By Ching H. Yew,Xiaowei Weng
Revised to incorporate present elements thought of for today’s unconventional and multi-fracture grids, Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing, moment Edition explains the most very important gains for fracture layout — the power to foretell the geometry and features of the hydraulically precipitated fracture. With two-thirds of the world’s oil and typical fuel reserves dedicated to unconventional assets, hydraulic fracturing is the easiest confirmed good stimulation option to extract those assets from their extra distant and complicated reservoirs. besides the fact that, few hydraulic fracture types can thoroughly simulate extra complicated fractures. Engineers and good designers needs to comprehend the underlying mechanics of the way fractures are modeled in an effort to effectively expect and forecast a extra complicated fracture community.
Updated to deal with today’s fracturing jobs, Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing, moment Edition permits the engineer to:
- Understand advanced fracture networks to maximise of entirety strategies
- Recognize and compute tension shadow, that may vastly impact fracture community patterns
- Optimize completions via safely modeling and extra correctly predicting for today’s hydraulic fracturing completions
- Discusses the underlying mechanics of constructing a fracture from the wellbore
- Enhanced to incorporate more recent modeling elements comparable to tension shadow and interplay of hydraulic fracture with a typical fracture, which aids in additional complicated fracture networks
- Updated experimental stories that observe to today’s unconventional fracturing cases
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Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing by Ching H. Yew,Xiaowei Weng