Perf to Openhole Sleeve Completion Methods in Horizontal Multi-Stage Fractured Wells

Viriyah Theppornprapakorn, Shari Dunn-Norman

A Comprehensive Methodology of Evaluation of the Fracability of a Shale Gas Play

Kun Su, Atef Onaisi, Adeline Garnier

A Formation Evaluation of the Middle Bakken Member Using a Multimineral Petrophysical Analysis Approach

Robert Klenner, Jason R. Braunberger, James A. Sorensen, Kurt E. Eylands, Alexander Azenkeng, Steven A. Smith

A Hole in Your Pocket; Mitigating Corrosion Perforations of Well Casings in Corrosive Formations with Advanced Technology Epoxies

James McDonald

A Hydraulic Fracture Network Propagation Model in Shale Gas Reservoirs: Parametric Studies to Enhance the Effectiveness of Stimulation

Chong Hyun Ahn, Robert Dilmore, John Yilin Wang, Oliver Chang

A Multi-Scale Framework for Digital Core Analysis of Gas Shale at Millimeter Scales

Jingsheng Ma, Gary Couples, Zeyun Jiang, Rink van Dijke

A New Analytical Model for Liquid Loading in Shale Gas Reservoirs

Juntai Shi, Xiangfang Li, Yunchao Pu, Wei Yu

A New Approach to Measure Organic Density

Son T. Dang

A New Method for Leak Detection in Gas Pipelines

Kegang Ling, Jun He

A Pore Scale Analysis of Restricted Diffusion in Shale Gas Media

Ayaz Mehmani, Jinhong Chen, Daniel Georgi, Masa Prodanovic, Carl Edwards

A Practical Method to Predict Deliverability and Water-Cut in the Granite Wash Formation, Anadarko Basin, USA, Using Pseudo-Capillary Pressure Curves From NMR Data

Chrystianto Mardi, Rohollah, A Pour, David Spain, Chris Morton

A Quantitative Study of Hydrocarbon Generation & Expulsion of Lower Silurian Longmaxi Shale in the Southern Sichuan Basin

Xiaoming Chen, Jianzhong Li, Tao Yang, Weipeng Yan

A Review of Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods Applied in Williston Basin

Kegang Ling, Zheng Shen, Guoqing Han, Jun He

A Stochastic Approach to Shale Well Completion Design

Mark A. Miller

A Unified Leak-off and Flow-back Model for Fractured Reservoirs

Dylan Copeland

A Workflow for Flowback Data Analysis – Creating Value out of Chaos

Obinna Ezulike, Hassan Dehghanpour

Accelerating Shale Asset Success Through Applied Reservoir Understanding

Ronald G. Dusterhoft, Jeff Dahl, John S. Spaid, Buddy McDaniel, Bill Grieser, Bill Johnson

Accounting for Remaining Injected Fracturing Fluid in Shale Gas Wells

Yannan Zhang, Christine Ehlig-Economides

Advanced Core Analysis Methodologies Quantify and Characterize Liquid Hydrocarbons in the Vaca Muerta Shale

Ryan Williams, Dean Willberg, David Handwerger, Doug Ekart, John Petriello, Roberto Suarez-Rivera

An Approach of Optimizing the Production From Mature Fields Using Improved Jet Pump Designs and Operational Considerations

Sheraz Ahmed, Sandeep Kumar, Khurram Farouque

An Efficient Optimization Workflow for Field-Scale In-Situ Upgrading Developments

Guohua Gao, Jeroen C. Vink, Faruk O. Alpak, Weijian Mo

An Evaluation of the EOR Potential in Shale Oil Recovery by Cyclic Natural Gas Injection

Talal Gamadi, James J. Sheng

An Exploration Workflow to Improve Success Rate in Prospecting in Unconventional Emerging Plays

Richard Salter, Jeff Meisenhelder, Ian D. Bryant, Chuck Wagner

An Improved Petrophysical Volume Model for Proximate Analysis in Coalbed Methane Reservoir

Pei-Qiang Zhao, Zhi-Qiang Mao, Ding Jin, Bao-Dian Sun, Xu Pang

An Innovative and Cost-Effective Artificial Lift Solution to Revive the Dying Wells in Tight and Marginal Gas Reservoirs - Capillary Soap Injection

Sheraz Ahmed, Muhammad Shahrukh, Wajid Yousuf, Muhammad Azhar Khan

An Innovative Workflow to Refine Exploration Phase Assessment of Unconventional Prospects; Using Xrf Analysis and 3-D Geo-Modeling Techniques

Francois Marechal

An Integrated Approach to Development Optimization in Seven Generations’ Kakwa Liquids Rich Montney Play

Ron Schmitz, Glen Nevokshonoff, Steve Haysom

An Interpretation of the Depositional Environment and Facies of the Eagle Ford Shale from Karnes-Maverick County, Texas

Heather A. McGarity, Janok P. Bhattacharya, Robert E. Lamond

Analysis of Liquid Resource Play Potential in China

Natasha J. Smith, Libby J. Robinson, Lawrence A. Cowley

Anticosti Island, Quebec : Compelling Data for Deep Fairway Utica-Equivalent Oil

Jean-Sebastien Marcil, Peter K. Dorrins, Jeremie Lavoie, Nabila Mechti

Apparent Permeability for Gas Flow in Shale Reservoirs Coupling Effects of Gas Diffusion and Desorption

Keliu Wu, Xiangfang Li, Chenchen Wang, Wei Yu, Zhangxing Chen

Application of Artificial Intelligence on Black Shale Lithofacies Prediction in Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin

Guochang Wang, Yiwen Ju, Timothy R. Carr, Chaofeng Li, Guojian Cheng

Application of Inorganic Geochemical Studies for Characterization of Bakken Shales, Williston Basin, North Dakota and Montana

Dipanwita Nandy, Steve, Sonnenberg, John D. Humphrey

Application of Lithofacies Modelling in Enhancing the Well Productivity; An Example from Eagle Ford Shale

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

Application of Real-Time Reservoir Navigation and High-Definition Electrical Imaging Services for Enhanced Well Placement and Optimal Completion Design

Mark G. Thomas, Rajdeep Gupta, Shane D. Hammons, Stephen J. Martin

Aptian ‘Shale Gas’ Prospectivity in the Downdip Mississippi Interior Salt Basin, Gulf Coast, USA

Paul Hackley, Brett J. Valentine, Catherine B. Enomoto, Celeste D. Lohr, Krystina R. Scott, Frank T. Dulong, Alana M. Bove

Assessment of Micro-Fracture Density using Combined Interpretation of NMR Relaxometry and Electromagnetic Logs

Lu Chi, Marcus, Elliot, Zoya Heidari, Mark Everett

Assessment of the Petroleum Generation Potential of the Neal shale in the Black Warrior Basin, Alabama

Joel, A. Legg, Rona Donahoe, Rich Martens

Basin Architecture and Marcellus Resource Potential in the Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania

M. Soledad Velasco, Horace Snyder, Emmanuel Schnetzler, Maggie Baber

Better Exploitation of Granitic Reservoirs: Understanding the Role of Stress Regime and Fractures

Dou Lirong, Chandramani Shrivastava, Dai Chuanshu, Wang Jingchun, Nidra Hammond, Chioma Anoliefo, Da Lei, Mahamad Siddick

Beyond TMAX Thermal Maturity: Introducing an Original Method for Analyzing Source-Rock Pyrolysis Data to Predict Transformation Ratio and Retention Ratio in Resource-Play Evaluations

Paul E. Devine

Boquillas (Eagle Ford) Formation Pore Evolution Results From Laboratory Heating Experiments

Lucy (Tingwei) Ko, Tongwei Zhang, Robert G. Loucks, Stephen C. Ruppel

Calculation of Rock Compressibility by Use of Pressure Buildup in Permeability Experiment

Jun He, Kegang Ling, Peng Pei

Case Study Results From the Integration of MEQ, TFI, and Surface Seismic Attributes.

Charles J. Sicking, Jan Vermilye, Alfred Lacazette, Ashley Fish

Characterization and Measurement of Multi-scale Gas Transport in Shale Core Samples

Khalid R. Alnoaimi, Christophe Duchateau, Anthony Kovscek

Characterization of cm-Scale Heterogeneities in a Tight Oil Reservoir Using X-ray Computed Tomography, Profile Permeability Measurements and 3-D Image Analysis

Nisael A. Solano, Federico F. Krause, Chris R. Clarkson

Characterization of Free and Bound Fluids in Hydrocarbon Bearing Shales Using NMR and Py GC-MS

Jameson P. Gips, Hugh Daigle, Mukul Sharma

Characterization of Shale Oil Rocks Using Retort and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Boyang Zhang, Jinhong Chen

Characterizing Unconventional Resource Potential in Colombia; a Digital Rock Physics Project

Joel D. Walls, Juliana Anderson, Elizabeth Diaz

Chemically-Induced Pressure Pulse to Increase Stimulated Reservoir Volume in Unconventional Reservoirs

Ayman Al-Nakhli, Hazim Abass

Clay Typing, Mineralogy, Kerogen Content and Kerogen Characterization from DRIFTS Analysis of Cuttings or Core

Michael Herron, MaryEllen Loan, Alyssa Charsky, Susan L. Herron, Andrew E. Pomerantz, Marina Polyakov

Combining Sonic Velocity and Characterization of Pore Architecture to Develop a Proxy for Reservoir Permeability in Unconventional Carbonates: An Example from the Mid-Continent Mississippian Limestone

Beth Vanden Berg, G. Michael Grammer

Comparison of Marcellus Fracturing Using Azimuthal Seismic Attributes Versus Published Data From Outcrop Studies

Tanya L. Inks, Terry Engelder, Jacki S. Hocum, Bruce Golob, Darien O'Brien

Completions Evaluation in the Eagle Ford Shale

Carl W. Neuhaus

Compositional Modeling of the Diffusion Effect on EOR Process in Fractured Shale Oil Reservoirs by Gas Flooding

Tao Wan, James J. Sheng, Luchen Li

Considerations for Optimizing Artificial Lift in Unconventionals

William Lane, Rajan Chokshi

Core Hardness Testing and Data Integration for Unconventionals

Elizabeth Ritz, Matt Honarpour, William F. Dula, Jack P. Dvorkin

Core-Based Structural Fabrics in Mudstones of the WCSB: "PSF" and Cleavage

David Hume, Graham, Davies, Amy Fox, Meridee Fockler

Correlation of Rebound-Hammer Rock Strength With Core and Sonic-log Derived Mechanical Rock Properties in Cretaceous Niobrara and Frontier Formation Cores, Piceance Basin, Colorado

Graham A. McClave

Coupled Geomechanics and Pore Confinement Effects for Modeling Unconventional Shale Reservoirs

Yi Xiong, Philip Winterfeld, Yu-Shu Wu

Creating, Calibrating and Testing a Hydraulic Fracture Model for Optimized Williston Basin Completions

Jessica Barhaug, Harold Harper, Angie Southcott

Cross Correlation of Wire Line Data and SEM Based Mineralogical and Textural Vertical Well Data: A New Tool for Intelligent Completion Designs and Better Production Predictions.

Mark Mulkern, Chad Cunningham, Chi V. Ly, Graham Spence, Guy Oliver, John K. Flavin, Charlie Jackson, Sergio Centurion

Demonstrating Social Responsibility in Water Management Decisions

Tekla L. Taylor, Eric Bergeron, Catherine Mulligan, Benoit Bourque

Dependence of Micro-Mechanical Properties on Lithofacies: Indentation Experiments on Marcellus Shale

John Mason, Joseph Carloni, Shefford Baker, Alan Zehnder, Teresa Jordan

Design, Execution, and Evaluation of a Holistic Data Acquisition Program for Utica Shale

Bunyamin Can, Conny Gilbert, Libny Leal, Stuart Hirsch, Jacob Rosenzweig, Huber Nathan, Seth Rudolph, Samuel McManus, John Vines, Nathaniel Smith, Matt Honarpour, Nagi Nagarajan, Daniel Xia

Detailed Description of Petro-Cycle Solutions Innovative Process for the Remediation, Recycle and Reuse of “Frac Water and Flow Back Water” For The Oil and Gas Industry Across the U.S. and Canada

Howard E. Schachter

Determination of Wellbore Orientation in the Utica Shale of Southeast Ohio

Brad Bacon, Joseph Smith, Antonio Vizurraga, Evan Rodgers, Jeremy Dumoit

Developing an Outcrop Reservoir Analog for the Williston Basin Bakken Formation with the Sappington Formation of South-Central Montana

Ted Doughty, John Hohman, John Guthrie, Aaron Rodriguez, George Grader, Ken Wells

Developing Reliability in Hydraulic Stimulation Operations

Jason Pitcher, Jay Painter, Amanda Heitsch, Lucile Turpin

Development and Validation of an Acid Mine Drainage Water Treatment Process for Source Water

Ann Lane, Todd Beers, Rick Peterson

Development of A Semi-Analytical Model for Simulation of Gas Production in Shale Gas Reservoirs

Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Discrete Fracture Network Simulation of Production Data from Unconventional Wells

Thomas Doe, Chunmei Shi, Clifford, Knitter, Cristian Enachescu, Stefan Rohs

Dynamic Characterization of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs: Field Cases

Jorge A. Arevalo, Francisco Castellanos, Francisco Pumar-Martínez

Early Entry Play Analysis: Geologic Controls on Lower Smackover Brown Dense Deliverability

Kevin Brown

Effect of Acid on Productivity of Fractured Shale Reservoirs

Maysam Pournik, Divyendu Tripathi

Effect of Mineralogy on NMR, Sonic, and Resitivity: NMR, Sonic, and Resistivity: A Case Study of the Monterey Formation

Saul Rivera, Manika Prasad

Effect of Stress, Creep, and Fluid Type on Steady State Permeability Measurements in Tight Liquid Unconventional Reservoirs

Shreerang S. Chhatre, Somnath Sinha, Edward M. Braun, William L. Esch, Matthew D. Determan, Quinn R. Passey, Sergio A. Leonardi, Timothy E. Zirkle, Alexander C. Wood, Jeff A. Boros, Ryan A. Kudva

Effects of Variations of Stress-Dependent Hydraulic Properties of Proppant Packs on the Productivity Indices of the Hydraulically Fractured Shale Gas Reservoirs

Ali Takbiri Borujeni

Efficient Completions in Anisotropic Shale Gas Formations

Saied Mighani, Carl Sondergeld, Chandra Rai

Efficient Proxies for Numerical simulation of Unconventional Resources

Vincent Artus, Olivier Houzé

EOS Modeling and Reservoir Simulation Study of Bakken Gas Injection Improved Oil Recovery in the Elm Coulee Field, Montana

Wanli Pu, Todd Hoffman

Estimating Reservoir Pressure from Early Flowback Data

R. S. Jones, Brian Pownall, Jarrid Franke

Evaluating Gas Production Performances in Marcellus Using Data Mining Technologies

Qiumei Zhou, Robert Dilmore, Andrew Kleit, John Yilin Wang

Evaluation Tool for Wastewater Treatment Technologies for Shale Gas Operations in Ohio

Ann Lane, Rick Peterson

Evolution of the Molecular and Stable Isotope Composition of Headspace Gas Desorbing from Drill Cuttings Collected in Sealed Jars

Nicholas A. Rosenau, Josiah Strauss, Patrick Travers, Allison Schaiberger, Michael Dolan

Examination of the Depositional Setting and Geochemistry of Upper Tyler Formation (Pennsylvanian) Source Rocks Within Southwestern North Dakota

Timothy Nesheim, Stephen H. Nordeng

Examining Innovative Techniques for Matrix Acidizing in Tight Carbonate Formations to Minimize Damage to Equipment and Environment

Fredrick Markey, Tyler Betz, Jarand Gutaples, Daniel Ackwith, Kyle Taylor, Reza Barati

Experimental Assessment of Elastic Properties and Minimum Horizontal Stress in the Haynesville Shale-Gas Formation

Clotilde Chen Valdés, Zoya Heidari

Experimental Investigation of Surfactant Flooding in Shale Oil Reservoirs: Dynamic Interfacial Tension, Adsorption, and Wettability

Vahideh Mirchi, Soheil Saraji, Lamia Goual, Mohammad Piri

Extending the Application of Foam Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids

James J. McAndrew, Rong Fan, Mukul Sharma, Lionel, Ribeiro

Fault and Fracture Characterization from an Integrated Subsurface and Seismic Dataset: Impact on Well Performance of the Wolfcamp Shale, Midland Basin, West Texas

Trey, White, Paul Clarke, Andy Stephens, Matthew M. Laughland, Hongzhuan Ye

Flow Modeling in Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing Patterns to Optimize Shale Reservoir Production

Abdulraof Almulhim, Azra N. Tutuncu, Hossein Kazemi

Flow Rate Behavior and Imbibition Comparison Between Bakken and Niobrara Formations

Dongmei Wang, Jin Zhang, Raymond Butler, Adam Clark, Rachel Rabun, Dave Koskella

Fracture Detection Through MultiFocusing Diffraction Imaging, Case Studies

Marianne Rauch-Davies, Danil Pelman, Kostya Deev

Fractured Reservoir Characterization: Integrating Production and Seismic Data to Optimize Well Placement in Bluebell Field, Uinta Basin, NE Utah

Steven L. Adams, James Schuelke, Dennis Shannon, John Kucewicz, Christopher Latkiewicz

Gas Storage Capacity of Iljik and Hasandong Shales in Gyongsang Basin, South Korea

Seungmo Kang, Young Jae Shinn, I. Yucel, Akkutlu

Generative Models for Production Forecasting in Unconventional Oil and Gas Plays

Heidi A. Kuzma, Nimar S. Arora, Kemal Farid

Geochemical Evaluation of the Tyler Formation, North Dakota Using Rare Earth Elements (REE) and Kinetics

Ivana M. Stevanovic, Doreena M. Patrick

Geologic and Reservoir Assessment for Brine Disposal in the Northern Appalachian Basin

Joel Sminchak, Neeraj Gupta, Mark Moody, John Miller

Geologic Controls on Production of Shale Play Resources: Case of Eagle Ford, Bakken and Niobrara

Manas, Pathak, Milind Deo, Jonathan Craig, Raymond Levey

Geological Conditions of Tight Gas in Chaco Basin

Lei Zhang

Geomechanical and Flow Simulation of Hydrofracs Using High-Resolution Passive Seismic Images

Alfred Lacazette, William Dershowitz, Jan Vermilye

Geomodeling in a Development Play–An Example from the Bakken Shale

Brad Melton, Maria Kelley, Neil Fishman

Geomodeling Unconventional Plays: Improved Selection of Uncertainty Cases

Matthew L. Belobraydic, Peter Kaufman

High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Characterization of Pore Networks in Shale Reservoir Rocks

Soheil Saraji, Mohammad Piri

Horizontal Lateral Image Analysis Applied to Fracture Stage Optimization in Eastern Barnett Shale, Tarrant and Dallas Counties, Texas

Thomas N. Olsen, Mark P. Germinario, Roger Reinmiller, David Martinez, Ronald Parker

Horizontal Shale Gas Well Frac’ing Unplugged!

Jurgen Lehmann, Doug Bearinger, James Pyecroft, David Meeks, Peter Chernik

Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation Optimization in Multi-Stage Horizontal Glauconitic Oil Completions, Central Alberta

Murray Reynolds, Bill Pollock

Hydrocarbon Plays and Unconventional Hydrocarbon Distribution in Lacustrine Basins in China

Hongjun Wang, Zhaoming Wang, Guangyou Zhu

Identifying Frac Growth in Multiple Horizons using Integrated Microseismic and Induced Seismic Monitoring Approaches

Ted Urbancic, Andy Cochrane, Sheri Bowman

Imaging-Based Characterization of Calcite-Filled Fractures and Porosity in Shales

Bolivia Vega, Cynthia M. Ross, Anthony Kovscek

Impact of Hydrothermal Fluid Flow on Mississippian Reservoir Properties, Southern Midcontinent

Robert H. Goldstein, Bradley D. King

Impact of Light Component Stripping During CO2 Injection in Bakken Formation

Vanessa A. Fai-Yengo, Hamid Rahnema, Masoud Alfi

Impact of Petroleum-Expulsion Fractures on Productivity of the Bakken Shales: A Geological Interpretation of Pressure Transient Behaviors

Mohammed Al Duhailan, Steve, Sonnenberg

Impacts That Non-Technical Risk Assessments and Mitigation Plans Can Have in Mitigating Risks and Avoiding Delays to Unconventional Oil and Gas Projects

Jack Belcher

Importance of Structural and Tectonic Inheritance for Unconventional Basin Play Prospectivity: An Example From the Powder River Basin

Michael Tischer, Grant Zimbrick, Michael Dolan

Improved Constant Rate of Strain Consolidation Test on Stiff Shale

Daisuke Katsuki, Marte Gutierrez, Azra N. Tutuncu

Inorganic Geochemistry of the Trenton Limestone-Utica Shale Contact Based on XRF Data

Steve Saboda, Gary Lash

Integrated Interpretation of Seismically Derived Rock and Fracture Attributes for Shale Gas Reservoir Characterization

Gang Yu, Yusheng Zhang, Xing Liang, Uwe Strecker, Maggie Smith

Integrated Petrophysical Properties and Multi-Scaled SEM Microstructural Characterization

Eric T. Goergen, Mark Curtis, Jeremy Jernigen, Carl Sondergeld, Chandra Rai

Integrated Subsurface and Outcrop Sedimentological, Mineralogical, and Geochemical Characterization of Late Cretaceous Mancos Shale, SouthwesternPiceance Basin, Southern Douglas Creek Arch, and Southeastern Uinta Basin, Colorado and Utah

Rex Cole, William Hood

Integrating Fracture Diagnostics for Improved Microseismic Interpretation and Stimulation Modeling

Norman Warpinski, Mike Mayerhofer, Eric Davis, Eric Holley

Integrating Outcrop and Subsurface Data to Evaluate Data-Poor Shale Plays: The Devonian Canol Formation, Northwest Territories, Canada

Rene Jonk, Ken Potma, Kevin Bohacs, David Advocate, Patrick Starich

Integrating Solvent Extraction With Standard Pyrolysis to Better Quantify Thermal Maturity and Hydrocarbon Content in the Oil Window

Dylan R. Collins, Scott Lapierre

Integrating Surface Seismic, Microseismic, Rock Properties and Mineralogy in the Haynesville Shale.

Neil Peake, Gabino Castillo, Norbert Van de Coevering, Simon Voisey, Antoine Bouziat, Kevin Chesser, Guy Oliver, Chi Vinh Ly

Integration of Core Data with Well Logs for Geomechanical Property Determination and Monitoring in the Argentinean Vaca Muerta Shale Formation

Maxwell Willis, Azra N. Tutuncu

Integration of Distributed Temperature and Distributed Acoustic Survey Results with Hydraulic Fracture Modeling: A Case Study in the Woodford Shale

Jennifer Miskimins, Bill E. Wheaton, Daniel Wood, Trey Lowe, Robert Barree

Intelligent Rate Transient Analysis for Forecasting Behavior of Shale Gas Wells

Wei Pang

Interlinking Engineering and Social Performance into Sustainability Using the Triple Bottom Line Principal.

Jennifer Bell

Isolated-Cell Pressure Decay Testing for Fast Characterization of Ultra-Low Rock Permeability and Gas Slippage Effects

Maxim Chertov, Roberto Suarez-Rivera

Leveraging the Power of Public Data to Solve Multiple Challenges in Unconventional Reservoirs

Siddhartha Gupta, Raj Banerjee

Lifecycle Optimization of Unconventional Plays – A Bakken Case Study

Murray Roth, Michael Roth

Mapping of Organic Matter Distribution in Shales on the Centimeter Scale with Nanometer Resolution.

Mark Curtis, Eric T. Goergen, Jeremy Jernigen, Carl Sondergeld, Chandra Rai

Matrix-Fracture Connectivity in Eagle Ford Shale

Christopher J. Landry, Adenike Tokan-Lawal, Masa Prodanovic, Peter Eichhubl

MaxG and MaxBHT Basin Temperature Modelling Using Bottom Hole Temperature Datasets

Ian Deighton, Erika Tibocha, Pete Dotsey

Mechanics Analysis of Interaction Between Hydraulic and Natural Fractures in Shale Reservoirs

Kan Wu, Jon E Olson

Micro-CT Analysis of Pores and Organics in Unconventionals Using Novel Contrast Strategies

Andrew Fogden, Thomas McKay, Michael Turner, Rohini Marathe, Tim Senden

Microseismicity and Geomechanics: Modeling and Comparisons

Scott Johnson, Randolph R. Settgast, Pengcheng Fu, Stuart Walsh

Migration of Natural Gas Through Heterogeneous Sandy Soils Affected by Atmospheric Boundary Conditions

Ariel Esposito, Tissa Illangasekare, Kathleen Smits

Modeling Gas Transport in Shale Reservoir – Conservation Laws Revisited

Wenyue Xu

More Efficient and Cost Effective Ways of Evaluating and High Grading Unconventional Plays

Janell Edman, Eve Sprunt, Jane Newman

Multi-disciplinary Integration for Lateral length, Staging and Well Spacing Optimization in Unconventional Reservoirs

Atif M. Malayalam, Amitkumar Bhokare, Plemons Patricia, Herb Sebastian, Yafes Abacioglu

Multi-Well Facility Optimization

Tyler Farley, Travis Hutchinson

Multifocusing 3-D Diffraction Imaging for Dectection of Fractured Zones in Mudstone Reservoirs

Alana Schoepp, Evgeny Landa, Stephane Labonte

Multiscale (nano to mm) Porosity in the Eagle Ford Shale: Changes as a Function of Maturity

Lawrence M. Anovitz, David R. Cole, Alexander M. Swift, Julia Sheets, Harold W. Elston, Susan A. Welch, Steve J. Chipera, Ken C. Littrell, David F. Mildner, Matthew Wasbrough

Nano- to Microscale Pore Characterization of the Utica Shale

Alexander M. Swift, Julia Sheets, David R. Cole, Lawrence M. Anovitz, Susan A. Welch, Xin Gu, David F. Mildner, Steve J. Chipera

Nanotomography of Spontaneous Imbibition in Shale

Morteza Akbarabadi, Mohammad Piri

Natural-Hydraulic Fracture Interaction: Microseismic Observations and Geomechanical Predictions

Jian Huang, Reza Safari, Kevin Burns, Ingo Geldmacher, Uno Mutlu, Mark McClure, Stuart Jackson

Niobrara Analogue Study

Samuel K. Huisman

Niobrara Maturity Goes Up, Resistivity Goes Down; What's Going On?

Stephen Cumella, Mohammed Al Duhailan

North American Ordovician Unconventional Oil Potential

Thomas D. Bowman, Prasanta Mukhopadhyay

Not Accounting for a Potential Water Hammer Pressure Surge in Shale Stimulation Designs Can Increase Your Over-Pressure Risk

Stan Stephenson, Joe Beisel, Brad Bull

Offshore Unconventional Oil from the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the North Sea: A Technical and Economic Case

Chris Cornford, Bob Birdsong, Mark Groves-Gidney

On-site XRF Analysis of Drill Cuttings in the Williston Basin

Nicholas Lentz, Russell Carr, Lance Yarbrough, Kathleen Neset, Brian Lucero, Tim Kirst

Optimization of Well Spacing for Bakken Tight Oil Reservoirs

Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Optimized Production in the Bakken Shale: South Antelope Case Study

David R. West, John D. Harkrider, Michael Barham, Monte R. Besler, Kenneth D. Mahrer

Optimizing CBM PSC Exploration Wells for POD and Reserves Booking Using GIS Spatial Method, Case Study : South Sumatera Field, Indonesia

Febi S. Drajat, Bernad Sinaga, Wendi Adrian

Optimizing Lateral Completions When Limited or No Log Data Is Available.

Bill Scanlan

Optimum Depth of South Bakken Shale Oil in the Great Basin

Alan Chamberlain, Kumar Bhattacharjee

Optimum Fracture Spacing in the Eagle Ford Gas Condensate Window

Alireza Sanaei, Ahmad Jamili, Jeffrey Callard

Organic and Inorganic Pore Structure Analysis in Shale Matrix With Superposition Method

Chenchen Wang, Jun Yao, Keliu Wu, Zhangxing Chen, Hai Sun, Yongfei Yang

Passive Seismic Monitoring and Integrated Geomechanical Analysis of a Tight-Sand Reservoir During Hydraulic-Fracture Treatment, Flowback and Production

David Eaton, Mirko van der Baan, Larry Matthews, Enrico Caffagni

Petroleum Geochemistry of Upper Jurassic Bazhenov Shale Source Rocks and Corresponding Crude Oils, West Siberian Basin, Russia

John E. Zumberge, John B. Curtis, Stephen W. Brown

Petroleum System Charge Analysis for Liquid-Rich Unconventional Plays

Michael A. Abrams

Petrophysical and Geochemical Evaluation of an Avalon Shale Horizontal Well in the Delaware Basin

Kenneth Schwartz, Gary Muscio, Peter Nester, Isaac, Easow, Mohan Javalagi

Pore Accessibility and Connectivity of Mineral and Kerogen Phases for Shales

Qinhong Hu, Xubo Gao, Zhiye Gao, Robert Ewing, Stefan Dultz, Josef Kaufmann

Pore Systems of the B-chalk Zone in the Niobrara Formation, Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado

Julian Michaels, David A. Budd

Porosity and Pore Size Distribution in Mudrocks: A Comparative Study for Haynesville, Niobrara, Monterey, and Eastern European Silurian Formations

Milad Saidian, Lemuel J. Godinez, Saul Rivera, Manika Prasad

Porosity Evaluation of Shales Using NMR Secular Relaxation

Hugh Daigle, Andrew Johnson, J. P. Gips, Mukul Sharma

Potential for Basin-Centered Gas in Saudi Arabia: Southwest Ghawar Basin — A Case Study

Mohammed Al Duhailan, Mohammed J. Al Mahmoud, Mohammad G. Al Otaibi

Predicting Microseismicity from the Geomechanical Modeling of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures Interacting with Natural Fractures - Application to the Marcellus and Eagle Ford

Yamina E. Aimene, John A. Nairn, Adel Boudjema

Probabilistic Facies Assignments in the La Luna Formation, Middle Magdalena Basin, Colombia, from Standard Well Logs Using Whole Core CT Scan Data as Initialization Input

Eric Eslinger, Maria Cantisano, Nelbett Marfisi, Roger M. Slatt, Zarith Pachon

Probabilistic Resource Costs of Continuous Oil Resources in the Bakken and Three Forks Formations, North Dakota and Montana

John H. Schuenemeyer, Donald, Gautier

Production Acceleration Through Managed Annular Flow Operations

Jose E. Chirinos

Production Analysis and Forecasting of Vaca Muerta Shale in Argentina: Case History-Based Approach

Leonardo Maschio, S. Maria, F. Herrero

Protocol for Finalizing Locations for FIB/SEM Cubes on Shale Samples: General Guidelines with Up Scaling in Mind.

Kultaransingh N. Hooghan, Michael L. Dixon, Lori Hathon

Quantification of Total Organic Carbon Content in Shale Source Rocks: An Eagle Ford Case Study

Adel A. Alqahtani, Azra N. Tutuncu

Rate Step-Down Analysis Improves Placement Efficiency of Stimulation Treatments in Unconventional Resource Play

Nimish D. Pandya, Omkar Jaripatke

Rational Development of Green Carriers for Viscosity Modifiers in Fracturing Fluids

Steven Risser, Joel Elhard, Megan, Moore, Bryon Moore, Olga Koper

Real-time Estimation of Hydraulic Fracture Characteristics from Production Data

Mohammadali Tarrahi, Sergio Gonzales, Eduardo Gildin

Reconstruction of Shale Based on Dual-Region Strategy and Very Fast Simulated Annealing Algorithm

Mengfei Zou, Weibo Sui, Xudong Wang, Shuang Zhang

Regional Modelling of the Late Devonian Duvernay Formation, Western Alberta, Canada

Patrick A. Fothergill, Drazenko Boskovic, Pippa Murphy, Mohammed Mukati

Regional Sequence Stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous La Luna Formation in the Magdalena Valley Basin, Colombia.

Henry A. Galvis-Portilla, I Camilo HIguera-Diaz, Sandra Cespedes, Cesar Ivan Ballesteros, Silvia Forero, Nelbett Marfisi, Maria Cantisano, Edgar Pineda, Zarith Pachon, Roger M. Slatt, Rigo Ramirez, Georgina Guzman, Angela Torres

Relevance of Static Geomodels in Shale Plays _ South Texas Eagle Ford Shale

Alicia L. McGeer, Andrea Cadena, Jill Womack

Reserves Estimation in Unconventional Reservoirs Using a New Production-Decline Model

Tariq ali, James J. Sheng, Mohamed Y. Soliman

Reservoir Characterization of the Bakken Petroleum System - A Regional Data Analysis Method (Phase I of II)

Kaushik Gangiredla, Donald Westacott

Resource Potential of the Alum Shale in Denmark

Donald Gautier, Niels Schovsbo

Rock physics diagnostics and modeling for shale gas formation characterization in China

Gang Yu, Yusheng Zhang, Paola Newton, Ilgar Azizov

Rock-Fluid Interaction Impact on Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties in Shale Reservoirs: Anisotropic Grain Contact Adhesion Model

Binh T. Bui, Azra N. Tutuncu

Second Generation Testing of Cased Uncemented Multi-Fractured Horizontal Well Technology in the Horn River

Stefan Merkle, Jurgen Lehmann, James Pyecroft

Sedimentary Pozzolanic Tuffite: An Important Kind of Rock Storing Oil and Gas Resources in Middle Permian Lucaogou Formation in North Xinjiang, China

Jie Zhang, Guohua Zhu, Genshun Yao

Sensitivity Study and History Matching and Economic Optimization for Marcellus Shale

Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Sequence Stratigraphy, Geomechanics, Microseismicity, and Geochemistry Relationships in Unconventional Resource Shales

Roger M. Slatt, Younane Abousleiman, Paul Philp, Jean D. Amorocho, Carlos Cabarcas

Shale Development: Using Imagery and Digital Elevation Models to Improve Operational Efficiency

Julie A. Parker

Shale PVT Estimation Based on Readily Available Field Data

Tao Yang, Remy Basquet, Angel Callejon, Jan Joost Van Roosmalen, Bob Bartusiak

Shale Resource Assessment & Development — A Full Life Cycle Integrated Approach

Pankaj K. Pande

Shale-Gas Reservoir Potential of the Lower Cretaceous Skull Creek Shale in Niobrara County, Wyoming

Robert G. Loucks, Harry D. Rowe

Simulation of Hydraulic Fracture Networks in Three Dimensions Utilizing Massively Parallel Computing Resources

Randolph R. Settgast, Scott Johnson, Pengcheng Fu, Stuart Walsh, Joshua White

Simulation of Multiple-Stage Fracturing in Quasibrittle Shale Formations Using Pore Pressure Cohesive Zone Model

Mahdi Haddad, Kamy Sepehrnoori

Source Mechanism Characterization of Microseismic Data at Pouce Coupe Field, Alberta, Canada

Matthew J. Lee, Shawn Maxwell, Thomas L. Davis

Statistical Characterization and Geological Correlation of Wells Using Automatic Learning Gaussian Mixture Models

David, Lubo, Vikram Jayaram

Technical Aspects Controlling the Emerging Eagle Ford Play East of the San Marcos Arch

Richard McLean, David Miertschin, Keith Owen, Nathan Winters, Nathan Whitman

The Avalon Shale: Tying Geologic Variability to Productivity in a Burgeoning Shale Play in the Delaware Basin of Southeast New Mexico

Peter Nester, Kenneth Schwartz, James Bishop, Maria Garcia-Barriuso

The Benefits of Reinjecting Instead of Flaring Produced Gas in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs

Todd Hoffman, Steve, Sonnenberg, Kazemi Hossein

The Calcites of Shale Plays: Why Moving Beyond Quantitative Mineralogy Will Improve Project Economics

Bruce Hart

The Characterization of Fracture Mechanisms Using a Combination of Surface Microseismic Imaging, Microdeformation Modelling, and Downhole Microseismic Mapping: an Examination of the Value of Moment Tensor Migration Imaging

Raquel Velasco, Kit Chambers, Stephen A. Wilson

The Codell Sandstone Resource Play of the Northern Denver Basin

Steve, Sonnenberg

The Development of a Tool and Methods to be used in Flow Path Detection behind Casing for use in the Fayetteville Shale

Nathan K. Combs, Larry Watters, Jessica McDaniel, Voldi Maki, C.R. 'Dicky' Hall

The Duvernay Formation: Integrating Sedimentology, Sequence Stratigraphy and Geophysics to Identify Sweet Spots in a Liquids-Rich Shale Play, Kaybob Alberta.

Lindsay Dunn, Justin A. Humenjuk

The Effect of CO2 Adsorption on Permeability Anisotropy in the Eagle Ford Shale

Maytham Al Ismail, Julia S. Reece, Sander Hol, Mark Zoback

The Greeley 3-D Seismic Survey: One of the Nation’s Largest Urban Survey Leads to Niobrara and Codell Horizontal Activity

Jack M. Wiener, Tagir Galikeev, Collin Richardson

The Long-Term Economic Value of Curable Resin-Coated Proppant Tail-in to Prevent Flowback and Reduce Workover Cost

Keith Greff, Scott Greenbauer, Keith Huebinger, Bruce Goldfaden

The Mechanistic Modeling of Fluid Flow in Shale

Rouzbeh Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, SeyedSaeid Hosseinipoor

The Upper Bakken Shale Resource Play, Williston Basin

Steve, Sonnenberg

Thickness of South Bakken shale oil of the Great Basin

Alan Chamberlain, Kumar Bhattacharjee

Three-Phase Flow Simulation in Ultra-Low Permeability Organic Shale via a Multiple Permeability Approach

Masoud Alfi, Bicheng Yan, Yang Cao, Yuhe Wang, John E. Killough

Total Play Fairway Analyses and Recommendations of Hydrocarbon Volume in Unconventional Cretaceous Plays in the Eastern Cordillera, Colombia: A New Frontier

Jay E. Leonard, Fernando R. Marcano

Toward Successful Petroleum Production from Unconventional and Conventional Reservoirs in the Central Alaska North Slope

Allegra Hosford Scheirer, Leslie B. Magoon, Kenneth J. Bird, Ed Duncan, Kenneth E. Peters

Toward Understanding Over-Pressure in a Basin with Burial and Uplift: Preliminary Results of a Study Measuring Under-Compaction with DT Logs

Paul E. Devine

Toxic Metals in Shales: Questions and Methods for a Better Management of Flow-Back Waters.

Eric C. Gaucher, Jeremy Lerat, Jerome Sterpenich, Regine Mosser-Ruck, Jacques Pironon

Tubing Anchors can Reduce Production Rates and Pump Fillage

James N. McCoy, Lynn Rowlan, Carrie-Anne Taylor, Tony Podio

Uncertainty in Quantification and Ranking of Stock Tank Oil Initially in Place (STOIIP) in OA Field, Niger Delta

Olugbenga A. Ehinola, Oluwapelumi Akinbodewa

Uncharted Waters: What Can We Learn From Waters Produced From Horizontal Wells in the Permian Basin?

Matthew M. Laughland, David E. Nelson, Paul Wilson, Emily Eastridge

Unconventional Prospectivity Evaluation of Kidson Sub-basin, Canning Superbasin, Western Australia – Sleeping Giant? Olusola Omotoye, Jonathan Redfern

Olusola Omotoye, Jonathan Redfern

Understanding and Updating the Eagle Ford East-Eaglebine

Thomas D. Bowman

Understanding Geological Heterogeneity to Customize Field Development: An Example from the Vaca Muerta Unconventional Play, Argentina

Guillermina Sagasti, Martin Foster, Damian Hryb, Alberto Ortiz, Vicatoria Lazzari

Understanding Rock Quality Heterogeneity Using Combined Multicomponent Seismic Inversion and Well Log Cluster Analysis. Montney Shale Reservoir, Pouce Coupe Field, Alberta, Canada

Claudia J. Duenas, Thomas Davis, David DAmico

Understanding the Trade-offs in Drilling the Perfect Horizontal Well

Keith C. Oren

Understanding Tortuosity and Permeability variations in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs: Niobrara Formation

Adenike Tokan-Lawal, Christopher J. Landry, Masa Prodanovic, Peter Eichhubl

Upper Cretaceous Niobrara Chalk in Buck Peak Field, Sand Wash Basin, NW Colorado: Depositional Setting, Lithofacies, and Nanopore Network

Robert G. Loucks, Harry D. Rowe

Uses and Limitations of Elemental Analysis for the Eagle Ford Mudstone in the Maverick Basin, TX

Jonathan Madren, Jessica Schubert

Using Microseismicity to Understand Subsurface Fracture Systems and to Optimize Completions: Eagle Ford Shale, TX

John Detring, Michael Grealy

Using Stable Isotopes and Water Quality to Investigate Sources of Stray Gas in the Wattenberg Field of Colorado

Josiah Strauss, Allison Schaiberger, Nicholas A. Rosenau, Patrick Travers, Owen Sherwood, Michael Dolan

Using Technology to Avoid Trespass Liability Based on Subsurface Intrusions of Hydraulic Fractures

Arash Dahi Taleghani, Keith Hall

Utilizing Ant-tracking to Identify Slowly Slipping Faults in the Barnett Shale

Noha Farghal, Mark Zoback

Utilizing Hydrocarbon Yield Determinations to Evaluate Source/Reservoir Relationships in the Bakken/Three Forks of the Williston Basin, ND

Mark Millard, Tim Ruble

Vaca Muerta Formation: An Example of Shale Heterogeneities Controlling Hydrocarbon Accumulations

Luis P. Stinco, Silvia P. Barredo

Vaca Muerta Sequence Stratigraphy and Volcanic Intrusions: Impact on Unconventional Project Development

Manuel Fantin, Federico Gonzalez Tomassini, Hernan, Reijenstein, Lipinski Christopher

Variations in Shale Pore Types and Their Measurement

Roger Slatt, Neal O'Brien

Vertical Integration Across Key Service Lines has Enabled Southwestern Energy to Accelerate Resource Development and Shareholder Value

Keith Clay, Lee J. Laviolette

Viscosity-Stabilized, High-Temperature, Low-Loading Fracturing Fluids in Hard Water

Leiming Li, Qi Qu, Hong Sun, Jia Zhou

Well Pad Automation Improves Capital Efficiency and Reduces Fiscal Risk

Michael Machuca

Well-Log-Based Assessment of Elastic Properties in Organic-Shale Formations

Alvaro Aranibar, Clotilde Chen Valdés, Zoya Heidari

Where Did the Proppant Go?

Jonathan P. McKenna

Zonal Isolation Assurance: Relating Cement Mechanical Properties to Mechanical Durability

Jessica McDaniel, Nathan K. Combs, Larry Watters