2010 Unconventional Resources

Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, and Reducing Environmental Impact through Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus and Haynesville Shales

Subcontractor: CSI Technologies, LLC.

Principal Investigator: Jeff Watters
Project Number Project Status
10122-19 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Charlotte Schroeder
Participants
Chesapeake; University of Houston Chemical Engineering Department
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
April 25, 2012 October 25, 2014
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$5,793,477.00 $3,067,317.00 $2,668,225.00
Project Objectives

To undertake a comprehensive study of the cementing process applied in the Marcellus Shale play along with the effects of zonal isolation problems on safety and environmental issues.

RPSEA Project Fact Sheet: Download 214.7 KB
Reports
File Type Date
Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, and Reducing Environmental Impact through Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale ( 323.8 KB ) Technology Status Assessment 06/12
Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, and Reducing Environmental Impact through Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale ( 689.7 KB ) Interim 01/14
Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, and Reducing Environmental Impact through Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale ( 1.6 MB ) Final Report 11/14
Presentations
Title: Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, And Reducing Environmental Impact Through Zonal Isolation Improvements Of Horizontal Wells Drilled In The Marcellus Shale - 11/13 ( 837.3 KB )
Title: Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, And Reducing Environmental Impact Through Zonal Isolation Improvements Of Horizontal Wells Drilled In The Marcellus Shale Interim Report Presentation - 11/13 ( 261.8 KB )