Jennifer Miskimins, Editor-in-Chief
ISBN: 978-1-61399-719-2
Society of Petroleum Engineers


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With an author team of 26 subject-matter experts representing a diversity of talent, background, and experience, Hydraulic Fracturing:  Fundamentals and Advancements delivers a comprehensive discussion on the principles of hydraulic fracturing while also including the latest processes that have prompted the explosive growth in stimulating horizontal wells in shale and tight oil and gas reservoirs.

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview

Jennifer Miskimins, George King

Chapter 2 Pretreatment Formation Evaluation
John McLennan, Larry Britt, Siavash Nadami

Chapter 3 Rock Mechanics and Fracture Geometry
Norm Warpinski

Chapter 4 Hydraulic Fracture Modeling
Leen Weijers, Hans de Pater

Chapter 5 Proppants and Fracture Conductivity
David Milton Tayler, Robert Duenckel

Chapter 6 Fracturing Fluids and Additives
John Ely, Ray Herndon

Chapter 7 Fluid Leakoff
Ghaithan Muntasheri, Msalli Otaibi

Chapter 8 Flow Behavior of Fracturing Fluids
Subhash Shah

Chapter 9 Proppant Transport
Subhash Shah, Harsh Patel

Chapter 10 Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment Design
Vibhas Pandey, David Cramer

Chapter 11 Well Completions
Ernie Brown, Chris Fredd

Chapter 12 Field Implementation of Hydraulic Fracturing
Lucas Bazan

Chapter 13 Fracturing Pressure Analysis
Bob Barree

Chapter 14 Flowback and Early-Time Production Data Analysis
Chris Clarkson, Jesse Williams-Kovacs

Chapter 15 Fracture Diagnostics
Norm Warpinski

Chapter 16 Economics of Fracturing
Mark Pearson, Karen Olson

Chapter 17 Acid Fracturing
Vibhas Pandey

Chapter 18 Refracturing
Jennifer Miskimins, Kumar Ramurthy



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