Tyumenskaya and Vikulovskya stratas are the major development objects for Rosneft subsidiary – RN- Nyaganneftegaz, characterized by close location of target zones to other layers, breakthrough in which is not desirable.
Thus, target zones of Tyumenskaya group of formations are located close to Abalakskaya strata, and Vikulovskaya group of formations is described by close location of the target hydraulic fracturing intervals to the water-saturated layers. Risks of multi-stage hydraulic fracturing are high due to the use of synthetic geological and geomechanical models and synthetic logging associated with different sections of horizontal wells.
The article presents the implementation experience of specifically developed technological solution in order to increase profitability of development and production of hydrocarbons and decrease the risks of ineffective stimulation: use of low-viscosity viscoelastic hydraulic fracturing fluids based on synthetic polymer- polyacrylamide with inherited ability to control fracture height growth without a need in significant reduction of proppant volume.
The work performed on development and introduction of novel low-viscosity fluids based on polyacrylamide on Vikulovskaya and Tyumenskaya formations - RN-Nyaganneftegaz development objects has become a new stage in the history of hydraulic fracturing of these formations, and as well as for other oilfields with similar geological structure and field development conditions. The gained experience formed a basis for the effective implementation of similar hydraulic fracturing fluid systems and increasing of well productivity following in the result of well stimulation.