The article “Drainage area maximization in unconventional hydrocarbon fields with integer linear programming techniques” has been published online in Annals of Operations Research journal by Springer Nature: https://rdcu.be/cI38u.}
The article describes the mathematical approach and integer linear programming model of UFO Shale Optimization software. Shale operators in Vaca Muerta formation are using UFO to efficiently place well laterals to maximize oil and gas recovery in shale reservoirs.
Acreage optimization case study using UFO Software.
Further information at https://improntait.com/web/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/IMPRONTA_Shale_Optimization_GIS_paper_v5.0_EN.pdf.