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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–23, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-206175-MS
... this requirement for change are the existing investments and cash flows resulting from the core ‘conventional’ business opportunities, that while potentially carbon heavy generate the cashflows needed to sustain and grow the business. Our work with several major energy firms has shown that assumptions...
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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–23, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-206349-MS
... petroleum fiscal system specifies a cost recovery option and profit oil split unlike the concessionary petroleum fiscal system that allows the contractor to recoup his capital before payment of tax. This tends to increase the risk associated with the host government revenue as investment in the production...
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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–23, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-206380-MS
... due to the significant investment and high uncertainties of technology, market, and policy. Therefore, identifying potential bottlenecks, and developing effective investment strategies are of great necessity at present. In this work, a real option approach combined with reservoir simulation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 26–29, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-201300-MS
... Abstract Along with the maturation of main oil exploration and production (E&P) areas in the world, the industry has started to seek for new investment opportunities that have been considered unattractive so far. Among such opportunities might be small oil fields, whose low resource base...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 30–October 2, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195883-MS
... from the investment? The investment in 3D seismic for conventional and unconventionalreservoirs must be carefully weighed against the economic benefits. We propose a simple method to evaluate the investment in seismic using simple decision analysis coupled with expressing the cost in ways...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 24–26, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-191578-MS
... solve the yielded equations using finite differences methods. For illustration purposes, the proposed approach is applied to a hypothetical field with an exponential decay production curve. We compare the impact of government incentives for both the prospect value and the optimal investment rule...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 24–26, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-191766-MS
... to invest more efforts in exploring unconventional oil reserves and other alternative energy resources such as solar and wind energy. It was next to impossible for one to predict that the consequences of OPEC ‘Cartel’ for years and its subsequent influential control on the global oil price would backfire...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 9–11, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-189290-STU
... regulatory mechanisms, but on the another, these regulations make an investement process very long and complicated. Closing next mines and more and more strict EU climatic policy can be an opportunity for AMM investments, while still there are threats such as difficulty in estimation of reserves. However...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 9–11, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187195-MS
... the company objectives. Many companies seek only maximization of the recovery factor, neglecting costs and investments necessary to reach this goal. This may lead to a poor economic performance. Moreover, decisions that require extra investments (for instance, the use of some enhanced recovery technique...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 9–11, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187031-MS
...: royalty relief as a percentage of proved reserves and the effectiveness of holding a lease block by production. In the first aspect, the target is to maximize both the resource recovery of the field and the capital investment. The second one grants an operational flexibility for field abandonment...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 9–11, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187062-MS
... oil and gas companies in the Niger-Delta and the attendant impact on the value to investment ratio. It then proffers practical and cost effective solutions that will mitigate against the erosive impact of these challenges. The key issues limiting the effectiveness of project delivery in all the cases...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-181521-MS
... of Iraq (GoI) and the field operator contractor consortiums in Iraq. Some of the main challenges that the Iraq Oil & Gas industry faces today are lower commodity prices impacting the availability of investment capital, weak fiscal incentives for gas production, inadequate integrated gas...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-181712-MS
... Abstract An energy producer must determine optimal energy investment strategies in order to maximize the value of its energy portfolio. Determining optimal energy investment strategies is challenging. One of the main challenges is the large uncertainty in many of the parameters involved...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-182145-MS
... to develop mature fields when oil price was under 30 USD/bbl. Through conversion, the investment of using this EOR method to develop mature fields for 1 million tons of productivity was 488.7 million USD, while the investment of developing conventional new area and untouched tight shale oil reservoir...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184496-STU
... of Return (IRR), Profitability Index (PI), and Take statistics are incorporated to evaluate investment performance. Sensitivity simulation approach is also incorporated to investigate its impact on decision variables. The overall aim is mitigating associated economic and technical risks in the highly risky...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 28–30, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-174925-MS
... Characterization lead time discovery size flexibility investment value creation strategic insight discovery basin average discovery size Exploration Result annual value creation conventional exploration Explorer Portfolio Approach complexity unconventional exploration society of petroleum...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 28–30, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-174961-MS
... the global oil and gas industry in ways that have included disruption of investment in the infrastructure, slowdown of advancements in technology development, and backwardness on attracting and training creative solution providers. OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) has been partly blamed...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 28–30, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-178752-STU
... economic scenarios. The results were compared using technical and economic evaluation indicators. Considering the development and production strategy based on the company objective-function net present value (NPV), results showed that the fiscal system influences the strategy and level of investments...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 27–29, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-170681-MS
... of the asset and is no longer hostage to local mean values and, more importantly, large standard deviations. Consequently, UR capital commitments differ from those of conventional opportunities. URs have much longer economic lives and require nearly continuous capital investment. URs provide management...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 30–October 2, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-166113-MS
... associated with engineering and building the lined impoundments, pipelines and security fencing. More recently, an operator 9 invested $36 million in North Texas for facilities including a pipeline and pit system to recycle water for a completions program associated with 2-3 rigs they operate...

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