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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Effective reservoir development model of tight sandstone gas in Shanxi Formation of Yan'an Gas Field, Ordos Basin, China

Through a large number of rock thin section microscopic observations, scanning electron microscopy analysis, and fluid inclusion homogenization temperature measurement, the lithological composition...

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Adsorption characteristics and controlling factors of marine deep shale gas in southern Sichuan Basin, China

Deep shale gas (3500–4500 m) is the important replacement field of shale gas production growth in the future China. The research on key parameters of deep shale-gas reservoir is critical to determine...

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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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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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Characteristics, formation mechanism and influence on physical properties of carbonate minerals in shale reservoirs of Wufeng-Longmaxi formations, Sichuan Basin, China

The characteristics, formation mechanisms, and influences on physical properties of carbonate minerals in shale reservoirs of Wufeng-Longmaxi formations in Sichuan Basin are systematically investigated...

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Characteristics and controlling factors of transitional shale gas reservoirs: An example from Permian Shanxi Formation, Daning-Jixian block, Ordos Basin, China

The shales in the 2nd Member of Permian Shanxi Formation (Shan2 Member) at the Daning-Jixian block at the eastern margin of the Ordos Basin were deposited in a marine–continental transitional environment....

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Organic geochemical characteristics of sediments in the natural gas hydrate geo-system in Shenhu area, South China Sea

The Shenhu area of the South China Sea is one of the leading areas for natural gas hydrate investigation and exploitation in China. In this study, total organic carbon (TOC) content, total nitrogen...

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

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...

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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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Effects and practical applications of present-day in-situ stress on reservoir quality in ultra-deep layers of Kuqa Depression, Tarim Basin, China

There is a significant relationship between in-situ stress and reservoir quality, to reinvent the theoretical understanding and technical methods of reservoir evaluation from the perspective of in-situ...

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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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Exploration field analysis and zone optimization of sinian, Tarim Basin, China

Carbonate rock from the Late Proterozoic to the Early Paleozoic is an important field of oil and gas exploration. The Sinian carbonate rock series in Tarim Basin are old, deep buried, with few drilling...

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Hydrocarbon generation kinetics and in-situ conversion temperature conditions of Chang 7 Member shale in the Ordos Basin, China

In-situ conversion technology has been more popular lately as an effective way to realize the industrial development of extensive medium- and low-mature shale oil/oil shale resources in China. The Ordos...

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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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