Horizontal Well Re-fracturing

Horizontal Well Re-fracturing

Instructor: Dr. Ali Daneshy

Oct 18, Houston

0.8 CEU

Participants will receive a one-year complimentary subscription to Hydraulic Fracturing Journal


 
Re-fracturing horizontal wells has become a popular method for boosting declining production in horizontal wells. This course covers the needed knowledge for their successful execution

Who should attend. This course is designed for people who are, or are planning to, re-fracture their horizontal wells. Some basic familiarity with hydraulic fracturing will be very helpful in maximizing course usefulness.

Contents. The presentation offers a systematic start-to-finish approach to successful re-fracturing.
Candidate Selection. Why, how, and where does re-fracturing work. Matching production objectives with re-fracturing system choices.
Re-frac extension. and influence of reservoir depletion and existing fractures
Existing completion. Effect of completion type (openhole or cemented liner), its integrity, and flexibility
Re-frac diversionsystems.; features, strengths, weaknesses, and applications
    Chemical diverters
    Mechanical diverters
        Perf balls
        Slimhole systems
        Expandables
        CT deployed systems
        Intelligent systems
    Combination of chemical and mechanical diverters
Design of re-fractures
Diagnostic tools
Practical considerations to enhance successful execution

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