By Ching H. Yew, Xiaowei Weng
Revised to incorporate present parts thought of for today’s unconventional and multi-fracture grids, Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing, moment version explains probably the most very important good points for fracture layout — the power to foretell the geometry and features of the hydraulically prompted fracture. With two-thirds of the world’s oil and typical fuel reserves devoted to unconventional assets, hydraulic fracturing is the easiest confirmed good stimulation approach to extract those assets from their extra distant and complicated reservoirs. even though, few hydraulic fracture types can appropriately simulate extra advanced fractures. Engineers and good designers needs to comprehend the underlying mechanics of ways fractures are modeled in an effort to safely expect and forecast a extra complicated fracture network.
Updated to deal with today’s fracturing jobs, Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing, moment version allows the engineer to:
Understand advanced fracture networks to maximise of completion strategiesRecognize and compute tension shadow, that may vastly impact fracture community patternsOptimize completions by means of safely modeling and extra correctly predicting for today’s hydraulic fracturing completions
Discusses the underlying mechanics of constructing a fracture from the wellbore more desirable to incorporate more moderen modeling parts similar to pressure shadow and interplay of hydraulic fracture with a average fracture, which aids in additional complicated fracture networksUpdated experimental stories that practice to today’s unconventional fracturing cases.
Table of contents :
Front subject, Pages i-ii
Copyright, web page iv
Preface to the 1st variation, Pages vii-viii
Preface to the second one variation, web page ix
Chapter 1 - Fracturing of a wellbore and 2nd fracture types, Pages 1-22
Chapter 2 - 3-dimensional fracture modeling, Pages 23-48
Chapter three - Proppant delivery in a 3D fracture, Pages 49-68
Chapter four - Deviated wellbores, Pages 69-88
Chapter five - Link-up of mini-fractures from perforated holes, Pages 89-103
Chapter 6 - Turning of fracture from a deviated wellbore, Pages 105-131
Chapter 7 - Fracture propagation in a certainly fractured formation, Pages 133-175
Chapter eight - rigidity shadow, Pages 177-196
Chapter nine - Experimental stories, Pages 197-220
Notations, Pages 221-222
Author Index, Pages 223-226
Subject Index, Pages 227-234
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