SPE-30201 Monograph Series Vol. 12: Recent Advances In Hydraulic Fracturing


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This monograph is a comprehensive reference book reflecting technological advances in hydraulic fracturing. Contents include practical examples and illustrative problems to demonstrate specific applications of advanced technologies for students and experienced engineering professionals alike.Chapters examine pretreatment formation evaluation, rock mechanics and fracture geomentry, 2D and 3D fracture-propagation models, propping agents and fracture conductivity, fracturing fluids and additives, Fluid leakoff, flow behavior, proppant transport, treatment design, well completions, field implementation, fracturing-pressure analysis postfracture formation evaluation, fracture azimuth and geometry determination, and economics of fracturing.

Product details:

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Edited by: John L. Gidley, Stephen A. Holditch, Dale E. Nierode, Ralph W. Veatch Jr.
  • 1190
  • 464 pp.
  • Softcover
  • SPE Monograph Series Vol. 12

  • ISBN:9781555630201