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Energy revolution: From a fossil energy era to a new energy era

This paper aims to predict the future situation of global energy development. In view of this, we reviewed the history of energy use and understood that new energy sources will usher in a new era following...

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Evolution laws and new trends of global LNG pricing and their implications

Natural gas is of great significance to ensuring China's energy security and achieving “carbon neutrality” by 2060. However, the lack of power to decide LNG import pricing and the high resource cost...

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Deep and ultra-deep oil and gas well drilling technologies: Progress and prospect

In the period of “13th Five-Year Plan”, domestic deep and ultra-deep oil/gas well drilling technologies were developed quickly and a great number of technological achievements were obtained by means...

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Connotation, innovation and vision of “carbon neutrality”

Global climate change caused by geological processes is one of the main causes of the 5 global mass extinctions in geological history. Human industrialization activities have caused serious damage to...

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Review on the development of China's natural gas industry in the background of “carbon neutrality"

At the 75th UN General Assembly, the Chinese government declared to strive to reach peak carbon dioxide emission by 2030 and achieve “carbon neutrality” by 2060. The establishment of this goal not only...

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Gas sweetening simulation and its optimization by two typical amine solutions: An industrial case study in Persian Gulf region

The selective removal of acid gases using amine-based solutions is a significant process in the petroleum and natural gas industries. This work investigates the effectiveness of two common chemical...

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Ten years of gas shale fracturing in China: Review and prospect

The first fractured shale gas well of China was constructed in 2010. After 10 years of development, China has become the second country that possesses the core technology of shale gas development around...

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Formula calculation methods of water content in sweet natural gas and their adaptability analysis

Estimation of water content is the foundation of natural gas processing and designing, and a formula calculation method provides a solution simple and easy to be programmed by computers. In this regard,...

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Principles of and tips for nitrogen displacement in gas pipeline commissioning

Since the West-to-East Pipeline I was put into production, operators have made many attempts and accumulated valuable experiences in gas pipeline commissioning. However, there are still some problems....

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Key elements for functioning gas hubs: A case study of East Asia

This paper clarifies various concepts relevant to gas trading hubs and presents an innovative framework with key elements to create gas hubs. The nine key elements in the framework are further divided...

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Natural gas industry in China: Development situation and prospect

China's natural gas industry has entered a rapid development stage, and its supply, sales, storage and transport systems are continuously undergoing profound structural change. It is a major issue concerning...

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Thermophysical properties of natural gas hydrates: A review

As a promising new energy source, natural gas hydrates (NGHs) have attracted wide attention. The thermophysical properties of NGHs are of great significance to their exploitation. This work summarizes...

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Calculation and analysis of dynamic drag and torque of horizontal well strings

In recent years, shale gas production horizontal well types mainly include conventional horizontal well, highly deviated well and scoop-shape horizontal well. For the sake of construction decision making,...

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Technologies in deep and ultra-deep well drilling: Present status, challenges and future trend in the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016–2020)

During the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011–2015), CNPC independently developed a series of new drilling equipment, tools and chemical materials for deep and ultra-deep wells, including six packages...

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Development of natural gas industry in China: Review and prospect

In order to better promote the sustainable, effective and rapid development of natural gas business and the on-schedule realization of “carbon peak and carbon neutrality” goal, this paper summarizes...

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Floating storage and regasification units face specific LNG rollover challenges: Consideration of saturated vapor pressure provides insight and mitigation options

Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRU) form a rapidly expanding sector of LNG business. In many cases, FSRU now provide a more cost-effective and very flexible way to deliver natural gas to...

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Shale gas exploitation: Status, problems and prospect

Over the past five years, great progress has been made in shale gas exploitation, which has become the most driving force for global gas output growth. Hydrocarbon extraction from shale helps drive...

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A novel multi-path sand-control screen and its application in gravel packing of deepwater horizontal gas wells

Gravel packing is a promising sand control method for natural gas wells in deepwater environments. However, premature screenout, wellbore shrinkage, and packer installationlimit gravel packing efficiency...

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Fields and directions for shale gas exploration in China

China is highly dependent on foreign oil and gas, and the exploration and exploitation of shale gas is an important way to alleviate the energy and environmental pressure of China. Although a series...

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Progress and prospect of CNOOC's oil and gas well drilling and completion technologies

Offshore oil and gas production has become an important growth pole to ensure national energy security. However, China's offshore oil and gas production is lack of key core technologies and weak in...

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Technical difficulties of logging while drilling in carbonate reservoirs and the countermeasures: A case study from the Sichuan Basin

In the Sichuan Basin, carbonate reservoirs are characterized by deep burial depth and strong heterogeneity, so it is difficult to conduct structure steering, pore space reservoir tracking and trajectory...

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Shale gas exploration and development in the Sichuan Basin: Progress, challenge and countermeasures

China's shale gas production in 2020 exceeds 200 × 108 m³, which creates a miracle in the history of natural gas development in China. The Sichuan Basin has already been and will be the main battlefield...

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A new model for the accurate calculation of natural gas viscosity

Viscosity of natural gas is a basic and important parameter, of theoretical and practical significance in the domain of natural gas recovery, transmission and processing. In order to obtain the accurate...

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Development prospect of natural gas industry in the Sichuan Basin in the next decade

The Sichuan Basin is the earliest natural gas discovery and utilization area in the world, where China's modern natural gas industry started. Through nearly 7 decades of development, a natural gas industrial...

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Natural gas in China: Development trend and strategic forecast

Based upon an analysis of global energy developing trend, a discussion was made on the natural gas developing trend in China with the following pre-estimating results from multiple perspectives. (1)...

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