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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198019-MS
... waterflooding. Also, the uniformity of fracture had a significant effect on plugging efficiency oil recovery factor from fractured reservoirs. upstream oil & gas pressure drop preformed particle gel reservoir enhanced recovery injection pressure ppg low salinity water low salinity...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198041-MS
... Abstract SAGD (steam assisted gravity drainage) has been proven as an effective technology to enhance heavy oil/bitumen recovery. The main shortcoming of this method is its inefficiency, a result of high water and energy consumption. As a solution to SAGD efficiency improvement, we propose the...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198038-MS
... Abstract In-situ combustion (ISC) is a promising thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) method for heavy oils. However, its field application is still limited due to difficulty in ignition, low combustion efficiency, unstable combustion front, etc. To improve the success rate of ISC process, we...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-197985-MS
..., displacement efficiency, and reservoir sweep. Other factors also play a role including vertical sweep due to flow behind the casing, well integrity issues, presence of conductive faults, or fractures. Proper surveillance performed to evaluate the injectant plume front, reservoir conformance, well connectivity...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198066-MS
... efficiency of surfactant flooding increases as the tight carbonate rock get more oil-wet. The strongly oil-wet core manifested highest oil recovery, whereas in the weakly oil-wet core the recovery efficiency as a result of surfactant flooding was least. waterflooding concentration tight carbonate...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198070-MS
... wells are spaced from one another, the higher the proppant intensity. The key premise of limited entry design assumes that all the clusters within a fracture stage are taking fluid and sand equally and thus, have equal fracture half lengths, this is not the case (concept known as cluster efficiency...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198071-MS
... responsibility efficiency inverter prize project sustainable development pv system kuwait application sustainability off-grid system module utilization society of petroleum engineers solar air conditioner solar panel solar water heater renewable energy electricity implementation operator...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198105-MS
... breaking-down of black powder particles to submicron levels in full flow. Moreover, the paper has studied the enhancement of nanoparticle technology by using the graphene nanoparticles to improve the separation efficiency of the magnetic separation system. The graphene nanoparticles have enhanced the...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198052-MS
... Abstract A workflow-based approach was implemented to improve the efficiency of well-test validation processes and to enhance the reliability of well models. This approach is based on automated validation and management-by-exception rules in order to highlight problematic tests and to execute...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198089-MS
... efficiency productivity threat secondary recovery phase digital transformation oil production process exploration phase business performance As oil is perceived as an asset, companies are utilizing it in different forms as a source of income. Thus, the core of the business operation dictates...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198180-MS
..., voidage replacement, water and gas management, production and injection performance, reserves promotion and replacement, current RF, EURF, drilling and workover efficiency, Well-Up time, etc. upstream oil & gas category annual depletion rate metric measure enhanced recovery efficiency index...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 13–16, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198184-MS
... by 2050. There is a strong focus on reducing CO 2 emissions from transport fuels. Refining industry can effectively contribute by gradually transitioning to e.g . new feedstock's hence reducing product-related CO 2 emissions (in combination with more efficient vehicles); integration with chemicals...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187567-MS
... imbeded within NK asset. waterflooding Efficiency Upstream Oil & Gas segment review enhanced recovery bubble point pressure pressure support water flood optimization reservoir North Kuwait chetri reservoir pressure Reservoir Management injection injector oil production KOC...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187565-MS
... 3.6 million Upstream Oil & Gas header pressure drillstem/well testing GC test facility significant reduction portable test water cut reservoir presentation test result dcs facility test facility Drillstem Testing accuracy Wellhead production rate efficiency procedure liquid...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187568-MS
...   ( f i r s t   6   m o n t h s ) ,   B O P D     A v e r a g e   D r i l l i n g   T i m e ,   d a y s   This metric can be used to benchmark, trend, and compare the operational efficiency of different well types, or of a rig fleet based on...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187548-MS
... DOF benefits are seen from the continuous efficient asset production management. Oil production is being sustained at target with minimum downtime due to highly advanced monitoring. Customized dashboards and intelligent alarms help in improved diagnostics such as changes in water cut, sudden stoppage...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187653-MS
... expected increase of H 2 S production, a contry-wide coordination of the treatment concepts for the H 2 S could improve the efficiency of the mitigation operations and could potentially reduce the investments and operation costs related to the sour gas issue. Modeling & Simulation Corrosion...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187644-MS
... relative to its primary cutter is carefully calculated based on the primary cutter's wear and drilling slope. Upstream Oil & Gas CDOC wear depth bit selection cutter backup cutter bit design Efficiency angular location rotationally primary cutter experience minor cutter engagement...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187577-MS
... reservoirs having viscosities between 10 — 150 m. Pa.s, there is a substantial prospective for tertiary recovery through the implementation of polymer flooding. For reservoir oil viscosities above 150 mPa.s, the polymer pumping efficiency goes down as polymer injectivity reduces significantly with increasing...
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Paper presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, October 15–18, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187593-MS
... complete losses. To avoid losing expensive oil-based muds, water-based mud is used with a typical mud weight of 8.9 ppg maintained throughout the section. Severe circulation loss reduces flow rates and lowers the mud levels, resulting in lower hydraulic cleaning efficiency of cutting structure. The...

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