Fracturing Horizontal Wells

by Mohamed Y. Soliman,

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  • 9781259585616
  • 9781259585623

Effectively Apply Modern Fracturing Methods in Horizontal Wells

Improve productivity and maximize natural gas extraction using the practical information contained in this comprehensive guide. Written by world-renowned experts, Fracturing Horizontal Wells features complete details on the latest fracking tools and technologies. Illustrations, tables, and real-world examples are found throughout. Discover how to handle site selection and testing, build accurate simulations, and efficiently extract energy from horizontal sources, including shale formations. Environmental standards, regulatory compliance, and safety protocols are also included.

Fracturing Horizontal Wells covers:

• Fracture Stimulation of Horizontal Wells
• Transitioning from Vertical to Horizontal Wellbores
• Reservoir Engineering Aspects of Horizontal Wells
• Reservoir Engineering Aspects of Fractured Horizontal Wells
• Fracturing Horizontal Wells: Rock Mechanics Overview
• Drilling of Horizontal Wells
• Proppant and Proppant Transport
• Fracture Diagnostic Testing
• Interval Isolation
• Horizontal Completion Fracturing Methods and Techniques
• Use of Well Logging Measurements and Analysis for Fracturing Design
• Fracture Treatment Diagnostics
• Environmental Stewardship

  • McGraw-Hill Education; April 2016
  • ISBN 9781259585623
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  • Title: Fracturing Horizontal Wells
  • Author: Mohamed Y. Soliman; Ron Dusterhoft
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education
Subject categories
  • 9781259585616
  • 9781259585623

About The Author

M.Y. Soliman (Lubbock, TX) is the George Livermore Chair professor at the Petroleum Engineering Department at Texas Tech University and is a distinguished member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Fellow of the National Academy of Innovation (NAI). He is author or co-author of over 200 technical papers and articles on fracturing, reservoir engineering, well test analysis, conformance, and numerical simulation. He is also Holder of 27 USA Patents.

Ron Dusterhoft (Houston, TX) is a Technology Fellow working for Halliburton Energy Services and has over 30 years of oil field experience in operations, business development, management and technology development. He has authored more than 30 technical papers and articles related to hydraulic fracture stimulation for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs and sand control applications in deep water. He holds more than 60 USA Patents.