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J Pet Technol 73 (02): 70–71.
Paper Number: SPE-0221-0070-JPT
Published: 01 February 2021
...Chris Carpenter This article, written by JPT Technology Editor Chris Carpenter, contains highlights of paper SPE 201424, “Machine-Learning Method To Determine Salt Structures From Gravity Data,” by Jie Chen, Cara Schiek-Stewart, and Ligang Lu, Shell, et al., prepared for the 2020 SPE Annual...
J Pet Technol 72 (02): 56–57.
Paper Number: SPE-0220-0056-JPT
Published: 01 February 2020
...Chris Carpenter This article, written by JPT Technology Editor Chris Carpenter, contains highlights of paper OTC 29749, “Determining Produced-Fluid Properties for Accurate Production Profiling During a Drillstem Test Using Thermal-Imaging Technology,” by David Lavery and David Fyfe, Metrol, and Abu...
J Pet Technol 71 (06): 59–60.
Paper Number: SPE-0619-0059-JPT
Published: 01 June 2019
... additional acid in these cases only results in near-well acid or mineral reactions, which do not extend fracture penetration and may increase wellbore-integrity risks. Unfortunately, without a good estimation of effective fracture pressures, determination of when the fracture-treatment pressure dips from...
J Pet Technol 70 (12): 52–53.
Paper Number: SPE-1218-0052-JPT
Published: 01 December 2018
... exploration well study area EMV determination Carpathian Reservoir Characterization drilling schedule exploration drilling wellpad 2017. Society of Petroleum Engineers 1 12 2018 1 12 2018 1 12 2018 1 12 2018 52 JPT DECEMBER 2018 The conventional approach to project...
J Pet Technol 70 (03): 92–94.
Paper Number: SPE-0318-0092-JPT
Published: 01 March 2018
... features associated with subsurface discontinuities such as faults, channel edges, and fracture swarms and to determine their orientation by properly accounting for edge-diffraction phenomena. The work flow is applied to characterize an unconventional tight-gas-sand reservoir in the Cooper Basin in Western...
J Pet Technol 69 (07): 83–84.
Paper Number: SPE-0717-0083-JPT
Published: 01 July 2017
... objectives of the demonstration project are estimation of sequestered CO 2 , determination of incremental oil recovery, and evaluating the risks and uncertainties involved, including migration of CO 2 within the reservoir and operational concerns. It is estimated that approximately 40% of the injected CO 2...
J Pet Technol 69 (01): 19–21.
Paper Number: SPE-0117-0019-JPT
Published: 01 January 2017
...Bob Long Technology Update There are many oilfield applications to treat oil emulsions and water (reverse) emulsions. Root cause determination with full solutions to emulsion issues can be more efficient and cost-effective than bandage-type downstream applications such as acid treatments...
J Pet Technol 68 (12): 52–53.
Paper Number: SPE-1216-0052-JPT
Published: 01 December 2016
...Chris Carpenter This article, written by JPT Technology Editor Chris Carpenter, contains highlights of paper SPE 179921, “Determination of H2S Partial Pressures and Fugacities in Flowing Streams for a More-Accurate Assessment of Integrity Threat in Sour Systems,” by Christopher Harper, Kanan...
J Pet Technol 68 (12): 49–50.
Paper Number: SPE-1216-0049-JPT
Published: 01 December 2016
... not only to the evaluation of individual wells to determine their ultimate recovery but also to the statistical models built to judge the economic value of drilled wells. In the analysis of small sample sizes (and assuming independent and identically distributed samples), the variance is always...
J Pet Technol 68 (08): 70–71.
Paper Number: SPE-0816-0070-JPT
Published: 01 August 2016
... The deepwater industry uses TQ as a tool to determine which safety barriers are needed, as well as what level of testing is required. TQs have traditionally focused on technical systems and capabilities at the component level. Much less attention has been given to systematic factors, however. Knowledge...
J Pet Technol 67 (08): 87–89.
Paper Number: SPE-0815-0087-JPT
Published: 01 August 2015
... of laboratory limestone formations and with data generated through Monte Carlo simulation. Results from a number of measurements obtained were compared with values determined from formation-tester samples, demonstrating that a solution for accurate formation-water-salinity (FSAL) determination has been...
J Pet Technol 66 (02): 108–110.
Paper Number: SPE-0214-0108-JPT
Published: 01 February 2014
... techniques have been introduced to the industry over the last few years for the determination of closure pressure. From a theoretical viewpoint, unification of the fields of traditional PTA and minifracture interpretation has been achieved. Introduction Despite low natural-gas prices, the Montney- play...
J Pet Technol 65 (02): 96–99.
Paper Number: SPE-0213-0096-JPT
Published: 01 February 2013
... regime better. The primary objective was a direct determination of the fluid-column contacts, or an accurate inference of the contacts through a well- defined pressure-gradient profile. TVD Assurance Through Synergy Redundant data from two separate but comparable inclination sensors in the same...
J Pet Technol 61 (11): 73–74.
Paper Number: SPE-1109-0073-JPT
Published: 01 November 2009
... to determine a gas well's flowing conditions to determine if it is experiencing liquid-loading problems. Situations exist in which the use of the wellhead as the analysis point can lead to erroneous conclusions and for which the use of downhole conditions provides a better analysis. The assumptions used...
J Pet Technol 61 (06): 69–70.
Paper Number: SPE-0609-0069-JPT
Published: 01 June 2009
... to screen, evaluate, pilot test, and apply EOR processes for particular applications. Pilot testing can play a key role in this process. Before field testing, pilot objectives must be defined clearly and well spacing, pattern configuration, and injectant volumes determined. Staged Process for EOR-Project...
J Pet Technol 60 (11): 94–96.
Paper Number: SPE-1108-0094-JPT
Published: 01 November 2008
... of determining gas-entry pressure was developed to help reduce uncertainties in gas-leakage predictions. Simulations were performed using this gas threshold entry pressure to investigate the gas leak-age amount through the caprock and along the wellbore for both natural-gas- and CO 2 -storage models...
J Pet Technol 60 (08): 51–54.
Paper Number: SPE-0808-0051-JPT
Published: 01 August 2008
... and Simulation Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28-31 October. The paper has not been peer reviewed. Drill cuttings can provide quick and useful information for reservoir characterization, especially when cores are not available. Several petrophysical properties can be determined from cuttings: porosity, permeability...
J Pet Technol 60 (02): 56–59.
Paper Number: SPE-0208-0056-JPT
Published: 01 February 2008
...Karen Bybee This article, written by Assistant Technology Editor Karen Bybee, contains highlights of paper SPE 109630, "Determination of Cuttings Lag in Horizontal and Deviated Wells," by Augusto Garcia-Hernandez, SPE, Stefan Z. Miska, SPE, Mengjiao Yu, SPE, and Nicholas E. Takach, SPE, U. of Tulsa...
J Pet Technol 59 (09): 73–75.
Paper Number: SPE-0907-0073-JPT
Published: 01 September 2007
... difficulty of testing gas wells with traditional test separators is determining accurate gas, condensate, and water flow-rate measurements. The short retention time in traditional test separators can lead to significant carryover of condensate into the gas line, resulting in underestimating the condensate...
J Pet Technol 58 (03): 61–63.
Paper Number: SPE-0306-0061-JPT
Published: 01 March 2006
.... An integrated production-logging tool was used to detect gas-entry points and determine the flow profile. Introduction Increased gas production can reduce oil-well performance significantly. Generally, a drop in reservoir pressure or gas break-through could cause an increase in GOR. Detecting gas-entry...
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