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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1128
... ABSTRACT: Petro-China's Karamay super-heavy oil reservoirs are the Jurassic continental deposits dominated by braided fluvial facies with high degree of heterogeneities. The poor reservoir qualities naturally lead to well production challenges such as nonuniform steam chamber development, low...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1645
... ABSTRACT: The commingling production is widely used in Coal Measure Shale Reservoir (CMSR) to reduce the drilling cost and increase production efficiency. The mechanics characteristics of different rocks play an important role during the exploitation of coal measure shale reservoir. Therefore...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1895
... ABSTRACT: Reservoir stimulation and hydraulic fracturing in oil-and-gas reservoirs has become common practice and the techniques are continuously improved. However, directly applying the same techniques to extract geothermal energy from low permeability crystalline rocks (i.e., Enhanced...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1244
... through two distinct, stacked reservoirs. The methodology uses a geomechanical model to determine the loading factor behavior and the safe sanding operating envelope. A key finding for the considered scenario is that a dual completion strategy can indeed be successful. While a cased hole strategy...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1285
... Element Method (FEM) Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical (THM) program to evaluate the output fluid temperature and EGS reservoir response. A discrete fracture inside a deformable rock matrix is the base model. Conservation of energy, mass and momentum is established, and a mechanical constitutive law, Fourier's law...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1295
... to implant the future wells near the NW-SE faults which may be generator of fracture corridor maximizing the productivity of Lower Devonian reservoirs by matrix and natural fractures. 1. Introduction Reggane basin constitutes the eastern edge of the West African craton; it is in the south-west...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1346
... ABSTRACT: We have interpreted pore pressure and in-situ stress magnitudes of the Miocene-Pleistocene sedimentary succession encountered in the El Morgan oil field, Gulf of Suez Basin, Egypt. Due to prolonged production, the Middle Miocene Hammam Faraun (HF) and Kareem reservoirs are depleted...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1816
... ABSTRACT: Maintaining the integrity of the cement plugs within plugged and abandoned wells is of utmost importance to prevent formation fluid movement among different strata and consequently contamination of aquifers. In-situ stresses both within the reservoir and in the surrounding strata...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1327
... ABSTRACT: With a goal of realising a low-carbon emission society, CO 2 Capture and Storage (CCS) has been receiving more attention lately. Injecting CO 2 into a reservoir is becoming matured by field case studies in the North Sea. The reservoir and the surrounding caprock always face...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1964
... suitable answer for this subject. To accomplish this, a depleted unit of an old gas reservoir formation was analyzed. However, it is a shallow unit and one of the main concerns lies in the sealing capacity of the caprock that protects the overlying aquifers. This paper aims to show the workflow applied...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1123
... scale and the naturally fractured reservoir oil field (prototype). Furthermore, the advance of the oil-water contact was simulated experimentally. To estimate the residual oil saturation in the region invaded by water in the naturally fractured reservoir A, a native fractured rock (whole core...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1703
... ABSTRACT: Permeability stress-sensitivity plays an important role in production estimation for unconventional oil/gas reservoirs. After hydraulic fracturing and long-term production, three principal stresses have different alteration magnitudes and often re-orientated.Our former study...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1641
... ABSTRACT: The fracture characterization is an integral part of the numerical reservoir simulation, and the application of the EDFM (Embedded Discrete Fracture Model) has been implemented to describe fracture networks with high complexity in shale reservoirs. To understand in which conditions...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1763
... ABSTRACT: The Elgin, Franklin and West Franklin fields are HP/HT fields located in the Central North Sea. The production of these fields is through natural depletion. Each field has an equivalent reservoir thickness and share a similar overburden. However, each field shows a different 4D...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1622
... ABSTRACT: Shallow and deep geothermal reservoirs are potential renewable energy sources. Heat extraction from geothermal reservoirs disrupts the natural temperature gradient and causes thermo-poro-elastic effects both in the reservoir and overlying formations. The drained thermo-elastic...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1976
...ARMA 21 1976 Estimating mechanical properties from sparse measured data in off shore hydrocarbon reservoirs. Hajiabadi, M.R. Amour, F. and Nick, H.M. Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Center, Lyngby, Denmark Copyright 2021 ARMA, American Rock Mechanics Association This paper was prepared...
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Paper presented at the 55th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18–25, 2021
Paper Number: ARMA-2021-1967
... system. The concept of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) allows geothermal energy to be produced in nearly any land location. EGS reservoirs are often below 3 km in depth and rely on some engineered permeability enhancement to be economical. This paper describes a numerical modeling capability to help...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0018
... ABSTRACT: Hydraulic fracturing is one of the most effective conventional reservoir-stimulation techniques currently utilized in the petroleum industry. Hydraulic fracture (HF) – Natural fracture (NF) interactions during the hydrofracturing process are complex in space and time. Although...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0069
... ABSTRACT: Biogenic coalbed methane (BCBM) reservoirs aim to convert the carbon in u coal to methane using microbial techniques. Given the nascency of the technology, there is a dearth of reservoir scale investigations of the effects of bioconversion. This paper presents the results of high...
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Paper presented at the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 23–26, 2019
Paper Number: ARMA-2019-0062
... of the reservoir temperature following propped hydraulic fracturing treatment. The placed proppant should attain an optimum consolidation to minimize proppant flow back. fracturing materials fracturing fluid proppant consolidation process compressive strength fracture strength conductivity new...

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