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GeoMechanics Technology

Advanced GeoMechanics from the Wellbore to the Reservoir Scale

Shale Development Geomechanics

An important and critical key for increased production from shale plays is to properly characterize the geomechanical properties of the producing formation and caprock. This includes identifying stress direction and optimum well trajectory and fracture orientation, understanding and taking advantage of the relationship between matrix permeability, natural fracture permeability, and induced fracture permeability, and designing stimulation operations which not only increase production, but also preserve caprock integrity and minimize environmental impact. Professionals at GeoMechanics Technologies have experience and expertise to support exploration, drilling, and production operations in shale formations, with services that include:
  • In-situ stress analysis
  • Fracture simulation and monitoring
  • Caprock integrity analysis
  • Induced seismicity analysis
  • Waste water management
Network Fracture Simulation for Shale Gas Development

Network Fracture Simulation for Shale Gas Development

GeoMechanics Technologies is applying advanced techniques to design multi-stage fracturing and simulate subsequent production from unconventional resources

Shale Gas Fracturing