Session No. 299
Tuesday, 29 October 2013: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 501

T250. A Comprehensive Look at Hydraulic Fracturing for Hydrocarbon Recovery and Other Purposes

GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Coal Geology Division; International Association of Hydrogeologists; GSA Geology and Society Division

 

Neil Coleman and Gerry V. Winter, Advocates
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Start Time
 
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
ACHIEVING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF TIGHT RESOURCES: NOVEL HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TECHNOLOGIES & EFFECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT
NYGAARD, Kris J., ExxonMobil Production Company, 800 Bell Street, Room 3061-G, Houston, TX 77025, kris.j.nygaard@exxonmobil.com
1:25 PM
NEW RESERVES IN AN OLD FIELD, THE NIOBRARA RESOURCE PLAY IN THE WATTENBERG FIELD, DENVER BASIN, COLORADO
SONNENBERG, Stephen A., Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Dept of Geology and Geological Engineering, Golden, CO 80401, ssonnenb@mines.edu
1:45 PM
A COMPARISON OF FRACTURE TRANSMISSIVITIES BEFORE AND AFTER HYDROFRACTURING WATER WELLS IN GRANITIC BEDROCK
HART, David J., Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin-Extension, 3817 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53705, djhart@wisc.edu
2:00 PM
DIFFUSION-LIMITED FRACTURE-MATRIX INTERACTION AND GAS RECOVERY IN BARNETT SHALE
HU, Qinhong1, GAO, Zhiye1, EWING, Robert P.2, and GAO, Xubo3, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, 500 Yates Street, Arlington, TX 76019, maxhu@uta.edu, (2) 2101 Agronomy Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, (3) College of Environmental Sctudies, China University of Geosciences, 388 Lumo Road, Wuhan, 430074, China
 
2:15 PM
Discussion
 
2:30 PM
Break
2:45 PM
3:05 PM
THE ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FOR GAS AND OIL
HANSEN, Jim, Ravenna Capital Management, 19722 41st Ave NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155-1609, jim.hansen@kmsfinancial.com
3:20 PM
FRACKING AND EARTHQUAKES: NOT ALL INDUCED SEISMICITY IS BAD
WASHINGTON, Paul A., Dept. of Energy & Earth Resources, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA 15904, paul.washington@gmail.com
 
3:35 PM
Discussion
 
3:50 PM
Concluding Remarks
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