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Assessments of global experience with prospective saliferous plays target new helium storage in East Siberia
Izyumchenko D., Kossachyuk G., Burakova S., Butochkina S., Melnikova E., Budrevich N. (Gazprom VNIIGAZ)
Assessments of prospective plays in the East Siberian Saliferous Basin (Angara, Belsk, and Usol sequences) showed that none of them appear suitable for major storage of gas including helium.
Development prospects for Yamal offshore
Mirzoyev D., Shilov G., Ibragimov I., Arkhipova O. (TsKBN Gazprom)
Technical and economic solutions regarding the future Yamal offshore development, combined with Ob and Tazov Bays of the Barents and Pechora Seas, are believed to be the major drivers of the domestic policy regarding Arctic regions.
Innovative conceptual prospecting and exploration proposals for tectonicallyactive regions: Orenburg case study
Danilova E. (NPF Orenburggazgeofizika, Georesurs)
The today’s methodology under hydrocarbons prospecting in Orenburg region is mostly driven by anticline concept principles which, applied to the Pre-Urals zone, appears mostly upsetting.
Early-phase development risk analysis for gas and condensate fields
Shchebetov A. (Enel Trade S.p.A), Gavrilov A. (LUKOIL Overseas Service B.V.), Zhukova A., Rozova A. (Schlumberger Logelco, Inc.)
This paper summarises field experience with uncertainty assessments and risk analysis built around a hypothetic West Siberian gas/condensate field with poor exploration coverage.
Handling sand inflow challenges for Vankor water supply wells
Semenov A., Bulchayev G., Kislov N., Driller A. (Vankorneft), Bulchayev N. (Oil and Gas Institute, Siberian Federal University)
Grain composition analysis focused on Nasonian and Dolganian water-bearing rocks across Vankor field helped to identify the key drivers for emergence of mechanicals in well production flow.
Management innovations for Sakhalin’s oil and gas producers
Gritsov G. (Fluor Daniel Eurasia, Inc.)
This paper analyses the corporate architecture of Russian oil and gas players.
Gas chromatographs with bundled formation gas composition methodologies
Arystanbekova S., Volynsky A. (Gazprom VNIIGAZ), Prudnikov I. (Gazprom)
These chemical analysis methods mostly rely on gas chromatographs and offer detailed information on formation gas composition: hydrocarbons, common gases, sour components, methanol, and water.
Open hole strength assessment using physical and mathematical models
Sheberstov E., Kovalev A., Ryzhov A. (Gazprom VNIIGAZ), Kovalenko Y. (IPMekh RAS)
When choosing the most appropriate oil and gas well completion method, there is often a controversy between a desire to gain the highest well productivity and the lost flow risk due to failure of a poorly cemented hole.