2016-Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit
SIPS 2016 Volume 9: Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids, Energy Production

Editors:Kongoli F, Gaune-Escard M, Turna T, Mauntz M, Dodds H.L.
Publisher:Flogen Star OUTREACH
Publication Year:2016
Pages:390 pages
ISSN:2291-1227 (Metals and Materials Processing in a Clean Environment Series)
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    Sand Production Mechanisms in an Oil Reservoir

    Maryam Dehghani1;
    Type of Paper: Regular
    Id Paper: 386
    Topic: 17


    Sand production is a major issue during oil and gas production from unconsolidated reservoirs. In predicting the onset of sand production, it is important to accurately determine the sand production mechanisms and the contributing parameters. The aim of this study was to determine sand production mechanism in an oil reservoir, identify the major contributing parameters and evaluate their effects on sanding. Sand failure mechanisms and contributing parameters were identified. The results showed that cohesive stress is the predominant sand failure mechanism. Sand strength, grains movement, shear and tensile strengths impact sand production too.


    Oil; Reservoirs;


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    Dehghani M. Sand Production Mechanisms in an Oil Reservoir. In: Kongoli F, Gaune-Escard M, Turna T, Mauntz M, Dodds H.L., editors. Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit SIPS 2016 Volume 9: Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids, Energy Production. Volume 9. Montreal(Canada): FLOGEN Star Outreach. 2016. p. 277-286.