FAQ

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Remote Node Lock Instructions
Remote Node Lock – If a “Remote Node Lock” is required: - The first time you execute StimPlan, you will be prompted like this   ...
Tue, 6 Sep, 2016 at 3:45 PM
An Unexpected Error which Bypassed Internal Error Trapping
This is a general error message by StimPlan. It can be caused by various reasons. From this message only, it is difficult for us to t...
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016 at 11:27 AM
Error: StimPlan has stopped working
This error usually occurs after a simulation runs for a long time, like several hours. StimPlan stops working at some point, but the simulator (the blac...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 10:06 AM
Error: Failed to startup 3d simulator - 2
This error occurs where: a) for some reason the simulator, HFRACR.EXE, has been left open in the background after completing a simulation, or b) for some re...
Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 at 11:28 AM
Can't Start StimPlan
If StimPlan can't start properly, it usually pops out an alert. The following figures show some examples of the alert. Sometimes, StimPlan i...
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 at 12:24 PM
Test Case
The attached STP file servers as a test case for general testing of StimPlan. It includes some data in StimPlan's four main modules: Logs, Pressure/R...
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016 at 5:25 PM
Batch Run
StimPlan includes a "batch" capability to allow multiple simulations to be run unattended. You can generate multiple geologic models...
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 at 3:22 PM
Local Stress Gradient Input
In "Logs", StimPlan averages the stress for each layer with zero local stress gradient. It is not able to calculate the local stress gr...
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016 at 1:25 PM
Net Pressure vs. Local Net Pressure in Contour Plot
The net pressure is generally defined as the frac pressure minus the closure pressure. StimPlan's contour plot has two "net pressure"...
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016 at 1:32 PM
Perforation Erosion Correlations When No Proppant
When the perforation erosion option in "Perforations" is checked in StimPlan, it applies a set of correlations to estimate the dischar...
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016 at 4:52 PM