2007 Unconventional Resources

Reservoir Connectivity and Stimulating Gas Flow in Tight Sands

Subcontractor: Colorado School of Mines

Principal Investigator: Dag Nummedal
Project Number Project Status
07122-15 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Kent Perry
Participants
The University of Colorado; Mesa State University; iReservoir; Bill Barrett Corporation; Noble Energy Inc.; Whiting Petroleum Corporation; ConocoPhillips Company
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
September 19, 2008 July 1, 2012
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$7,528,256.00 $2,894,256.00 $4,634,000.00
Project Objectives

The project objective is to assess all parameters important to tight gas sand production in the Piceance Basin using the Mamm Creek field as a data source. The importance of all geologic, engineering and geophysical components and their interaction will be investigated.

 

Note: The Final Report for this project is comprised of multiple files and is available for viewing HERE.

Reports
File Type Date
Reservoir Connectivity and Stimulated Gas Flow in Tight Sands ( 79.3 KB ) Project Report 1 11/08
Development of Static Reservoir Models ( 9.0 KB ) Baseline Report 10/09
Regional Structure and Natural Fractures ( 8.2 KB ) Baseline Report 10/09
Reservoir Flow Simulation Tied to Rock Properties ( 7.9 KB ) Baseline Report 10/09
Building on RCP’s Earlier Work in the Piceance Basin: A Spring Board for 21st Century Research in Tight Gas ( 7.7 KB ) Baseline Report 10/09
Azimuthal AVO and Attenuation Analysis for Fracture Characterization ( 8.3 KB ) Baseline Report 10/09
Presentations
Title: Facies Probabilities from Seismic Data in Mamm Creek Field - Dr. Michelena, iReservoir.com - 04/10 ( 1.4 MB )
Title: An Overview of the Williams fork Formation Reservoir Characterization at Mamm Creek Field, Piceance Basin, Colorado - Matthew J. Pranter, The University of Colorado at Boulder - 04/10 ( 1.7 MB )
Title: Identification and Role of Anisotropy in Tight Gas Sandstones - Ilya Tsvankin, Colorado School of Mines - 04/10 ( 278.5 KB )
Title: 07122-15 - Reservoir Connectivity and Stimulated Gas Flow in Tight Sands - Dag Nummedal, Colorado School of Mines - 04/09 ( 1.6 MB )
Title: Reservoir Connectivity and Stimulated Gas Flow in Tight Sands - Dag Nummedal, Colorado School of Mines - 04/10 ( 263.3 KB )
Articles
Title: Migration of Dynamic Subsidence Across the Late Cretaceous United States Western Interior Basin in Response to Farallon Plate Subduction - 06/11
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