Stephen A. Holditch
2020
Hardcover
Society of Petroleum Engineers

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Trace the history of technological discoveries allowing the industry to produce tight gas reservoirs in Stephen A. Holditch’s Tight Gas Reservoirs.

     Part I – Unconventional Gas Resources
     By Stephen A. Holditch 

     Part II – Tight Gas Sands Engineering
     By Stephen A. Holditch, John Spivey, John Yilin Wang

     Part III - Hydraulic Fracturing in Vertical Wells  
     By Stephen A. Holditch

     Part IV - Case Histories of Tight Gas Reservoir Development
     eBook Supplement
     Edited by Stephen A. Holditch and John Yilin Wang

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Part I – Unconventional Gas Resources
By Stephen A. Holditch
Contributions by Archna Agrawal, Sunil Ramaswamy and Yao Tian

     Chapter 1 - Introduction to Unconventional Gas Reservoirs
     Stephen A. Holditch

     Chapter 2 - Tight Gas Reservoirs
     Stephen A. Holditch

     Chapter 3 - Coalbed Methane
     Sunil Ramaswamy, Stephen A. Holditch

     Chapter 4 - Shale Gas
     Archna Agrawal, Yao Tian, Stephen A. Holditch

Part II – Tight Gas Sands Engineering
By Stephen A. Holditch, John Spivey, John Yilin Wang

     Chapter 1 - Reservoir Characterization
     Stephen A. Holditch 

     Chapter 2 - Prestimulation Well Testing
     John Spivey 

     Chapter 3 – Post-Fracture Treatment Well Testing
     John Spivey 

     Chapter 4 – Rate Transient Analysis
     John Spivey 

     Chapter 5 - Well and Reservoir Numerical Modeling
     John Yilin Wang and Stephen A. Holditch

     Chapter 6 - Drilling and Completion Design for Fracturing
     Stephen A. Holditch

     Chapter 7 - Development Economics
     John Yilin Wang and Stephen A. Holditch

Part III - Hydraulic Fracturing in Vertical Wells
By Stephen A. Holditch

     Chapter 1 – Introduction to Hydraulic Fracturing

     Chapter 2 – Selection of Candidates

     Chapter 3 – Fracture Initiation, Geometry and Propagation

     Chapter 4 – Data Acquisition and Core Measurements

     Chapter 5 – Fracture Fluids and Additives: Properties and Selection 

     Chapter 6 – Types of Fracture Propping Agents

     Chapter 7 – Hydraulic Fracture Treatment Design and Guidelines

     Chapter 8 – Planning and Executing a Hydraulic Fracture Treatment 

Part IV - Case Histories of Tight Gas Reservoir Development
eBook Supplement
Edited by Stephen A. Holditch and John Yilin Wang
23 articles from the SPE literature covering different geological formations in U.S. and worldwide. 

     Travis Peak, East Texas Basin, Texas
     Cotton Valley, East Texas Basin, Texas
     Frontier, Green River Basin, Wyoming
     Mesaverde, Piceance Basin, Colorado
     Williams Fork, Piceance Basin, Colorado
     Variable formations of Permian sequence, Cooper Basin, Australia
     Muddy “J”, D-J Basin, Colorado
     Rotliegende, offshore, Netherlands
     Vicksburg, Gulf Coast Basin, Texas
     Vicksburg, Burgos Basin, Mexico
     Upper Devonian Elk Sand, Appalachian Basin, Pennsylvania
     Variable Jurassic formations of Jurassic, Sichuan Basin, China
     Lance, Green River Basin, Wyoming
     Dakota, San Juan Basin, New Mexico
     Cotton Valley Lime (Haynesville), East Texas Basin, Texas
     Spirit River, Deep Basin, Alberta, Canada
     Wilcox (Lobo), Gulf Coast Basin, Texas
     Wilcox, Burgos Basin, Mexico

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