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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, August 17–19, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-149517-MS
...; and indifferent individuals, with low perceived risk and low efficacy beliefs (as cited in Real, 2008 ). Abstract The oil and gas exploration and production industry is a dynamic one, with consequential higher rates of fatalities than the overall U.S. average. The first intervention often used to reduce...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 11–13, 2006
Paper Number: SPE-104458-MS
...). The integrated risk grade of oil and gas exploration and development project can be obtained. In this method, the influence weight and the consequence of risk factors are comprehensively considered. It gives a significant reference for decision-makers of the oil and gas upstream industry. At present, this method...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, September 14–16, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-98069-MS
... exploration program requirements. This results in a more realistic approach to the exploration process and increases the probability of large-scale technical and financial success. Introduction Development of a new CBM leasehold area requires an initial assessment program to define ultimate field...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 17–19, 2001
Paper Number: SPE-72367-MS
... exploration programs during the past 20 years. Methane gas has been produced from wells drilled into abandoned coalmines in the past providing an energy resource for local uses, but less than 35 actual coalbed gas wells have been drilled in the basin through December 2000. The Illinois Basin encompasses...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 17–19, 2000
Paper Number: SPE-65622-MS
... of these fluids can be placed in lined pits on the well site, or they can be land-applied. Gas-storage wells differ from typical exploration and production wells because stored gas comes from several places, and it is not from the well or area in which it is stored. Therefore, many different materials could...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 8–10, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-29198-MS
... & Gas Industry for some time now. Most of us might admit that it has been more of a "buzzword" and less of an activity than we would like. While most of the operators in the Appalachian Basin want to apply the latest in technology to their exploration and production activities is has quite often been...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 31–November 2, 1990
Paper Number: SPE-21283-MS
... price, gas exploratory drilling, to a large extent, are closely related. It was noted, however, that oil and gas operators in West Virginia took less risk in exploratory drilling between 1981-1987. It would appear that more exploration activities must be undertaken to reverse the current downward trends...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 24–27, 1989
Paper Number: SPE-19322-MS
..., and was the nation's largest natural gas producer until the 1920's. P. 157 upstream oil & gas artificial intelligence asset and portfolio management positive effect discovery exploration liquified natural gas new natural gas reserve differentiation reserves evaluation lng drilling west...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 21–23, 1987
Paper Number: SPE-17027-MS
... producing states." V. Va. code 22-1-2 (1985 Repl. Vol.). P. 13^ engineering perspective application exploration new rule regulation energy act requirement inspection legislature west virginia secretary of state recovery natural resource legislator waste management mineral resource...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 12–14, 1986
Paper Number: SPE-15919-MS
... discovered and have produced oil and gas. All Paleozoic systems in Michigan, except the Cambrian, have produced oil and gas. The Mississippian rocks were the major target of explorations during the 1930's and 40's while Devonian rocks became the major producers during the 1950's. The Ordovician reservoirs...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 6–8, 1985
Paper Number: SPE-14496-MS
... Abstract The purpose of this article is to introduce, to the independent oil and gas operators, the concept of a microcomputer-based consultant system that employs interactive video. An interactive computer-video system is a powerful information tool. It has many applications in exploration...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 9–11, 1983
Paper Number: SPE-12301-MS
... Tillman, J.E., Target Exploration Inc. Abstract Fracture-enhanced reservoirs are widespread in the middle and upper Devonian sands and shales of the Appalachian Basin. These zones of fracture enhanced permeability and productivity can be delineated with surface and downhole geochemical...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 3–5, 1982
Paper Number: SPE-11261-MS
... Abstract During the sixties, natural gas fields in carbonate reservoirs of the Zechstein formation (Upper Permian), in particular, were developed in the North German basin at depths of 2 000 - 4 000 m (about 6 500' – 13 000'). Current exploration is focussed on Rotliegendes sandstones (Lower...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 3–5, 1982
Paper Number: SPE-11258-MS
... and application of supercomputers for the energy problem solution. The use of supercomputers is now required in both the exploration for and the exploitation of oil and gas world- wide. INTRODUCTION Geophysical exploration is a field of activity that is of particular importance currently because of its bearing...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 4–6, 1981
Paper Number: SPE-10373-MS
... Abstract This paper examines the future conventional and enhanced oil recovery potential of the Appalachian Basin. It concludes that the cost of finding and producing a new barrel of reserves through producing a new barrel of reserves through exploration is $36. Further, even at prices up...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 1–3, 1978
Paper Number: SPE-7630-MS
... Introduction The purpose of this paper is to review certain investment aspects of the offshore petroleum development that started with such a flurry early this year, after what seemed am interminable delay, in opening one of the world's remaining great prospective areas to exploration...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 1–3, 1978
Paper Number: SPE-7626-MS
... of the new independents are men who have come into oil and gas exploration from the business world, led by the increasing need for their services in finding financing. It is hoped that a broader understanding of the small independent's position, problems, and potential will be of problems, and potential...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 26–28, 1977
Paper Number: SPE-6620-MS
... Abstract Drilling activity has increased in the northern Appalachians in response to the energy shortage and rising well head oil and gas price. In addition to exploitation of remaining known marginal reserves, exploration for reserves in new areas and new zones characterizes the most recent...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, October 26–28, 1977
Paper Number: SPE-6622-MS
.... The prospectus is prepared to meet SEC registration requirements; however, are not usually registered. There are many areas in the Appalachian Basin which have great potential for exploration and development drilling. With reasonable incentives to increase drilling, the independent will find and develop...
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Paper presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, November 18–19, 1976
Paper Number: SPE-6364-MS
... in the Devonian Age Shale, thoroughly characterizing the shale, and evaluating and improving state-of-the-art gas exploration and extraction technology. Results will be continually evaluated to determine areas in which new or additional studies may be needed and the desirability of planning and conducting a more...

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