Results of Introducing Innovative Thermal Mining Technologies at Yaregskoye Oilfield
- *Corresponding Author:
- Abzaletdinov German Albertovich
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 16, 2017; Accepted date: May 30, 2017; Published date: June 07, 2017
Citation: Durkin SM, Moroziyuk OA, Ruzin LM, Polishvayko DV, Abzaletdinov GA (2017) Results of Introducing Innovative Thermal Mining Technologies at Yaregskoye Oilfield. J Pet Environ Biotechnol 7:327. doi: 10.4172/2157-7463.1000327
Copyright: © 2017 Durkin SM, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Presented in this paper are results of the introduction of a modernized single-horizon system of development with heat-insulated pipes at the inclined block "ÃÂ¡ÃÂµÃÂ²ÃÂµÃÂÃÂ½ÃÂÃÂ¹" (“North”) Oil Mine Ã¢ÂÂ 2 on the Substation Control «SC-2 bis» (ÃÂÃÂÃÂ£-2ÃÂ±ÃÂ¸ÃÂ) and Substation Control «SC-3 bis» (ÃÂÃÂÃÂ£-3ÃÂ±ÃÂ¸ÃÂ) pilot plots of Yaregskoye Oilfield.
In plots SC-2 bis and SC-3 bis, thermometry is systematically carried on the control wells to determine the temperature distribution in the reservoir, as well as the rational distribution of steam injection in the developed plot. A method for determining the effectiveness of injection wells on pilot plots was developed by staff at Ukhta State Technical University. In line with the method, studies which helped to determine the acceleration of underground injection wells necessary for calculating the volume of steam injection at each pilot plot were carried out.
Also, regular sampling of water extracted from wells for determining the presence of chlorides is carried out. Based on the analysis of these samples, wells in which have inflows of reservoir water from the aquifer are detected and develop measures to isolate them are then developed.