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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195205-MS
... While the importance of water and chemical optimization is well understood and managed during fracturing operations, those practices are inconsistently applied during post-frac operations. The water used in mill-out or drill-out operations, (the process of removing the plugs placed during...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195186-MS
... Abstract Failures due to solid particles flowing with the production fluid is one of the main causes of interventions in wells with beam pumping systems. When this problem is accompanied with chemical deposition like scale, leads to a very common intervention during well operation. This paper...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195216-MS
... through the connection is different from the technical maximum limit. Due to the technological development, a wide spectrum of power tongs can accommodate the increasing interest in mechanized operations at the rig floor today. The importance of a torque-turn recording was stated in many papers as a good...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195199-MS
... collected from various areas of operation. Table 1 shows the compositons of the synthetic waters used, where selected ions were added. Each synthetic water was prepared by using distilled water along with one of the selected ions at different concentrations. Friction reducer performance was evaluated...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, April 9–10, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195203-MS
... through the locale. Casing deformations during hydraulic fracturing have been observed in Southwest China Sichuan basin, and it have impeded completion operations in certain regions. In order to ensure further exploring, we analyszed this phenomenon and propose practical solutions for fault reactivation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, March 27–31, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-185106-MS
... Abstract Plug and Abandonment, P&A, operation is inevitable for each and every well. Most oil and gas wells are plugged at lowest cost possible complying with requirements set by regulatory agencies. Geopolymers can be used as an alternative material for P&A operations. Unlike many...
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Paper presented at the SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium, March 27–31, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-185084-MS
... Another area of cost reduction is with the actual cost of the materials themselves. Although difficult to quantify due to market conditions, several operators have reported lower overall chemical costs when switching from hybrid or crosslinked fluids to the VFR system. Earthstone Energy, Inc...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 1–5, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-173592-MS
..., permeability thickness (Kh) and porosity from both core and NMR are comparable. Operators attempting to evaluate this reservoir using openhole logging techniques now have a powerful and accurate technique to determine these reservoir properties before incurring expenses associated with completion. log...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 1–5, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-173589-MS
... and gas industry on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Today, this well-proven technology, which separates residual oil from produced water (PW), operates worldwide. CFUs function either in the facility's PW train as a final step downstream from a separator in various configurations, or as a standalone...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 1–5, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-173632-MS
... services management tool that will assist operating companies in planning and implementing good practices to manage operational risks. It can be used to objectively assess operators' environmental performance and provides a means to increase environmental and societal awareness within an organization. The...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 23–26, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-164473-MS
... paper a reservoir-performance based algorithm proposed by Ozkan et al. (2003) is applied to optimize the gas production and shut-in periods of plunger lift operation. The objective of the optimization is to maximize gas production with the condition that the liquid loaded during production can be...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 23–26, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-164485-MS
... Figure 5 Automatic Analysis of Acoustic Fluid Level Survey The typical workload of a production technician involves monitoring between 200 and 300 wells that generally are distributed over a fairly wide geographical area. Assuming a monthly monitoring schedule for normally operating...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 23–26, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-164515-MS
... exuding dope after the make-up of connections Well completion operations before production, when a positive pressure gradient into the reservoir is experienced. Injection wells, for their entire life. It should be noted that hydraulically fractured wells are immune to dope damage because...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-140723-MS
... This paper presents a case history representative of several cases where a natural material has been used as a pill during drilling operations to restore circulation. Case histories are also presented where the same material has been used ahead of cement to provide control allowing circulation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-140805-MS
... Cementing a wellbore is a major stage in well completion and an initiation for production operations. The objectives of cementing operations include casing support and protection and zonal isolation. To achieve successful zonal isolation, the drilling fluid should be completely removed or...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-140942-MS
... gap between laboratory and field operation data. For example, laboratory tests using conventional fluid rheological parameters do not accurately predict friction reduction when applied to the large pipes used in field operations. Friction reducer evaluation using full-scale flow loop testing with tube...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-141250-MS
... , i n = Δ V w r (12) Δ V w , o u t = Δ V w b p (13) Δ V r = Δ V w b p Plunger lifts are being used increasingly for gas well deliquification. The relationship between plunger-lift cycle operations and maximum hydrocarbon...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-141669-MS
... Abstract A deep Granite Wash well was tested on an Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) after being shut-in for 11 months due to uneconomic and unsatisfactory rod lift operations. The three main objectives of the test were: (1) to determine if an ESP system can be successfully utilized on a gas...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-142263-MS
... Abstract Injection and hydraulic fracturing in plastic shales can be a complex and problematic operation. Issues that accompany such treatments include shale swelling, plastic deformation, embedment’s and perforation tunnel stability issues. Simulators that model fluid or slurry injection in...
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Paper presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium, March 27–29, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-142293-MS
... Abstract Reciprocating compressors are a vital element in the production of onshore natural gas and oil but there is no accepted method for configuring compressors consistently to optimize performance. Most configurations (setting the compressor’s allowable operating range, load and capacity...

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