Course overview This course is ideal for those who have some theoretical understanding and practical experience of hydraulic fracturing, and want to

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Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing with 3D Models: Istanbul Turkey
  • Istanbul Turkey
  • Start: Sep 16 2019 09:00
  • Finish: Sep 20 2019 17:00
  • Time zone: Europe/Istanbul
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Course overview
This
course is ideal for those who have some theoretical understanding and practical experience of hydraulic fracturing, and want to significantly increase their knowledge and expertise.
We will conduct detailed discussions of fracturing concepts that are either generally accepted or assumed, and are used in fracturing design, application, and analysis. The strengths and weakness of the various approaches to fracturing will be covered.
The course is designed for
Production, operations, and completions engineers, and supervisors, who are actively involved in hydraulic fracturing design, application and analysis, and desire a more in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects. Attendees should have some previous fracturing experience, or should have already attended a basic or intermediate level Hydraulic Fracturing Applications course.
Learning objectives
Upon completion of the course, the trainee will be able to:

Acquire the required data
Check the validity of the data
Input the data into a fracture simulator
Design a frac treatment
Plan and supervise a frac treatment
Quality control
Post-frac analysis and evaluation.

The course is based on the innovative ideas and concepts built into the FRACPRO Simulator. As such, the use of powerful and unique features will be learned:

Net pressure matching
Design for Net pressure development
Fracture Entry Friction Analysis
Tip effects (dilatancy)
Multiple fractures
Proppant convection, etc.

The emphasis is on:

Candidate selection and screening
Physically and economically optimized designs
Safe placement to completion (avoiding unplanned job terminations: screenouts)
Effective placement, packing of the fracture with proppant, aka TSO design and placement
Real-time, real-data, on-location, Minifrac and Mainfrac analysis
Mainfrac Treatment analysis and evaluation
Pre and post frac QA-QC

The above are accomplished by focusing on resolving the two major issues in Propped Hydrofracture Stimulation:

Can the treatment be placed safely and effectively to completion?
Was the placement effective? (Is the proppant opposite and all along the payzone?).

Emerging advanced technologies
During the last decade, the field of hydraulic fracturing has experienced tremendous technological development, which is slowly implemented in field operations. Some developments to be covered are listed in Emerging Advanced technologies in the outline below.
Actual case studies
To reinforce the learning experience, actual case studies from around the world, will be demonstrated in the classroom. In addition, some exercises will be worked on in groups, in order to gain confidence in the application of the technology.
Course outline
Introduction to Well Stimulation
Definition and Methodology of Well Stimulation
Candidate Selection and Optimization
Stimulation Objectives and TypesStimulation CandidatesMethodology and Example
In-Situ Stress and Stress Testing
Definition and Importance of In-Situ StressEstimating Stress OrientationEstimating Stress MagnitudeDirect MethodsStress Test Analysis
Developing Data Sets
Fracture ModellingSources of DataPre-Fracture Analysis
Critical Fracturing Concepts
Simplified Fracture ProblemFracture Initiation and PropagationStress EffectsFracture ModellingPressure MatchingTip Effects (Dilatancy)Multiple Hydraulic FracturesFracture Height GrowthProppant ConvectionNear-Wellbore Tortuosity
Fluid and Proppants
Fluid PropertiesTypes of Fracture FluidsFracture Fluid AdditivesSelection of Fracture FluidsFracture Propping Agents 
Quality Control and Supervision
IntroductionPre-Treatment Prep: EquipmentPre-Treatment Prep: Proppant and FluidPre-Treatment Prep: On LocationFracture Treatment QC and Monitoring
Diagnostic Injections
Purpose of Diagnostic InjectionsDesign and Analysis of Diagnostic Injections- Fluid Efficiency, Fracture Entry Friction, etc.Methods to Estimate Bottomhole Pressure 
Real-Time Analysis
Real-Time AnalysisNet Pressure MatchingMethodology for Advanced Real-Time Analysis 
Post-Frac Analysis
ObjectiveSingle Well AnalysisMulti-well AnalysisProduction Forecasting 
Emerging Advanced Technologies
Downhole mixingJet fracturingSelf- suspending proppantCTU fracturingMulti-stage horizontal applicationsExtended reach applicationsEnergy recovery (VorTeq)Environmentally friendly fluidsRe-use of frac water

"The course was extremely interesting and helpful." - NCOC, Kazakhstan

"The course was extremely interesting and helpful."- NCOC, Kazakhstan
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