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Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing

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Robert Jeffrey
Robert Jeffrey

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation,
Australia

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John Mclennan
John Mclennan

University of Utah,
United States of America

Andrew Bunger
Andrew Bunger

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation,
Australia

Published17 May 2013

Doi10.5772/45724

ISBN978-953-51-1137-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6341-1

Copyright year2013

Number of pages1074

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Table of Contents

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1. Fracturing Fluids

By Carl Montgomery

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2. Fracturing Fluid Components

By Carl Montgomery

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4,183
38
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9. Effect of Flow Rate and Viscosity on Complex Fracture Development in UFM Model

By Olga Kresse, Xiaowei Weng, Dimitry Chuprakov, Romain Prioul and Charles Cohen

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36
11. Regulatory Nirvana for Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation

By Barry Goldstein, Michael Malavazos, Alexandra Wickham, Michael Jarosz, Dominic Pepicelli, Mieka Webb and Dale Wenham

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20. Hydraulic and Sleeve Fracturing Laboratory Experiments on 6 Rock Types

By Sebastian Brenne, Michael Molenda, Ferdinand Stöckhert and Michael Alber

3,803
6
21. Microseismic Monitoring Developments in Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation

By Mirko van der Baan, David Eaton and Maurice Dusseault

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23. A Numerical Investigation of Fault Slip Triggered by Hydraulic Fracturing

By Neda Zangeneh, Erik Eberhardt, R. Marc Bustin and Amanda Bustin

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29. Fluid-Driven Fracture in a Poroelastic Rock

By Yevhen Kovalyshen and Emmanuel Detournay

3,494
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3,212
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34. Three Dimensional Forms of Closely-Spaced Hydraulic Fractures

By James Kear, Justine White, Andrew P. Bunger, Rob Jeffrey and Mir- Akbar Hessami

3,632
13
35. The XFEM with an Explicit-Implicit Crack Description for Hydraulic Fracture Problems

By N. Weber, P. Siebert, K. Willbrand, M. Feinendegen, C. Clauser and T. P. Fries

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39. Importance of Fracture Closure to Cuttings Injection Efficiency

By Mao Bai, Arturo Diaz, John McLennan and Juan Reyna

4,325
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40. The Fate of Injected Water in Shale Formations

By Hongtao Jia, John McLennan and Milind Deo

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43. The Impact of the Near-Tip Logic on the Accuracy and Convergence Rate of Hydraulic Fracture Simulators Compared to Reference Solutions

By Brice Lecampion, Anthony Peirce, Emmanuel Detournay, Xi Zhang, Zuorong Chen, Andrew Bunger, Christine Detournay, John Napier, Safdar Abbas, Dmitry Garagash and Peter Cundall

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44. Hydraulic Fracturing Mine Back Trials — Design Rationale and Project Status

By Peter K. Kaiser, Benoît Valley, Maurice B. Dusseault and Damien Duff

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48. Thermal Effects on Shear Fracturing and Injectivity During CO2 Storage

By Somayeh Goodarzi, Antonin Settari, Mark Zoback and David W. Keith

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50. Comparison of Hydraulic and Conventional Tensile Strength Tests

By Michael Molenda, Ferdinand Stöckhert, Sebastian Brenne and Michael Alber

3,894
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51. Formation Fracturing by Pore Pressure Drop (Laboratory Study)

By Sergey Turuntaev, Olga Melchaeva and Evgeny Zenchenko

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52. Optimizing Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment Integrating Geomechanical Analysis and Reservoir Simulation for a Fractured Tight Gas Reservoir, Tarim Basin, China

By Feng Gui, Khalil Rahman, Daniel Moos, George Vassilellis, Chao Li, Qing Liu, Fuxiang Zhang, Jianxin Peng, Xuefang Yuan and Guoqing Zou

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