Workshop schedule

Time Speaker Session description
Thursday, June 8
13:00-14:00 B. Lecampion The concepts behind well stimulation: why is it so efficient, overview of the process in the field & engineering of the operations.
14:00-15:00 J. Desroches Reservoir characterization for selecting potential candidate wells and for planning hydraulic stimulations.
15:00-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00 B. Lecampion The difference between hydraulic fracturing & hydraulic stimulation, typical risks (induced seismicity, uncontrolled growth).
17:00-18:00 J. Desroches Case-studies: successes & failures.
18:00-19:00 Apéro
Friday, June 9
9:00-10:00 R. Jeffrey Review of experience of hydraulic fracturing in crystalline rocks.
10:00-11:00 J. Desroches & B. Lecampion Mechanics of hydraulic fractures & induced seismicity.
11:00-12:00 J. Desroches Introduction to injection design: single and multi-stage completions.
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:00 E. Gallyamov Surface & downhole equipment for hydraulic fracturing operations (single, multi-stages completions).
14:00-15:00 Phil Sullivan Fracturing fluids & proppant
15:00-16:00 Coffee break

J. Desroches & B. Lecampion & S. Momeni

Monitoring hydraulic fracturing operations
16:00-17:00 Discussions