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

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...

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

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...

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Inter-well interference and well spacing optimization for shale gas reservoirs

Design and optimization of well spacing is a key indicator for evaluating the development effect of shale gas reservoirs. On the basis of theoretical understanding, and after the verification by analogy,...

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Accumulation mechanism and controlling factors of the continuous hydrocarbon plays in the Lower Triassic Baikouquan Formation of the Mahu Sag, Junggar Basin, China

Hydrocarbon exploration in the Mahu Sag of the northwestern Junggar Basin has recently resulted in a significant discovery that defined the new “continuous oil plays” in the Lower Triassic Baikouquan...

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Progress on the different methods of reserves calculation in the whole life cycle of gas reservoir development

Reserves evaluation is crucial in the whole life cycle of a gas reservoir. It is significant to figure out the various methods of reserves calculation in a systematic manner to understand and develop...

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Geological characteristics, main challenges and future prospect of shale gas

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...

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Helium enrichment mechanism of helium-rich gas reservoirs in central and western China: Degassing and accumulation from ancient groundwater

Helium, a coordinated resource in natural gas, is an essential and strategic resource, but research on its enrichment mechanism is relatively weak. This study investigated helium enrichment in major...

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Sedimentary geology and geochemical approach to determine depositional environment of the Triassic turbidites bearing Semanggol Formation, NW Peninsular Malaysia

The current study will provide sedimentary and geochemical characteristics of turbidites bearing part of the Triassic Semanggol Formation (SgF) from NW Peninsular Malaysia. Six localities have been...

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The origin of fluid in calcite veins and its implications for hydrocarbon accumulation in the Shunnan-Gucheng area of the Tarim Basin, China

The high-angle, structural genetic calcite veins of the Ordovician in the Shunnan-Gucheng area in the Tarim Basin provide a convenient study of fluid properties, hydrocarbon migration, and accumulation...

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

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...

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Quantitative evaluation and influencing factors analysis of the brittleness of deep shale reservoir based on multiply rock mechanics experiments

Due to a great increase in the plasticity of deep marine shale reservoirs in southern Sichuan under high-temperature and high-pressure conditions, the single brittleness evaluation method is difficult...

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

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...

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Fracture system in shale gas reservoir: Prospect of characterization and modeling techniques

The quality and production of shale gas are directly dependent on the development of fractures. Especially in large-scale fracturing development, natural and hydraulic fractures play significant roles....

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

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...

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2021–2025 is a period of great development of China's natural gas industry: Suggestions on the exploration and development of natural gas during the 14th five-year plan in China

Among the world's 10 major gas producing countries, only the United States (USA), Russia and Iran have annual gas production of 250 × 109 m3 or more. China is expected to have gas output of 250 × 109 m3...

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Accumulation mechanism and model of coal measure derived oil and gas in the deep reservoir of Huanghua Depression, Bohai Bay Basin, China

Hydrocarbon accumulation in coal measure strata is consist of several types which includes intra-source accumulation and adjusted accumulation, particularly in basins that had experienced multi-stage...

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Predictions on natural gas development trend in China for the next fifteen years

Domestic natural gas production serves as the foundation of China's natural gas industry layout. It is of great significance to predict the medium and long-term production trend of its natural gas industry....

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

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...

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Micro-pore structure and fractal characteristics of deep shale from Wufeng Formation to Longmaxi Formation in Jingmen exploration area, Hubei Province, China

To explore the pore structure and fractal characteristics of shale reservoirs in the Jingmen exploration area and quantitatively evaluate the heterogeneity and complexity of pores, taking Wufeng-Longmaxi...

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Formation and distribution of large lithologic-stratigraphic oil & gas fields (provinces)

Since the “Tenth Five-Year Plan”, lithologic and stratigraphic reservoirs have been the main contribution of both the discovery as well as reserve and production increase in China; there were about...

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

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...

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New discoveries and exploration prospects of middle and Lower Jurassic lithologic reservoirs in depression area of Turpan-Hami Basin, China

Recently found substantial discoveries in the Lower Jurassic Sangonghe Formation in Taibei Sag, Turpan-Hami Basin was made possible through exploration wells Qintan1 and Ji7H. The two wells represented...

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Further comprehension of natural gas accumulation, distribution, and prediction prospects in China

In-depth research reveals that the natural gas accumulation and distribution are characterized by cycle, sequence, equilibrium, traceability, and multi-stage. To be specific, every geotectonic cycle...

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Characteristics of source rocks, resource potential and exploration direction of Sinian-Cambrian in Sichuan Basin, China

The Anyue giant gas field was discovered in the Sinian-Cambrian Central Sichuan region of the Sichuan Basin in 2013, with geological reserves up to 1 × 1012m3, which is the first time for the exploration...

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Types of abnormal high-pressure gas reservoir in foreland basins of China

Abnormal pressure commonly exists in foreland basins that are closely related to the oil and gas reservoir. A deep understanding of the distribution of the said kind of pressure in various reservoirs...

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