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1. Giant discoveries of oil and gas fields in global deepwaters in the past 40 years and the prospect of exploration

February 2019
Gongcheng Zhang | Hongjun Qu | Guojun Chen | Chong Zhao | Fenglian Zhang | Haizhang Yang | Zhao Zhao | Ming Ma

Deepwater exploration has been developed for more than 40 years since 1975; generally, its exploration history can be divided into the beginning stage (1975–1984), the early stage (1985–1995) and the...

2. Present status of Bangladesh gas fields and future development: A review

December 2019
M. Hassan Shetol | M. Moklesur Rahman | Ratneshwar Sarder | M. Ismail Hossain | F. Kabir Riday

Natural gas, played vital role as main energy source to the rapid development of Bangladesh, production and consumption has been increased drastically during last decades. Geological and geophysical...

3. Reliability evaluation and management of PetroChina's large-scale system of natural gas pipeline networks

October 2019
Mingfei Li | Honglong Zheng | Xiangdong Xue | Luning Xue | Muyang Ai | Wenhua Ma

To adapt to the current situation of large-scale and network development of China's natural gas pipeline industry, we must pay attention to the gas transmission support capability of the entire pipeline...

4. Geochemical characteristics and exploration potential of Jurassic coal-formed gas in northwest China

December 2019
Jian Li | Aisheng Hao | Xuening Qi | Xuan Chen | Jianying Guo | Qigui Ran | Zhisheng Li | Zengye Xie | Xu Zeng | Jin Li | Yu Wang | Ruhong Liu

Jurassic coal-measure strata are widely developed in Northwest China and mainly distributed in the Tarim Basin, Junggar Basin, Qaidam Basin, and Tuha Basin. The Jurassic coal-formed gas resources are...

5. Types and characteristics of carbonate reservoirs and their implication on hydrocarbon exploration: A case study from the eastern Tarim Basin, NW China

February 2017
Shiwei Huang | You Zhang | Xingping Zheng | Qifa Zhu | Guanming Shao | Yanqing Cao | Xiguang Chen | Zhao Yang | Xiaojia Bai

Carbonate rocks are deposited in the Ordovician, Cambrian, and Sinian of eastern Tarim Basin with a cumulative maximum thickness exceeding 2000 m. They are the main carriers of oil and gas, and a great...

6. Quantification of clay mineral microporosity and its application to water saturation and effective porosity estimation: A case study from Upper Ordovician reservoir, Libya

June 2019
Abubaker Alansari | Ahmed Mohamad Ahmed Salim | Hammad Tariq Janjuhah | Abdul Hadi Bin Abd Rahman | Nuri Mohamed Fello

The relative volume of clay minerals contributing to the microporosity is the main feature that influences the estimation of water saturation in hydrocarbon reservoirs. For developing a genuine understanding...

7. Geological characteristics, main challenges and future prospect of shale gas

December 2017
Caineng Zou | Qun Zhao | Dazhong Dong | Zhi Yang | Zhen Qiu | Feng Liang | Nan Wang | Yong Huang | Anxiang Duan | Qin Zhang | Zhiming Hu

The development of shale gas in the United States has made a breakthrough, profoundly changed the pattern of oil and gas supply. It created the “shale gas revolution” on a global scale. Based on the...

8. Mineral characteristic of rocks and its impact on the reservoir quality of He 8 tight sandstone of Tianhuan area, Ordos Basin, China

August 2019
Yang Gao | Zhizhang Wang | Yuanqi She | Shiguo Lin | Mingpeng Lin | Chunlin Zhang

Tight sandstone reservoirs have low porosity, low permeability, and strong heterogeneity; therefore the reservoir quality becomes the main concern in an exploration. In this paper, the research on the...

9. Status and prospects of deep oil and gas resources exploration and development onshore China

February 2018
Chunchun Xu | Weihong Zou | Yueming Yang | Yong Duan | Yang Shen | Bing Luo | Chao Ni | Xiaodong Fu | Jianyong Zhang

Many significant breakthroughs have been made in regards to deep oil and gas exploration and development in recent years. However, a systematic analysis has not been carried out on the progress, challenges,...

10. Advances on enrichment law and key technologies of exploration and development of continental tight oil in China (2016–2018)

December 2019
Suyun Hu | Shizhen Tao | Weipeng Yan | Zhi Yang | Guangtian Men | Zhenxing Tang | Jianqin Xue | Xuan Chen | Xiyu Jia | Tao Jiang | Dong Huang | Xiaowei Liang | Futai Jing

Continental tight oil is a promising unconventional resource found in recent years and an important supplement to the growth of domestic petroleum reserves and production in China. Guided by the research...

11. Distribution pattern and main factors controlling hydrocarbon accumulation of global oil and gas-rich deepwater basins

June 2018
Hongjun Qu | Gongcheng Zhang | Shuo Chen

It is observed from distribution of oil and gas-rich basins as well as summary and analysis of main control factor for hydrocarbon accumulation in global deepwater that oil and gas-rich basins in deepwater...

12. Identification of the architecture and evolution of fluvial system using seismic geomorphology: A case study from Gulf of Thailand

February 2019
Shakhawat Hossain | Md. Imranuzzaman

This study attempts to identify fluvial architecture and document channel and channel belt dimensions of central Pattani Basin within Upper Miocene to Holocene interval by using seismic geomorphology...

13. Optimize production allocation for the oil-gas field basing on a novel grey model

April 2019
Lin Chen | Zhibin Liu | Nannan Ma

The problem of irregular and small sample prediction can be solved well by time-delayed polynomial fractional order grey model (TDPFOGM(1,1)). Considering the traits, a optimal distribution of oil field...

14. Advancement in application of diamondoids on organic geochemistry

August 2016
Anlai Ma

Diamondoids occur in all kinds of fossil fuels. Due to peculiar cage molecular structures, diamondoids have been widely used in the maturity assessment of high mature to over-mature oils as well as...

15. New approach towards the classification of microporosity in Miocene carbonate rocks, Central Luconia, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia

June 2018
Hammad Tariq Janjuhah | Abubaker Alansari | Deva Prasad Ghosh | Yasir Bashir

Microporosity is recognized as a significant concern in limestone reservoirs throughout the world because it presence can highly complicate the hydrocarbon estimation and production. Numerous studies...

16. Classification evaluation criteria and exploration potential of tight oil resources in key basins of China

December 2019
Xiang Fang | Zhi Yang | Weipeng Yan | Xuguang Guo | Yanxiong Wu | Juntian Liu

In general, the migration distance of continental tight oil in China is relatively short, and the formation and distribution are mainly controlled by the tectonic setting, source rock, reservoir, and...

17. Sources of coal-derived gas in the marine strata of Central Sichuan, China

December 2019
Shengfei Qin | Bin Bai | Miao Yuan | Guoxiao Zhou | Jindong Yang

There are gas reservoirs in the Triassic Leikoupo Formation, Jialingjiang Formation, Feixianguan Formation, and Permian Changxing Formation in the marine strata of Central Sichuan Basin. Over the years,...

18. The pore size distribution and its relationship with shale gas capacity in organic-rich mudstone of Wufeng-Longmaxi Formations, Sichuan Basin, China

June 2016
Yu Zhang | Deyong Shao | Jianping Yan | Xiangjuan Jia | Yanfang Li | Ping Yu | Tongwei Zhang

The pore size distribution for the 23 fresh outcrop shale samples collected from Shuanghe Town and Changning County, as well as the 14 core samples collected from the Qianqian 1 core well in southeast...

19. Potential and favorable areas of petroleum exploration of ultra-deep marine strata more than 8000 m deep in the Tarim Basin, Northwest China

December 2018
Guangyou Zhu | Yinghui Cao | Lei Yan | Haijun Yang | Chonghao Sun | Zhiyao Zhang | Tingting Li | Yongquan Chen

At present, deep and ultra-deep oil and gas have become the research and exploration hotspots. With little drilling data available, the geological understanding on deep formations is still in the exploratory...

20. Identification of secondary microbial methane and biodegradation: Case study from Luliang oil and gas field, Junggar Basin, China

October 2019
Deyu Gong | Yueqian Zhang | Wenjian Guo | Rui Qi | Shan Lu | Wei'an Wu

The “secondary microbial gas” is defined as natural gas generated via the biodegradation of oil reservoirs. Since methane dominates, it is also called “secondary microbial methane”. Taking Luliang oil...

21. Geochemical characteristics and their gas and oil source correlation implication in the Tugeerming area of the Kuqa Depression, Tarim Basin, China

June 2019
Ruhong Liu | Jian Li | Zhongyao Xiao | Jin Li | Haizu Zhang | Yuhong Lu | Baoshou Zhang | Wei Ma | Dejiang Li | Mancang Liu

The Tugeerming area is located in the eastern part of the Kuqa Depression, Tarim Basin. In recent years, prolific oil and gas flow in the Jurassic Yangxia Formation of Well Tudong 2 indicates broad...

22. Structural characteristics and main controlling factors on petroleum accumulation in Zagros Basin, Middle East

October 2018
Xiaobing Liu | Zhixin Wen | Zhaoming Wang | Chengpeng Song | Zhengjun He

Zagros Basin is one of the essential basins in the Middle East with the giant oil and gas reserves. It is indicated by regional tectonic and sedimentary evolution, basin structural division, petroleum...

23. Seepage system of oil-gas and its exploration in Yinggehai Basin located at northwest of South China Sea

February 2017
Jiaxiong He | Wei Zhang | Zhenquan Lu

Seepage systems of oil-gas in Yinggehai Basin are divided into two types, namely: “micro-seepage”, which is presented by gas chimneys and pockmarks; and “macro-seepage”, which is also called oil-gas...

24. China's conventional and unconventional natural gas resources: Potential and exploration targets

December 2018
Min Zheng | Jianzhong Li | Xiaozhi Wu | Shejiao Wang | Qiulin Guo | Jingdu Yu | Man Zheng | Ningsheng Chen | Qing Yi

A series of significant breakthroughs in exploring conventional and unconventional natural gas resources have been achieved in new strata and new domains. However, the quality of the increased reserves...

25. Status and prospects of exploration and exploitation key technologies of the deep petroleum resources in onshore China

February 2018
Genshun Yao | Xianzhu Wu | Zandong Sun | Chunhao Yu | Yunhua Ge | Xianyou Yang | Long Wen | Chao Ni | Xiaodong Fu | Jianyong Zhang

In recent years, China's deep oil and gas exploration and exploitation have developed rapidly. Technological advancements have played an important role in the rapid exploration and highly efficient...

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