Multistage hydraulic fractures geometry estimation based on information on fluid flow through fractures in a horizontal well

Petr V. Pyatibratov Ph.D., dean of oil and gas field development department Gubkin Russian State University (National Research University) of Oil and Gas
Daniil S. Skorov reservoir engineer of fields development department Petroleum Technologies Limited
In this paper, we consider an approach to determining the geometrical parameters of fractures (half-length, effective permeability, height) of a horizontal well with multistage hydraulic fracturing, based on the automated history matching of the model (using the CMG CMOST software product) to the data on the flow of fluids from fractures obtained by the quantum tracer-based technologies. It is shown that the use of inflow profile data can significantly improve the quality of adaptation of the three-dimensional hydrodynamic model, as well as identify the fractures geometric parameters.

DOI: 10.24411/2076-6785-2019-10062
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