Advanced Modeling of Production-Induced Stress Change Impact on Wellbore Stability of Infill Well Drilling in Unconventional Reservoirs

Zheng, Wei (Schlumberger) | Xu, Lili (Schlumberger) | Pankaj, Piyush (Schlumberger) | Ajisafe, Foluke (Schlumberger) | Li, James (Schlumberger)


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