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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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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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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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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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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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Alcohols for hydrate inhibition – Different alcohols and different mechanisms

Methanol has been used to prevent hydrate formation in industrial handling of hydrate forming mixtures containing water for many decades. Ethanol is also used for the same purpose in countries that...

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3D visualization of hydraulic fractures using micro-seismic monitoring: Methodology and application

In this paper, a new 3D visualization technical method was developed for hydraulic fractures using micro-seismic monitoring. This technical method consists of four steps: i. interpret the geologic hydraulic...

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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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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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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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Minimizing the filtration loss of water-based drilling fluid with sustainable basil seed powder

Filtration control is important to ensure safe and high efficient drilling. The aim of the current research is to explore the feasibility of using basil seed powders (BSPs) to reduce filtration loss...

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Wax deposition law and OLGA-Based prediction method for multiphase flow in submarine pipelines

In this study, the effects of wax deposition on submarine multiphase pipelines are investigated. In order to understand the mechanism of wax deposition in submarine multiphase pipelines, a wax deposition...

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Impact of the injected water salinity on oil recovery from sandstone formations: Application in an Egyptian oil reservoir

In the last decade, there has been an increasing interest in understanding the effects of changing injected water salinity on the performance of oil reservoirs. This paper aims to investigate the effects...

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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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Constrains of eruption environment and hydrothermal fluid on the Permian pyroclastic reservoirs in the Sichuan Basin, SW China

A breakthrough has been recently made in the hydrocarbon exploration of the Permian pyroclastic rocks in the Jianyang Area, western Sichuan Basin, China. With an aim to decipher the impacts of the eruption...

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Actual wellbore tortuosity evaluation using a new quasi-three-dimensional approach

The irregular wellbore trajectory caused by the wellbore deviation and fluctuation makes a significant effect on the torque and drag in extending and direction drilling, especially for wellbore trajectory...

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Emerging the dual string drilling and dual coil tubing drilling technology in a geothermal well applications

The challenges found in geothermal well drilling have forced the industry to develop new significant cost effective, time saver technologies to go for deeper geothermal resources beyond their traditional...

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The prediction of spontaneous oil-water imbibition in composite capillary

In view of the classical Lucas-Washburn equation, which can only describe the spontaneous imbibition of single wetted capillary, a tilted composite capillary model with circular cross section, composed...

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Geomechanical modelling of cold heavy oil production with sand

The contribution of geomechanics to provide a rigorous quantification of porosity changes and associated permeability changes is often neglected when considering hydrocarbon production. However, it...

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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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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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Three-dimensional numerical solution and stress cage analysis of high conductive fractures pressure sealing

Aiming at the main problems in the design and analysis of well wall strengthening for fractured formations, a three-dimensional (3D) numerical simulation scheme is proposed. The three-dimensional finite...

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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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Experimental study on the acoustic propagation and anisotropy of coal rocks

In order to study the propagation laws of acoustic wave of coal samples from the Upper Permian Xuanwei Formation in the east of Yunnan Province, China, under saturated water and dry conditions, the...

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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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