Many challenges must be faced when exploiting oil and gas fields. Mature fields throw up additional challenges which need to be examined in detail, so that the oil or gas which remains to be produced can be extracted in the most economical way. Initial production in mature fields often dates back to a time when techniques were not what they are at present. Consequently, the quantity, quality, and availability of data may vary considerably and often fall short of our expectations as geoscientists. As our aim is to maximize hydrocarbon recovery, optimize economics, and enhance the exploitation of vanishing natural...
A new method for efficient fast-track evaluation and assessment of the re-engineering potential of mature fields
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Claude Mouret, Jean-Paul Valois, Eric Mastin, Jean Chastang; A new method for efficient fast-track evaluation and assessment of the re-engineering potential of mature fields. The Leading Edge ; 24 (1): 50–54. doi: https://doi.org/10.1190/1.1859701
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