2009 Unconventional Resources

Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data From the Greater Marcellus Gas System

Subcontractor: Pennsylvania State University

Principal Investigator: Thomas Engler
Project Number Project Status
09122-32 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Charlotte Schroeder
Participants
Chesapeake Energy Corporation; Schlumberger Limited; Range Resources Corporation
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
November 4, 2011 January 15, 2015
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$5,381,540.00 $3,066,548.00 $2,261,177.00
Project Objectives

The objectives of the project is to collect stress profiles in three wells in the Marcellus gas system, interpret them employing a full suite of lag and core based petrophysical data, and to develop a geomechanical model that can be used when engineering stimulations are required.

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Reports
File Type Date
A Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data from the greater Marcellus Gas System ( 519.2 KB ) Annual Report 07/12