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Geology and geologo-prospecting works

R.S. Khisamov, R.N. Khadiullina (TatNeft OAO, RF, Almetyevsk), S.E.Voitovich, E.G. Tsisheiko, V.B. Liberman, P.V. Chinareva (Exploration Department of the TatNeft OAO, RF, Kazan)
Grouping of oil deposits on geological and geophysical parameters and visualization of data with geo information system

Key words: grouping, cluster analysis, sheshminskiy horizon, Tournasian stage, oil rock parameters.

Today on the territory of Republic Tatarstan discovered more than 207 oil fields uniting approximately 3000 oil deposits. Of particular interest is the grouping of oil fields on parameters of porosity, oil rock saturation and permeability, oil density, viscosity, resin and sulfur content and etc. The grouping allows to estimate similarity and dissimilarity of productive layers, to multiply successful technology and layer influence methods among object of one group, allows to confirm recovery schemes and enhancing oil recovery methods and etc. The grouping on the base of cluster analysis and geo information systems is shown on the example of ufimian and tournasianoil deposits.

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V.A. Karpov (Institute of Innovation Technologies and Methods of Subsurface Resources Management LLC, RF, Moscow)
Hydrocarbon traps in the geodynamic field

Key words: tectonically dependent hydrocarbons traps, tectonic fractures, seimic, thermal, gravitational and magnetic fields, tectonic blender, oil and gas bearing capacity.

The majority of the hydrocarbons traps is tectonically dependent and influenced by the geodynamic field (its components). After geodynamic transformation, original primary traps changed to various degrees and formed secondary accumulations, both becoming seismogenic, which emphasizes connection between seismicity and hydrocarbons bearing capacity. Analysis of geodynamic field’s components should be directed at recognition of the tectonic blender, defining development of primary and secondary HC traps.


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2. Osika D.G., Formirovanie geokhimicheskikh anomaliy v predelakh seysmicheski aktivnykh oblastey i ikh obramleniy (primenitel'no k poiskam nefti i gaza) (Formation of geochemical anomalies within the seismically active regions and their frames (for searching oil and gas)):Thesis of doctor of geological-mineralogical sciences, 1990.

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10. Karpov V.A., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 3, pp. 20-23.

11. Pat. №2377398 RU, Method of hydrocarbone field development, Inventors: Khisamov R.S., Ashchepkov Yu.S., Ashchepkov M.Yu., Muslimov R.Kh.

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P.A. Timoshenko, Yu.N. Shabaev, A.S. Molotkov (Surgutneftegas OJSC, SurgutNIPIneft, RF, Surgut), I.A. Bogush (South Russian State Technical University (Novocherkassk Polytechnic Institute), RF, Novocherkassk)
Application of alternative approaches to the study of the Middle Jurassic paleogeography for the purpose of local prediction of the hydrocarbon traps

Key words: method of forecasting, depositional environment, paleogeomorfological analysis
seismological analysis, forecast reservoirs, oil and gas, Middle Jurassic, Frolovskaya megabasin, Western Siberia.

Middle Jurassic deposits paleography, based on the visual complex analysis of dynamic characteristics of time record and paleomorphologic situation of YuS2 horizon, is stated. The facial nature by Muromtsev technique is specified. It is shown that a fundamental review of the strategy for prospecting and exploration of hydrocarbons deposits is required.


1. Medvedev N.Ya., Kos I.M., Nikonov V.F., Revnivykh V.A., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2002, no. 8, pp. 48-50.

2. Kontorovich A.E., Vakulenko L.G., Kazanenkov V.A. et al., Geologiya i geofizika – Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2010, V. 51, no. 2, pp. 187-200.

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G.V. Takkand, G.V. Tauzhnyansky, O.Yu. Rudakova, I.G. Khasanova (KogalymNIPIneft Branch of LUKOIL-Engineering LLC in Tyumen, RF, Tyumen)
Technique for determining volumetric parameters derived from production logging data to estimate West Siberian oil fields reserves

Key words: volumetric parameters, reservoir, porosity, oil saturation, bulk volume water (BVW), residual water saturation.

Conventional and advanced methods for distinguishing oil reservoirs, estimating oil porosity and oil saturation factor of reservoirs in the Middle-Ob’ region are presented. The methods are based on detailed production log data and drill core study results. They are used for oil fields in the Middle Ob’ region and Shaim petroleum-bearing area. These methods approved by the State Reserves Committee are successfully applied to estimate oil reserves.


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L.G. Stulov, D.V. Thomashev, A.A. Paporotnaya (NK Rosneft-NTC, RF, Krasnodar)
Features of the geological structure and location of oil deposits in the Cretaceous (Maastrichtian stage) natural reservoir

Key words: reservoir carbonate reservoirs, lithification, fracturing, deposit.

In the old oil fields it is observed reorientation exploration in shallow horizon sediments, accompanied by generalization and re-interpretation of the accumulated geological and geophysical information on the new technical and methodological level. The object of study – is Maastrichtian deposits of the Upper Cretaceous of Eastern Stavropol, is traditionally considered as one of the most promising oil and gas complexes. However, despite the proven industrial productivity, the total oil and gas exploration Upper Cretaceous deposits played a very limited position. This is due to the complexity of the structure of the Maastricht natural reservoir, as well as the specific conditions formation and distribution of oil, what about-Understands the difficulties of their exploration and development. Some difficulties also arise in calculating reserves hydrocarbon resources in carbonate reservoirs in terms determination of the useful capacity. In connection with this are highly relevant researches aimed at the study of factors affecting on-formation of complex natural oil reservoirs in the upper-Cretaceous complex of East Stavropol, which may be increase effectively engage hard-to-reserves owls in the development.


1. Bagrintseva K.I., Usloviya formirovaniya i svoystva karbonatnykh kollektorov nefti i gaza (Conditions of formation and properties of carbonate reservoirs of oil and gas), Moscow: Publ. of RSUH, 1999, 285 p.

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G.A. Lobova, S.A. Popov (National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, RF, Tomsk), A.N. Fomin (A.A. Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of RAS, RF, Tomsk)
Probable oil resource localisation for Jurassic and Cretaceous oil-and-gas complexes in Ust-Tym mega depression

Key words: paleotemperature, the centres of generation of the oils, resources.

The main objective of this work is oil and gas potential evaluation in Upper Jurassic – Cretaceous, Paleozoic – Lower - Jurassic Ust-Tym mega depression deposits based on paleotectonic reconstruction and paleotemperature modeling. The thermal history of all oil generation series in the cross section of 10 deep wells was reconstructed. Sets of maps showing the distribution of geotemperature and intensive oil generation areas location in Bazhenov and Togur series for 10 key sedimentation time-periods were constructed. These were identified due to the main oil generation zone geotemperature. The integrated ratio including oil geotemperature generation zones and generation time period for separate studied areas was determined. Schematic density maps for primary-accumulated Bazhenov and Togur oils were constructed. Efficient prospect and exploration survey for Cretaceous and Upper Jurassic, Middle Jurassic, Lower Jurassic and Paleozoic oil and gas generation complexes within the separate zones and the mega depression edges was recommended.


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2. Ermakov V.I., Skorobogatov V.A., Teplovoe pole i neftegazonosnost' molodykh plit SSSR (Heat field and oil-and-gas content of the young platform of the Soviet Union), Moscow: Nedra Publ., 1986, 222 p.

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R.A. Rezvanov, O.A. Smirnov (PANGEYA ZAO, RF, Moscow)
Reservoirs typification as a means of improving the permeability determining accuracy

Key words: reservoir, permeability, porosity, residual water saturation.

On the example of a collection of samples on two objects of different ages the possibility of improving the accuracy of determining the permeability of soils due to their pre-typification is tested, reasoning from the known values ​​of the factors of porosity and residual water saturation.

The use of individual trends for the sel ected classes in conjunction with the preliminary determining the class, to which the object under consideration (the layer, the sample) is belonged, reasoning from the values of porosity and residual water saturation, can significantly improve the accuracy of the permeability determination compared to the use dependencies of permeability on porosity or residual water saturation, which are built as a whole for the entire laboratory data array.


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S.E. Bobrov, A.A. Evdoschuk, G.L. Rozbaeva (TNNC LLC, RF, Tyumen)
Improvement of the geological model forecast accuracy based on identification of reservoir classes and study of the same in Nh-I reservoir of Suzunkoye field

Key words: modeling, core, facies, reservoir classes, reservoir properties, permeability.

The paper presents a typification method for the reservoirs that have formed in the shallow marine shelf environment which utilizes similarity of their capillary properties. Reservoir classes were identified by well log data. Regularities of areal extension of various reservoir classes were analyzed; a method for lithological modeling is presented that takes into account the identified class. As result permeability forecast accuracy was improved this is confirmed by well testing results.


1. Romanov D.V., Grinchenko V.A., Nateganov A.A., Rozbaeva G.L., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2010, no. 11, pp. 20-23.

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Yu.A. Kashnikov, D.V. Shustov, S.Yu. Yakimov, S.G.Ashihmin (Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm), V.L. Voevodkin (LUKOIL-PERM LLC, RF, Perm)
Creating of geological geomechanical model of Tournaisian-Famennian object of Gagarinskoye oil field

Key words: geological modeling, geomechanical modeling, permeability, producing ability of well, stress state.

The technique of creating of geological geomechanical model carbonate reservoir of one of the fields in the north of Perm region is presented in this work. It is based on the solving of the stress-strain state of productive object using data from seismic 3D. The dependencies of the production parameters of the wells from the indicators of stress state are presented.


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Drilling of chinks

Yu.B. Lind, R.A. Mulyukov (BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.R. Kabirova, A.R. Murzagalin (Bashkir State University, RF, Ufa)
Online prediction of troubles in drilling process

Key words: drilling troubles, drilling mud loss, mud loss intensity, artificial neural network, parallel computations.

A problem of prediction for troubles during well drilling on the base of minimal information on earlier drilled wells has been considered. Methods for prediction have been developed and realized; they allow simulating dependence of troubles on spatial location of wells on the base on artificial neural networks and parallel computations.


1. Baymukhametov K.S., Viktorov P.F., Gaynullin K.Kh., Syrtlanov A.Sh., Geologicheskoe stroenie i razrabotka neftyanykh i gazovykh mestorozhdeniy Bashkortostana (Geological structure and development of oil and gas fields in Bashkortostan), Ufa: Publ. of RITs ANK “Bashneft'”, 1997, 424 p.

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5. Lind Yu.B., Kabirova A.R., Iskusstvennyy intellekt - Artificial intelligence, 2012, no. 3, pp. 451-457.

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Working out and operation of oil deposits

O.V. Lanina, A.A. Chusovitin, S.A. Radygin (TNNC LLC, RF, Tyumen), I.V. Yarovenko (Samotlorneftegaz OJSC, RF, Nizhnevartovsk)
Results of barrier waterflooding in Samotlorskoye field

Key words: gas-oil zone; gas cap; barrier waterflood; current gas cap saturation; water and oil ingress into the gas cap.

This paper presents results of implementing the systems of developing under-gas-cap zones in Samotlorskoye field by applying the barrier waterflood. Impact of implemented treatment systems on current gas cap saturation is observed.


1. Gavura V.E., Vasil'ev I.P., Isaychev V.V. et al., Primenenie metodov uvelicheniya nefteotdachi na krupnykh mestorozhdeniyakh Zapadnoy Sibiri (EOR application in the major fields of Western Siberia), Moscow: Publ. of VNIIOENG, 1996, pp. 164-169.

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A.F. Kemalov, R.A. Kemalov, D.Z. Valiev (Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, RF, Kazan)
Studying the structure of difficult structural unit of high-viscosity oil of the Zyuzeevskoye field by means of structural and dynamic analysis on the basis of a NMR and rheological researches

Key words: high-viscosity oil, rheology, thermodynamics, pulse nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, oil disperse system, difficult structural unit.

There are carried out physic-chemical researches of oil of the Zyuzeevskoye field. The atmospheric distillation is carried out for an assessment of the potential maintenance of light fractions. It`s established that Zyuzeevskoye field’s oil is heavy high-sulphurous, high-resinous, low-paraffinic oil of the aromatic basis with the average maintenance of light fractions. The structure of oil disperse system (ODS) was studied by nuclear magnetic resonance, and durability given to the ODS – on change of rheological characteristics. The disperse structure of considered oil was estimated at backs - a spin relaxation on size of molecular mobility of its components. Results of work can be useful to experts in the field of development high-viscosity oils and natural bitumens to an assessment of complex influence of their natural structure with a potential group chemical composition.


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R.R. Ibatullin, V.G. Salimov, A.V. Nasybullin, O.V. Salimov (TatNIPIneft)
Experimental study of reaction rate constants of carbonate rocks in acid fracturing fluids

Key words: hydrofracturing, carbonate rocks, acid fluid, rotating disk, reaction kinetics.

Methods of kinetic parameters calculation using data from rotating disc have been analyzed. It has been shown that to calculate a rate constant and an order of reaction in surface kinetics region, optimization methods shall be used. Rate coefficients and orders of reaction of Tatarstan carbonate rocks dissolution in acid fracturing fluids under high frac pressure have been determined.


1. Salimov V.G. , Ibatullin R.R. , Nasybullin A.V. et al., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2013, no. 1, pp. 68-71.

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A.V. Pnevskih, N.S. Klimova, Z.V. Zhuk (Tyumen Branch of SurgutNIPIneft, RF, Tyumen)
Statistical approach to the use of flow-deflecting technologies on the example of Lyantorskoye field

Key words: oil recovery, statistics, regression analysis, effectiveness, flow-deflecting technologies.

A wide application of methods of increase of oil recovery with the use of flow-deflecting technologies at oil fields of Surgutneftegas OJSC allowed to accumulate the volume of the information, sufficient for carrying out a quality of statistical processing of. In the paper an algorithm of selection of methods of increase of oil recovery for injection wells with the help of multivariate regression analysis.


1. Devyatkova S.G, Pnevskikh A.V., Proceedings of SurgutNIPIneft', 2009, V. 10, 176 p.

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D.V. Pesotskaya, M.V. Fedorov, M.Yu. Klimov, R.Ya. Khmelevsky, V.Yu. Vasiljev, S.V. Kovalchuk (Gazpromneft NTC LLC, RF, Saint-Petersburg)
Assessment of the potential of associated gas utilization by means of gas injection technologies for the purpose of oil recovery increasing

Key words: associated gas utilization, gas injection, miscible displacement, oil recovery increasing.

International experience analysis of the gas injection technologies implementation as the enhanced oil recovery method indicates a high degree of the success in the context of the increased oil recovery. The relation between the extra oil recovery and the volume of associated gas injected as well as the relation between the extra oil recovery and the methane fraction in the associated gas were obtained in the course of the works. Assessment of the technical and economic efficiency of the associated gas injection implementation on Gazprom neft JSC oil fields for the purpose of enhanced oil recovery was carried out.


1. Baykov N.M., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2007, no. 6, pp. 105-107.

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Technics and technology of oil recovery

E.N. Ustkachkintsev (Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm), R.Ya. Husaenov (ROSPAN INTERNATIONAL CJSC, RF, New Urengoy), N.V. Makarov (Ural State Mining University, RF, Ekaterinburg), K.M. Minaev (National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, RF, Tomsk),R.A. Rastegaev (GEOLOGORAZVEDKA FGUNPP, RF, Saint-Petersburg), A.R. Mavliev (Muravlenkovskneft Branch of Gazpromneft-Noyabrskneftegas OJSC, RF, Muravlenko),
Effect of cementing mounting quality on selection of wells for sidetrack construction

Key words: production well, sidetrack, quality fixtures, complications during oil.

Sidetracking is accompanied by a lack of reliable technology: opening, development, evaluation and stimulation intervals, conduct geological and engineering and repair and insulation works. Imperfection of technologies negative impacts on technical and economic indicators of hydrocarbon deposits development. The article provides criteria of wells selection for the sidetracks construction using statistical methods. Technical-technological solutions are presented to reduce construction time and increase the efficiency of operation of laterals, and to reduce the impact on the source data for statistical analysis when selecting wells.


1. Melekhin A.A., Chernyshov S.E., Turbakov M.S., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 3, pp. 50-52.

2. Tokareva T.V., Elektronnyy nauchnyy zhurnal “Neftegazovoe delo” – The electronic scientific journal Oil and Gas Business, 2011, no. 2, pp. 457-468.

3. Khisamov R.S., Ibatullin R.R., Fazlyev R.T., Yusupov I.G., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2003, no. 8, pp. 46-48.

4. Chernyshov S.E., Turbakov M.S., Krysin N.I., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 8, pp. 98-100.

5. Chernyshov S.E., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2010, no. 6, pp. 22-24.

6. Chernyshov S.E., Krysin N.I., Kunitskikh A.A., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 10, pp. 20-21.

7. Chernyshov S.E., Turbakov M.S., Krysin N.I., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 1, pp. 78-80.

8. Chernyshov S.E., Krysin N.I., Kunitskikh A.A., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 8, pp. 108-110.

9. Shcherbakov A.A., Turbakov M.S., Dvoretskas R.V., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 12, pp. 97-99.

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Designing of arrangement of deposits

S.S. Primakov, I.A. Zholobov, (Giprotyumenneftegaz OAO, HMS Group, RF, Tyumen)
On the need for laboratory measurements of thermalphysic properties of permafrost soil

Key words: permafrost soil, coefficient of heat conduction, heat capacity, direct measurements, thermal characteristic soil.

The coefficients of heat conduction and heat capacity of the permafrost soil are significant depend on factors such as humidity, density, structure and genesis of the soil and etc. There is an indication in the Set of Rules 11-105-97 that the design of constructions I and II levels of responsibility which include the vast majority of oil and gas industry facilities, it is necessary to define the strength, deformation and thermal properties of the soil. The comparison of the thermalphysic properties of permafrost soils, defined by Building Norms and Regulation 2.02.04-88 and by direct laboratory measurements is presented in the paper.


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The oil-field equipment

E.V. Proskurkin (Osada Scientific-Research and Design-Engineering Institute of Pipe and Tube Industry SE, Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk), I.V. Petrov, A.Yu. Zhuravlev, O.V. Ivanov (Neozinc Science and Production Association, LLC, RF, Lyubertsy), M.P. Polikarpov (Gubkin Russian State University Oil and Gas, RF, Moscow), D.A. Sukhomlin (Ukraine State Chemical Engineering University, Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk)
Diffusion zinc coatings of a new generation Delta 5+ for corrosion protection of oil country tubes

Key words: diffusion zinc coating, tubes, corrosion resistance, oil and gas production.

Basic properties of various zinc coatings were compared, and particular attention was paid to diffusion zinc coatings of a new generation Delta 5+ designed for the protection of tubing during oil production. Results obtained in field tests of zinc coated tubing in deep oil wells are presented.

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А.A. Ryazanov (Samotlorneftegaz OJSC, RF, Nizhnevartovsk), I.G. Klyushin, B.R. Gilmutdinov (TNK-BP Management OJSC Branch in Tyumen, PRTDC, Upstream, RF, Tyumen)
Developping the technology of using standardized well killing fluids to prevent premature failures of wellwork equipment

Key words: premature failures of downhole equipment, well killing fluids, bottomhole formation zone, standardized well killing fluids, oil production, time-to-treatment.

A lot of ESP failures in Samotlorneftegaz OJSC occur due to deposition of salts (MTBF is up 200 days). The analysis showed high probability of fluids penetrating into the bottomhole formation zone which can lead to waters incompatibility and intensive salting-up immediately after workover jobs. To protect wells from such complications, a well killing technology using standardized fluids has been developed. The essence of the technology is about including scaling inhibitors and wetting agents into well killing fluids at the preparation stage. This helps to protect the downhole equipment from salting-up during 4-5 months after a well start-up when workover jobs are finished.

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Transport and oil preparation

A.N. Shatalov (TatNIPIneft, RF, Almetyevsk)
Influence of various factors on efficiency of hydrogen sulfide removal using chemical agents

Key words:oil, hydrogen sulfide, neutralizing chemical agent, concentration, stripping.

Influence of various factors on efficiency of hydrogen sulfide removal using amino formaldehyde-based compositions has been studied. It has been found that the main contributors to efficiency of the process are specific consumption of the chemical agent and the method of feeding and mixing thereof with the oil stream. Increased oil stream temperature facilitates the process, while overall duration of the process determines largely the final concentration of hydrogen sulfide in stock-tank oil.


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6. Utility patent no. 45292 RF, MPK V 01 D 19/00, Ustanovka ochistki nefti (Oil refining unit), Inventors: Sakhabutdinov R.Z., Garifullin R.M., Shatalov A.N., Bol'shakov A.V., Fattakhov R.B.

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V.L. Rusinov, S.V. Mordanov Chemical Technology Institute of the Yeltsyn Ural Federal University, RF, Ekaterinburg), G.A. Artemyev (Institute of Organic Synthesis, Ural Branch of RAS, RF, Ekaterinburg), P.G. Rusinov, I.A. Tereshchenko, M.A. Osintseva (Fores-Chemistry LLC, RF, Ekaterinburg)
Theoretical basis of research of hydrodynamics flow technological environments antiturbulent additives

Key words: ntiturbulent additive, Toms effect.

The article describes theoretical basis of research hydrodynamics flow technology fluids equipped antiturbulent additive ForeFTA. Analyzed the basic experimental approaches Toms effect. Sel ect your preferred estimate reduction turbulence in the flow.


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T.K. Aldyarov, E.S. Makhmotov, A.G. Didukh, G.A. Gabsattarova, L.E. Boranbaeva (Scientific Technical Center Branch of KazTransOil JSC, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty)
About possibility of application of depressant for regulation of rheological parameters of the West Kazakhstan oil

Key words: oil mixture, depressant additives, pour point, effective viscosity, shear stress.

Results of researches of possibility of improvement of refrigerant flowing properties of the West Kazakhstan oil mixture transported on the main Uzen – Atyrau –Samara pipeline are given in the article. The optimum heating temperature of the oil mixture and putting additives is 80-90 °C. Mixing Western Kazakhstan oil with low-paraffinic oils Emba and Aktobe fields increases its susceptibility to heat treatment (60 °C) and the action of depressants.


1. Mastobaev B.N., Dmitrieva T.V., Movsumzade E.M., Transport i khranenie nefteproduktov, 2000, V. 5, pp. 16-20.

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M.Yu. Tarasov, A.E. Zentsov, A.B. Zyryanov, E.A. Myakishev (Giprotyumenneftegaz OAO, HMS Group, RF, Tyumen)
Laboratory simulation of oil dehydration processes in apparatuses with coalescing elements

Key words: oil treatment parameters, water-oil emulsion, a coalescing element.

The results of studies of an oil emulsions dehydration process in laboratory devices with coalescing nickel foam fillings are presented. The possibility of estimating the oil emulsions dehydration level depending on the duration and intensity of their treatment with coalescing fillings is shown. Obtained results allowed to upgrade the method of determining the design technological parameters of the preliminary and final oil dehydration.


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Energy conservation

S.V. Cheprakov, O.V. Chugainov (Surgutneftegas OJSC, RF, Surgut)
Energy saving in Surgutneftegas OJSC. The realization of oil company energy inspections

Key words: energy efficiency, energy savings, energy inspection.

The article presents the consideration of the practical experience of in-house management inspections within Surgutneftegas OJSC of energy echnology complexes. The questions of energy inspection methodologies are discussed. The electrical energy consumption structure in terms of technology complexes is given.

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Ecological and industrial safety

R.M. Vafin (Nafta-Service LLC, RF, Almetyevsk), A.A. Saltykova (OIL INDUSTRY Publishing House CJSC, RF, Moscow), A.S. Bubnov (Research and Innovative Technology Research Expert Company, Tomsk Polytechnic University of drilling, RF, Tomsk), S.V. Vorobyev (Samara State Technical University, RF, Samara), R.V. Dvoretskas (Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm)
Providing of environmental safety during oil well completion

Key words: production well, sidetrack, quality cementation, environmental safety, completion.

One of the main problems of environmental safety during construction and operation of oil wells is the preservation of tight lining and insulation permeable reservoirs along the borehole in secondary completion fluids to prevent behind-casing and cross-flow between layers flows. Slotted abrasive jet perforation is proposed to reduce the risk of negative effects on the environment during the perforation of sidetracks. Сlassification and analysis of the sources of environmental pollution during drilling are performed.


1. Sufiyanov R.Sh., Zashchita okruzhayushchey sredy v neftegazovom komplekse, 2010, no. 5, pp. 36-39.

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3. Melekhin A.A., Chernyshov S.E., Turbakov M.S., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 3, pp. 50-52.

4. Chernyshov S.E., Krysin N.I., Kunitskikh A.A., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 10, pp. 20-21.

5. Chernyshov S.E., Krysin N.I., Kunitskikh A.A., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 8, pp. 108-110.

6. Turbakov M.S., Kozhevnikov E.V., Ryabokon' E.P., Chernyshov S.E., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2012, no. 11, pp. 130-132.

7. Chernyshov S.E., Turbakov M.S., Krysin N.I., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 8, pp. 98-100.

8. Chernyshov S.E., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2010, no. 6, pp. 22-24.

9. Chernyshov S.E., Turbakov M.S., Krysin N.I., Neftyanoe khozyaystvo – Oil Industry, 2011, no. 1, pp. 78-80.

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