Full Name

2009 Unconventional Resources

Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data From the Greater Marcellus Gas System

Subcontractor: Pennsylvania State University

Principal Investigator: Terry Engelder
Project Number Project Status
09122-32 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Skip Pratt
Chesapeake Energy Corporation; Schlumberger Limited; Range Resources Corporation
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
November 4, 2011 June 30, 2016
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$4,985,411.00 $2,674,380.00 $2,261,177.00
Project Objectives

The objectives of the project is to collect stress profiles in three wells in the Marcellus gas system, interpret them employing a full suite of lag and core based petrophysical data, and to develop a geomechanical model that can be used when engineering stimulations are required.


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