Shale Reservoir Science and Technology I

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Paul R Craddock, Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, United States and Nicholas J Drenzek, Statoil, Houston, TX, United States
Primary Conveners:  Paul R Craddock, Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  Nicholas J Drenzek, Statoil, Houston, TX, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Paul R Craddock, Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Storage and Transport of Hydrocarbons in Organic-Rich Mudstones
Robert Leonard Kleinberg1, Kerstin Iris Falk2 and Benoit Alain Coasne2, (1)Schlumberger Research, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
1:55 PM
Prediction of Shale Transport Properties Using the Lattice Boltzmann Method: Permeability and Effective Knudsen Diffusivity
Qinjun Kang and Li Chen, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM, United States
2:10 PM
Mechanical properties of organic matter in shales mapped at the nanometer scale
Moshe Eliyahu1, Simon Emmanuel1, Ruarri James Day-Stirrat2 and Calum Macaulay2, (1)Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, (2)Shell Houston, Houston, TX, United States
2:25 PM
Monitoring hydraulic fracturing with seismic emission volume
Fenglin Niu1,2, Youcai Tang1, Haichao Chen1, Kai TAO1 and Alan Levander2, (1)China University of Petroleum, State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resource and Prospecting, and Unconventional Natural Gas Institute, Beijing, China, (2)Rice University, Earth Science Department, Houston, TX, United States
2:40 PM
Variations of Carbon Isotopes during Shale Gas Production from the Horn River Basin, British Columbia, Canada
Giselle Norville and Karlis Muehlenbachs, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
2:55 PM
Minimizing the water and air impacts of unconventional energy extraction
Robert B Jackson, Stanford University, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford, CA, United States
3:10 PM
Trace Hydrophobic Organic Chemicals Present in Pennsylvania Groundwater are Correlated with Geogenic Brines rather than Hydraulic Fracturing Active Zones
Brian Drollette1, Kathrin Shregglman2, Emma D’Ambro3, Martin Elsner4, Nathaniel R Warner5, Megan O’Connor6, Osman Karatum6, Avner Vengosh6, Robert B Jackson7, Thomas Darrah8 and Desiree Plata1, (1)Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States, (2)Helmholtz Center Munich, Oberschleissheim, Germany, (3)Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY, United States, (4)Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg D-85764, Germany, (5)Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States, (6)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States, (7)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, (8)Ohio State University Main Campus, Earth Science, Columbus, OH, United States
3:25 PM
Evaluating the Influence of Chemical Reactions on Wellbore Cement Integrity and Geochemical Tracer Behavior in Hydraulically-Fractured Shale Formations
Circe Verba1, Athena Lieuallen1, Jonathon Yang2, Marta E Torres3 and Alexandra Hakala1, (1)National Energy Technology Laboratory Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, (2)Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR, United States, (3)Oregon State Univ, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, United States