Journal of Petroleum Engineering / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Optimization of Multiple Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells in Unconventional Gas Reservoirs

Table 3

Parameters used in multiwell modeling.


The model dimensions 5,000 (length) × 1,600 (width) × 200 (height)ft
Initial reservoir pressure3800 psi
Production time30year
Reservoir temperature180 °F
Gas viscosity0.0201 cp
Initial gas saturation0.70fraction
Total compressibility Psi−1
Matrix permeability0.0001 md
Matrix porosity0.06fraction
Fracture conductivity50md-ft
Fracture half-length300ft
Fracture spacing 200, 400, 600ft
Fracture height200 ft
Horizontal well length per well3600ft
Number of fractures per well18, 9, 6number
Number of wells2number
Well distance 620ft