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Oil and Gas Exploration: Methods and Application

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Series: Geophysical Monograph Series

By: Said Gaci (Editor), Olga Hachay (Editor)

American Geophysical Union

Hardback | 2017 | #230840 | ISBN-13: 9781119227427
Available for pre-order: Due Jan 2017 Details
NHBS Price: £86.95 $106/€98 approx

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Oil and gas exploration or hydrocarbon exploration is the search by petroleum geologists and geophysicists for hydrocarbon deposits beneath the Earth's surface, such as oil and natural gas. The study of oil and gas complexes and intrusions occurring in sedimentary basins is thus necessary to identify the location of oil and gas fields and for making accurate predictions on oil findings.

Oil and Gas Exploration is devoted to solving theoretical and practical problems, linked with the problem of finding new oil and gas deposits, novel methods of control on the outworking of these deposits using different geophysical methods, which are not included in the system GIS and which are significant for optimizing of mining hydrocarbon and carbonate deposits. Moreover by estimating the degree of outworking of the oil and gas deposit, often space time monitoring of different kinds of fields is used. For analysis of that data, a perfect system processing is required, based on strong methods proven mathematically. Summarizing the results, which are presented in Oil and Gas Exploration, can be useful for theoreticians, linked with oil and gas prospecting and for people who work practically for solving the problem of oil and gas mining optimization.

Oil and Gas Exploration will be valuable to exploration geophysicists, petroleum engineers, geoengineers, petrologists, mining engineers and economic geologists who would gain insights into exploring the new methods involved in finding natural resources from our earth.


Chapter 1: Experience of regional prediction of hydrocarbon deposits prospecting in the vicinity of Ural oil and gas provinces (Vladimir Druzinin, Vjacheslav Osipov , Nikolay Nachapkin)
Chapter 2: A novel model to estimate S-wave velocity integrating Hölderian regularity empirical mode decomposition, and multilayer perceptron neural networks (Said Gaci)
Chapter 3: Electromagnetic geophysical research with controlled source (Olga Hachay, Oleg Khachay)
Chapter 4: Reflection of processes of no equilibrium two phase filtration in oil saturated hierarchic medium by data of active wave geophysical monitoring (Olga Hachay, Andrey Khachay)
Chapter 5: Defining the surface of the fluid saturated porous inclusion into the hierarchic block layered medium according to data of electromagnetic monitoring (Olga Hachay, Andrey Khachay)
Chapter 6: Hard and software system for research in oil and gas boreholes (Yurie Astrakhantsev, Nadezhda Beloglasova, Evgenija Bazhenova) -4 figures.
Chapter 7: Application borehole magnitometry for study of oil and gas deposits in western Siberia (Galina Igolkina)
Chapter 8: Seismic signal denoising using empirical mode decomposition (Said Gaci)
Chapter 9: Geophysical method of residual and active rock stresses definition (Tazhibaev K.T., Tazhibaev D.K.)  
Chapter 10: The influence of convective heat transfer in the porous medium on the conditions of the maturing of organic substances and generation hydrocarbons by existence of trap complexes (Yurie Khachay, Mansur  Mindubaev)
Chapter 11: On possibility to use the values of fluid pressure in reservoirs to assess the prospects of oil-gas content in deep horizons (Sergey Levashov, Nikolay Yakymchuk, Ignat Korchagin)


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