Category: 5. Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering

Oil and Gas Research Activities

The following is the figures of research activities in oil and gas industry for the year of 2013: Schlumberger receives the highest number of granted…

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Multiple Angled Fracturing utilizing a Frac Pump and Frac Blender

Fracturing formation is one way among many other ways to overcome damage and to increase permeability around a wellbore and to increase well sweep efficiency….

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Development of Naturally Fractured Oil and Gas Formation

Generally, shale and carbonate reservoirs have low permeability or low ability to flow fluids and are naturally fractured oil and gas formation. Core analysis and…

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Integrated Optimization from Reservoir Simulation Model to Facilities Upgrading

After drilling an appraisal well completed and gas or oil reserves proven, the oil and gas company must put a strategy to develop the field….

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Patent Wall of Oil and Gas Company

Compared to previous year, granted patent in 2012 for 6 major service, oil and gas companies increase 9%. Schlumberger Technology Corporation (Sugar Land, TX) was…

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Choosing Well Completion Oil and Gas

After oil companies have drilled an exploration well, a delineation well will be drilled to conclude the gas and oil reserves. To bypass the mud…

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Location of Bypassed Oil

In heterogenic reservoirs such as carbonate reservoirs, bypassed oil or hydrocarbons  is typically  left  somewhere in the reservoir.  We can easily identify bypassed oil or…

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Electromagnetic Log to Determine Distribution Injection Fluid

It is important to determine fluid distribution after injecting certain volume of fluid into a reservoir. Material balance method combined with Darcy’s and EOS (Equation…

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Surfactants as primary emulsifier to cure well damage

Sometimes, a new perforated well can not deliver fluid at a certain rate which is predicted by correlating to other wells on the same horizon….

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Thorium Uranium Ratio from Spectral Gamma Ray Log to Determine Source Rock

Source rock in petroleum exploration is rocks that produce hydrocarbon naturally at a temperature between 65 and 150 degrees Celcius for crude oil and between…

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