Simulating the hydraulic stimulation of multiple fractures in an anisotropic stress field applying the discrete element method Conny Zeeba, Heinz Konietzkya aGeotechnical Institute, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Gustav-Zeuner-Str. 1, 09599 Freiberg, Germany Abstract The current study investigates hydraulic fracture stimulation for an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) in a petrothermal environment to evaluate stress shadowing and
A Comprehensive Model for Real Gas Transport in Shale Formations with Complex Non-planar Fracture Networks Ruiyue Yang1, Zhongwei Huang1, Wei Yu2, Gensheng Li1, Wenxi Ren1, Lihua Zuo2, Xiaosi Tan2, Kamy Sepehrnoori3, Shouceng Tian1 & Mao Sheng1 1State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resources and Prospecting, China University of Petroleum, Beijing 102249, P.R. China.
A Numerical Investigation of Fault Slip Triggered by Hydraulic Fracturing Neda Zangeneh, Erik Eberhardt, R. Marc Bustin and Amanda Bustin University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Abstract The study of fault slip in response to fluid injection offers a means to understand the complex hydromechanical behavior of shale gas and oil reservoir
Microseismic Imaging of Hydraulically Induced-Fractures in Gas Reservoirs: A Case Study in Barnett Shale Gas Reservoir, Texas, USA Abdulaziz M. Abdulaziz Mining, Petroleum, and Metallurgical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt Abstract Microseismic technology has been proven to be a practical approach for in-situ monitoring of fracture growth during hydraulic fracture
Investigation of Fracturing Network Propagation in Random Naturally Fractured and Laminated Block Experiments Yu Wang, Xiao Li *, Jianming He, Zhiheng Zhao and Bo Zheng Key Laboratory of Shale Gas and Geoengineering, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China Abstract: Researchers have recently realized that silty laminas are very
Selection of the optimal completion of horizontal wells with multi-stage hydraulic fracturing of the low-permeable formation, field C Author: A.M. Bozoev1 and E.A. Demidova2 1-Gazpromneft Muravlenko, Muravlenko, Russia, 2-Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia Abstract At the moment, many fields of Western Siberia are in the later stages of development. In this regard, the multilayer
Numerical simulation of hydraulic fracturing and associated microseismicity using ﬁnite-discrete element method Qi Zhaoa, Andrea Lisjakb, Omid Mahabadib, Qinya Liuc, Giovanni Grassellia a-Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. b-Geomechanica Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada. c-Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Abstract Hydraulic fracturing (HF) technique has been extensively
Application of the fractal geometry theory on fracture network simulation Zhiwei Zhou, Yuliang Su, Wendong Wang and Yi Yan China University of Petroleum(East), No. 66, Changjiang West Road, Huangdao District, Qingdao 266580, China Abstract In this paper, we introduce an L-system based on the fractal geometry to study complex fracture networks. Comparing with other