Perforation, Fracture Fall-off, & Formation Leak-off Tests

Perforation, fracture fall-off, and formation leak-off tests satisfy ERCB Initial Pressure requirements. These simplified tests, now in common usage, provide an economical alternative to traditional methods. There are several different scenarios, depending on your completion operation logistics. One method is basically over-balanced perforating and monitoring the subsequent pressure fall-off feed into the reservoir. Another is to land a horizontal multi-stage frac’ string, open the toe hydro-port, and monitor the pressure fall-off feed into...

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Through the Move – Breathing Easier

We are coming out the other side of closing our office and moving home. Most technical issues have been resolved – but the server is still for sale (cheap!). Now that we have time to breath I can start uploading more content and iReports to the web site – and add some blog posts. I’ve been busy with various LinkedIn groups, so will take a few cues from there as to what to discuss. For now I’ve thrown up a TechTip on the ERCB’s 2 kPa Rule. From the comments I receive it seems people think that a test must comply...

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Welcome to Welltest Specialists’ Blog!

Finally – a blog on Welltesting! It’s taken a while to get this together. Mostly because I’ve been too busy and needed someone to help get the new WordPress based web site designed and loaded. Now that it’s up I should be able to manage… And blog! Now, let’s see, what about topical topics? Mini-frac’ (DFIT) tests and G-function analyses. Formation leak-off tests and PITAnalysis for Initial Pressure Oil requirements. ERCB 2 kPa Rule and how it doesn’t apply if conducting analysis. Perforation...

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