Process optimizes fracs in Paddy reservoir

02/24/2003
BP PLC adopted a process that incorporates enhanced reservoir characterization for optimizing well completions in the Paddy reservoir of northeast British Columbia. Previous attempts to fracture-stimulate wells in the field had proven difficult because of the inability to generate sufficient fracture width necessary for proppant placement.BP used Schlumberger Inc.'s PowerSTIM reservoir characterization and production optimization process to design hydraulic fracture treatments on two wells in the Paddy reservoir. The treatments resulted in successful proppant placement at designed levels. Click here to enlarge imageBased on a presentation to the Petroleum Society's Canadian Inter...
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