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February 2012

The oil and gas industry

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N.M. Baykov (Institute of World Economy and International Relations of RAS, Moscow, Russian Federation)
Forecast of oil supply and demand development in the world until 2035

The forecast of development of branches of the fuel and energy complex until 2035 is considered. The main indicators of production and consumption of primary energy resources are given and in more detail prognostic indicators of oil production and consumption in the world and selected regions are considered.

Key words: the forecast of production and the oil consumption, oil, nonconventional oil, extraction growth, reserves, resources.


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3. Marilyn Radler, Total reserves production climb on mixed results, Oil and Gas Journal, 2010, December 6.

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Geology and geologo-prospecting works

S.A. Fedoseev, Yu.A. Savchenko (Komsomolskneft NGDU, Surgutneftegas OAO, Surgut, Russian Federation
Analysis of carbonatization zones as a diagnostic element of the stages of formation of hydrocarbon deposits

The genesis of carbonate interlayers in the BS10 layer and the role of these ones in the formation of hydrocarbon deposits are examined in detail. The influence of tectonics on the development of fields and the relationship between fractures and carbonate interlayers are investigated. The analysis of the tectonic factor influence on the deposit formation is executed.
Key words: carbon-bearing prolayers, post-sedimentation genesis, oxidation-reduction conditions, coal acid, dehydration, a biogene carbonate.

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Т.G. Nemirovich, А.P. Vilesov (TNNC LLC, Tyumen, Russian Federation)
Analogy method. Genuine and formal similarity of reservoirs

This paper considers the traditional criteria for selecting the reservoir analogues (Orenburg Region Dkt reservoirs case

study). When sedimentology is applied as part of the criteria, this makes the selected analogues more reliable and robust

and results in genuine analogy, which will ensure optimal solutions for field development and reservoir management


Key words: Kolgan thickness, a layer, facies, reservoir porosity and permeability.


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4. Doroginitskaya L.M., Dergacheva T.N., Khudyakova L.D. et al. Kolichestvennaya otsenka dobyvnykh kharakteristik kollektorov nefti i gaza po petrofizicheskim dannym i materialam GIS (Quantitative estimation of production characteristics of oil and gas oil reservoir on petrophysical data and geophysical well logging materials), Tomsk: STT Publ., 2007, 278 p.

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A.A. Aseev, A.V. Derduga (NK Rosneft-NTC LLC, Krasnodar, Russian Federation)
Technology of structural interpretation of the prospective objects in complex tectonic conditions of folded zone of the West Kuban depression

The technique of structural modeling of fold-fault objects and its application in complex tectonic conditions of the southern flank of the West Kuban depression is presented. The consistent structural model of Ukrainian and Abin-Ukrainian anticlinals is proposed. The prospective objects for supplementary exploration are selected. The need of integrated use of structural modeling and shooting data for fold-fault objects research for the purpose of improvement the efficiency of prognostic characteristics of exploration works is shown.

Key words: structural modeling, seismic study, geologic cross-section, fold-fault object, West Kuban depression.


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V.G. Miroshkin (NK Rosneft - NTC LLC, Krasnodar, Russian Federation)
Terms and principle of formation of carbonate productive strata of Salyukinskoye oilfield based on the analysis of the statistical variability of the reservoir

Paleotectonic analysis of materials of Salyukinskoye oilfield in cross-section of Upper Carboniferous-Lower Permian age by the method of statistical model of rocks variability is executed. A representation about the conditions of sedimentation of deposits of the given age is obtained, the geological model for the further development of the field is refined.

The executed paleotectonic analysis of data on the Upper Carboniferous and Lower Permian sediments of the Salyukinskoye oilfield territory has shown that at creating a geological models of reservoirs С3 (С2+С3), P11 и Р12, a major complicating factor is quite widespread in these beds occurrence of bioherms, to which hydrocarbon deposits are confined at the field. The described method for studying the conditions of sedimentation is quite applicable to the fields, formed by organogenic carbonate rocks.

Key words: paleotectonics, statistical model, variability, carbonate rocks.


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A.M. Svalov (Oil and Gas Research Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russian Federation)
The capillary pressure in the rocks

Results of the analysis of stable forms of menisci, formed in the pore space of rocks, are presented. The obtained results are used for more correct interpretation of capillary pressure curves, obtained with the help of existing tools and methods of laboratory testing.

Key words: capillary pressure, meniscuses, residual saturation.


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E.A. Gladkov (National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russian Federation)
The need to consider the strain-metasomatic transformations of hydrocarbon deposits in the process of their developing

During the hydrocarbon deposits development a change of their initial filtration-capacitive properties of rocks takes place. One from possible reasons is the strain-metasomatic transformation of productive deposits. It is suggested to consider these processes. An assessment of the dynamics of cavity-pore space volume, as of the carbonate and terrigenous rocks, is carried out.

Key words: lithology, deformation and metasomatic transformation, the development of hydrocarbon deposits.


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Drilling of chinks

A.A. Melekhin, A.V. Storchak (Saint-Petersburg State Mining University, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation)
Development of backfill compositions for well cementing in complicated geological conditions

For increase quality of isolation of absorbent intervals during well casing authors propose to use the backfill based on Portland cement with the expanding polymer additive. Designed composition is backfill system, which increases in volume up to 10-12 % during pumping into an absorbent layer, thus forming the cement stone, which secures leaktightness of whole interval.

Key words: well, absorption, casing, backfill composition

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Working out and operation of oil deposits

R.R. Ibatullin, I.M. Bakirov, A.V. Nasybullin, O.G. Antonov (TatNIPIneft, Bygulma, Russian Federation), A.R. Rakhmanov (Almetjevneft Oil and Gas Production Department, Almetyevsk, Russian Federation)
Development and application of permanently updated geological and reservoir model for the third block of the Berezovskaya area

The paper presents the results achieved throughout implementation of the project aimed at increasing production of hard-to-recover reserves with the use of automation aids. Permanently updated geological and reservoir model which was created in 2009 and updated in 2011 is used to evaluate reservoir behavior, identify residual oil zones and forecast measures enabling optimized well productivity. To select optimal production enhancement strategies both in-house software packages and available ROXAR software solutions are used.

Key words: permanently updated geological and reservoir model, geological and simulation model, forecast calculations, development options, automation aids, EnABLE software

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K.G. Skachek (LUKOIL-Western Siberia LLC, Kogalym, Russian Federation), A.V. Rastegaev (State National Research Polytechnic University of Perm, Perm, Russian Federation), M.V. Mordvintsev (Verkhnechonskneftegaz OJSC, Irkutsk, Russian Federation)
On the possibility of selection of active zones and stagnant sites by the geological and geochemical indicators within the BS102-3 layer of Tevlinsko-Russkinskoye field

Zonation of BS102-3 layer of Tevlinsko-Russkinskoye oilfield by the conditions of the development is established. At the statistical level it is proved that blocks of development with active zones differ from the blocks, for which poorly drained sites are specific by geological and geochemical indicators. It is drawn a conclusion about the possibility of creating multi-dimensional mathematical models for prediction of active zones by a set of parameters discussed above.

Key words: oil, field, interalkanes peaks, active zones, poorly drained sites, prediction.


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V.F. Chekushin, A.V. Zajnullin (Bashneft JS OC, Ufa, Russian Federation), E.V. Lozin, R.Yu. Igibaev, A.M. Vagizov (BashNIPIneft LLC, Ufa, Russian Federation)
The particularities of Buzovyazovskoye oil field development (the Republic of Bashkortostan)

During all period of Buzovjazovskoye oil field development worked out initial recoverable reserves exceed production watercut. Authors suppose that the main reason of this event is the use of so-called alkaline liquids for the maintenance of reservoir pressure. These liquids prevent water accelerated advancing during oil displacement.

Key words: oilfield, alkaline liquids, oil displacement characteristic.


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A.N. Yanin, M.S. Pavlov, A.A. Gilderman (Design Bureau TERM LLC< Tyumen, Russian Federation), A.V. Baryshnikov, O.A. Kofanov (Gazpromneft-Khantos LLC, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation)
Evaluating the effectiveness of hydraulic fracturing in oil-water zones of a layer

The results of hydrofracturing, performed in 48 wells of oil-water zones of vikulovskoye sediments of Palyanovskaya area of Krasnoleninskoye field in 2006-2010, are summarized. The effectiveness of given measure is assessed. It is established, that after hydrofracturing the oil production rate increases to 3.3 times, the fluid one - in 3.8 times. Additional oil production due to 48 hydrofracturings execution was 253 thousand tons, duration of the effect was more than 3 years. In order to increase oil production rate and reduce the water content in the new wells it is recommended to test advanced hydrofracturing technologies: S-FRAC, jet hydrofracturing, water isolation ones etc.

Ключевые слова: гидравлический разрыв пласта, водонефтяная залежь, викуловские отложения, Пальяновская площадь, Красноленинское месторождение, эффективность работ

Key words: hydraulic fracturing, water oil deposit, vikulovskie deposits, Palyanovskaya area, Krasnoleninskoye field, the efficiency of operations


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N.V. Yudina, Yu.V. Loskutova (Institute of Petroleum Chemistry, Sibirian Branch of RAS, Tomsk, Russian Federation), E.V. Beshagina (National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russian Federation)
Composition and rheological properties of oil deposits of highly paraffinic crude oil

The influence of temperature and "the cold rod" on precipitates' amount and composition is examined for highlyparaffinic resinous oil of Tomskaja region. Rheological properties of precipitates are defined by the content of low- and high-molecular paraffins. The precipitates allocated at the temperature gradient 70/30°C are characterized with maximum viscosity, increased amount of high-molecular paraffin hydrocarbons C41-C70, resins and asphaltenes.

Key words: oil, carbohydrates, asphalt-resin-paraffin deposits, scale inhibitor, the dynamic viscosity.


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K.Yu. Bogachev, S.V. Milyutin (Rock Flow Dynamics LLC, Moscow, Russian Federation), V.I. Dzyuba (TNK-BP OJSC, Moscow, Russian Federation)
Numerical simulation of BrightWater technology

The problem of numerical simulation of polymer flooding on the basis of BrightWaterTM technology - injection of special chemicals in the form of microscopic granules, changing their properties in the porous reservoir over time, is considered. Based on the isothermal multiphase Black oil model the mathematical model is proposed that takes into account the main physical factors of the process, such as activation time of the polymer granules, the change of reservoir properties depending on the concentration of the polymer and its current dynamic state, changing the mobility of water in the bottomhole zone of wells at the injection of solutions of surface active substances. The given model has been implemented in the framework of the parallel hydrodynamic tNavigatorTM simulator and tested on models of real fields. Good agreement between calculated and experimental data, as well as high numerical efficiency of the model was shown.

Key words: numerical modeling, polymer flooding, BrightWaterTM technology, surface-active agents, tNavigatorTM.


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O.Yu. Kashnikov, O.Yu. Savelev, Yu.A. Satyukov (PermNIPIneft Branch of LUKOIL-Engineering LLC in Perm, Perm, Russian Federation)
Calculation of optimal bottom-hole pressure for producing wells

The article presents the results of the optimal bottomhole pressure determination executed in various ways. Authors substantiate the dependence which determines the optimal level of bottom-hole pressure from the value of gas-oil rotation, the bubble points pressure and the current reservoir pressure.

Key words: bottom-hole pressure, bubble points pressure, gas-oil rotation, well test, hydrodynamic model.


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A.I. Shipilov, E.V. Krutihin, N.V. Kudrevatih, A.I. Mikov (Polyex JSC, Perm, Russian Federation)
New acid compositions for selective treatment of carbonate reservoir

The article is devoted to perspective direction of carbonate reservoir acid treatment by non-polymeric self-diverting acid compositions. Non-polymeric self-diverting acid compositions on the basis of the viscoelastic surfactants and the specially designed acid composition are offered. These acid compositions provide a uniform stimulation of all areas of the reservoir, the creation of high-conducting dominant wormhole maximum length and do not cause colmatation of bottom-hole formation zone.

Key words: acid composition of Autoregulated reaction rate, the surface-active substance, highly conducting channels, carbonate reservoir.


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V.T. Pitkevich, G.V. Lozhkin, E.V. Moreva, I.I. Zubarev, A.V. Morev (SibNIINP OAO, Tyumen, Russian Federation), I.G. Kashapov (Gazpromneft-Vostok LLC, Tomsk, Russian Federation)
Determination of relative phase permeabilities in three-phase saturation region on the core samples of Yu11 layer of Shinginskoye field

Filtration tests, based on the algorithm, proposed by authors previously, are executed on core samples taken from the Yu11 layer of Shinginskoye field, for which the relative phase permeabilities were determined by stationary filtration method (OST 39-235-89) in the system oil - water at zero gas saturation, in the system oil - gas at irreducible water saturation and in the system water-gas at the minimal oil saturation. On the basis of experimental data, the analytical functions of the surfaces of relative phase permeabilities for oil, gas and water in the region of a real three-phase saturation.

Key words: relative permeabilities, three-phase saturation, and core sample


1. Pitkevich V.T., Lozhkin T.V., Moreva E.V., et al., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2009, no.5, pp.70-71.

2. Pitkevich V.T., Lozhkin G.V., Moreva E.V., Zubarev I.I., Morev A.V., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2010, no. 1, pp. 62-63.

3. Pitkevich V.T., Lozhkin G.V., Moreva E.V., Zubarev I.I., Morev A.V., Kashapov I.G., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2010, no. 9, pp. 70-73.

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I.V. Prozorova, G.I. Volkova, Yu.V. Loskutova, N.V. Yudina, E.V. Kirbizhekova (Institute of Petroleum Chemistry, Siberian Branch of RAS, Tomsk, Russian Federation)
Pour-point depressant for paraffinic and highly paraffinic crude oils

Depressants are used in petroleum production operations to reduce pour point and viscosity of paraffinic and highly paraffinic crude oils. A new ethylene-vinyl acetate co-polymer based depressant with succinimide additive is tested. The depressant performance can be estimated based on resin-asphaltene-paraffin components ratio.

Key words: highly paraffinic crude oil, depressant, pour-point, dynamic viscosity.


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Technics and technology of oil recovery

D.A. Berdnikov, I.V. L’vova (TatNIPIneft, Bugulma, Russian Federation), N.I. Rylov, L.M. Mironova (Nauka OOO, Bugulma, Russian Federation), L.B. Khuzina (Almetyevsk State Petroleum Institute, Almetyevsk, Russian Federation)
Technology of perforating allows forming lengthy drain channels in the near-wellbore region

A conceptually new completion method involving forming of lengthy drain channels to establish connectivity with the productive formation is considered. A new type of rotary perforator allows non-damaging drilling of drain channels up to 1 m long and 20 mm in diameter. The paper presents results of the detailed analysis of the completion technology, as well as conclusions and practical recommendations.

Key words: drain channels, rotary perforator, productive formation, completion technology.


1. Pat. 2147066 RF, MPK7 E 21 B 43/11. Sposob vtorichnogo vskrytiya produktivnogo plasta (Method of completion of the reservoir) by N.I. Rylov, R.K. Ishkaev, M.P. Sergienko et al.

2. Pat. 2182961 RF, MPK7 E 21 B 43/11. Sverlyashchiy skvazhinnyy perforator (Downhole hammer drilling) by M.P. Sergienko, N.I. Rylov, A.A. Sharov et al.

3. Pat. 2232873 RF, MPK7 E 21 B 43/11. Ustroystvo dlya vtorichnogo vskrytiya produktivnogo plasta sverleniem (A device for secondary completion by drilling) by N.I. Rylov, R.A. Gazizulin, M.P. Sergienko et al.

4. L'vova I.V. Razrabotka tekhnologii sozdaniya effektivnoy gidrodinamicheskoy svyazi produktivnogo plasta so skvazhinoy (Development of technology for creating an effective hydrodynamic reservoir due to the well): Doctor of Science synopsis of a thesis. – Bugul'ma, 2004. – 26 s.

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The oil-field equipment

A.N. Anoshkin, V.Yu. Zuyko (State National Research Polytechnic University of Perm, Perm, Russian Federation)
Comparative analysis of axial durability of welded joints of polymer reinforced connections of oil and gas pipes

Dimensional nonlinear numerical models are created for axial durability analysis of welded joints for reinforced polymer pipes (RPP) for oil and gas purpose. The calculations have revealed qualitative differences in the nature of the axial deformation of RPP connection units for gas and oil use. Comparison of axial strength calculated values and experimental data shows good agreement.

Key words: polymer reinforced pipes, butt joints, computer simulation, mathematical model, the stress-strain state, strength, experiment.


1. Ivanov S.G., Strikovskiy L.L., Gulyaeva M.A., Zuyko V.Yu., Mekhanika kompozitnykh materialov - Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2005, V. 41, no. 1, pp. 57–70.

2. Anoshkin A.N., Zuyko V.Yu., Ivanov S.G., Vestnik SamGU – Estestvennonauchnaya seriya, 2007, no. 6(56), pp. 419-426.

3. Anoshkin A.N., Zuyko V.Yu., Ivanov S.G., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 11, pp. 95-97.

4. A.F. Sal'nikov, S.V. Slovikov, A.N. Anoshkin, V.E. Vil'deman, Gazovaya promyshlennost', 2010, no. 6, pp. 38-40.

5. Ivanov S.G., Anoshkin A.N., Zuyko V.Yu. Mekhanika kompozitnykh materialov - Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2011, V. 47, no. 2, pp. 277-288.

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Transport and oil preparation

M.Yu. Tarasov, S.S. Primakov, V.E. Boyarkin (Giprotyumenneftegaz OAO, HMS Group, Tyumen, Russian Federation)
Design solutions for the system of gathering and transportation of oil from oil rims of oil-gas condensate fields of the Far North

The necessity of thermotechnical calculations to determine the way of the gas-water-oil mixtures heating at gathering and inter-field transportation of oil from the oil rims of oil-gas condensate fields of the Far North is shown. The results of the technical and economic comparison of design technological variants of the systems of construction of field site, at which oil rims are developed, are given.

Key words: oil rims, gathering and transportation of oil, technical and economical calculations, thermotechnical calculations

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B.R. Fakhrutdinov, O.A. Varnavskaya, N.A. Lebedev, O.V. Ugryumov (NIIneftepromkhim OAO, Kazan, Russian Federation), A.V. Larin (Rusvietpetro JV LLC, Moscow, Russian Federation)
Pilot testings of demulsifier SNPKh-4315D at RUSVIETPETRO JV LLC central gathering point North Khosedayu

The results of pilot tests of demulsifier SNPKh-4315D at SK RUSVIETPETRO LLC central gathering point Severnoye Khosedayu are given. According to test results it is established that the application of demulsifier SNPKh-4315D allows to treat oil under the requirements of GOST R 51858-2002, producing for quality group I, and to reduce cost per unit for oil treatment.

Key words: oil, oil treatment, demulsifier, the central gathering point, pilot testings, the specific consumption

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Pipeline transport of oil

N.S. Arbuzov (IMS Indusries Ltd.)
Protection of the marine oil terminal against hydraulic shock using the fast shut-off valve

A scheme of the marine oil terminal protection from water hammer which includes only the coastal units and does not contain elements on jetty is considered. The advantage of this scheme is that the bulky containers are placed on the shore, and not on the quay, which is usually already characterized by lack of space. The protection system is based on the high-performance valves HIPPS. In the case of water hammer caused by unauthorized closing ship valves a safety is provided by a fast closing valve located on the shore. As a result, a protective wave of discharging is generated in the offshore part of the hydraulic system of the terminal and prevents pressure build up to dangerous levels. The efficiency and effectiveness of the proposed scheme are proved.

Key words: valve, process pipe, marine oil terminal, hydraulic shock.


1. Arbuzov N.S., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 4, pp. 129-131.

2. Arbuzov N.S., Truboprovodnyy transport teoriya i praktika, 2010, no. 4, pp. 20-23.

3. Lur'e M.V. Matematicheskoe modelirovanie protsessov truboprovodnogo transporta nefti, nefteproduktov i gaza (Mathematical modeling of pipeline transportation of oil and gas), Moscow: «Neft' i gaz» RGU nefti i gaza imeni I.M.Gubkina, 2003, 335 p.

4. Arbuzov N.S. Nauka i tekhnologii truboprovodnogo transporta nefti i nefteproduktov - Oil&Oil Products Pipeline Transportation: Science & Technologies, 2011, no. 4, pp. 21-23.

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Ecological and industrial safety

Yu.G. Bezrodny, V.A. Shmelev, V.V. Novikova (VolgogradNIPImorneft Branch of LUKOIL-Engineering LLC in Volgograd)
Environment conservancy and ecological safety in well engineering and upgrade by the means of sidetracking

Upgrade of the existing wells by the means of sidetracking is one of the environment conservancy methods. The existing practice in land conservancy and ecological safety in the course of well upgrade by the means of sidetracking on Pamyatno-Sasovskoye oil field was studied. Suggested approach to the ground drilling and auxiliary equipment layout modeling allows providing of environment conservancy and ecological safety in the course of well upgrade by the means of deviated sidetracking.

Key words: well upgrade, sidetracking, environment conservancy, ecological safety.


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