A Practical Use of Shale Petrophysics for Stimulation Design Optimization: All Shale Plays Are Not Clones of the Barnett Shale

@inproceedings{Rickman2008APU,
  title={A Practical Use of Shale Petrophysics for Stimulation Design Optimization: All Shale Plays Are Not Clones of the Barnett Shale},
  author={Richard D. Rickman and Michael J. Mullen and James Erik Petre and William Vincent Grieser and Donald P. Kundert},
  year={2008}
}
The most common fallacy in the quest for the optimum stimulation treatment in shale plays across the country is to treat them all just like the Barnett Shale. There is no doubt that the Barnett Shale play in the Ft. Worth Basin is the “granddaddy” of shale plays and everyone wants their shale play to be “just like the Barnett Shale.” The reality is that shale plays are similar to any other coalbed methane or tight sand play; each reservoir is unique and the stimulation and completion method… 

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