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Characteristics and development model of deep-ultra deep reservoirs in the Upper Wuerhe Formation of Permian in the sags of eastern Junggar Basin, China

Taking the deep-ultra deep glutenite reservoirs in the Upper Wuerhe Formation of Permian in Fukang Sag and Dongdaohaizi Sag as the research object and representative of the eastern Junggar Basin, its...

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Structural inheritance through 3D reservoir modeling and ant-tracking attribute implications for structural configuration of Upper Cretaceous Pab Sandstone, Kirthar Fold Belt, Pakistan

This research presents a comprehensive investigation to enhance understanding of subsurface structural complexities within the Upper Cretaceous Pab Sandstone reservoir level in a gas-producing field...

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Depositional pattern and source-to-sink process of submarine fans in Lingshui and Sanya formations, Baodao Sag, Qiongdongnan Basin, China

The deepwater area is one of the frontiers of oil and gas exploration, with the understanding of distribution and genesis of deepwater reservoirs being crucial for reservoir formation research. Despite...

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Characteristics of geothermal field and tectono-thermal evolution in Baiyun Sag, Pearl River Mouth Basin, China

Baiyun Sag has become the primary focus of deepwater exploration in the Pearl River Mouth Basin. However, its complex and high-variate geothermal characteristics have severely constrained further oil...

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The dominant three-element model of oil and gas accumulation in basement buried hills: A discussion on new exploration frontiers in the deepwater area of the northern South China Sea

Basement buried hill reservoirs represent significant emerging prospects among the newly discovered growth poles in the deepwater areas of the northern South China Sea. Addressing the unclear key factors...

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Seismic geological characteristics and gas reservoir distribution of Changxing Formation biological bio-reef reservoir in the Longhuichang-Tieshan area, northeastern Sichuan Basin, China

This research aims to address the ambiguity surrounding the extent of development of Changxing Formation bio-reef reservoirs in the Longhuichang-Tieshan area of the northeastern Sichuan Basin, China,...

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Integrated petrophysical, sedimentological and well-log study of the Mangahewa Formation, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand

This study aims to address the problem of porosity preservation in the Mangahewa Formation of five main hydrocarbon fields covering onshore and offshore of the Taranaki Basin. An integrated reservoir...

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Study on stratigraphic dip window in accumulation period based on the principle of minimum energy dissipation rate of oil and gas migration: A case study of the Upper Paleozoic tight gas reservoirs in the Ordos Basin, China

Scholars have primarily focused on statistical analysis of exploration practices and simple physical simulation experiments when investigating the relationship between stratigraphic dip and hydrocarbon...

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Pore structure and fractal characteristics of coal-bearing Cretaceous Nenjiang shales from Songliao Basin, Northeast China

Shale oil and gas resources mainly exist in the pore and fracture system. Quantitative characterization of pore development characteristics and gas-bearing properties is crucial for shale reservoir...

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Genesis and source of natural gas in Well Mitan-1 of Ordovician Majiagou Formation, middle-eastern Ordos Basin, China

The Well Mitan-1 has achieved a major breakthrough in the exploration of Ordovician subsalt natural gas in the mid-eastern Ordos Basin, demonstrating a high-yield industrial gas flow in fourth member...

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Research progress of hydrocarbon generation kinetics based on gold tube

Gold tube thermal simulation experiments represent a pivotal tool in exploring hydrocarbon generation kinetics in hydrocarbon source rocks. Compared to other reaction systems, the reaction environment...

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Geological characteristics and main controlling factors of the helium-rich gas reservoirs in Sozak Gas Field, Kazakhstan

Based on core data, physical properties, well logging, gas testing, composition, and helium distribution from 13 newly drilled wells, in combination with regional tectonic evolution, depositional background,...

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The coupling action of helium and nitrogen enrichment and its significance

Helium, a critical rare strategic resource primarily sourced from natural gas, is currently a subject of intense research regarding its enrichment processes within gas reservoirs. Investigating the...

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Geochemical characteristics of shale gas hydraulic fracturing flowback/produced water in Zheng’an block, northern Guizhou Province, China

Guizhou Province of China is rich in shale gas resources. In recent years, important progress has been made in the exploration and development of shale gas in the Upper Ordovician Wufeng Formation-Lower...

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Model of cross-flow interference index and application for multi-layer commingled production in Sulige tight sandstone gas reservoir, Ordos Basin, China

Multi-layer commingled production is the main feature of gas well development in Sulige tight sandstone gas reservoir, Ordos Basin. Identifying potential interference between layers and devising methods...

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Newly discovered Botryococcus-rich source rocks in the western Qaidam Basin, NW China and their implications for shale oil exploration in saline lacustrine basins

Owing to the high hydrocarbon content and photosynthetic efficiency of phytoplankton, planktonic microalgae account for the main source of petroleum hydrocarbons in marine and continental petroliferous...

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Technological issues in shale oil development using horizontal wells in Ordos Basin, China

The PetroChina Changqing Oilfield Company has successfully achieved large-scale economical development of continental low-pressure freshwater lake interlayer shale oil in the Ordos Basin, China, targeting...

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Evaluation of the remaining reserves of shale gas and countermeasures to increase the utilization of reserves: Case study of the Wufeng–Longmaxi formations in Changning area, southern Sichuan Basin, China

The evaluation of remaining reserves is crucial for assessing the developmental effect and further enhancing the recovery of a gas field. In this research, with the Changning shale gas field in the...

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Features and favorable exploration direction of normal faults in Jurassic strata in northern central Sichuan Basin, China

Studies focusing on the fault system in the Jurassic strata of the Sichuan Basin have been limited, restricting the understanding of the hydrocarbon accumulation mode of the Shaximiao Formation and...

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Characteristics and control factors of tectonic fractures of ultra-deep tight sandstone: Case study of the Lower Cretaceous reservoir in Bozi-Dabei area, Kuqa Depression, Tarim Basin, China

The Bozi-Dabei area in the Kuqa Depression host high-quality reservoirs in the Bashijiqike Formation and Baxigai Formation sandstones of the Lower Cretaceous, in which reservoirs yield significant industrial...

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Solubility models of CH4, CO2, and noble gases and their geological applications

Solubility models for CH4, CO2, and noble gases are widely used in Earth Sciences, playing pivotal roles in the study of homogenization pressure of inclusions, paleoclimate variation, gas migration...

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Experimental study on equilibrium initiation and extension of multiple clusters of fractures based on true triaxial physical simulation

In the context of tight sandstone reservoirs in the Ordos Basin characterized by compact and heterogeneous rock formations, conventional fracturing techniques yield monolithic fracture shapes, rendering...

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The key technology of 3D seismic data contiguous processing and its application: Taking the northern slope area of Zhahaquan in Qaidam Basin as an example

The surface conditions in the northern slope area of Zhahaquan in the Qaidam Basin are complex, and the underground is affected by tectonic extrusion movements, resulting in the development of faults...

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Characteristics and controlling factors of pore structure of shale in the 7th member of Yanchang Formation in Huachi area, Ordos Basin, China

To clarify the influence of organic matter and mineral composition on the pore structure of shale reservoirs in the 7th member of the Yanchang Formation (Chang 7 Member) in the Ordos Basin, we characterized...

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Development characteristics and genetic analysis of dense limestone reservoirs in the Taiyuan Formation of the Ordos Basin, China

Tight limestone reservoirs in the Permian Taiyuan Formation of the Ordos Basin have garnered increasing attention in recent years, emerging as a pivotal domain in the quest for natural gas exploration....

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