2007 Unconventional Resources

Petrophysical Studies of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Using High-Resolution Rock Imaging

Subcontractor: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Principal Investigator: Timothy Kneafsey
Project Number Project Status
07122-22 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Charlotte Schroeder
Participants
Schlumberger Limited; BP America, Inc.; Chevron Corporation
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
December 3, 2008 November 30, 2012
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$1,491,105.00 $1,071,105.00 $420,000.00
Project Objectives

The main objective of this work is to determine (a) the physical mechanisms that limit gas recovery from tight rock formations, and (b) the means of extending this recovery as far into the future as possible.

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Reports
File Type Date
Petropohysical Studies of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Using High-Resolution Rock Imaging ( 2.4 MB ) Final Report 11/12
Presentations
Title: High Resolution Imaging for Gas Shales - 04/10 ( 8.9 MB )
Title: Analyzing Microtomography Images of Natural Rockes with the Method of Maximal Inscribed Spheres - 10/09 ( 4.5 MB )
Title: Petrophysical Studies of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Using High-Resolution Rock Imaging - 04/09 ( 2.3 MB )
Title: Poster Presentation: Pore-scale studies of unconventional reservoir rocks - 10/08 ( 2.2 MB )
Title: Poster Presentation: Petrophysical studies of unconventional gas reservoirs using high-resolution rock imaging - 10/09 ( 3.0 MB )