2009 Unconventional Resources

Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approaches to Studying the Fracture-Matrix Interaction in Gas Recovery from Barnett Shale

Subcontractor: The University of Texas at Arlington

Principal Investigator: Hu Qinhong
Project Number Project Status
09122-12 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Charlotte Schroeder
Iowa State University (ISU)
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
October 27, 2010 February 28, 2014
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$625,222.00 $493,052.00 $125,918.00
Project Objectives

The objectives of the proposed work are to evaluate the implications of low pore space connectivity, particularly in the fracture-matrix interaction, on low gas recovery in fractured shale.

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