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Technical Program

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Tuesday, 5 November, 1330–1700

Mac Hall C

Rethinking Production Data Analysis and Forecasting

Session Chairperson: Dylan Lougheed, IHS; Ed Shaw, ExxonMobil

Unconventional plays by their nature come with a high degree of uncertainty when analyzing production data. Papers in this session focus on improved well analysis and forecasting techniques, based on our ever increasing knowledge of unconventional reservoir behavior.

1330

167118

Best Practice of Using Empirical Methods for Production Forecast and EUR Estimation in Tight/Shale Gas Reservoirs
S. Yu, ConocoPhillips Canada

1400

167159

Multi_Well Gas Reservoirs Production Data Analysis
M. Heidari Sureshjani, SPE; H. Behmanesh, C.R. Clarkson, University of Calgary

1430

167176

Analysis of Transient Linear Flow in Tight Oil and Gas Reservoirs with Stress-Sensitive Permeability and Multi-Phase Flow
F. Qanbari, C.R. Clarkson, University of Calgary

1530

167124

Superposition-Rate as An Alternative to Superposition-Time
P. Liang, University of Calgary; M.R. Rahmanian, L. Mattar, IHS

1600

167253

Decline Curve Analysis for Unconventional Reservoir Systems -- Variable Pressure Drop Case
D. Ilk, DeGolyer and MacNaughton; T.A. Blasingame, Texas A&M University

1630

167186

Impact of Fluid Behavior Modification under Elevated Pressure and Temperature Conditions on Shale-Gas/Condensate Reservoir Engineering & Production Analysis
F. Civan, University of Oklahoma

Alternate

1500

167150

Prior Information Enhances Uncertainty Quantification in Shale Gas Decline Curve Forecasts
R.A. Gonzalez, X. Gong, D.A. McVay, Texas A&M University

Mac Hall D

Shale Gas Completion and Reservoir Engineering Challenges

Session Chairpersons: Robert Bachman, Taurus Reservoir Solutions Ltd.; Frank Palmai, EnCana

This session will explore specific topics and case studies related to improving completion effectiveness as well as potential techniques to diagnose and evaluate reservoir performance.

1330

167242

Evaluation of Time-Rate Performance of Shale Wells using the Transient Hyperbolic Relation
D.S. Fulford, Apache Corporation; T.A. Blasingame, Texas A&M University

1400

167125

Integration of Nonempirical Shale Permeability Model in a Dual-Continuum Reservoir Simulator
H. Singh, The University of Texas at Austin;  P. Azom,  ConocoPhillips Canada

1430

167225

Simulation of Proppant Distribution Effect on Well Performance in Shale Gas Reservoirs
W. Yu, K. Sepehrnoori, University of Texas At Austin

1530

167160

Production Data Analysis of Liquid Rich Shale Gas Condensate Reservoirs
H. Behmanesh, H. Hamdi, C.R. Clarkson, University of Calgary

1600

167226

Diffusion and Flow Mechanisms of Shale Gas through Matrix Pores and Gas Production Forecasting
J. Shi, China University of Petroleum;  .  Zhang, The Research Institute of Yanchang Petroleum Group; Y.  Li, China University of Petroleum at Beijing; W. Yu, University of Texas At Austin; X. He, China University of Petroleum Beijing; N. Liu, China University of Petroleum at Beijing; X. Li, China University of Petroleum;  T.  Wang, The Research Institute of Yanchang Petroleum Group

1630

167145

Evaluating Long Term Flow Regimes in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs with Diverse Completion Technology
B. Kurtoglu, Marathon Oil Co; M. Rasdi, A. Salman, Marathon Oil Company; H. Kazemi, Colorado School of Mines

Glen 201-204

Emerging and Innovative Technology

Session Chairperson: Brad Rieb, Gibson Energy Services; Frank Brunner, IHS

From drilling to completions to reservoir characterization, innovation and new technologies are critical to improving production and reducing costs.

1330

167155

Shale Failure around Hydraulic Fractures in Water Fracturing of Shale Gas
L. Ji, T. Geehan, M-I SWACO

1400

167133

New Technologies Eliminate Drill Bit Wear in Oil Sands Applications
T. Beaton, SHEAR BITS; J.P. Cyre, MEG Energy Corp; S. Isnor, J. Herman, SHEAR BITS

1430

167127

Modeling Complex Natural Fracture Network in Heterogeneous Tight Formations Using Semi-Analytical Strategy
G. Zhao, University of Regina

1530

167184

Fully Compositional and Thermal Reservoir Simulations Efficiently Compare EOR Techniques
A. Lucia, FlashPoint LLC; D.V. Voskov, Stanford University; S.C. James, Exponent, Inc.; R. Zaydullin, Stanford University; H. Henley, University of Rhode Island

1600

167190

A transient Model for the Liquid-Loading Process in fractured horizontal gas well
Y. Li, X. Li, China University of Petroleum; S. Teng, Shanghai Off shore Petroleum Bureau research institute, Sinopec Corp;  J.  Shi, D.  Xu, G.  Lei,  China University of  Petroleum

1630

167152

Smart-Engineered Ball Seat System to Optimize Flow Area in Multi-Zone Fracturing Treatments
N. Carrejo, H. Wibowo, O. Espinoza, S.L. Gaudette, Baker Oil Tools

Alternate

1500

167199

Novel Controlled Pressure Coring and Laboratory Methodologies Enable Quantitative Determination of Resource-in-Place and PVT Behavior of the Duvernay Shale
M. Davis, Encana Corporation; R. Williams, D.M. Willberg, Schlumberger Innovation Center; M. Bjorum, Corpro Co Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd; K. Akbarzadeh, Schlumberger

Glen 208-209

Well Engineering, Design and Case Studies

Session Chairpersons: Roger Hough, Lowell Professional Services; Trent Kaiser, Noetic Engineering Inc.

1330

167227

Numerical Modeling of Multilateral Junction Stability in the Montney Shale Play
Q. Li, Schlumberger Canada Limited; A.M. Hussein, Schlumberger; S. Bakhtiari, Schlumberger Oilfield Services; R.B. Newman, N. Khosravi, Schlumberger; R.R. Teichrob, Seven Generations Energy Ltd

1400

167172

A Work Method to Analyzing Friction Factors in Torque and Drag Modeling
J. McCormick, Halliburton Energy Services Grp; D. Wilcox, Halliburton Energy Services (Houston)

1430

167166

A Numerical Modeling Study for the Impact of Casing Drilling on Wellbore Stability
M. Mokhtari, A. Tutuncu, Colorado School of Mines;  T.  Weldu Teklu,  Colorado School of Mines

1530

167139

Uncertainty Quantification Improves Well Construction Cost Estimation in Unconventional Reservoirs
A. Valdes, D.A. McVay, S.F. Noynaert, Texas A&M University

1600

167156

Pump-Friendly Wellbore Design and Case Study from Mississippian Play of Oklahoma/Kansas
L.C. Reid, Baker Hughes Centrilift; C. Mcdonald, Devon Energy Corporation; T. Baker, Baker Hughes Centrilift;  .P. Jones,  Baker Hughes Incorporated; J. Hess, Baker Hughes Inc; K. Sharp, Baker Hughes