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Fractured Reservoirs: From Geologic Concepts To Reservoir Models

8-12 September 2014
Casper, Wyoming, United States

Part 1: Geologic Aspects of Fractured Reservoirs

  • Introduction: Fracture Types and Variability 
  • Fractures in Core: Natural Fractures 
  • Fractures in Core: Induced Fractures, Types and Uses 
  • Fracture Mechanics 
  • Fractures on Anticlines
  • Fracture Spacings 
  • Fracture Effects on Reservoirs 
  • Case Histories 

Part 2: Field Trip to Tensleep outcrops

Part 3: Modeling Fractured Reservoirs

  • Introduction 
  • Factors Affecting Fracturing 
  • Methodologies to Characterize Fractured Reservoirs 
  • The Use of Seismic to Improve the Fracture Modeling 
  • Integrated Workflow Applied to Fractured Reservoirs 
  • Hands-on Application: 2 Different Datasets from the Teapot Dome (WY)
Hilton Garden Inn, Casper, WY, USA
Hilton Garden Inn, Casper, WY, USA
11580 N. Poplar St.
Casper Wyoming 82601
United States
Hilton Garden Inn Casper

Enjoy your stay at the conveniently located Hilton Garden Inn Casper hotel, located on Interstate 25. This Casper, Wyoming hotel is ideally situated near Casper Events Center, the Historic Trails Center and minutes from Mike Lansing Field, home of the Casper Ghosts. Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Natrona County International Airport.

Whether you’re visiting Casper for business or leisure, we’ve got the details covered. Enjoy complimentary WiFi access, the relaxing indoor pool with whirlpool and spacious Guest Rooms and Suites with modern amenities including hospitality center.

Relax in our warm and inviting Guest Rooms and make the most of your stay with the latest technology and modern amenities like WiFi access and hospitality center with microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. Catch up on work at the large desk with ergonomic chair and secure in-room printing to the business center. Unwind in comfort on the Garden Sleep System™ bed and watch your favorite movie on the HDTV.

Hilton Garden Inn Casper

Contact the hotel by phone at 1-307-266-1300 and tell them you are with AAPG by August 24, 2014, to book a room with our special AAPG rate.

Room Type Room Price
Single $104
Double $104

Includes course notes and refreshments.
No refunds for cancellations after 11 August, 2014.

Sponsored By:


John C. Lorenz GeoFlight LLC
Ahmed Ouenes SIGMA3 Integrated Reservoir Solutions, Centennial, Colorado, USA
Scott Cooper FractureStudies LLC
Vicky Vicky Kroh Registrar +1 918 560 2650
Debbi Debbi Boonstra Education Coordinator +1 918 560-2630

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