Limited-entry OHMS improves Saudi deep-gas production

Mahbub S. Ahmed Zillur Rahim Hamoud A. Al-Anazi Adnan A. Al-Kanaan Saudi Aramco Wael El-Mofty Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. Dubai Based on a paper presented to the SPE Annual Technical Symposium and Exposition, al- Khobar, Saudi Arabia, May 19-22, 2013. The Permian Khuff carbonate reservoir in the Ghawar structure of Saudi Arabia produces nonassociated gas and condensate. Saudi Aramco has been successfully exploiting its deep Khuff gas reservoirs for the past decade drilling vertical and horizontal wells and hydraulically fracturing them in single and multiple stages (OGJ, Oct. 4, 2010, p. 66; June 6, 2011, p. 66).1-3 All Khuff gas producers require acid stimulation, either matr...

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