Improving fracture performance through information collection and evaluation
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is actively pursuing, through funding and in-house research, a number of research and development projects that would contribute to enhanced fracture characterization through digital information gathering and processing. The aim of these projects is to better understand both natural and produced fractures, and to evaluate their ability to enhance production and ultimate recovery. The dialogue below discusses one of these projects that is funded by NETL.
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