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The Criteria for the Selection of Wells for Hydraulic Fracturing

O.V. Salimov1, A.V. Nasybullin1, R.Z. Sakhabutdinov1, V.G. Salimov2

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DOI https://doi.org/10.18599/grs.19.4.10

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Various methods of selection of wells for hydraulic fracturing are analyzed. It is established that all methods can be divided into three large groups: criteria in the table form of boundary values of parameters, statistical methods of pattern recognition, methods of engineering calculation. The complication or use of additional parameters only leads to a reduction in the number of wells at which hydraulic fracturing is possible. It is shown that the use of reservoir properties of rocks, which are already used by hydraulic fracturing simulators, is not practicable as selection criteria. It is required to include in the selection criteria only those additional factors on which the effectiveness of hydraulic fracturing depends directly.

well selection criteria, expert estimates, hydraulic fracturing

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1Institute TatNIPIneft Tatneft PJSC, Bugulma, Russia, Bugulma, Russia
2Volga-Kama Regional Branch of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Bugulma, Russia

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Salimov O.V., Nasybullin A.V., Sakhabutdinov R.Z., Salimov V.G. The Criteria for the Selection of Wells for Hydraulic Fracturing. Georesursy = Georesources. 2017. V. 19. No. 4. Part 2. Pp. 368-373. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18599/grs.19.4.10