Frac-hits mapped by tube waves: A diagnostic tool to complement microseismic monitoring
- Zhao Zheng (Halliburton) | Henry Bland (Halliburton) | Sean Machovoe (Halliburton)
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- Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- 2018 SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, 14-19 October, Anaheim, California, USA
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- Conference Paper
- 2018. Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- Tube wave, Fractures, Microseismic, Unconventional, Hydraulic fracturing
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This paper presents a method for detecting and analyzing tube waves recorded from a downhole geophone array as a hydraulic fracture grows toward and hits the observation well. Examples from both horizontal and vertical monitor wells are presented. An analysis of tube waves provides additional and independent fracture diagnostics data that can complement microseismic monitoring.
Presentation Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
Start Time: 1:50:00 PM
Location: 208A (Anaheim Convention Center)
Presentation Type: Oral
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