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J Can Pet Technol 54 (02): 081–084.
Paper Number: SPE-0315-081-JCPT
Published: 23 March 2015
...Leah Guindon The work introduces an analytical model to predict startup duration for steam circulation by electromagnetically heating with either induction (medium) or radio-frquency (RF) ranges. The results obtained reveal that induction slightly decreases startup time (ranging from 3 to several...
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J Can Pet Technol 53 (05): 304–314.
Paper Number: SPE-165415-PA
Published: 22 September 2014
...Guoqing Han; He Zhang; Kegang Ling; Di Wu; Zuguo Zhang Summary This paper presents innovative iteration algorithms for multi-interface heat transfer in pipe flow. To the best of our knowledge,this is the first approach derived from the drift-flux model (DFM), which is more competent than...
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J Can Pet Technol 53 (04): 224–232.
Paper Number: SPE-171562-PA
Published: 31 July 2014
... porosity distributions, that characterize carbonate rock. The TAGD process heats the reservoir by means of a pattern of horizontal heater wells to allow bitumen to flow by gravity into a producer placed at the base of the reservoir. High thermal efficiency is achieved by heating the reservoir to 120–160°C...
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J Can Pet Technol 50 (01): 20–32.
Paper Number: SPE-143655-PA
Published: 01 January 2011
... parameters appear to affect uniformity of reservoir heating, occurrence of steam breakthrough and time required to establish communication between the well pair. The simulation results indicate that, for the given tubing and liner sizes and reservoir properties, relatively lower circulation rates at high...
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J Can Pet Technol 49 (11): 30–42.
Paper Number: SPE-139772-PA
Published: 01 November 2010
...Mauro P. Cimolai; S.C. Solanki; Neil Edmunds Summary A new strategy for heavy oil recovery is identified for layered reservoirs, where hydraulic restrictions or barriers to vertical flow separate adjacent oil-saturated strata. Passive heat conduction from a thermal operation in one layer is used...
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J Can Pet Technol 46 (01).
Paper Number: PETSOC-07-01-03
Published: 01 January 2007
...B.C.W. McGee; F.E. Vermeulen Electrical heating of the Alberta oil sands for the recovery of bitumen has been studied since the early 1970's (1–5) . The technology has evolved as an additional technology to SAGD and surface mining. This paper describes the heat and mass transfer mechanisms...
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J Can Pet Technol 43 (09).
Paper Number: PETSOC-04-09-05
Published: 01 September 2004
...K. Karmaker; B.B. Maini; A.A. Jeje Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes sometimes involve wellbore heating by means of electromagnetic radiation, electrical heating, or steam injection. When a wellbore is heated in tar sands and bituminous reservoirs, many thermo-physical properties of the bitumen...
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J Can Pet Technol 40 (09).
Paper Number: PETSOC-01-09-02
Published: 01 September 2001
... the impermeable layers when they exist within the channel sands. The extension of these impermeable layers is generally less than 10 m in diameter. Most of these impermeable layers became permeable after one to one and a half years of heating with steam. When steam reached shaly sands in the upper part...
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J Can Pet Technol 40 (05).
Paper Number: PETSOC-01-05-06
Published: 01 May 2001
... to pulsed heat fluxes at temperatures ranging from 200 °CDATA[C to 1,100 °CDATA[C, producing thermal expansion and strength reduction of the rock-forming minerals. The UHP jets then quench, cut and erode the rock momentarily after heating. The combined mechanisms enable ultra-fast rock penetration (20 - 50...
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J Can Pet Technol 39 (08).
Paper Number: PETSOC-00-08-DAS
Published: 01 August 2000
... to be an effective means of supplying the necessary heat. In this electro-thermal process electromagnetic energy is converted to heat in situ using a system of wellbore electrodes from which currents flow through the formation. By proper choice of electrode location and spacing, considerable control can be exerted...
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J Can Pet Technol 39 (08).
Paper Number: PETSOC-00-08-01
Published: 01 August 2000
... of Colorado shale near a cased wellbore due to heating. The temperature, pore pressure, and stress response in Colorado shale near a cased wellbore due to heating are analyzed using a coupled thermal-mechanical-hydraulic solution. The possibility of failure or fracturing of the shale due to heating...
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J Can Pet Technol 38 (03).
Paper Number: PETSOC-99-03-04
Published: 01 March 1999
... (15D-25-56-2W4 and 13C-30-56-1W4) and one horizontal well (16D-25-56-2W4) were connected electrically and heated. This paper presents an overview of electrically heating a horizontal well with vertical wells, the design of the electrical heating system, operational experience, test data...
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J Can Pet Technol 38 (03).
Paper Number: PETSOC-99-03-05
Published: 01 March 1999
... temperature corresponding to the operating pressure-typically 200 to 250 ° C. Large quantities of steam are required to heat the depleted reservoir, the reservoir surrounding the steam chamber and, particularly with thin reservoirs, the overburden. With high quality, thick reservoirs SORs of about 2.5 - 3...
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J Can Pet Technol 38 (03).
Paper Number: PETSOC-99-03-03
Published: 01 March 1999
...A.K.M. Jamaluddin; M. Hamelin; K. Harke; H. McCaskill; S.A. Mehta A novel matrix stimulation concept, formation heat treatment (FHT), which involves the application of intense heat for the treatment of water-blockage and clay-related formation damage in water-sensitive formations was developed...
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J Can Pet Technol 37 (07).
Paper Number: PETSOC-98-07-01
Published: 01 July 1998
... to clean contaminated soils. The development of an effective technology for in situ decontamination is a priority issue. Some in situ decontamination processes are similar to enhanced oil recovery schemes and use an integrated heating approach. One such method consists of heating by conduction...
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J Can Pet Technol 35 (03).
Paper Number: PETSOC-96-03-04
Published: 01 March 1996
...-dependent modulus model sandstone exponential law RDM model Completion Installation and Operations modulus model borehole Redistribution Drilling equation pdm model heating cohesion loss borehole wall geomaterial MODELLING OF DAMAGED ZONES AROUND BOREHOLES USING A RADIUS DEPENDENT YOUNGS...
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J Can Pet Technol 34 (04).
Paper Number: PETSOC-95-04-01
Published: 01 April 1995
... considerations and some of the related economics. The data discussed to this point has been restricted to reservoir heating. An additional review of a tubing heating electrical configuration test (ran on the Lashburn well) has been -included. The viscous nature of the crude oil being produced caused severe rod...
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J Can Pet Technol 32 (06): 49–55.
Paper Number: PETSOC-93-06-05
Published: 01 June 1993
.... This leads to consideration of design and operational requirements to ensure that conduction heating is maintained on the one hand, and gravity is not defeated (by adverse pressure gradients) on the other. In summary these are: the well pairs must be drilled so that the interwell spacing remains within...
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J Can Pet Technol 27 (06).
Paper Number: PETSOC-88-06-03
Published: 01 November 1988
...R.A. Wattenbarger; F.W. McDougal An oil well can be stimulated by applying AC current to the formation in a single well. This type of stimulation can be called electrical resistance heating (ERH). The viscosity reduction which results from a higher temperature around the wellbore increases the oil...
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J Can Pet Technol 27 (05).
Paper Number: PETSOC-88-05-10
Published: 01 September 1988
... increase, and displacements reduce to eventually becomeequal to those corresponding to the expansion of the solid grains alone. A theoretical analysis of volume change in saturated soil subjected totemperature variations, and pore pressure changes due to undrained heating hasbeen proposed by Campanella...

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