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Pore-level modeling of carbon dioxide sequestration in oil fields: A study of viscous and buoyancy forces

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2001

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Bromhal, G.S., 2001, Pore-level modeling of carbon dioxide sequestration in oil fields: A study of viscous and buoyancy forces: National Energy Technology Laboratory, 7 p.

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Natural gas plays a key role in our nation’s clean energy future. Recent advances in drilling technologies—including horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing—have made vast reserves of natural gas economically recoverable in the US. Responsible development of America’s oil and gas resources offers important economic, energy security, and environmental benefits. Hydraulic fracturing is a well stimulation technique used to maximize production of oil and natural gas in unconventional reservoirs, such as shale, coalbeds, and tight sands. During hydraulic fracturing, specially engineered fluids containing chemical additives and proppant are pumped under high pressure into the well to create and hold open fractures in the formation. [...]

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