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Selection Of A Fracture Proppant In A Tight Gas Field, Bauxite Vs. Sand, Wamsutter Area, Wyoming (SPE 10827)

In the tight Wamsutter formation of Wyoming, production data indicated that the effective fracture conductivity was 90% lower than reference values, which may now be attributed to non-Darcy effects. Use of higher conductivity fractures was demonstrated to be economic, even if proppant cost increased by ten-fold.  

Author(s): Amoco Production Co., Seccombe, James C., Anderson, Gary E.

Paper Number: SPE 10827

URL: https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-10827-MS

 

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