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OKC SPWLA

 

 

 

The Oklahoma City Chapter of the SPWLA has its technical luncheon meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (September through May).  The meetings are held at the Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City; 100 North Broadway Oklahoma City, OK 73102 (on the 35th floor of the Chase Building – Downtown OKC).

Annual dues for the OKC SPWLA Chapter are $25.  Checks can be made payable to: OKC SPWLA

SPWLA - Oklahoma City Chapter P.O. Box 2741  Oklahoma City, OK 73101

The OKC SPWLA will have its next technical lunch meeting on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014. The meeting will be on the 35th floor of the Chase Building – Petroleum Club – Downtown OKC at 11:30 am. Lunch for OKC-SPWLA Chapter members with reservations $25; non-members will be charged $30. 

For reservations call Nora Fitzpatrick (Baker Hughes) 917-6791

 

Topic:

Vertically transverse isotropic rocks aren’t as squishy as we think!  

 Speaker:

Adam Haecker, Chesapeake Energy

 

 

 Abstract  

This presentation presents a workflow for evaluating minimum horizontal stress in transversely isotropic rock by integrating core and log data to achieve predictive solutions using previously published equations.

In recent years hydraulic fracture modeling and geomechanics models have become increasingly important for the economic development of unconventional shale reservoirs. A clear understanding of the difference in complexity between conventional isotropic rock and vertically transverse isotropic shale is critical to effectively modeling in-situ minimum horizontal stress. Minimum horizontal stress is the main driver of the tensile failure criterion. Often forgotten is the essential C13 tensor and methods for estimating its value will be demonstrated. Furthermore a comparison of this workflow with other log based models and an associated case study will be shown

 

 

          


 

SPEAKER BIO

 

 

Adam Haecker is currently a Staff Petrophysicist at Chesapeake Energy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He previously served as a geoscientist at Cabot Oil and Gas and a wireline field engineer at Weatherford Wireline.  Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from Texas A&M University. Adam has extensive experience in rock mechanics, special core analysis, and has worked multiple unconventional reservoirs throughout the continental United States. He has been with Chesapeake since 2011 and is currently serving as the Oklahoma City SPWLA Vice President of Membership.

 

 

 

 

 

The Oklahoma City SPWLA Chapter officers are as follows:

 

President
John Arney
Devon Energy
333 W. Sheridan
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102          
John.Arney@dvn.com
405-552-8189
 
VP Technology / Education
Eric Murphy
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
6100 N. Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
eric.murphy@chk.com
405-935-2811

 

VP Membership
Adam Haecker
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
6100 N. Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
adam.haecker@chk.com
405-935-2405        
 
Secretary / Treasurer
Craig Mauldin
RKI Exploration & Production
210 Park Ave. # 900
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
cmauldin@rkixp.com
405-987-2151


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