Improved proppant placement in glutenite reservoir aids fracturing

02/03/2014
Guo Jian-chun Gou Bo Southwest Petroleum University Chengdu City, China A novel stimulation method in a tight glutenite reservoir with larger thicknesses has shown promise is a field case. The method solves the key fracturing difficulties in these reservoirs and improves stimulation performance, effectively promoting the economic development of such oil fields in China. The deep tight glutenite reservoir with thick pay zones requires stimulation to achieve commercial production. The stimulation results from Shengli oil field of China have shown that massive hydraulic fracturing (MHF) with single-density proppant is insufficient to enhance production due to poor proppant placement profile...
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