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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hydrocarbon generation and expulsion quantification and contribution of multiple source rocks to hydrocarbon accumulation in Yanchang Formation, Ordos Basin, China

There are several sets of source rocks in the Yanchang Formation of Mesozoic in the Ordos Basin. At present, Chang 7 source rock is considered to be the main source rock of the Yanchang Formation, although...

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

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...

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Geochemical characteristics and resource potential of shale gas in Sichuan Basin, China

Shale gas is a green, low-carbon and clean unconventional natural gas energy. China is rich in shale gas resources. Accelerating shale gas exploration and development is of great practical significance...

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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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Study on the characterization of pore structure and main controlling factors of pore development in gas shale

Shale has a complex pore structure, which leads to complex petrophysical characteristics. The porosity, pore type, pore size, pore volume, TOC, and other petrophysical parameters of shale all affect...

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

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,...

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The Bawang Member, a unique unit of Belaga Formation in the Miri Zone, Central Sarawak, NW Borneo Malaysia: Revised stratigraphic and sedimentological characteristics

Bawang Member (Unit 4) of Late Eocene age is the fifth and the youngest member of Belaga Formation. In general, the Late Cretaceous to Late Eocene turbidite sequence of Rajang Group in the lower Rajang...

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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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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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Isotopic geochemical characteristics and identification indexes of shale gas hydraulic fracturing flowback/produced water

China is rich in shale gas resources, which are mainly distributed in densely populated southern marine carbonate areas. The geological and surface conditions are complex, the ecological environment...

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

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...

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

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...

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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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Petrographic characterization and diagenetic evaluation of reservoir sandstones from Smørbukk and Heidrun fields, offshore Norway

A detail qualitative and quantitative analysis based on thin section petrographic analyses of sandstone samples from the reservoir horizons of Smørbukk and Heidrun fields have been carried out to characterize...

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