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General Meeting Society of Petroleum Engineers Denver May 16, 2012

Society of Petroleum Engineers Denver Section

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (MDT)

Denver, CO

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SPE General Meeting

 

Topic:     How Many Fracs and Are They Producing?
Diagnostics and Early-Time Production Data Analysis
   

 

Speaker:    David P. Craig, Halliburton


Date:        Wednesday - May 16, 2012

Time:        11:30 am

 Place: Denver Athletic Club

4th Floor
1325 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO80204
303-534-1211
 

 Cost: $25.00 ($30.00 at the door, if space is available)
Reservation Deadline:
Noon, Monday May 14,
2012.  Deadline for reservations has been changed to Noon on the Monday before the General Meetings. or Call 303-620-9080 for reservations.

Abstract:

A vertical or horizontal well producing from multiple fractures exhibits a characteristic response during production or pressure transient testing that can be used to identify the geometry of the fracture system. Both well test analysis and production data analysis methods are available, or being developed, that focus on indentifying the productive fractures using the intra-well fracture interference observed in either transient or production data. For example, in a multi-fractured horizontal well, analysis of the early-time production data can be used to approximate the number of producing fractures and the fracture geometry along the lateral.

The new interpretation methods require observing interference between fractures along a single wellbore, that is, intra-well interference. Since interference between fractures occurs relatively quickly, the analysis methods focus on matching early-time transient or production data to type curves. Both simulated and field examples will be presented to illustrate the methodology.

Biography:

David P. Craig works as a Chief Engineer with Halliburton developing reservoir engineering technology and developing a prototype mathematical model for analyzing complex hydraulic fracture patterns. Dr. Craig is also the owner and a consultant for Reservoir Development Company where he developed a process for identifying, evaluating, and stimulating bypassed or ineffectively-stimulated layers in oil or gas wells. Dr. Craig earned a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1989, an MS in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1991, and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2006.

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Denver Athletic Club
1325 Glenarm Place
4th Floor
Denver, CO 80204

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (MDT)


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Society of Petroleum Engineers Denver Section

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Liberty Oilfield Services
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