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
Participants
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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Reports
File Type Date
Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approaches to Studying the Fracture-Matrix Interaction in Gas Recovery from Barnett Shale ( 80.4 KB ) Technology Status Assessment 12/10
Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approaches to Studying the Fracture-Matrix Interaction in Gas Recovery from Barnett Shale ( 8.9 MB ) Final Report 05/14
Presentations
Title: Gas Recovery in Fractured Barnett Shale - 01/13 ( 2.0 MB )
Title: Low Pore Connectivity in Barnett Shale - 12/12 ( 2.4 MB )
Title: Multiple Approaches to Characterizing Pore Structure in Natural Rock - 01/13 ( 2.1 MB )
Title: Pore Structure and Gas Recovery in Barnett Shale - 12/12 ( 2.3 MB )
Title: Paper: Nanopores and Tortuous Pathways in the Barnett Shale - 01/13 ( 3.3 MB )