Instructor: Dr. Bob Barree

  • TBA - Lakewood, CO

Description: This course is an advanced seminar that focuses on completions of horizontal wells. The main focus is to provide methods to determine stimulated reservoir volume, optimum transverse fracture spacing, economic lateral length, and well spacing. The impact of various economic drivers, such as EUR, NPV, and ROR, or optimum design will also be discussed. The course covers three days and will include practical examples and exercises.

Topics include:

  • Overview of Unconventional Reservoir Stimulation
  • Mechanical Properties of Unconventional Reservoirs
  • Unconventional Fracture Geometry Modeling
  • Application of Diagnostics in Unconventional Reservoirs
  • Horizontal Well Stimulation Design
  • Fracture Spacing
  • Economic Optimization of Unconventional Reservoir Stimulation
  • Reserves Forecasting

Registration: To register, please complete and return the registration from. The total cost of the course is $2,000.00, with a $300.00 deposit due upfront. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis due to limited seating capacity.

Time & Location information: The course runs from 8 AM to 4:30 PM each day at our office in Lakewood, Colorado.

We provide a catered breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack. Please notify us if you have special dietary requirements. We will do our best to accommodate your needs. A menu of the selected foods is available upon request.

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If a cancellation is required greater than 14 days before the course start date, Barree & Associates, LLC, refund will the cost of tuition paid in excess of $300 USD in the same method that it was paid. The $300 USD tuition deposit is non-refundable and non-negotiable.

All cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 14 days before the course start date. All cancellation requests will be confirmed with an e-mail reply. If the registrant does not attend the course without providing prior written (e-mail) notice (no-show), all fees will be forfeited. Attendee substitutions are accepted without penalty. Notice of a substitution must be received in writing 24 hours prior to the course start time. All substitutions must be made in writing and emailed.

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