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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 13–17, 1999
Paper Number: PETSOC-99-58
... recovery drilling system surfactant solution fracture gas jet hydratherm spallation hydrojet wellbore upstream oil & gas hydrocarbon sagd enhanced recovery oil sand reservoir crude oil reservoir characterization drilling fluid flow rate steam-assisted gravity drainage heavy oil...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 7–10, 1997
Paper Number: PETSOC-97-14
... based on or required by the activities of microorganisms" (1). Aerobic and anaerobic metabolic pathways biotransform and destruct various classes of hydrocarbons. There are many applications of biotechnology in the fossil fuel industry from enhanced oil recovery to environmental remediation. Benefits...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 7–10, 1997
Paper Number: PETSOC-97-75
... of the world. As a reservoir driven technology, one is attempting to recover more hydrocarbons by correctly applying modern drilling techniques. In this regard the underbalanced drilling has moved into phase 2 of the evolution process where instrumentation and control both downhole and at surface have become...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 7–10, 1997
Paper Number: PETSOC-97-47
... exploration companies strive to obtain good prospect properties, explore for hydrocarbons, find those hydrocarbons and profitably produce the hydrocarbons in an environmentally and operationally safe manner. Oilfield service companies provide products and services that help the oil and gas exploration...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 7–10, 1997
Paper Number: PETSOC-97-38
... of a storage tank it would support the growth of that portion of the "dormant"microbial population which could use gasoline hydrocarbons as a source of cell carbon and energy. This potential for gasoline degradation however can only be fully expressed if conditions are suitable for growth. Therefore...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 7–10, 1997
Paper Number: PETSOC-97-39
.... The four conditions were: intrinsic bioremediation, where the soil received only water; biostimulation with one application of slow release fertilizer; bioaugmentation with one application of both fertilizer and a psychrotrophic (cold-adapted), hydrocarbon-degrading bacterial culture...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 7–10, 1997
Paper Number: PETSOC-97-72
... Abstract Remediation of contaminated soil, particularly flare pits, in oilfield sites has become a focus of increasingly stringent environmental legislation. These earthen pits consist of soil mixed with hydrocarbons, water, salts, and metals. Current remediation techniques such as biological...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 9–11, 1996
Paper Number: PETSOC-96-88
.... The field logistics and the field test results are presented in this paper. Introduction Most hydrocarbon-bearing (oil and gas) sandstone reservoirs contain clay materials, which have the tendency to swell in contact with water-based foreign fluids or to migrate due to fluid velocity in the pore spaces...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 9–11, 1996
Paper Number: PETSOC-96-77
... determine the source of well production, hydrocarbon or water, to allow remedial workovers. Although well testing is common in nearly all reservoirs, the testing of sour gas wells and horizontal wells is still a significant challenge for operators and service companies alike. The testing ofsour wells has...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 9–11, 1996
Paper Number: PETSOC-96-21
... Abstract A systematic methodology which combines inflow performance analysis, production forecasting, and economic considerations is presented for optimum recovery of hydrocarbons from naturally fractured reservoirs using horizontal well technology. An analytical method for predicting...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 11–14, 1994
Paper Number: PETSOC-94-50
... pressure) are pure CO 2 and blended CO 2 containing up to about 12 mol% CH 4 or 5 mol% N 2 . The wellhead gas from Steelman gas plant requires further enrichment (with CO 2 or hydrocarbon gases) to become a suitable EOR agent for southeast Saskatchewan reservoirs. Introduction The majority of light...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 11–14, 1994
Paper Number: PETSOC-94-52
... Abstract The main aim of well log interpretation is to determine the reservoir geological and petrophysical properties downhole as well as properties fluids and their distributions in a reservoir, and identification of hydrocarbon from well logs is the most important job. Neural networks...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 11–14, 1994
Paper Number: PETSOC-94-53
... Abstract The main aim of well log interpretation is to determine the reservoirgeological and petrophysical properties downhole as well as properties fluidsand their distributions in a reservoir, and identification of hydrocarbon fromwell logs is the most important job. Neural networks...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, April 20–23, 1991
Paper Number: PETSOC-91-114
.... This is best illustrated by Figure 1 which shows the distribution of hydrogen/carbon (H/C) ratios for various hydrocarbons. The important numbers for us are oil sands bitumen and heavy oils at 1.5, conventional light crudes and synthetic crude at 1.6 to 1.7 and transportation fuels at 1.9 to 2.0. Somewhere...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 9–12, 1990
Paper Number: PETSOC-90-37
... Abstract A unified treatment of materials balance computations to estimate hydrocarbons in place is presented. This method generalizes the normal procedures for gas reservoirs to all fluids of interest to the petroleum industry. We show that a plot of average pressure divided by a two-phase...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 9–12, 1990
Paper Number: PETSOC-90-56
... problems. Product Description It is a well known and documented fact that bacteria will metabolize hydrocarbons. However, the metabolic pathways of hydrocarbon degradation are not completely understood. It is known that alkenes can be oxidized resulting in the generation of several intermediate and end...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 9–12, 1990
Paper Number: PETSOC-90-58
... solvents to remove hydrocarbon based formation damage. Treatment with this chemical has been effective in removal of multi-continent hydrocarbon and hydrocarbon/water causeddamage. The removal of this damage in producing wells provides increased production at rates and lifetimes exceeding those obtained...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, January 1, 1989
Paper Number: PETSOC-89-40-97
..., the Unproved Reserves and the Undiscovered Potential Recovery, and the Ultimate Potential Recovery is the sum of the Cumulative Production and the Future Potential Recovery. Introduction The classification of hydrocarbons and the nomenclature of oil and gas reserves have featured in several World Petroleum...
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Paper presented at the Annual Technical Meeting, June 11–15, 1988
Paper Number: PETSOC-88-39-121
.... CaCl 2 . NaHCO 3 , and Na 2 SO 4 are employed, on the interfacial tension of pure hydrocarbon-water systems. Toluene, hexane and cyclohexane are the hydrocarbons studied over a range of temperatures. It has been found that the interfacial tension decreases with increasing temperature and increases...

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