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Paper presented at the Middle East Oil, Gas and Geosciences Show, February 19–21, 2023
Paper Number: SPE-213490-MS
... and actual flowback data to further validate the incremental production increase after the treatment. reservoir hydraulic fracturing shale conductivity fracturing fluid fracturing materials particle water sensitive tight oil reservoir es1 uplift asia government china government permeability...
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Paper presented at the Middle East Oil, Gas and Geosciences Show, February 19–21, 2023
Paper Number: SPE-213366-MS
... dispersion of the rock sample are presented. We also show excellent matches between the simulation and laboratory measurements of the dynamic Young's moduli of two shale, one clay, and three sedimentary rock samples. upstream oil & gas europe government displacement biot fluid dynamics flow...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195127-MS
... Abstract Shale, as the "tight" rock with abundant nanopores, exhibits extremely low permeability on the order of micro-nanodarcy. The classic Darcy law, being widely and successfully used in developing the oil in conventional deposits, becomes insufficient for that in deposits of the shale...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195002-MS
..., these variations in thickness was associated with increasing of shale/sandstone ratio from proximal to distal parts. The sandstone bodies width revealed from outcrop mosaics extend laterally between 100 to over 150 m. The lithofacies consists of both matrix and clast supported conglomerates, pebbly sandstone...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194711-MS
... and the intermediate casing in the first competent formation before entering the reservoirs interval. The intermediate section includes a combination of formations that have total losses zones and extremely unstable shales, especially when drilled with total losses. In most cases, encountering lost circulation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194808-MS
... methodology to quantify the kerogen content of unconventional shale from porosity measurements. Porosity is the basic rock property that is related to the volumetric average of pore space. The distinction between the total and effective porosity is meaningless for shale and this characteristic property has...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194869-MS
... used in nine pilot projects with excellent results, awarding distinctive advantages compared to typically used inorganic-based clay and shale stabilizers This development could increase the efficiency of downhole motors and drill bits as a result of low friction pressure and minimal deposits left...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194816-MS
...-interbedded clay probably accounts for the high GR of several of the Wara Ac sands (CGG-2002b). Grey, dense, silty shale commonly occurs between the upper and lower oolitic zones, in the stratigraphic position of the Ac sandstone where the sandstone is absent. wara south channel Reservoir...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, March 18–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194849-MS
...Results Abstract Qusaiba shale represents an important source rocks and reservoir target for shale gas in Saudi Arabia. Geological heterogeneity within Qusaiba represent a challenge for characterization, exploration and development. A detailed study has been carried out to describe...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183717-MS
... and cost savings. The major offshore re-entry operation challenges are first screened: formation instability, hole size, well trajectory, bottomhole assembly and experience and communication. The shaly formation rock nature is analyzed to understand the stressed shale instability root cause: mechanical...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183762-MS
... Abstract Mud-weight selection is a critical factor for ensuring wellbore stability while drilling, especially in the presence of unstable shale formations. This paper describes a geomechanical approach that has been used to optimize the drilling of these types of wells. In an offshore field...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183962-MS
... to the 3D seismic observations. seismic-based detection clinoform carbonate clinoform study area stratigraphic trap Reservoir Characterization Alsharhan stereonet plot Upstream Oil & Gas Carbonate Mound buildup limestone azimuth reflector architecture shale dip angle Wasia...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183692-MS
...Lower Shoreface Facies Lower shoreface facies is deposited between storm base and fair weather wave base which is characterized by interbedded mudstone and sandstone with high shale content ( Figure 4 ). Hummocky cross stratification (storm beds) occurs frequently in thick fine grain size...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183971-MS
... of faults interpreted as part of structural interpretation workflow were used in LFM building. Methodology The initial plan was to perform a P-Impedance inversion; however, the inversion feasibility study indicated that P-Impedance alone cannot distinguish between sands and shales. Seismic inversion...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183874-MS
... Abstract The ability to anticipate pressure in the reservoirs and shale is a critical point for safety and well control. Shale compaction is mainly driven by effective stress. In "normal" (i.e. hydrostatic) pressure conditions, shale velocity is fortunately a "simple" function of effective...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, March 6–9, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-183875-MS
... Reservoir Characterization Pressure Estimation fluid content pore pressure prediction society of petroleum engineers variation shale Exploration Context burial facies porosity dhi characterization rock physics model Upstream Oil & Gas seismic interpretation mineralogy...

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