Application of Downhole Micro-seismic Technique in Shale Gas Fracturing Optimization of Fuling, China


Fuling shale
downhole micro-seismic monitoring
multi-stages fracturing
shale gas development

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Huang Z, Gao D, Liao R, Liu L, Ting Li. Application of Downhole Micro-seismic Technique in Shale Gas Fracturing Optimization of Fuling, China. Int. J. Petrol. Technol. [Internet]. 2017 Apr. 3 [cited 2022 Aug. 12];3(2):49-57. Available from:


The downhole micro-seismic method has successfully applied to well fractory fracturing development in Jiaoshiba block, Fuling shale gas reservoir in September 2015. The new concept and understanding have accumulated. Combing the actual construction condition of micro-seismic monitoring in JY AA-BB well groups, we reviewed briefly the downhole micro-seismic monitoring technology and then summarized multi-disciplinary experience and understanding. The staged fracturing process level improved and productivity increased with the further development of shale gas field. Results show that the understanding of micro-seismic method has played a guiding role in the optimization of fracturing process and site construction adjustment of other wells in the same area, which increased the productivity and created a huge economic benefits with a broad market prospects.


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