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  1. Coordinated efforts allow drilling through highly depleted sand

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    Mon, 7 May 2001

  2. Texas tar sand properties under review

    TXCO Resources plans to consider a broad range of strategic alternatives to maximize the value of its San Miguel tar sand holdings in the Maverick basin in South Texas.

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    Thu, 27 Dec 2007

  3. Mitchell succeeds with light sand fracing in Barnett shale

    Using the new light sand fracturing technology to enhance production at lower cost, Mitchell Energy & Development Corp. has accelerated development of the Newark East Barnett shale field in North Texas, doubling gas production to 172 MMcfd in just over a year. With the technology, Mitchell has ...

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    Wed, 19 Jul 2000

  4. ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENTS DETECT SAND IN NORTH SEA FLOW LINES

    Trond Folkestad, Kanaga S. Mylvaganam Chr. Michelsen Institute Bergen, Norway Clamp-on acoustic emission (AE) transducers have been developed for detecting sand in flow lines on offshore oil producing platforms. Sand production is determined by using the integrated value of measured noise generated ...

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    Mon, 27 Aug 1990

  5. Erosion monitoring manages sand production

    Sand monitoring based on erosion measurements has substantially reduced the cost of producing fields in terms of controlling damage to process equipment such as piping, chokes, valves, and fittings. In addition to being a safety device, the on-line sand monitoring equipment can lower capital ...

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    Mon, 28 Sep 1998

  6. Sand , gravel properties key to optimum designs

    Successful gravel packed and screen well completions require a knowledge of sand as well as gravel textural properties. These completion methods keep sand and fines from entering the well bore, so that long-term production capacity of the well is ensured. This first of a three-part series will ...

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    Mon, 26 Jan 1998

  7. Colorado: Quicksilver pursues Sand Wash Niobrara

    Quicksilver Resources Inc., Fort Worth, has drilled three vertical wells on Niobrara prospects in the Sand Wash basin of northwestern Colorado and will start completion later in August.

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    Mon, 8 Aug 2011

  8. South Texas tar sand pilots gearing up

    Preheating has started at one tar sand pilot and is due to start later this quarter at another pilot in the Maverick basin 125 miles southwest of San Antonio.

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    Wed, 23 Jul 2008

  9. EPOXY-COATED SAND TAPS NEW GAS IN OLD WELLS

    Lloyd Stutz Union Pacific Resources Victoria, Tex. Travis Cavender Otis Engineering Corp' Houston Joe Murphey Halliburton Services Duncan, Okla. Multiple-zone, dual-casingless completions combined with epoxy-coated sand to control sand production have increased gas reserves in Union Pacific ...

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    Mon, 4 Mar 1991

  10. THROUGH-TUBING SAND CONTROL IS NOW IMPORTANT OPTION

    Michael H. Mayer Dowell Schlumberger Inc. Montrouge, France J. David McLaurin Dowell Schlumberger Inc. Tulsa Darrel G. Gurley Dowell Schlumberger Inc. New Orleans Completion with through-tubing sand control is an idea that is becoming more attractive with the advances in tools, carrying fluids, ...

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    Mon, 9 Sep 1991

  11. Thru-tubing sand control remediation expands

    Over the past few years, industry trends indicate that thru-tubing methods are being used more frequently for well completions requiring sand control remediation. This increase correlates well with the development of novel multilayer screens, tailored to the specific needs of thru-tubing sand ...

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    Mon, 30 Mar 1998

  12. Unconsolidated sand grain shape, size impact frac-pack design

    Shear failure equations [9572 bytes] The shape and size of sand grains, as well as the saturating fluid, influence the mechanical properties of unconsolidated sands and need to be considered in frac-pack design. These mechanical properties of unconsolidated sands play an important role in ...

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    Mon, 19 May 1997

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