Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 892594, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/892594
Research Article

A New Model to Predict Productivity of Multiple-Fractured Horizontal Well in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu 610500, China

Received 6 October 2014; Revised 17 January 2015; Accepted 17 January 2015

Academic Editor: Hak-Keung Lam

Copyright © 2015 Junchao Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. Brown, E. Ozkan, R. Raghavan, and H. Kazemi, “Practical solutions for pressure transient responses of fractured horizontal wells in unconventional reservoirs,” in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, La, USA, 2009, SPE 125043. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. M. Brown, E. Ozkan, R. Raghavan, and H. Kazemi, “Comparison of fractured-horizontal-well performance in tight sand and shale reservoirs,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 248–259, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. A. Hasan, A triple-porosity model for fractured horizontal wells [M.S. thesis], Texas A&M University, 2010.
  4. X. Wang, W. Luo, X. Hou, and J. Wang, “Transient pressure analysis of multiple-fractured horizontal wells in boxed reservoirs,” Petroleum Exploration and Development, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 74–78, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. L. I. Longlong, Y. Jun, Y. Li, M. Wu, Q. Zeng, and R. Lu, “Productivity calculation and distribution of staged multi-cluster fractured horizontal wells,” Petroleum Exploration and Development, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 504–508, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. L. Haitao, W. Junchao, W. Yongqing, J. Beibei, and L. Wei, “Generalized productivity model for designing hydraulic fractures in horizontal wells located in naturally fissured low-permeability gas reservoirs,” Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 299–314, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. R. Raghavan and C. Chih-Cheng, “An analysis of horizontal wells intercepted by multiple fractors,” SPE Journal, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 235–245, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. C.-C. Chen and R. Raghavan, “A multiply-fractured horizontal well in a rectangular drainage region,” SPE Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 455–462, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Zerzar and Y. Bettam, “Interpretation of multiple hydraulically fractured horizontal well in closed systems,” in Proceedings of the Canadian International Petroleum Conference, PETSOC-2004-027, June 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. J. Guo, F. Zeng, J. Zhao, and Y. Xu, “A new model to predict fractured horizontal well production,” in Proceedings of the Canadian International Petroleum Conference, Calgary, Canada, June 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. P. P. Valkó and S. Amini, “The method of distributed volumetric sources for calculating the transient and pseudosteady-state productivity of complex well-fracture configurations,” in Proceedings of the Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, SPE 106279, pp. 426–439, January 2007. View at Scopus
  12. D. Zhu, F. Magalhaes, and P. P. Valko, “Predicting productivity of multiple-fractured horizontal gas wells,” in Proceedings of the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, SPE 106280, College Station, Tex, USA, January 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. F. Magalhaes, D. Zhu, S. Amini, and P. P. Valko, “Optimization of fractured-well performance of horizontal gas wells,” in Proceedings of the SPE 2nd International Oil Conference and Exhibition, SPE 108779, pp. 503–509, Veracruz, Mexico, June 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. Amini and P. P. Valkó, “Using distributed volumetric sources to predict production from multiple-fractured horizontal wells under non-darcy-flow conditions,” SPE Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 105–115, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. P. Q. Lian, L. S. Cheng, and J. Y. Cui, “A new computation model of fractured horizontal well coupling with reservoir,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, vol. 67, no. 8, pp. 1047–1056, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. Lin and D. Zhu, “Predicting well performance in complex fracture systems by slab source method,” in Proceedings of the Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, SPE 151960, The Woodlands, Tex, USA, February 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. S. K. Siddiqui, A. Ali, and H. Dehghanpour, “New advances in production data analysis of hydraulically fractured tight reservoirs,” in Proceedings of the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, SPE 162830, Calgary, Canada, October-November 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  18. A. Alkouh, D. Schechter, R. A. Wattenbarger et al., “Practical use of simulators for characterization of shale reservoirs,” in Proceedings of the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, SPE-162645-MS, October-November 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  19. E. Ozkan and R. Raghavan, “New solutions for well-test-analysis problems. Part 1. Analytical considerations,” SPE Formation Evaluation, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 359–368, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. E. Ozkan and R. Raghavan, “New solutions for well-test-analysis problems. Part 2. Computational considerations and applications,” SPE Formation Evaluation, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 369–378, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. E. Ozkan and R. Raghavan, “New solutions for well-test-analysis problems: part III-additional algorithms,” in Proceedings of the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE 28424, New Orleans, La, USA, September 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  22. A. C. Gringarten and H. J. Ramey Jr., “The use of source and Green’s functions in solving unsteady-flow problems in reservoir,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 285–296, 1973. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. B. O. Ogunsanya, T. P. Oetama, J. F. Lea, L. R. Heinze, and P. S. Adisoemarta, “A coupled model for analyzing transient pressure behavior of horizontal drain-holes,” in Proceedings of the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, pp. 619–632, April 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. B. O. Ogunsanya, T. P. Oetama, J. F. Lea, L. R. Heinze, and P. S. Adisoemarta, “A robust type curve solution for analyzing pressure-transient behaviors of both vertical and horizontal fractures systems,” in Proceedings of the Annual SPE International Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE 105979, Abuja, Nigeria, August 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar