Rock properties, deliverability mechanism influence Codell restimulation

07/10/2006
Theodore A. Pagano - Kerr-McGee Corp.,Evans, Colo..The Codell formation in Colorado is an example of a formation whose rock properties and deliverability mechanism allow for successful restimulation.Many references provide information on stimulating wells with fracturing techniques. Several of these references address the theoretical principles for obtaining a positive response from restimulation, including fracture reorientation and lengthening, and effects of principle stressesWhile some data may support these considerations, few references discuss the reservoir rock and fluid properties of reservoirs in which field-wide blanket restimulation works.The Codell and the Barnett shale in Te...
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