Table 2: Parameters for simultaneous multifracture propagation from a horizontal well.

ParametersValue

Time step, (s)
Injection rate, (m3/s)0.106
Stress anisotropy, (MPa)0.9
Rock parameters
 Young’s modulus, (GPa)30
 Poisson’s ratio, 0.35
Joint element parameters
 Tensile strength, (MPa)0.3
 Cohesion, (MPa)1.0
 Friction angle, (°)32
 Energy release rate, , (J/m2)1.0, 10.0
Fluid parameters
 Viscosity, (Pa·s)0.001
 Bulk modulus of fluid, (GPa)2.2