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Title: Borehole Tool for the Comprehensive Characterization of Hydrate-bearing Sediments

Abstract

Reservoir characterization and simulation require reliable parameters to anticipate hydrate deposits responses and production rates. The acquisition of the required fundamental properties currently relies on wireline logging, pressure core testing, and/or laboratory observations of synthesized specimens, which are challenged by testing capabilities and innate sampling disturbances. The project reviews hydrate-bearing sediments, properties, and inherent sampling effects, albeit lessen with the developments in pressure core technology, in order to develop robust correlations with index parameters. The resulting information is incorporated into a tool for optimal field characterization and parameter selection with uncertainty analyses. Ultimately, the project develops a borehole tool for the comprehensive characterization of hydrate-bearing sediments at in situ, with the design recognizing past developments and characterization experience and benefited from the inspiration of nature and sensor miniaturization.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  2. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States); King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal (Saudi Arabia)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE), Oil and Natural Gas (FE-30)
OSTI Identifier:
1415210
Report Number(s):
DOE-GT-0013961-1
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0013961
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
03 NATURAL GAS

Citation Formats

Dai, Sheng, and Santamarina, J. Carlos. Borehole Tool for the Comprehensive Characterization of Hydrate-bearing Sediments. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1415210.
Dai, Sheng, & Santamarina, J. Carlos. Borehole Tool for the Comprehensive Characterization of Hydrate-bearing Sediments. United States. doi:10.2172/1415210.
Dai, Sheng, and Santamarina, J. Carlos. Sat . "Borehole Tool for the Comprehensive Characterization of Hydrate-bearing Sediments". United States. doi:10.2172/1415210. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1415210.
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author = {Dai, Sheng and Santamarina, J. Carlos},
abstractNote = {Reservoir characterization and simulation require reliable parameters to anticipate hydrate deposits responses and production rates. The acquisition of the required fundamental properties currently relies on wireline logging, pressure core testing, and/or laboratory observations of synthesized specimens, which are challenged by testing capabilities and innate sampling disturbances. The project reviews hydrate-bearing sediments, properties, and inherent sampling effects, albeit lessen with the developments in pressure core technology, in order to develop robust correlations with index parameters. The resulting information is incorporated into a tool for optimal field characterization and parameter selection with uncertainty analyses. Ultimately, the project develops a borehole tool for the comprehensive characterization of hydrate-bearing sediments at in situ, with the design recognizing past developments and characterization experience and benefited from the inspiration of nature and sensor miniaturization.},
doi = {10.2172/1415210},
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place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {12}
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