System of hydraulic fracturing of formation with hydraulic energy transmission system

FIELD: mining.

SUBSTANCE: system includes a hydraulic energy transmission system configured with the possibility of communicating pressure between a first fluid media and a second fluid media. The hydraulic energy transmission system is made so as to minimize or prevent mixing of the first and second fluid media.

EFFECT: enhancement of efficiency of the formation hydraulic fracturing.

18 cl, 11 dwg



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FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to compositions for wells treatment for use in oil industry. Composition for well treatment containing chemical for well treatment adsorbed using water-insoluble adsorbent, where composition is produced by the well treatment chemical deposition from liquid, at that the well treatment chemical is adsorbed on the water-insoluble adsorbent, and where the well treatment chemical is deposited upon metal salt presence. Well treatment liquid containing the above mentioned composition and carrying liquid. Method of the underground reservoir or wellbore treatment including the above mentioned well treatment liquid injection in the reservoir or wellbore. Method to monitor the well treatment chemical release in the wellbore including the above composition injection in the wellbore. Invention is developed in subclaims.

EFFECT: improved efficiency of treatment in environments with high pH.

38 cl, 3 dwg, 4 ex

FIELD: mining.

SUBSTANCE: method comprises a test injection of fracturing fluid and a pack of fracturing fluid with proppant, correction of the fracturing project and carrying out the main fracturing process. At that in the high-permeability reservoirs having an absolute permeability of not less than 100 mD, the main process of hydraulic fracturing is carried out using standard working fluid flow rate of 2.2 m3/min to 4.0 m3/min. When pressing the proppant-gel mixture the stepwise reduction of flow rate is carried out with the reduction step in the range of 0.1 m3/min to 0.5 m3/min, but to the value of not less than 2.0 m3/min. The final concentration of proppant is set of not less than 800 kg/m3.

EFFECT: increase in efficiency of intensification of operation of the well by creating a wider and conducting crack in the bottom-hole area of the layer.

1 tbl

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: method involves landing of tubing string with packer to a well, packer seating, hydraulic fracture liquid injection by the tubing string with packer to a low-permeable formation, hydraulic fracturing of the low-permeability formation with further fracture fixation by injection of liquid carrier with propping agent via the tubing string, pressure relief in the well. Before tubing string landing to the well, water-bearing interlayer interval of the low-permeable formation is perforated to form perforation holes. Then at the wellhead the tubing string is filled upwards from the bottom with a plug, lower hole rows, packer, upper hole rows and additional packer. Inside the tubing string, a mobile bushing with radial channels is inserted to seal lower hole rows of the tubing string tightly in initial position and connecting the tubing string via upper hole rows and perforation holes to the ware-bearing interlayer. A seat is installed inside the mobile bushing, the mobile bushing and the seat are fixated in initial position against the tubing string by a differential shear element. The tubing string is landed to the well, packer and additional packer are seated in the well so as to shot water-bearing interlayer off tightly at two sides, upper water0bearing interlayer is isolated by injection and flushing of water isolation composition via the tubing string through upper hole rows to the water-bearing interlayer through perforation holes under pressure twice lower than hydraulic fracture pressure of the formation, process break is made for solidification of the water isolation composition, then a ball is dropped to the tubing string from wellhead, and overpressure is formed in the tubing string. First the shear element is destroyed, and under impact of overpressure above the ball, mobile bushing is shifted down along the tubing string to a stop against the tubing string plug, overpressure increase in the tubing string is continued, and the shear element is destroyed again. The seat is brought down to a stop against the plug under impact of overpressure above the ball. Upper hole rows of the tubing string are shut off tightly by the mobile bushing, and lower hole rows are connected to the tubing string by radial channels of the mobile bushing.

EFFECT: improved efficiency of hydraulic fracturing.

2 dwg

FIELD: oil-and-gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: proposed method comprises drilling the well horizontal shaft in oil-saturate section of production bed, cementing of annulus between casing and bed rock. Casing pipe is perforated in said well shaft oriented in azimuth by intervals with the help of slot perforator lowered in the well on string in a single trip. String with packer is lowered in the well to fit the packer in place. Fracturing fluid is injected via said string for hydrofracturing in said horizontal well shaft. Well shaft us drilled in the bed parallel with direction of minimum main strain. Plug is fitted at string lower end and two packers are arranged at flexing pipe string. Note here that through holes are made at the latter. Said flexing pipe string with packers is lowered into well shaft for hydraulic fracturing via perforated intervals by cutting of every interval of perforation on both sides. Bed fracturing is started from horizontal well interval nearby the bottom and fluid is forced via flexible pipe string via through holes at flow rate of 2 m3/min to produce transverse fractures from perforation interval relative to well shaft. Note here that fracturing fluid is composed of hydrocarbon-based cross-linked gel. Made fractures are secured by injection of proppant of 12/18 mesh fraction with cross-linked gel, a carrier fluid. Packers are removed to displace flexible pipe string for hydraulic fracturing of the bed in the next perforation interval. Then, above jobs are reiterated. Then, flexible piper string with packers is withdrawn from the well to lower pipe string therein. Packer is fixed at well vertical part for hydraulic fracturing by injection of fluid via horizontal well shaft to produce lengthwise fractures at flow rate of 8 m3/min. Linear gel is used as fracturing fluid. Said lengthwise fractures are secured by injection of ground quartz with linear gel as carrier fluid.

EFFECT: higher efficiency of fracturing.

2 dwg

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: group of inventions is referred to intensification of hydrocarbons production from formation by hydraulic fracturing. The method of proppant induced aggregation in hydraulic fracture crack includes makeup of the proppant carrier fluid, which viscosity is increased by usage of polymer gel capable of syneresis; injection of the proppant suspension and the above fluid to the well; initiation of gel syneresis with formation of proppant aggregations. According to the second version the method includes initiation of polyelectrolyte complex formation with proppant aggregations. According to the third version the method includes makeup of the proppant carrier fluid containing polymer at temperature less than its critical solution temperature; injection of the proppant suspension and the above fluid to the underground formation at temperature more than the lowest limit of polymer critical solution temperature with formation of proppant aggregations.

EFFECT: inhomogeneous distribution of proppant in hydraulic fracture cracks, which increases conductivity and productivity of the well.

31 cl, 2 tbl, 12 ex, 5 dwg

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: treatment method of underground hydrocarbon-containing formations involves the following: a) provision of a composition including a thickening initiator measuring pH, and a polymer capable of hydration in a certain pH range; b) pumping of a composition with pH value beyond the limits of the above pH range; c) activation of an action of pH thickening initiator for displacement of pH composition to the above range of its values, and d) provision of a possibility of increasing viscosity of the composition and shaping of a plug. According to another version, a processing method of underground hydrocarbon-containing formations involves the following: a) provision of a composition containing a polymer capable of hydration in a certain pH range; b) pumping of the composition with pH value beyond the limits of the above pH range; c) provision of a pH changing thickening initiator; d) activation of the action of the thickening initiator for displacement of pH composition to the above range of its values, and e) provision of a possibility of increasing viscosity of a composition and shaping of a plug. The invention has been developed in dependent claims.

EFFECT: improving efficiency of initiation and control of plug formation.

15 cl, 5 ex, 3 dwg

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: in a carbonaceous oil deposit development method that includes drilling of horizontal wells with a core sampling from the productive formation, performance of core laboratory tests, acid treatment and multiple hydraulic fracturing of the formation in these wells, according to the invention the core is sampled at different sections along the whole length of the horizontal shaft. The sampled core is subjected to the laboratory tests to determine the fracturing pressure, at that the sections are identified along the shaft where the minimum fracturing pressure Pmin, MPa, and the maximum fracturing pressure Pmax, MPa is required. Each section is treated by acid; at that the acid concentration for each section is set as identical. During the acid treatment each treated section of the formation is isolated temporarily by packers from the remaining part of the well. Then multiple proppant hydraulic fracturing of the formation is made under pressure that does not exceed Pmax. At that at the sections, where Pmax is required the acid treatment is performed in a volume of Qmax, m3/m, at the sections where Pmin is required the acid treatment is performed in a volume not exceeding 10% of the maximum value. At the remaining sections the volume of the injected acid is defined proportionally to the obtained fracturing pressure in compliance with the following ratio: Qn=QminQmaxPminPmax(PnPmin)+Qmin, where Qn is the specific volume per meter of the thickness, which is required for the injection to the nth section of the formation along the horizontal shaft, m3/m, Pn is the required fracturing pressure at the nth section of the formation along the horizontal shaft, MPa.

EFFECT: improved sweep efficiency and increased oil recovery of the oil deposit.

1 dwg

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: method includes running of production string with packer in to the well, setting of the packer, hydraulic fracturing by injecting fracturing fluid through production string with packer to the producing reservoir with further proppant injecting through perforated interval in the low-permeable bed, pressure releasing from the well. Additionally perforated interval in the low-permeable bed is isolated temporary, the interval of clay layer is perforated using alternating charges of large diameter and deep invasion; then the production string with packer is lowered so that the lower end of the production string is at the level of clay layer roof, the packer is set in the well, the low-permeable bed is fractured with formation of cracks by injection of fracturing fluid along the production string through perforated intervals in clay layer. Then bank of oil-based cross-linked gel is injected to cracks in volume of 3-5 m3 with flow rate of 10 m3/min. Proppant moisture is used as proppant. Then cracks are reinforced by dosed injection of fracturing fluid and proppant mixture starting with concentration of 400 kg/m3 for proppant mixture with stepped increase of its concentration in fracturing fluid per 200 kg/m3 for each dose and flow rate of 5 m3/min. The proppant mixture is made at the wellhead with the following ratio of components, wt %: proppant 12/40 mesh - 30%; proppant 18/20 mesh - 30%; quartz flour - 40%. Upon completion of hydraulic fracturing of low-permeable bed temporary isolation is removed from the perforated interval of the low-permeable bed with formation of hydraulic connection between the borehole and created fracture.

EFFECT: improved reliability of hydraulic fracturing for low-permeable bed with clay layers and bottom water.

1 dwg

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: in the method of well operation stimulation including test injection of breakdown fluid and package of breakdown fluid with proppant, correction of the breakdown project and performance of fracturing in low-permeable reservoirs having absolute permeability less than 1mD, hydraulic fracturing is made with injection of flush fluid on the basis of 1.0-3.0 m3 per 1 t of proppant using proppant fractions, which include only fine fraction with size less than 30/60 mesh with final concentration of proppant less than 300 kg/m3; at injection of the fluid flow rate of 3.5 m3/min and more and concentration of gel formation is set less than 2 kg/m3, with final underflush of the mixture in volume of 0.1-0.5 m3.

EFFECT: simulation of the well opening the low-permeable formation.

3 ex

FIELD: mining.

SUBSTANCE: method involves drilling of a horizontal well, lowering to a vertical part of the well of a casing string and its cementing, lowering of a pipe string with a packer to a well, seating of the packer, formation of fractures of formation hydraulic fracturing (FHF) in the horizontal well shaft by pumping via the pipe string of fracturing fluid, and fixation of fractures by pumping of carrier fluid with proppant. The horizontal shaft is drilled perpendicular to direction of minimum main stress. FHF is performed by pumping of fracturing fluid with flow rate of 2-3 m3/min with formation of a longitudinal fracture in the formation relative to the open horizontal part of the well; crosslinked gel is used as fracturing fluid; then, fixation of a longitudinal fracture is performed by pumping via the pipe string of proppant of large fraction with carrier fluid - crosslinked gel. Then, FHF is performed by pumping of fracturing fluid with flow rate of 7-9 m3/min; line gel is used as fracturing fluid; after that, fixation of branched FHF fractures is performed by pumping of proppant of small fraction with carrier fluid - line gel.

EFFECT: improving FHF efficiency and reliability.

2 dwg

FIELD: ceramics.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to manufacture of molded ceramic materials for use as propping agent in production of liquid and gaseous fluids from bored wells. Method comprises briquetting and heat treatment of aluminosilicates kaolin at 1150-1250оС. Resulting mix is ground to average grain size 3-5 μm and loaded into granulator. Before granulation, 1.2-3.0% mineralizer and 5-10% plasticizer are added. Mix is moistened with dozed amount of organic binder and stirred to form granules. At the end of granulation, fired ground material for powdering granules is added in amount 1.2-3.0%. Granules are dried and screened to isolate desired fraction, which is subjected to final firing at 1370-1450оС for 30-60 min and then re-screened into commercial fractions.

EFFECT: enabled manufacture of granules having low loose density and high strength allowing their use at depths up to 14000 feet (4200 m).

3 cl, 1 dwg, 1 tbl, 3 ex

FIELD: oil and gas production.

SUBSTANCE: proppant used in oil production involving hydraulic fracturing of formation contains ceramic granules coated with novolac resins supplemented by catalytic aqueous urotropin solution in organosilicon emulsion. Proppant preparation method comprises preparing granules and coating them. The latter operation is carried out as follows. Granules are heated to 150-160°C, dry novolac resin and catalytic urotropin solution are added at stirring in two equal portions with respect to the weight of resin and urotropin. When dropping temperature achieves 95-100°C, organosilicon emulsion is added provide following proportions of ingredients: 5.0-8.0% of novolac resin, 1.5-3.0% of 33% urotropin solution, 0.1-0.3% of organosilicon emulsion, and ceramic granules - the rest. Granules are finally cooled. Organosilicon emulsion is prepared at emulsion-to-water ratio 1:10.

EFFECT: increased strength of ceramic proppant and improved its quality due to resin coating applied with separating emulsion.

2 cl, 1 dwg, 1 tbl, 2 ex

FIELD: oil and gas production.

SUBSTANCE: fluid contains, wt %: industrial-grade powdered lignosulfonates 26.4-31.7, potassium chloride 4.9-5.9, aluminum sulfate 1.2-1.50, borax 0.4-0.5, formation water 40.3-44.7, and sweet water in proportion to formation water as 1:(1.98-1.99).

EFFECT: improved process parameters due to improved structurally mechanical properties of fluid, raised viscosity thereof, high sand-retention ability, and possibility of controlling lifetime without loss in high technological characteristics.

1 tbl, 2 ex

FIELD: oil and gas production.

SUBSTANCE: in a method of preparing propping agent including grinding, hydration, molding, drying, and calcinations of raw material, the latter is natural bentonite clay containing more than 90% montmorillonite, molding of spherical granules of propping agent 200 to 400 μm and 420 to 850 μm in size involves spray drying technique and molding of granules more than 850 μm in size is accomplished using beading process, and calcinations is carried out at 600-650°C. Method is applicable for use in intensification of oil and gas inflow from producing beds.

EFFECT: reduced expenses of hydraulic fracturing of formation.

2 tbl

FIELD: oil and gas production.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to production of proppants, i.e. splitting granules, used in oil and gas production via breakdown way. Proppant of invention is obtained from caked two-component aluminosilicate fees in the form of granules with density 2.2-3.0 g/cm3 and 0.2-2.5 mm in size consisting of nucleus and shell, wherein one of components of aluminosilicate feed, which forms granule nucleus is a low-alumina substance containing less than 30% of alumina: coal combustion ashes, preliminarily fired kaolin, nepheline, nepheline syenite, feldspar, shale, or alumina production slime waste, and other component of aluminosilicate feed, which forms granule shell, is a high-alumina substance containing above 70% alumina: alumina dust of electrofilters of aluminum hydroxide calcination furnaces, industrial alumina, preliminarily fired bauxite, and exhausted catalysts based on active alumina form. Feed contains 50.0-95.0% low-alumina substance and 5.0-50.0% high-alumina component. In a method for production of proppant from two-component feed including (i) granulation upon addition of binding component in mixer-granulator provided with plate cup rotating at constant speed and rotor-type stirrer whose rotation speed is varied in dependence of granulation stage, (ii) drying, (iii) sizing of fried granules, (iv) firing of granules in rotary furnace, and (v) sizing of fired granules to form commercial fractions, when obtaining above-indicated proppant, low-alumina substance is used in the first granulation stage and, after granules 0.15-2.0 mm in size are formed, second granulation stage comprises addition of high-alumina substance into granulator followed by further granulation until granules 0.2-2.5 mm in size are obtained. Preliminary firing of low-alumina substance (as defined above) is carried out at 700-1200°C and the same of high-alumina substance (as defined above) at 700-1400°C. Firing of dried granules id effected at 1100-1600°C. Binding substance is used in the form of aqueous suspension of an organic binder (carboxymethylcellulose, methylcellulose, low-grade lignosulfates) of aqueous suspension of clay, wherein concentration of suspended binder is 1.0-10.0%. Aqueous suspension is added during granulation process in amounts 10.0 to 40.0% of the weight of initial feed.

EFFECT: enabled production of proppants from accessible raw materials (production wastes) without complication of existent technology.

9 cl, 1 tbl, 14 ex

FIELD: oil production from drill-holes, particularly to stimulate productive beds by bed drainage and formation fluid filtering channel forming.

SUBSTANCE: method involves forming at least one opened horizontal well bore or one opened horizontal well bore with at least one opened side branch bore extending along the strike in productive area thereof; filling the bore with hydrophobic granular material, wherein bore and branch bore filling is performed in portions along with compacting each portion of granular material up to material subsidence and existent natural bed cracks opening under the action of material compaction; installing and fixing filtering unit in well bore. Device comprises sectional or continuous pipe string, conical flared body fixedly secured to pipe string. Arranged in the body is system including pusher with central through channel and with cone. The pusher is hung inside the body and connected to cylindrical spring so that the pusher may be axially displaced and perform self-oscillations. Flared body and pusher cone are axially joined and form valve couple. Freely sliding impact bush is located over pusher anvil.

EFFECT: increased hydrocarbon material output and increased oil and gas recovery factors.

4 cl, 1 ex, 3 dwg

FIELD: mining, particularly to weaken coal bed and to increase recovery of desorbed methane.

SUBSTANCE: method involves drilling well from well surface; casing the well; exposing coal bed; injecting working liquid in the coal bed, wherein the working liquid has pressure enough to perform hydraulic fracturing of the bed and flow rate providing elongated crack forming. Salt solution, gel with propane or gel decomposition substance are used as the working liquid. Propane content in gel is gradually increased from 50-100 kg/m3 to 500-600 kg/m3 as cracks are formed and fixed. The salt is potassium chloride or propant having particle diameters of 20-40 meshes. Coal bed exposing is performed by cutting casing pipe and cement ring in central bed zone within interval of 100 mm so that the ready hole has height of 50-100 mm. The coal bed may be also opened by coal bed drilling below casing pipe for depth of 50-100 mm.

EFFECT: increased formation weakening and increased methane recovery.

3 cl, 2 ex

FIELD: technology for increasing recovery of hydrocarbons from foliate geological formations, which contain absorbed condensed gaseous hydrocarbons, by processing such geological formations with dehydrating compositions, containing surfactants, which cause dampening of geological formation with oil or leave aforementioned formations dampened with oil.

SUBSTANCE: methods may be used for excitation of influx of fluid substance from geological formation into well, or hydro-acid fracture, or hydraulic fracture, during maintenance or major repairs and when increasing influx from natural cracks or from geological formations never subjected to influx stimulation.

EFFECT: increased water removal efficiency, minimization of migration of low dispersion particles, increased extraction of hydrocarbons from underground formations, containing absorbed and compressed gaseous hydrocarbons.

3 cl, 4 ex, 6 tbl

FIELD: measuring technique.

SUBSTANCE: method comprises allowing the main liquid to flow through the Coriolis flow meter, measuring the density of the main liquid, and transmitting the signal containing measured value of the signal to the control system, adding the filler to the main liquid, allowing the mixture to flow through the Coriolis flow meter, and transmitting the measured value of density to the control system.

EFFECT: enhanced accuracy.

19 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: manufacture of granulated materials used as wedging filler and gravel filter for control of sand flow.

SUBSTANCE: proposed granulated material has particles coated with two or more layers of hardenable coat; coated particles include granulated substrate and at least one layer of first curable resin practically embracing the substrate and at least one layer of second curable resin practically surrounding at least one layer of first curable resin; amount of curing agent in layer of first curable resin and in layer of second curable resin is lesser than that at which resin is practically cured.

EFFECT: increased compressive strength; increased elasticity; high strength at curing; forming strong blocks of wedging filler at pumping granulated material into well.

86 cl, 1 dwg, 12 tbl

FIELD: manufacturing technology.

SUBSTANCE: actuating device of a pressure regulator includes housing (1) with seat (2), elastic valve (6), input (3), output (4) and control (5) chambers, as well as channel (7) for connection of the control chamber with the control device and a pneumatic controlled locking device. Pneumatic controlled locking device is located in additional chamber (9) made in the seat of the housing on the side of the outlet chamber that is provided with mating seat (10). Housing has channel (8) for connecting the pneumatic controlled locking device with the control device.

EFFECT: reduced overall dimensions of the device.

9 cl, 7 dwg