1-20 of 20
Keywords: recovery
Close
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 10–12, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193703-MS
... Abstract Lower Fars heavy oil <16 °API is considered a type of conventional heavy oil, which will be considered as priority petroleum production system for future heavy oil recovery in Kuwait. These types of oils are abundant in great amounts in Ratga field North Kuwait, yet expensive...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 10–12, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193774-MS
... antennas in horizontal boreholes. Ultimately, the extra energy waste is avoided and the maximum heating efficiency is accomplished. Artificial Intelligence frequency heating efficiency complex reservoir Thickness oil sand Upstream Oil & Gas heating bitumen heating process recovery...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 10–12, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193801-MS
... Abstract This paper investigates the performance of a pilot linear Fresnel steam generator, for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR), under the climatic conditions of Kuwait. Simulation results are compared to previously published results from a similar pilot installation in Miraah of Oman which...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 10–12, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193768-MS
... & Gas Efficiency Kuwait oil industry application middle east power generation Oil Recovery consumption society of petroleum engineers california energy consumption construction solar energy renewable energy recovery Introduction Development and Current Status of Green/Renewable...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 6–8, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184101-MS
... approach to evaluate the reservoir complexity against recovery factors for 33 North Sea fields. Their scoring approach was based solely on geological complexity and scored nine parameters that are subject to a high degree of expert judgment. Wickens and Kelly (2010) developed correlation between recovery...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 6–8, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184117-MS
... by high energy consumption, large amounts of wastewater generation, and undesirable environmental damage. Recently, nanoparticles have become an attractive agent for enhancing oil recovery (EOR) in the laboratory scale. In addition, nanotechnology was chosen as an alternative method to unlock...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 6–8, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184096-MS
... a specific type of unconventional oil, which is available in tight carbonate reservoirs. Extreme heavy oil <5 °API exists in large quantities in Kuwaiti fields. This study presents a novel heavy oil classification especially for <5 °API crude oil types as well as their potential recoveries. All...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 6–8, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184098-MS
... receives feed water from the Booster Pump. The feed stream after the first array is split into permeate or product and reject. The reject of the 1st Stage Array is then fed to the 2nd Stage array. The 1st Pass RO unit is designed for 74% recovery & 2nd Pass RO unit designed for 90% recovery...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 6–8, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-184131-MS
... manage voidage replacement, especially in large reservoirs where reservoir surveillance is a challenge due to number of wells and patterns. The results can be scaled up to different size of reservoirs and patterns with similar recovery processes. This study scrutinizes the feasibility of a reversal...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 8–10, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-172853-MS
... study some of the observations made till date is summarized but we cannot consider the results providing firm and complete answers. They only indicate current level of understanding from the field data obtained till date. The magnitude of impact of some of the reservoir uncertainties on the recovery...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 8–10, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-172858-MS
... Upstream Oil & Gas drilling operation emulsion platform Drillstem Testing drillstem/well testing viscosity Directional Drilling crude appraisal programme Bentley Field reservoir completion EWT recovery shuttle tanker reservoir section lateral development well ESP xcite...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-149621-MS
.... Enhanced recovery techniques to exploit these reservoirs are quite varied, including the polymers injection; it is to add polymers into the water injection of high molecular weight before being injected into the reservoir, thereby improving mobility ratio water - oil. This study examines the feasibility...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-150384-MS
... and water viscosity causes injected water to finger through the reservoir, leaving large quantities of reserves behind. As a result, recovery of heavy oil is less than 20% or even 10% ( Meyer 2003 ). Polymer flood is the most widely used chemical EOR method to recover light oil. By adding polymers to water...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-150566-MS
... Abstract Polymer and alkali-polymer (AP) flooding are investigated in laboratory corefloods for potential application in a 2000 cP – 5000 cP heavy oil field. An augmentation of oil recovery is noted with the addition of very low concentrations of partially-hydrolyzed polyacrylamide (HPAM...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-150706-MS
... Abstract ExxonMobil and its Canadian affiliate Imperial Oil Resources are pursuing an integrated research program targeted at developing the next generation of heavy oil recovery processes which utilize hydrocarbon solvents as a mobilizing agent. The key benefits of solvent-based processes...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-150709-MS
... together as a system with the mission of improving recovery of hydrocarbons in an economical, safely and environmentally friendly manner. The probability that a heavy oil well will be constructed and will operate to achieve technical and economical objectives within the framework of an enhanced oil...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-150315-MS
... Abstract Steam injection is the most common technique in heavy oil/bitumen recovery. However, the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, its water requirements and excessive operational cost and problems entail finding alternative solutions. One approach is combining steam...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, December 12–14, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-150550-MS
... cases the steam injection is not a good alternative, especially, for tar sands. A better suited technology may be electromagnetic heating (EMH) assisted oil recovery. Different physical mechanisms underlie the heating according to the frequency of electromagnetic (EM) field. For instance, low-frequency...

Product(s) added to cart

Close Modal