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When:  Mar 28, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Where:   Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute (BCGI), 3939 Valley View Lane, Building H, Farmers Branch, TX, 75244-4997, US
Community:   Dallas Section

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Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute (BCGI)
3939 Valley View Lane, Building H
Farmers Branch, TX 75244-4997
US

Mar 28, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CT)


Description

Speaker:   Phil Sullivan - Research Scientist

 

Topic:        Optimizing Fluid Systems to Meet Reservoir Needs

 

Date:          Wednesday, March 28th 2018

 

Location:  Brookhaven College Geological Institute, (Map)

 

 Cost:  $20 if SPE member paying electronically in advance, all others $25

 

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Abstract

  • Hydraulic fracture treatments for shale reservoirs aim to increase both effective reservoir permeability and connectivity to the wellbore.  An ideal stimulation fluid will create the desired fracture geometry while minimizing unintended damage within the reservoir.  Stimulation fluid selection, then, begins with an understanding of the reservoir to be stimulated.  Rock properties and stress barriers significantly influence the selection of fluid rheology.  Reservoir mineralogy and clay content both influence additive choices to minimize formation damage.  Hydrocarbons and connate reservoir fluids influence fluid additives to prevent deposition and scale formation.  Ultimately, the different fluid chemistry components must be integrated together to create a compatible, optimized fluid system to meet the needs of a particular reservoir and treatment design. 

 

Biography

 Phil has an extensive career as a chemical R&D manager, product developer, and technical contributor in numerous chemical technologies and supporting processes.   In his 20 plus years at Schlumberger, he helped co-developed and commercialized highly successful products employing visco-elastic surfactant (VES) gelling agents, polymeric gelling agents, foams, degradable materials, particulate suspensions, and fiber suspensions.  As a distinguished inventor, Phil has 46 issued US Patents and 5 active US Patent applications and worldwide equivalents.  Currently at Flotek Chemistry, Phil is a subject matter expert in rheological characterization of complex fluids.  He leads a team of scientist to continue pushing the boundaries of chemistry.  Phil earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, his Masters & Ph.D from Purdue University.

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