Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Sharma , A critical reexamination of methods for picking closure pressure from diagnostic fracture injection tests, paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Hydraulic Fracturing and Sand Control Joint Industry Project, Austin, TX. Jackson , Natural-hydraulic fracture interaction: Dataset published on Digital Rocks Portal; Computed tomography CT scans are made of the acid washed vug space and compared to the 3D model.
This paper presents an alternative method of creating vuggy glass-bead core proxies, which can be used to investigate the effects of pore-scale features on carbonate petrophysical properties. Alternatively, CT image stack can be obtained from online rock repositories [ 1 ]. The cost of living in Austin is low compared with many other American cities and Texas has no personal income tax. These courses are selected from four modules: Ranganath , Identifying potentially induced seismicity and assessing statistical significance in Oklahoma and California, Journal of Geophysical Research: Since many petroleum companies conduct worldwide operations, petroleum engineers may have the opportunity to work on assignments all over the world. The desired vug space is selected and visualized in the built-in 3D viewer, and the surface STL is exported for 3D—printing.
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Additional tyesis The glass bead proxies have been utilized in study of particle straining in porous media studies in hydrology and petroleum engineering. CT output data is used to generate image files e. A threshold selection method from gray-level histograms. University of Texas at Austin. SharmaA critical reexamination of methods for picking closure pressure from diagnostic fracture tesis tests, paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Hydraulic Fracturing and Sand Control Joint Industry Project, Austin, TX.
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McClureNumerical investigation of a novel hypothesis for fracture termination and crossing, with applications to lost circulation mitigation and hydraulic fracturing, Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, 15,doi: The mold can also be 3D—printed but we were not successful with making it leak proof.
Surfactant Retention in Limestones. The extremities are not captured well in the reconstruction, but this can be attributed to the limited resolution of the 3D—printed vug space. Physical and Chemical Behavior of Fluids, Fall ; instructor rating: The image stack is filtered using the kuwahara filter to reduce noise and amplify the vug space.
Replicating carbonaceous vug in synthetic porous media
Received Jul 3; Accepted Jul BA Energy Resources Engineering. Homogeneous glass bead core proxies are sintered using 1. This is an automatic process, so please do not contact the Graduate Office regarding possible fellowships.
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The image files are imported in Fiji-ImageJ [ 2 ] where they are scaled to incorporate the difference in resolution in the X, Y and Z-axis. Alternatively, CT image stack can be obtained from online rock repositories [ 1 ].
Link to list of papers on Google Scholar. Journal List MethodsX v. This pte greatly affect the buying power of your stipend. The stack is segmented simple threshold command in ImageJ using the Otsu method [ 3 ] and the look-up table LUT for the resultant binary stack is set such that the vug space has maximum value for 8-bit image.
Core fabrication Glass bead core is fabricated pg the method outlined in [ 4 ]. They are created to give a pathway to the air which escapes when fluid is poured inside the mold.
Cramer, Sean Oakes, and Mark W. Joint instructor, ERE