Stimulation Design for Unconventional Resources

Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 25
Issue: 2
Publication Date: 06/01/2013

Taking advantage of the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies, operators are able to access ultralow-permeability reservoirs that contain oil and gas. A systematic, engineered completion design approach using a comprehensive workflow management software system is helping make hydrocarbon extraction from unconventional reservoirs more effective.