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CN: 51-1785/TE
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Big Data analytics in oil and gas industry: An emerging trend

This paper reviews the utilization of Big Data analytics, as an emerging trend, in the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry. Big Data or Big Data analytics refers to a new technology which can...

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Significant aspects of carbon capture and storage – A review

Excessive emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere has resulted in a progressive climate change and global warming in the past decades. There have been many approaches developed to reduce the...

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Sand production: A smart control framework for risk mitigation

Due to the current global oil price, the sand production is considered undesirable product and the control of sand production is considered as one of the main concerns of production engineers. It can...

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A review on casing while drilling technology for oil and gas production with well control model and economical analysis

The extraction of petroleum fluids from sub-surface accumulations mandates the drilling of a well into the formation containing the accumulation. The drilling techniques have evolved over time to overcome...

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Role of biosurfactants in bioremediation of oil pollution-a review

The energy resources mainly petroleum and petroleum hydrocarbons are major pollutants of the environment. The oil and oil products contamination may cause severe harm and hence, the attention has been...

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CO2 utilization: Developments in conversion processes

Carbon dioxide capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) –including conversion to valuable chemicals-is a challenging contemporary issue having multi-facets. The prospect to utilize carbon dioxide (CO2)...

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Solid amine sorbents for CO2 capture by chemical adsorption: A review

Amines are well-known for their reversible reactions with CO2, which make them ideal for CO2 capture from several gas streams, including flue gas. In this respect, selective CO2 absorption by aqueous...

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Review on chemical enhanced oil recovery using polymer flooding: Fundamentals, experimental and numerical simulation

The EOR techniques are employed to recover more oil from mature reservoirs after the primary and secondary oil production stages. Polymer flooding as a chemical EOR method involves adding polymer molecules...

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Most common surfactants employed in chemical enhanced oil recovery

Chemical enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and particularly surfactant injection has recently received a great deal of attention. The suggested recovery mechanisms after injecting surfactants include wettability...

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An experimental study of diesel fuel cloud and pour point reduction using different additives

An experimental study was conducted to investigate the effects of four different additives on pour point and cloud point temperatures of a diesel fuel. Sample mixtures were prepared in different volumetric...

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Artificial lift system optimization using machine learning applications

Currently, in the oil industry, artificial lift optimization (ALO) systems are dealing with different applications including well monitor and control, reservoir management, production optimization,...

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A review of recent developments in CO2 mobility control in enhanced oil recovery

Carbon dioxide-enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) has gained widespread attention in light of the declining conventional oil reserves. Moreover, CO2-EOR contributes to the reduction of the global emissions...

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Predicting saturated vapor pressure of LNG from density and temperature data with a view to improving tank pressure management

Determining the saturated vapor pressure (SVP) of LNG requires detailed thermodynamic calculations based on compositional data. Yet LNG compositions and SVPs evolve constantly for LNG stored in tanks....

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CO2 storage in depleted gas reservoirs: A study on the effect of residual gas saturation

Depleted gas reservoirs are recognized as the most promising candidate for carbon dioxide storage. Primary gas production followed by injection of carbon dioxide after depletion is the strategy adopted...

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Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) study, on reciprocating compressors API 618

The Oil & Gas industry has continuously increased its requirements and together with the high complexity of technological systems and the higher competitiveness of markets, has compelled providers to...

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A novel rate of the reaction between NaOH with CO2 at low temperature in spray dryer

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an influential greenhouse gas that has a significant impact on global warming partly. Nowadays, many techniques are available to control and remove CO2 in different chemical...

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A comprehensive review on proppant technologies

The main function of traditional proppants is to provide and maintain conductive fractures during well production where proppants should meet closure stress requirement and show resistance to diagenesis...

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Prediction of oil flow rate through an orifice flow meter: Artificial intelligence alternatives compared

Fluid-flow measurements of petroleum can be performed using a variety of equipment such as orifice meters and wellhead chokes. It is useful to understand the relationship between flow rate through orifice...

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CPPCNDL: Crude oil price prediction using complex network and deep learning algorithms

Crude oil price prediction is a challenging task in oil producing countries. Its price is among the most complex and tough to model because fluctuations of price of crude oil are highly irregular, nonlinear...

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A review of crosslinked fracturing fluids prepared with produced water

The rapidly increasing implementations of oilfield technologies such as horizontal wells and multistage hydraulic fracturing, particularly in unconventional formations, have expanded the need for fresh...

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A review on hydraulic fracturing of unconventional reservoir

Hydraulic fracturing is widely accepted and applied to improve the gas recovery in unconventional reservoirs. Unconventional reservoirs to be addressed here are with very low permeability, complicated...

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Emergence of nanotechnology in the oil and gas industry: Emphasis on the application of silica nanoparticles

The application of nanotechnology in the oil and gas industry is on the rise as evidenced by the number of researches undertaken in the past few years. The quest to develop more game-changing technologies...

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Effect of water salinity on oil/brine interfacial behaviour during low salinity waterflooding: A mechanistic study

In recent years, controlling the salinity and composition of the injected water has become an emerging enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technique, often described as low salinity (LS) waterflooding. This...

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A critical review of carbonate reservoir wettability modification during low salinity waterflooding

The nature of carbonate reservoirs promotes the adsorption of oil onto the rock surface hence making oil recovery a challenge even with the interventions of varied chemical EOR methods. Recently, low...

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A review of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods applied in Kazakhstan

Application of enhanced oil recovery methods in Kazakhstan has been ongoing for decades alongside the continued discovery of new oil and gas fields in the Pre-Caspian Basin. The objective of this review...

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