fracture pressure

fracture pressure

[′frak·shər ‚presh·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
The pressure that must be exerted in a wellbore in order to crack a formation.
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The Geolog log-based pore pressure prediction module offers tools to predict pore and fracture pressure profiles in wells based on logging data.
The authors have organized the main body of their text in twelve chapters devoted to drilling methods, drilling fluids, drilling hydraulics, well control and monitoring programs, formation pore and fracture pressure estimation in drilling, the basics of drill string design, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
It consists of multiple horizontal wells and simultaneously injecting high volumes of steam above the rock fracture pressure.
Previous research on formation stability shows that the empirical value of the formation fracture pressure is 1.
The pore pressure, collapse pressure and fracture pressure of formation compose the safe density window of drilling fluid under the static condition.
f] is the safety value-added for the formation fracture pressure, g/[cm.
Formation pressure matrix includes pore pressure matrix, collapse pressure matrix and fracture pressure matrix.
On the basis of the formation pore pressure matrix, with the conventional formation fracture and collapse pressure calculation methods, the fracture pressure matrix and the collapse pressure matrix would be built by the similar simulation method.
key attributes about the geological storage such as porosity, injectivity, fracture pressures and storage risks.