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Conference Papers

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S; Yan H, 2020, 'Simulation of mixed mode hydraulic fracture propagation in shale gas reservoirs', in Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development- Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, ISRM 2019, pp. 3352 - 3359

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S; Xu W, 2018, 'Effects of formation properties and treatment parameters on hydraulic fracture geometry in poro-viscoelasticity shale gas reservoirs using cohesive zone method in a 3D model', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018, ADIPEC 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE, presented at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 November 2018 - 15 November 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/192713-MS

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S, 2018, 'Experimental and Numerical investigation of Fracture Toughness of Anisotropic Shale Rocks', in SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference 2018, URTC 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2018-2902970

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Doonechaly NG; Arns JY; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Thermal-stress induced fracture propagation by cold fluid - An improved hydraulic fracturing treatment for unconventional gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Doonechaly NG; Arns JY; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Thermal-stress induced fracture propagation by cold fluid - An improved hydraulic fracturing treatment for unconventional gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/181799-ms

Zhou FD; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2014, 'Hydraulic Fracturing Assessment by Integrating Mini/Main Frac and Production Data: Case Study for a Vertical Well from a Producing Indian Coalbed Methane Field', in Hydraulic Fracturing Assessment by Integrating Mini/Main Frac and Production Data: Case Study for a Vertical Well from a Producing Indian Coalbed Methane Field, Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Mao HJ; Yang CH; Wang CY; Chen Z, 2014, 'Laboratory Investigation of Fracture Propagation Process in Mudstone under Axial Loading Condition', in Laboratory Investigation of Fracture Propagation Process in Mudstone under Axial Loading Condition, Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Chen Z; Zhou FD; Rahman SS, 2014, 'Study of Compatibility of Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids with the Bulli Coal Seam in Sydney Basin', in Study of Compatibility of Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids with the Bulli Coal Seam in Sydney Basin, Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Rahman SS; Chen Z; Tamhane D; Sharma V; Parapulil A, 2009, 'An innovative wellbore stability study in southern Cambay Basin', in Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., India, presented at Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India., 11 January 2009 - 15 January 2009

Rahman SS; Chen Z; Tamhane D, 2009, 'An innovative wellbore stability study in southern Cambay Basin', in An innovative wellbore stability study in southern Cambay Basin, Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India., presented at Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India., 11 January 2009 - 15 January 2009

Rahman SS; Chen Z; Khaja N; Valencia KJ; Tamhane D, 2007, 'Surfactant Based Fracturing Fluids Show Great Potential in Preventing Formation Damage in CBM Reservoirs', in 7th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, 7th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India,, presented at 7th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India,, 15 January 2007 - 19 January 2007

Aghighi MA; Valencia KJ; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2006, 'An Integrated Approach to the Design and Evaluation of Hydraulic Fracture Treatments in Tight Gas and Coalbed Methane Reservoirs. (Paper SPE 102880)', in 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, 24 September 2006 - 27 September 2006

Aghighi MA; Valencia KJ, 2006, 'An Integrated Approach to the Design and Evaluation of Hydraulic Fracture Treatments in Tight Gas and Coalbed Methane Reservoirs.', in 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 3289 - 3299, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, 24 September 2006 - 27 September 2006

Hodge MO; Valencia KJ; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2006, 'Analysis of Time-Dependent Wellborne Stability of Underbalanced Wells Usinhg a Fully Coupled Poroelastic Model.', in 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 3274 - 3278, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, 24 September 2006 - 27 September 2006

Chen Z; Khaja N; Valencia KJ; Rahman SS, 2006, 'Formation Damage induced by Fracture Fluids in Coalbed Methane Reservoirs.', in SPE (ed.), 2006 SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 740 - 745, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2006, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 11 September 2006 - 13 September 2006

Valencia KJ; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2005, 'Design and evaluation of hydraulic fracture stimulation of gas and coal bed methane reservoirs under complex geology and stress conditions.', in SPE (ed.), 2005 International Petroleum Technology Conference, Doha, Qatar, pp. 1355 - 1362, presented at International Petroleum Technology Conference 2005, Doha, Qatar, 21 November 2005 - 23 November 2005

Valencia KJ; Hodge MO; Chen Z, 2005, 'Optimizing stimulation of coalbed methane reservoirs using an integrated fracture modelling approach', in SPE (ed.), 2005 Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia,, pp. 443 - 449, presented at Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2005, Jakarta, Indonesia,, 05 April 2005 - 07 April 2005

Rahman S; Valencia KJL; Chen Z; Hodge MO, 2005, 'Optimizing Stimulation of Coalbed Methane Reservoir Using Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment and Integrated Fracture Modeling', in Optimizing Stimulation of Coalbed Methane Reservoir Using Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment and Integrated Fracture Modeling, SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition., Jakarta, Indonesia, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition., Jakarta, Indonesia, 05 April 2005 - 07 April 2005, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/93245-MS

Valencia KJ; Hodge MO; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2005, 'Optimizing Hydraulic Fracture Treatments in Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs', in ONGC (ed.), 2005 6th International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition, 6th International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2005, New Delhi, India,, presented at 6th International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2005, New Delhi, India,, 15 January 2005 - 19 January 2005

Teimoori Sangani A; Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Simulation of Fluid Flow in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs with the Use of Effective Permeability Tensor', in 2004 SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2004, Perth, WA, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2004, Perth, WA, 18 October 2004 - 20 October 2004

Teimoori Sangani A; Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Simulation of Production from naturally fractured reservoir with the use of effective permeability tensor', in 2004 SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2004, Perth, WA, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2004, Perth, WA, 18 October 2004 - 20 October 2004

Teimoori Sangani A; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Simulation of production from naturally fractured reservoirs with the use of effective permeability tensor (SPE88620)', in SPE (ed.), 2004 SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Perth, WA, pp. 1401 - 1407, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2004, Perth, WA, 18 October 2004 - 20 October 2004

Teimoori Sangani A; Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Simulation of fluid flow from naturally fractured reservoirs with the use of an effective permeability tensor', in Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, California, USA, pp. 303 - 307, presented at Geothermal Resources Council 2004 Annual Meeting, California, USA, 29 August 2004 - 01 September 2004

Valencia KJ; Chen Z; Rahman K; Rahman SS, 2003, 'An Integrated Model for the Design and Evaluation of Multiwell Hydraulic Fracture Treatments for Gas-Condensate Reservoirs', in SPE (ed.), 2003 SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference, SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia, pp. 1 - 9, presented at SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia, 20 October 2003 - 21 October 2003

Teimoori Sangani A; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2003, 'Calculation of Permeability Tensor Using Boundary Element Method Provides a Unique Tool to Simulate Naturally Fractured Reservoirs', in SPE (ed.), 2003 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2003, Denver, Colorado, pp. 1 - 8, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2003, Denver, Colorado, 05 October 2003 - 08 October 2003

Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2003, 'Object-Based Global Optimization in Modelling Discrete-Fracture Network Map: A Case Study (SPE84456)', in SPE (ed.), 2003 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado, pp. 3561 - 3572, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2003, Denver, Colorado, 05 October 2003 - 08 October 2003

Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2003, 'Characterizing and Modelling of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs with the Use of Object based Global Optimization', in SPE (ed.), 2003 Canadian International Petroleum Conference, Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2003, Calgary, Albert, Canada, pp. 1 - 13, presented at Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2003, Calgary, Albert, Canada, 10 June 2003 - 12 June 2003

Helstrup OA; Rahman K; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2003, 'Poroelastic Effects on Borehole Ballooning in Naturally Fractured Formations', in SPE (ed.), 2003 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference 2003, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 1 - 7, presented at SPE/IADC Drilling Conference 2003, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19 February 2003 - 21 February 2003

Rahman SS; Hodge MO; Chen Z; Tamhane D, 2003, 'Geomechanical Modelling and its Implications on Well Design and Hydraulic Fracture Treatment with Reference to Gas and Coal Bed Reservoirs', in ONGC (ed.), 2003 5th International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition, 5th International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2003, New Delhi, India, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 5th International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2003, New Delhi, India, 09 January 2003 - 21 January 2003

Rahman K; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2001, 'Use of Appropriate Drilling Fluids is a Key to Avoiding Time-dependent Wellbore Collapse in Shales', in CADO/CAODC (ed.), CADE/CAODC Drilling Conference, CADE/CAODC Drilling Conference, Calgary, Albert, Canada, pp. 1 - 10, presented at CADE/CAODC Drilling Conference, Calgary, Albert, Canada, 23 October 2001 - 24 October 2001

Rahman K; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2000, 'Pore pressure change due to mud penetration and its time-dependent effects on wellbore stability in shales', in USA, International conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, presented at International conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 14 February 2000 - 17 February 2000

Chen ZX; Chen M, 1997, 'Analysis of hydraulic fracture behavior with a three dimensional microcomputer simulator', in SPE - Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference, pp. 351 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/38059-ms

Chen M; Chen Z; Huang R, 1995, 'Hydration stress on wellbore stability', in 35th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, USRMS 1995, pp. 885 - 888


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