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Journal of Petroleum Technology 72 (01): 12–14.
Paper Number: SPE-0120-0012-JPT
Published: 01 January 2020
... more readily adopted, revenues are becoming constricted by a number of factors including: pipeline capacity, treatment facility capacity, water quality fluctuations that cause upsets in facility operations, and transportation distances/location to fracturing sites. 1 1 2020 1 1 2020 1 1...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 71 (12): 75–76.
Paper Number: SPE-1219-0075-JPT
Published: 01 December 2019
... recoverable resources have been adjusted correspondingly upward from the original 17% to an estimated final recovery factor of greater than 50%. An important factor in the success of a waterflood project is the quality of the injected water. In worst-case scenarios, poor water quality can cause plugging and...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 70 (02): 70–71.
Paper Number: SPE-0218-0070-JPT
Published: 01 February 2018
...Chris Carpenter This article, written by JPT Technology Editor Chris Carpenter, contains highlights of paper SPE 183743, “Maintaining Injectivity of Disposal Wells: From Water Quality to Formation Permeability,” by Ali A. Al-Taq, Mohammed N. Al-Dahlan, and Abdullah A. Alrustum, Saudi Aramco...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 69 (08): 18–19.
Paper Number: SPE-0817-0018-JPT
Published: 01 August 2017
... water-quality measurement devices. The alternative of using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to extract and deliver produced water samples to the surface for offline analysis has been estimated by the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) to cost as much as USD 250,000 per day. It...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 69 (02): 70–71.
Paper Number: SPE-0217-0070-JPT
Published: 01 February 2017
... tackle these issues and help in adequate design and optimization of waterfloods. Introduction Many waterfloods in the operating phase do not perform as expected. Often this is because of well-injectivity issues where the required water quality for the injected water is either not properly defined (i.e...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 66 (03): 42–52.
Paper Number: SPE-0314-0042-JPT
Published: 01 March 2014
... sheen,” said Sandy Rintoul, executive vice president of Wilks Enterprise, which was recently acquired by Spectro. “If there is a sheen on the water, watch out. The helicopters will see you pretty soon.” Wilks sells tabletop devices, used on platforms for periodic processed water quality checks that have...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 65 (12): 62–68.
Paper Number: SPE-1213-0062-JPT
Published: 01 December 2013
... response.” 1 12 2013 1 12 2013 1 12 2013 1 12 2013 2013. Copyright is held partially by SPE. Contact SPE for permission to use material from this document. HSSE standard produced water discharge oil company drainage water quality US government fresh water retention...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 65 (12): 129–131.
Paper Number: SPE-1213-0129-JPT
Published: 01 December 2013
... first objective of a PWRI-design study is to supply water-quality specifications, and the second is to supply injection-pressure specifications. The objective of this paper is to detail how water quality and injection pressure are deduced when uncertainties of input data are considered. Introduction...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 62 (01): 30–31.
Paper Number: SPE-0110-0030-JPT
Published: 01 January 2010
... 2010 1 1 2010 1 1 2010 2010. Copyright is held partially by SPE. Contact SPE for permission to use material from this document. waterflooding enhanced recovery completion operation produced water discharge Disposal produced water management and control water quality...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 43 (10): 1180–1188.
Paper Number: SPE-23471-PA
Published: 01 October 1991
... depletion. Injection/production wells and their rates, pressures, and fluid profiles. Water quality and treating. Maintenance and performance of facilities. Monthly comparison of actual and theoretical performance to monitor waterfloodbehavior and effectiveness. Reservoir management information system...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 43 (06): 662–721.
Paper Number: SPE-21768-PA
Published: 01 June 1991
... processes pertain to air quality, water quality, hazardous wastes, and environmental quality. This paper also identifies the source and type of pollutant likely to be generated in a pollutant likely to be generated in a typical thermal EOR facility. Introduction In recent years, thermal EOR operators have...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 40 (09): 1123–1126.
Paper Number: SPE-18459-PA
Published: 01 September 1988
... the area, these articles provide key references to more definitive work and presentspecific details only to illustrate the technology. Purpose: to informthe general readership of recent advances in various areas of petroleumengineering. Introduction The term "water quality" has many meanings, most of...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 37 (09): 1689–1698.
Paper Number: SPE-12387-PA
Published: 01 September 1985
...C.K. Chang Summary Malaysia's first waterflood, a seawater injection system, was placed in service in the Tapis field in 1982. This paper outlines the design basis and describes the system. Then water quality during and after startup and the formulation of a water quality guide using Millipore...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 34 (07): 1449–1460.
Paper Number: SPE-10090-PA
Published: 01 July 1982
...), corrosivity in the system handling this water, and the tendency of the water to deposit scale. Hence the net water quality is dependent on all these properties simultaneously and is primarily connected with its capability to plug the formation rocks. Jones discussed rock plugging by solids. Generally, the...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 33 (06): 1141–1152.
Paper Number: SPE-8069-PA
Published: 01 June 1981
...Robert W. Mitchell; Edward M. Finch Summary This paper discusses current water quality assessment methods and some of the parameters that can affect the suitability of North Sea water as an injection fluid. Also included are general comments on the North Sea and its biomass. Examples are drawn from...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 32 (10): 1709–1710.
Paper Number: SPE-7763-PA
Published: 01 October 1980
...).Operationally, principal problem areas occurred in fiberglass-reinforced piping (FRP) support and restraint and in sulfur dioxide (SO2) plant operation and metallurgy. These problems were resolved early in the plant operation. Water Quality The water quality standards for the seawater treatment plant were...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 30 (06): 877–884.
Paper Number: SPE-6677-PA
Published: 01 June 1978
... to determine the average water quality of North Sea water. Fig. 1 shows typical results of the suspended solids (retained on a 0.8 mu Millipore filter) as a function of sampling depth. Generally, the suspended content is at a minimum near 150 to 200 ft. Although not shown in Fig. 1, the suspended...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 29 (01): 17–24.
Paper Number: SPE-5865-PA
Published: 01 January 1977
... are (1) damaged and plugged injection wells requiring workover or stimulation, and (2) further expense to modify the treating facilities or even install additional equipment. This paper describes a practical method for determining the specific water-quality standards required for a waterflood...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 20 (07): 683–687.
Paper Number: SPE-1985-PA
Published: 01 July 1968
...J.T. Farley; D.G. Redline One of the most important factors affecting success of waterflood performance is maintenance of water quality. Determining minimum water quality is difficult because water quality requirements are as varied as the formations to be flooded. Previously, attempts have been...
Journal of Petroleum Technology 11 (06): 22–25.
Paper Number: SPE-1199-G
Published: 01 June 1959
... 1959. Original copyright American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc. Copyright has expired. enhanced recovery Artificial Intelligence water management calcium carbonate water quality Upstream Oil & Gas waterflooding solubility interpretation bacterial...
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