PUBLICATIONS 

 

Innovative Analysis of Treatment Well Data Determines Cluster Efficiency, Assesses Fracture Complexity, and Provides Fracture Geometry in Unconventional Reservoirs.

 

Bazan, Lucas Wesley, Meyer, Bruce Roman, and Van Phi Tran. "Innovative Analysis of Treatment Well Data Determines Cluster Efficiency, Assesses Fracture Complexity, and Provides Fracture Geometry in Unconventional Reservoirs." Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Virtual, November 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.15530/AP-URTEC-2021-208315 

 

Field Implementation of Hydraulic Fracturing.

Bazan, L.W. (2019) Field Implementation of Hydraulic Fracturing. In J. L. Miskimins Hydraulic Fracturing Fundamentals and Advancements (pp 415-488). Richardson, TX: Society of Petroleum Engineers. 

 

Horizontal Completions Optimization and Engineering Methods in the Delaware Basin.

Justin E. Parker, Van P. Tran, Lucas W. Bazan, Jonathon Thomas and Arden Renze. (2018). Horizontal Completions Optimization and Engineering Methods in the Delaware Basin.  Hydraulic Fracturing Journal, Volume 5 Issue 2. 

 

Diagnostic Technologies Optimize Design, Performance Of Delaware Basin Completions

Parker, J.E., Renze, A., Tran, V.P. and Bazan, L.W. “Diagnostic Technologies Optimize Design, Performance Of Delaware Basin Completions” The American Oil & Gas Reporter. December 2017. 

 

Case History - Continued Diagnostic Technology Integration with Completions in Horizontal Wolfcamp Shale Wells in the Delaware Basin.

Parker, Justin E., Tran, Van P., Bazan, Lucas W., Thomas, Jonathan , and Arden Renze. "Case History - Continued Diagnostic Technology Integration with Completions in Horizontal Wolfcamp Shale Wells in the Delaware Basin." Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, USA, October 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/187253-MS 

 

Fracture Complexity: Analysis Methodology and Signature Pressure Behavior of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation from Horizontal Wellbores.

Bazan, Lucas W., and Bruce R. Meyer. "Fracture Complexity: Analysis Methodology and Signature Pressure Behavior of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation from Horizontal Wellbores." Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, November 2015. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/176919-MS 

 

Technology Integration: A Methodology to Enhance Production in Horizontal Wolfcamp Shale Wells in the Delaware Basin.

Parker, Justin , Bazan, Lucas W., Tran, Van P., White, Robert , and Michael G. Lattibeaudiere. "Technology Integration: A Methodology to Enhance Production in Horizontal Wolfcamp Shale Wells in the Delaware Basin." Paper presented at the SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference - North America, Midland, Texas, USA, September 2015. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/175535-MS 

 

Theoretical Foundation and Design Formulae for Channel and Pillar Type Propped Fractures – A Method to Increase Fracture Conductivity.

Meyer, Bruce R., Bazan, Lucas W., Walls, Doug E., and Bill C. Brinzer. "Theoretical Foundation and Design Formulae for Channel and Pillar Type Propped Fractures – A Method to Increase Fracture Conductivity." Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 2014. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/170781-MS 

 

Key Parameters Affecting Successful Hydraulic Fracture Design and Optimized Production in Unconventional Wells.

Meyer, Bruce R., Bazan, Lucas W., Brown, Eric K., and Bill C. Brinzer. "Key Parameters Affecting Successful Hydraulic Fracture Design and Optimized Production in Unconventional Wells." Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, August 2013. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/165702-MS 

 

Influence of Tensile Strength and Production Effects on Hydraulic Fracturing in Low Porosity Carbonates: The South Arne Case.

Vejbæk, Ole V., Jakobsen, Erik , Lamb, Ricky , Troelsen, Benny , Bazan, Lucas W., Brown, Eric K., Tran, V. Phi , and Bruce R. Meyer. "Influence of Tensile Strength and Production Effects on Hydraulic Fracturing in Low Porosity Carbonates: The South Arne Case." Paper presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference & Exhibition, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, June 2013. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/165117-MS 

 

Modeling of Proppant Permeability and Inertial Factor for Fluid Flow Through Packed Columns.

Meyer, Bruce R., Bazan, Lucas W., and Doug Walls. "Modeling of Proppant Permeability and Inertial Factor for Fluid Flow Through Packed Columns." Paper presented at the ISRM International Conference for Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing, Brisbane, Australia, May 2013. 

 

Hydraulic Fracture Design and Well Production Results in the Eagle Ford Shale: One Operator's Perspective.

Bazan, Lucas W., Lattibeaudiere, Michael G., and Terry T. Palisch. "Hydraulic Fracture Design and Well Production Results in the Eagle Ford Shale: One Operator's Perspective." Paper presented at the SPE Americas Unconventional Resources Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, June 2012. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/155779-MS 

 

Advanced Completion Design, Fracture Modeling Technologies Optimize Eagle Ford Performance

Lucas W. Bazan, Sam D. Larkin, Michael G. Lattibeaudiere, Terry T. Palisch, Robert Duenckel and Mark Chapman. “Advanced Completion Design, Fracture Modeling Technologies Optimize Eagle Ford Performance” The American Oil & Gas Reporter. December 2011. 

 

Technologies Optimize Marcellus Wells

R. Henry Jacot, Lucas W Bazan and Bruce R, Meyer.  “Technologies Optimize Marcellus Wells” The American Oil & Gas Reporter. August 2011. 

 

A Discrete Fracture Network Model for Hydraulically Induced Fractures - Theory, Parametric and Case Studies.

Meyer, Bruce Roman, and Lucas W. Bazan. "A Discrete Fracture Network Model for Hydraulically Induced Fractures - Theory, Parametric and Case Studies." Paper presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, January 2011. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/140514-MS 

 

Improving Production in the Eagle Ford Shale with Fracture Modeling, Increased Conductivity and Optimized Stage and Cluster Spacing Along the Horizontal Wellbore.

Bazan, Lucas W., Larkin, Sam D., Lattibeaudiere, Michael G., and Terry T. Palisch. "Improving Production in the Eagle Ford Shale with Fracture Modeling, Increased Conductivity and Optimized Stage and Cluster Spacing Along the Horizontal Wellbore." Paper presented at the Tight Gas Completions Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, November 2010. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/138425-MS 

 

Technology Integration - A Methodology to Enhance Production and Maximize Economics in Horizontal Marcellus Shale Wells.

Jacot, R. Henry, Bazan, Lucas W., and Bruce R. Meyer. "Technology Integration - A Methodology to Enhance Production and Maximize Economics in Horizontal Marcellus Shale Wells." Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, September 2010. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/135262-MS 

 

Optimization of Multiple Transverse Hydraulic Fractures in Horizontal Wellbores.

Meyer, Bruce R., Bazan, Lucas W., Jacot, R. Henry, and Michael G. Lattibeaudiere. "Optimization of Multiple Transverse Hydraulic Fractures in Horizontal Wellbores." Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Gas Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, February 2010. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/131732-MS 

 

US Gas Market: The New Trends.

Schubarth, Stephen K., Bazan, Lucas W., Whitehead, W.S., and J.D. Larry. "US Gas Market: The New Trends." Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 2009. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/120623-MS 

 

Determining Realistic Fracture Conductivity and Understanding its Impact on Well Performance - Theory and Field Examples.

Palisch, Terrence T., Duenckel, Robert John, Bazan, Lucas W., Heidt, J. Harmon, and George A. Turk. "Determining Realistic Fracture Conductivity and Understanding its Impact on Well Performance - Theory and Field Examples." Paper presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, College Station, Texas, U.S.A., January 2007. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/106301-MS 

 

Increasing Well Productivity in the Wilcox Lobo Trend.

Schubarth, S.K., Bazan, L.W., Becnel, J.L., Wagner, A.L., and J.E. Manrique. "Increasing Well Productivity in the Wilcox Lobo Trend." Paper presented at the SPE Gas Technology Symposium, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, April 2002. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/75677-MS 

 

Stimulation Design and Post Fracture Production Analysis: A Tight Gas Sand Case History.

Larkin, S.D., Brown, E.K., Bazan, L.W., Manuel, G.W., and J.L. Becnel. "Stimulation Design and Post Fracture Production Analysis: A Tight Gas Sand Case History." Paper presented at the SPE International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition in Mexico, Villahermosa, Mexico, February 2002. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/74361-MS 

 

Modeling of Simultaneous Proppant Fracture Treatments in the Fruitland Coal and Pictured Cliffs Formations in the San Juan Basin.

Bazan, Lucas W., Larkin, Sam D., Jacot, R. Henry, and Bruce R. Meyer. "Modeling of Simultaneous Proppant Fracture Treatments in the Fruitland Coal and Pictured Cliffs Formations in the San Juan Basin." Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, October 2002. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/78694-MS 

 

Limited Entry Techniques Prove Successful In Simultaneously Stimulating The Fruitland Coal And Pictured Cliffs Formations In The San Juan Basin.

Bazan, L.W., and S.D. Larkin. "Limited Entry Techniques Prove Successful In Simultaneously Stimulating The Fruitland Coal And Pictured Cliffs Formations In The San Juan Basin." Paper presented at the SPE International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition in Mexico, Villahermosa, Mexico, February 2002. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/74353-MS 

 

The Allocation of Gas Well Production Data Using Isotope Analysis.

Bazan, L.W. "The Allocation of Gas Well Production Data Using Isotope Analysis." Paper presented at the SPE Gas Technology Symposium, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 1998. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/40032-MS