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Advancements in Well Forecasting and Well Test Analysis

Monday, 16 October
Room 217 B
Technical Session
Advances in transient analysis continues to furnish and expand insights into the flow characteristics of both conventional and unconventional reservoirs. This technical session addresses the use of pressure- and rate-transient analyses for assessing and forecasting well/reservoir performance. Considerations include applications of existing and new techniques to modeling fractured horizontal wells, analyzing production from multi-branch wells, diagnosing flow regimes in geopressured shale reservoirs, predicting well performance for near-critical fluids, and characterizing dynamic fracture closure and formation damage in multiphase flow systems.
Session Chairperson(s)
Aysegul Dastan - Chevron Corporation
  • 1400-1425 214967
    Revisiting Time-rate-pressure Production Analysis — Where Are We Almost 40 Years Later?
    T. Blasingame, Texas A&M University
  • 1425-1450 215031
    Pressure- And Rate-Transient Model for an Array of Interfering Fractured Horizontal Wells in Unconventional Reservoirs
    E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines
  • 1450-1515 215154
    Unconventional Near-Critical Fluid Characterization And GOR Modeling: Wolfcamp Formation In Permian Basin
    J. Deng, J. Tan, E. Wolfram, Occidental; V. Muralidharan, Occidental Petroleum Corp.
  • 1545-1610 214947
    A Practical Production Solution For Multilateral Horizontal Well In Natural Gas Hydrate: Superposition Principle And Reciprocity
    T. Ma, Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute, SINOPEC; H. Chu, University of Science and Technology Beijing; J. Li, Houston Formation Evaluation Center, Schlumberger; J. Zhang, Y. Gao, W. Zhu, University of Science and Technology Beijing; J. Lee, Texas A&M University
  • 1610-1635 214872
    Accounting For Exterior Flow Using the Modified Logistic Growth Model for Unconventional Geopressured Shale Gas Reservoirs
    J.C. Villarroel Salvatierra, L.W. Lake, D. DiCarlo, The University of Texas At Austin
  • 1635-1700 214998
    Modeling Of Gas-liquid Anomalous Diffusion In Undersaturated And Saturated Unconventional Reservoirs And Its Effect On Pressure And Rate Transient Responses
    G. Yildirim, E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines; V. Artus, Kappa North America, Inc.
  • Alternate 215034
    A Two-phase Type-Curve Method with Fracture Damage Effects for Hydraulically Fractured Reservoirs
    F. Zhang, University of Petroleum China Beijing; Y. Pan, Z. Rui, China University of Petroleum-Beijing; H. Emami-Meybodi, C. Yang, Pennsylvania State University; R. Wang, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development; W. Zhang, University of Calgary
  • Alternate 215173
    Consistent EUR Forecast in Permian Multiphase Unconventional Reservoirs with Pressure Normalized Rate Method
    X. Xie, S. Liu, Occidental Petroleum Corp.
  • Alternate 215171
    Laboratory Measurements Of Permeability And Porosity Of The Matrix And Created Fractures: Application To The Pressure Falloff Analysis Following Well Stimulation To Determine Effective Fracture Spacing In Field
    B. Mindygaliyeva, O. Uzun, K. Amini, H. Kazemi, Colorado School of Mines

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