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J Pet Technol 74 (06): 67–69.
Paper Number: SPE-0622-0067-JPT
Published: 01 June 2022
... and ferrous chloride combine with even small amounts of asphaltenes in the crude to form tenacious rigid film emulsions and solvent-insoluble sludge. Five commercially available retarded or buffered HF systems were tested. The published work on these potential single-step chemistries showed the ability...
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J Pet Technol 72 (06): 30–34.
Paper Number: SPE-0620-0030-JPT
Published: 01 June 2020
... by SPE. Contact SPE for permission to use material from this document. 1 6 2020 1 6 2020 1 6 2020 1 6 2020 energy conservation banking & finance oil sand bitumen complex reservoir gulf coast crude upstream oil & gas hard time pipeline capacity expansion...
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J Pet Technol 71 (10): 12.
Paper Number: SPE-1019-0012-JPT
Published: 01 October 2019
...John Donnelly Editor's column The US shale sector continues to disrupt global oil markets. Soaring US crude production and the resulting exports to Asia and Europe, are transforming worldwide trade flows and changing how consumer countries price crude. The US has overtaken Saudi Arabia...
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J Pet Technol 70 (09): 112–113.
Paper Number: SPE-0918-0112-JPT
Published: 01 September 2018
... Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Bali, Indonesia, 17–19 October. The paper has not been peer reviewed. Banyu Urip crude contains 26% wax, which can lead to flow-assurance challenges in a crude pipeline exposed to lower temperatures. Injection of pour-point-depressant (PPD) chemicals has been...
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J Pet Technol 70 (08): 28–34.
Paper Number: SPE-0818-0028-JPT
Published: 01 August 2018
...Matt Zborowski The next year could spell trouble for operators producing oil in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. The Permian Basin currently has more crude than it can handle, and production there continues to grow at a steady rate month-over-month after surpassing 3 million B/D earlier...
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J Pet Technol 70 (02): 55–56.
Paper Number: SPE-0218-0055-JPT
Published: 01 February 2018
... 1 2 2018 1 2 2018 1 2 2018 2017. Offshore Technology Conference floating production system Upstream Oil & Gas fabrication manifold FPSO Turritella FPSO subsea system BTM buoy riser water depth turret crude tanker alignment btm system buoy Technology...
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J Pet Technol 69 (09): 91.
Paper Number: SPE-0917-0091-JPT
Published: 01 September 2017
... that can definitively characterize a crude oil for asphaltene risk and control that is scalable to the field. The answer to why this is lies in the sheer complexity of the asphaltene molecule itself and, just as important, the variances in asphaltene type and content from crude to crude. As production...
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J Pet Technol 69 (04): 36–42.
Paper Number: SPE-0417-0036-JPT
Published: 01 April 2017
...Stephen Rassenfoss Shell and Marathon have agreed to sell most of their oil sands operations. Exxon Mobil recently removed 3.5 billion bbl of the ultraheavy crude from its proved reserves because it no longer plans to develop them any time soon, following a similar move by ConocoPhillips...
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J Pet Technol 68 (07): 10–11.
Paper Number: SPE-0716-0010-JPT
Published: 01 July 2016
...Nathan Meehan President's column Last December I had the pleasure of returning to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and touring the giant Manifa oil field. Manifa produces a heavy, sour crude oil from six, long (up to 40 km), stacked reservoirs in shallow water (Arukhe 2014). The shallow waters have...
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J Pet Technol 68 (02): 87–88.
Paper Number: SPE-0216-0087-JPT
Published: 01 February 2016
... that there was no incompatibility issue between microemulsion-treatment formulation and the formation crude and formation water. Nonetheless, it was considered important to veri- fy this observation because emulsion was observed during the post-treatment well cleanup. Treatment-Fluid Options for Re- covered Field Samples and Fluid...
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J Pet Technol 68 (02): 14.
Paper Number: SPE-0216-0014-JPT
Published: 01 February 2016
...John Donnelly Editor's column US companies began selling crude oil on the international market last month shortly after the US Congress ended the country’s 40-year-old ban on oil exports. The action is another byproduct of the US shale revolution and will do little to settle the current fight over...
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J Pet Technol 67 (09): 151–152.
Paper Number: SPE-0915-0151-JPT
Published: 01 September 2015
... of organic, inorganic, or mixed scale deposits. Such operations extended the average ESP run life from 40 to 140 days and eliminated the need for workover (WO) rigs. A heavy-crude viscosity reducer (HCVR) is recommended as part of these treatments, to improve the cleanup process. Introduction Recent work...
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J Pet Technol 67 (03): 133–135.
Paper Number: SPE-0315-0133-JPT
Published: 01 March 2015
... with developing viscous crude in an offshore environment. The program demonstrates how sustainable commercial flow rates can be achieved through the selection of a suitable completion design—including a downhole electrical submersible pump (ESP) and a downhole diluent-injection strategy—and through keeping within...
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J Pet Technol 66 (08): 54–55.
Paper Number: SPE-0814-0054-JPT
Published: 01 August 2014
... of the year, the Manifa field will have the capacity to produce 900,000 BOPD of Arabian heavy crude, 90 MMscf/D of gas, and 65,000 B/D of condensate. The project consists of 42 km of causeways, 3 km of bridges, 27 drilling islands, 13 offshore platforms, 15 onshore drilling islands, water supply wells...
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J Pet Technol 65 (10): 54–61.
Paper Number: SPE-1013-0054-JPT
Published: 01 October 2013
... a seemingly simple machine that can have a complicated relationship with a reservoir. What started as a better option for pumping cold, heavy, sandy crude in Canada has been adapted for high-volume production of heavy crude in Venezuela, for lifting medium-weight oil mixed with things that other pumps cannot...
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J Pet Technol 65 (08): 58–67.
Paper Number: SPE-0813-0058-JPT
Published: 01 August 2013
...Stephen Rassenfoss Alberta Heavy Oil Nearly 2 million bbl of ultraheavy crude are produced each day from Canadian oil sands, but the notion of also producing bitumen from reservoirs made of carbonate rock can spark skeptical remarks. They are likely to say something like: “Carbonates are very...
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J Pet Technol 65 (06): 104.
Paper Number: SPE-0613-0104-JPT
Published: 01 June 2013
...Casey McDonough Technology Focus When the first pipelines moved crude from wellhead to market in the early 1870s, it was difficult to balance the product in the line to the storage tanks at each end. If the receiving station was not ready for the crude, the sending station risked pumping too much...
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J Pet Technol 65 (04): 104–105.
Paper Number: SPE-0413-0104-JPT
Published: 01 April 2013
... and Exhibition, Abu Dhabi, 23-25 January. The paper has not been peer reviewed. Kuwait Oil Company started free gas production from its Jurassic sour-gas field in May 2008 with the commissioning of Early Production Facility (EPF) 50. The field produces sour gas and light crude from a deep high-pressure/high...
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J Pet Technol 64 (09): 34–45.
Paper Number: SPE-0912-0034-JPT
Published: 01 September 2012
...Stephen Rassenfoss Heavy oil technology Two projects in Canada are out to show that oil sands production need not remain in the steam age. Both are powered by electricity, though they use it quite differently. The motivations are the billions of barrels of crude in formations where current methods...
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J Pet Technol 64 (06): 58–64.
Paper Number: SPE-0612-0058-JPT
Published: 01 June 2012
..., it will allow heavy-oil producers to use significantly less steam per barrel to coax out thick crude. Lowering the steam/oil ratio (SOR)—which represents the barrels of water used to produce an added barrel of oil—could offer a profitable path to reduced emissions. “If you can improve the thermal efficiency...

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