Westside: Perforating for Hydraulic Fracturing

Speaker Dave Cramer
ConocoPhillips Dave Cramer is an Engineering Fellow in the ConocoPhillips Completions and Production Engineering group in Houston.  He has 32 years of experience in designing, implementing and evaluating well stimulation treatments.  Dave has authored 38 papers, delivered over 150 technical society presentations on well completion and performance topics, and is ...

ConocoPhillips

Dave Cramer is an Engineering Fellow in the ConocoPhillips Completions and Production Engineering group in Houston.  He has 32 years of experience in designing, implementing and evaluating well stimulation treatments.  Dave has authored 38 papers, delivered over 150 technical society presentations on well completion and performance topics, and is a co-inventor on 2 U.S. patents.  He was awarded the Henry Mattson Technical Achievement Award by the Denver SPE section in 1993.  He was an SPE Distinguished Lecturer in 2003-04 and the SPE Regional Director for the U.S. and Canada Rocky Mountain Region in 2004-07.


Full Description

 Perforating for Hydraulic Fracturing 

 
As the link between the wellbore and formation, perforations affect the outcome of hydraulic fracturing treatments.  Over the years, field and laboratory studies have evaluated flow through perforations, leading to improved completion practices for hydraulic fracturing.  This presentation reviews key study findings and shows how this information has been used to gain control and improve the results of hydraulic fracturing.  

Topics to be covered include:

   * Mechanical configuration of perforations
   * Near-wellbore flow-path restrictions
   * Perforation breakdown and conditioning methods
   * Dynamics of proppant transport through perforations
   * Limited-entry treatment design
 
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Please register before the deadline at noon on Monday, December 7th if you plan to attend.  Walk-in registrations on the day of the meeting will be accepted for a limited number of seats based on the number of registered attendees or the maximum capacity of the Carriage Room. 
Thank you
 
Organizer Phil Sullivan

When?

Wed, Dec. 9, 2009
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Where?

The WestLake Club - Carriage Room
570 WestLake Park Blvd
Houston, Texas 77079

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