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: Terry Engelder
Project Number Project Status
09122-32 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Skip Pratt
Participants
Chesapeake Energy Corporation; Schlumberger Limited; Range Resources Corporation
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
November 4, 2011 June 30, 2016
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$4,985,411.00 $2,674,380.00 $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
Cornwall “A” Open Hole Data Report ( 2.1 MB ) Data Report 01/14
A Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data from the greater Marcellus Gas System ( 3.1 MB ) Interim Report 06/14
A Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data from the greater Marcellus Gas System ( 256.1 KB ) Technology Status Assessment 12/11
A Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data from the greater Marcellus Gas System ( 5.2 MB ) Interim Report 12/14
StressCalculator User Manual ( 8.5 MB ) User Manual 03/16
A Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data from the greater Marcellus Gas System ( 15.3 MB ) Final Report 06/16