18 drive mech - 4/20/2011 Agenda Reservoir Drive Mechanisms...

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4/20/2011 1 Reservoir Drive Mechanisms and Improved Recovery echniques Techniques Susan Howes, Reservoir Management Consultant, Chevron PGE 301, University of Texas, April 18, 2011 © 2010 Chevron Agenda – Introduction Safety Moment y – Reservoir Drive Mechanisms – Improved Recovery Techniques – Who is Chevron? – Demonstration © 2010 Chevron 2 National Merit Scholarship Society of Petroleum Engineers Scholarship © 2010 Chevron 3 Petroleum Engineering Careers provide Travel Opportunities Algeria Angola Argentina Azerbaijan Australia ustria Austria Bahamas Belgium Brazil Canada Colombia France Germany Indonesia Italy Kazakhstan Kuwait Mexico © 2010 Chevron 4 Netherlands Nigeria Qatar Russia Singapore Switzerland Thailand United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Venezuela
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4/20/2011 2 Safety Moment - Danger of Using Cell Phones While Driving Over 236 million people subscribe to wireless communication devices 7 out of 10 drivers admit to text messaging while driving Young drivers were overwhelmingly more likely to text message, and somewhat more likely to talk on cell phones while driving than older drivers Motorists who use cell phones while driving are 4 times as likely to get into crashes © 2010 Chevron 5 80% of crashes and 65% of near-crashes involved some form of driver inattention Distraction from cell phone use while driving (hand held or hands free) extends a driver's reaction time as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of .08 percent. Reservoir Drive Mechanisms - Natural reservoir energy that drives fluid to wellbore during “Primary Recovery.” In order of lowest recovery to highest recovery: Solution gas drive g Gas cap drive Water drive Combination drive Gravity drainage © 2010 Chevron 6 Solution gas drive As pressure drops, gas expands and comes out of solution with the oil, also known as depletion drive.
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