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551.351.2 : 553.381/982
S.G. Parada (Southern Scientific Centre of RAS, RF, Rostov-on-Don)
Anomalies of hydrogen index in the bottom sediments of the Black Sea shelf as possible sign of presence of hydrocarbon deposits in the depths

Keywords: hydrogen index, bottom sediment, hydrocarbon fluid, continental outskirts, Gudauta uplift

The variations of hydrogen index pH in the bottom sediments of North-Eastern outskirts of the Black Sea in the region of the Gudauta uplift are studied. Here the potentially oil- and gas-bearing structures and carbonaceous reef-forming buildings are singled out by seismic data. The sampling of bottom sediments was carried out in the course of the maritime science-research expedition in the August of 2010. The sampling stations were placed at 7 profiles oriented perpendicular to the coast line, 1500 m further on. The profiles were placed at the distance 3000 m from each other. In all, 260 samples were picked out. The pH measurement was carried out by potentiometric method using the analyzer Expert-001, measuring electrode and chlorine-silver comparison electrode. The established pH values are in the interval of 7.689.3. The median value makes 8.16, modal 8.1, mean arithmetical 8.26, at inaccuracy of average estimation 0.037. The planar interpolation of pH values of bottom sediments was carried out in the environment ArcGis 9.1 with use of function kriging. It was established that marine sediments in the limits of Gudauta uplift are characterized by increased values of pH (7.869.27), in comparison with sediments of other sections of continental outskirts of Black Sea (7.55 8.4 at the Crimean shelf, 7.14 8.7 at the South-Eastern continental slope), i.e. are more alkaline. For all that, anomalous values of pH do not depend on the composition of sediments and coincide with the shelf zone and leveled parts of continental slope. It is established that the anomalous pH values of bottom sediments, according to published data, can be tied with the flows of carbohydrate fluids, ascending from industrial deposits. These fluids are oxidized at the interaction with oxygen of the seawater bicarbonate and also with methane-oxidizing bacteria. Therefore, the established by us spatial coincidence of areas of anomalously increased pH indices of bottom sediments of Gudauta uplift with areas of development of potentially oil- and gas-bearing geological structures, revealed earlier by seismic data, is connected with possible existence of carbohydrate deposits in them.


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3. Matishov G.G., Parada S.G., Davydenko D.B., The technologies of forecasting carbohydrate fields and mineral deposits of the future Russia (on example of the Southern Region) (In Russ.), Geologiya i geofizika yuga Rossii, 2011, no. 1, pp. 2031.

4. Davydenko D.B., Davydenko E.D., Isaev V.S. et al., An attempt of detection and study of the zones of endogenous fluidization with the set of remote and gas-geochemical methods (In Russ.), Vestnik Yuzhnogo nauchnogo tsentra, 2014, V. 10, no. 1, pp. 2534.

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6. Parada S.G., Alekseenko V.S., Vozmozhnosti ispol'zovaniya velichiny rN donnykh osadkov dlya otsenki neftegazonosnosti shel'fa Chernogo morya (Possibilities of using the pH value of bottom sediments to assess the oil and gas potential of the Black Sea shelf), Collected papers Okruzhayushchaya sreda i chelovek. Sovremennye problemy genetiki, selektsii i biotekhnologii (Environment and people. Modern problems of genetics, selection and biotechnology), Proceedings of International scientific conference and youth scientific conference in memory of the corresponding member of the RAS D.G. Matishov, Rostov-na-Donu, 2016, pp. 221223.

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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-8-11

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M.V. Skaryatin (Gubkin University, RF, Moscow; RN-Exploration LLC, RF, Moscow), A.A. Batalova (Scientific Arctic Centre LLC, RF, Moscow), E.Yu. Vorgacheva (RN-Exploration LLC, RF, Moscow), E.A. Bulgakova (RN-Exploration LLC, RF, Moscow), S.A. Zaytseva (RN-Exploration LLC, RF, Moscow), D.V. Igtisamov (RN-Shelf-Arctic LLC, RF, Moscow), R.Kh. Moiseeva (Scientific Arctic Centre LLC, RF, Moscow), V.E. Verzhbitskiy (Rosneft Oil Company, RF, Moscow), N.A. Malyshev (Rosneft Oil Company, RF, Moscow), V.V. Obmetko (Rosneft Oil Company, RF, Moscow), A.A. Borodulin (Rosneft Oil Company, RF, Moscow)
Salt tectonics and petroleum prospectivity of the Russian Chukchi Sea

Keywords: Arctic, shelf, Chukchi Sea, salt tectonics, oil and gas potential

Previously published studies revealed diapirs in the American Chukchi Sea sedimentary cover. Similar diapirs were identified within the rifted margin in the Russian Chukchi Sea during exploration activity of the Rosneft Oil Company across the Severo-Vrangelevsky-1 license block. Several stratigraphic intervals of the growth strata adjacent to the diapirs and normal faults converging to diapirs were observed on seismic. Density modeling reveals that diapirs require low densities. The Wrangel Island field studies encounter outcropping in-situ Lower Carboniferous gypsum rocks serving as an important argument to the diapirs evaporitic composition. The Sverdrup basin containing known Carboniferous evaporates is the paleogeographically closest basin to the modern Chukchi Sea. Numerous oil and gas discoveries in the Sverdrup basin are associated with salt diapirs underline the need for detailed examination of the Chukchi Sea salt tectonics and related plays. The sub-salt, lateral and supra-salt plays were distinguished. The lateral play may be the most promising as it likely contains numerous carbonate and terrigenous reservoirs and source rocks intervals in a wide stratigraphic range, analogues to prolific hydrocarbon-bearing strata in the Alaska North Slope basins. Results of the current study reveal new plays, contribute toward resources growth and decrease risks in the frontier region exploration held by the Rosneft Oil Company.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-12-17

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550.832 : 551.31
M.D. Balagurov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, RF, Moscow)
Salting zones of Low Vendian terrigenous reservoirs rocks in the south-west of the Nepa arch in Eastern Siberia

Keywords: Nepa arch, Verkhnechonsky productive horizon, sandstones, gravelites, mineral composition, granulometry, postsedimentation transformations, evaporites, sulfates, salinization, correlation, forecast

The target object of the research is the industrial oil and gas interval of the second Verkhnechonsky horizon of the Lower Nepa sub-suite of the Nepa suite. The results of the work are presented in order to demonstrate the diversity of the material composition and forms of manifestation of evaporites in the section of the Vendian terrigenous sediments of the Nepa arch of Eastern Siberia. First of all, evaporites are understood to mean chemogenic formations, groups of sulphates and chlorides, commonly manifested at different levels of the productive horizon. Of course, processes of secondary rock transformation play a significant role in the formation of these deposits. However, it seems that evaporite strata could also have been formed in Vendian time. This is indicated by the results of a complex of laboratory studies of cores of a number of wells in the study area. First, anhydrite-dolomitic seams, relatively matured in thickness, were recorded, lying above the basal layer. From the average 25-m thickness of the target horizon at the site, the thickness of the layer of high content of anhydrite and dolomite can reach 5 m. Secondly, the observed vertical sequence of evaporites is compared with mineral associations of lagoon origin in arid climate conditions. Thirdly, the group of chlorides, halite and sylvite, is found both in association with sulphates and locally along the section. Relatively high content is observed in the near-gravel, and in the covering of fine-medium-grained sandstones. The variety of salts represented suggests various formation models.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-18-21

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S.V. Zimin (Irkutsk Oil Company LLC, RF, Irkutsk), V.D. Poroshin (Suhoi State Technical University of Gomel, the Republic of Belarus, Gomel), S.I. Grimus (BelNIPIneft, State Production Association Belorusneft, the Republic of Belarus, Gomel)
Development of hydrocarbon resources in salinized reservoirs of the Pripyat trough and the south of the Siberian platform

Keywords: salinizated petroleum reservoirs, catagenetic halite, hydrochemical monitoring, rock desalinization

The state and problems of hydrocarbon resource development in salinized reservoirs of the Pripyat Trough and the south of the Siberian Platform are considered. The role of hydrochemical monitoring to determine the nature of the water taken along with it, to assess the proportion of injected water in the associated brines, is shown by the development of the intersalt deposit within Ostashkovichskoye oilfield; for determining the direction and speed of filtration flows within the reservoir, as well as the allocation of areas most cleaned from halite. Using proprietary methods and programs based on interpretation of data on the composition and densities of injected and simultaneously recoverable water, a quantitative assessment of the desalination process and its effect on the filtration and capacity properties of rocks is carried out. The balance of sodium chloride in the produced, injected and produced water was calculated for the entire period of development of the watered production wells of the Ostashkovichskoye oilfield. During the development 1.6 million m3 were removed from the intersalt deposit during the operation of more than one hundred wells. In the injection water remaining in the deposit up to 7 mln m3 of halite was dissolved. As a result, a new system of filtration channels was formed that influenced the change in the spatial structure of filtration flows. The change in porosity reaches 1.52 %, the filtration flow rates increased by an order of magnitude and amounted to 547 m/day. Only taking into account the influence of the process of desalination of the rocks on the change in their reservoir properties and on the OWC allowed reproducing the history of the operation of production wells on the geological and hydrodynamic model of the Ostashkovichskoye oilfield.

The methods and technologies of creating geological and hydrodynamic models and hydrochemical methods for monitoring the development of oil deposits in salinized reservoirs proposed by the authors and tested at Belarusian fields can be successfully applied to similar Russian fields.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-22-27

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A.N. Ivanov (Vietsovpetro JV, the Socialist Republic Vietnam, Vung Tau), P.V. Pyatibratov (Gubkin University, RF, Moscow), A.R. Aubakirov (Vietsovpetro JV, the Socialist Republic Vietnam, Vung Tau), A.D. Dziublo (Gubkin University, RF, Moscow)
Justification of injection wells operating modes for cyclic waterflooding application

Keywords: oilfields waterflooding, cyclic waterflooding, optimal half-cycle of injection wells

Current development trends of Russian oil industry are characterized by an increase in share of hard-to-recover reserves and the late stage of development of most existing fields. Solving the problem of maintaining oil production levels requires the search for effective and profitable technologies for enhancing oil recovery. One of the cheapest to implement technology related to hydrodynamic methods of enhanced oil recovery is cyclic waterflooding. Analysis of practical application results shows that cyclic waterflooding technology allows to increase oil production over the billing period by 3-6% compared with permanent waterflooding.

To date, a large number of theoretical and laboratory studies have been carried out aimed at determining applicability and planning technology use in field conditions. However, in modern conditions of large-scale hydrodynamic modeling of oilfield development processes as a way to develop recommendations for targeted impact on production facilities (formations, deposits and their sections), cyclic waterflooding modeling is unsystematic: approaches to selecting promising regions for applying the technology and substantiation of well operation modes have not been formalized. The earlier article provides an algorithm for constructing a map of the applicability of cyclic waterflooding, which shows promising objects and areas for implementing the technology, as well as wells for switching to a cyclic mode of operation. This article provides an algorithm to justify half-cycle duration of injection wells taking into account specific geological and physical characteristics of reservoir and field-technological features of wells operation.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-28-31

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Yu.A. Pityuk (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.F. Kunafin (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.R. Bairamgalin (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.Ya. Davletbaev (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.M. Toloka (Sphere-Visual Lab LLC, RF, Moscow), E.V. Makarkhin (Sphere-Visual Lab LLC, RF, Moscow), T.P. Azarova (Bashneft Oil Company PJSC, RF, Ufa), D.V. Farger (Bashneft Oil Company PJSC, RF, Ufa), A.S. Krivylyak (Bashneft-Dobycha LLC, RF, Ufa), S.A. Zyleva (Bashneft-Dobycha LLC, RF, Ufa)
Identification of unplanned shutdowns for buildup tests in real time

Keywords: well tests, pressure buildup curve, unplanned shutdown of well, automation, real time

For effective monitoring of oil production wells and operational monitoring of field development, it is necessary to constantly receive and update information on the parameters of the reservoir and wells. One of the sources of such information is the results of interpretation and analysis of well tests. To obtain and process well dynamic data in real time at the pilot site in the framework of Digital Field project of Bashneft PJSOC, all production wells with an electric centrifugal pump were equipped with a thermomanometers.

Nowadays, the authors of the present work have developed a functional module Online well test, which is part of the corporate high-tech software line, to automate buildup tests in real time. Since May 2019, the module Online well test has been brought into pilot production and is being tested on field data for mechanized wells. In real time, the automated system identifies shutdowns of production wells and processes well dynamic data. Then, on the basis of data analysis algorithms, the system gives the estimated duration of well test, planned oil losses, as well as recommendations on expediency and inexpediency of well test conducting with the indicating the reasons. Based on the received information, the user of the module Online well test makes a decision on the feasibility of well test conducting at a stopped well. After the well test is completed, the field data is automatically loaded into the RN-KIN system for the final interpretation.

The implemented tool allows you to optimize and/or expand the annual program of well tests by including unplanned controlled shutdowns of the wells with expediency, and to increase the number and coverage of well tests. Automatic search for unplanned technological shutdowns of mechanized wells can reduce losses in oil production due to well test conducting in these wells. Real-time notifications for expediency of well test conducting allow you to quickly make management decisions for wells with technological stops, while users of the module Online well test do not require knowledge of the theory and interpretation skills of well tests. This allows you to make reasonable decisions in the shortest possible time in real time.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-32-35

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M.M. Veliev (Vietsovpetro JV, the Socialist Republic Vietnam, Vung Tau), V.A. Bondarenko (Vietsovpetro JV, the Socialist Republic Vietnam, Vung Tau), A.N. Ivanov (Vietsovpetro JV, the Socialist Republic Vietnam, Vung Tau), Le Dang Tam (Vietsovpetro JV, the Socialist Republic Vietnam, Vung Tau), A.I. Mikhailov (Zarubezhneft JSC, RF, Moscow), V.S. Vovk (Gazprom Neft Shelf LLC, RF, Saint-Petersburg)
Excerpts on the history of sea water pilot injection for reservoir pressure maintenance at White Tiger field of Vietnam offshore

Keywords: water injection, field development plan, waterflooding, reservoir pressure, processing platform, oil displacement, sea water, pilot injection, process equipment, injection well

Waterflooding is considered as the secondary oil recovery method. This method allows recovering additional oil volumes after the primary production, and as such gradually spread-out to all oil-producing regions. Water injection process is to maintain the reservoir pressure, allowing prolonging the production life in comparison to the period without the reservoir pressure maintenance regime. Global experience of applying seawater for injection into formation shows, that its treatment includes filtration, oxygen removal, microbiological processing, treatment with corrosion and scaling inhibitors.

The article covers the methods of creating the reservoir pressure maintenance system at White Tiger field until 1995, as well as technical specifications for equipment and chemicals required to perform seawater treatment and injection into formation. The performed test on determining the suspended particles and hydrocarbons in seawater within its sampling area proved that the seawater in such area has little to no suspended particles and oil-products, and can be applied without additional treatment. The first experience of injecting seawater at White Tiger field showed that electric submersible pumps (ESP) possess the best efficiency and produceability. However, the applied typical sizes of those pumps in no corrosion-resistant version did not provide for the designed parameters of injection and running time. The pilot water injection at White Tiger field confirmed the absence of water inflow in the neighbouring wells and reduction of pressure drop around the injection well.


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A.A. Makeev (Oil and Gas Production Department Bystrinskneft, Surgutneftegas PJSC, RF, Surgut), D.V. Shelokov (Oil and Gas Production Department Bystrinskneft, Surgutneftegas PJSC, RF, Surgut), E.L. Shay (Oil and Gas Production Department Bystrinskneft, Surgutneftegas PJSC, RF, Surgut)
Complications during the operation of wells of high-temperature deposits in the Oktyabrsky region (Krasnolensky arch)

Keywords: saturation index, temperature, pump, saline deposits, calcium carbonate, igneous rock

The article considers the urgent issue of predicting the process of salt deposits formation during the operation of electric submersible equipment in wells. The physicochemical properties of produced waters of high-temperature deposits in the Oktyabrsky district of the Krasnoleninsky arch are given. The process of calcite precipitation is described when the thermobaric equilibrium in the formation fluid changes. In the formation waters of igneous rock the presence of ferrous ions was detected, which contributes to the formation of iron carbonate deposits. At present, predicting the iron carbonate precipitation in wells with an isothermal anomaly is difficult because of the heterogeneous structure of volcanic rocks and requires additional research.

To assess the risk of calcium carbonate precipitation by the value of the saturation index, we adapted the Oddo Thomsons method in r to the conditions of deposits of the Krasnoleninsky arch. In the Oddo Thomsons method reservoir temperature is used for calculating the saturation index. We propose to use temperature of pump. When operating wells with a high content of free gas at suction of a pump, the rate of heat generation increases, while the cooling rate of the pump decreases. This is leads to pump overheating. Increasing the temperature of the pump in this case significantly affects the process of salt formation. We made comparative analysis of the results of prediction of the salt deposits formation before and after adaptation of Oddo Thomsons method to the conditions of the deposits of the Oktyabrsky region. It is shown that the adaptation of the method allows more accurately determine the levels of danger of salt deposition depending on the saturation index.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-42-44

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E.O. Timashev (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa), R.S. Khalfin (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa; RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), M.G. Volkov (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa)
Statistical analysis of the failure times and feed rates of downhole pumping equipment in operating parameter ranges

Keywords: electrical submersible pump (ESP) units, sucker-rod pump units, failure time, pumping rate, statistical data analysis, operating parameter range

The transition to the late stages of development at a significant number of large oil fields, as well as the need to develop hard-to-recover reserves, made necessitate the search for the optimal method of oil production. At the same time, despite the large number of works in this direction, the problems of the scientific and methodological substantiation for the choice of the optimal method of artificial lift remain relevant. Earlier, the author proposed criteria for assessing the operating efficiency of downhole pumping equipment and the success criteria for the application of new methods of artificial lift, as well as regression equations for determining the ranges of inefficient operation of sucker rod pump (SRP) units and electric submersible pump (ESP) units. At the same time, the classification of statistical data was made with assumptions about the independence and homogeneity of samples for the ranges of operating parameters. As a result of the conducted research, these assumptions were confirmed, as well as the stability of statistical conclusions when changing the boundaries of the ranges of operational parameters of downhole pumping equipment.

It has been established that for lowering depths of more than 1500 m low failure times, and the low values of flow coefficient for pumping rate is under 20 m3/day for the considered oil company are characteristic. These ranges correspond to the suboptimal range of operating parameters SRP and ESP. The combination of the optimal ranges method, taking into account economic efficiency, and statistical methods will allow to improve the existing methods of analysis of field data for their implementation in software products of monitoring and management of the wells.

The following statistical methods were used in the research: exploratory data analysis, Student test, Mann Whitney test, single-factor analysis of variance, multiple linear regression analysis, generalized regression models, Kendall rank correlation, Spearman rank correlation, gamma rank correlation, permutation test.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-46-49

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E.M. Solodkiy (Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm), V.P. Kazantsev (Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm), A.V. Hudorozhkov (Sputnic Group, RF, Perm), A.V. Churin (Sputnic Group, RF, Perm)
Influence of the electric drive control system on the sucker-rod pump energy efficiency

Keywords: sucker-rod pump, electric drive control system, energy-efficiency

This paper describes dependence of the energy consumption characteristics of the sucker-rod pump on the use of various asynchronous electric drive control technique. To analyze the profile of the power consumption of the pumping unit drive during the swing cycle, the simulation of system components was used: the electric drive control in conjunction with the autonomous voltage inverter, the kinematics of the four-link pumping mechanism, and the polished rod load. When simulating the dynamic load on a polished rod, which determines the force at the suspension point of the rod string, the influence of the additional stress caused by wave processes in the rod string was taken into account, which was calculated according to the model proposed by A.S. Virnovsky. When calculating the torque on the pumping jack crank, the procedure for calculating the maximum torque of the rotary counterweight is proposed, this ensures equalization of the maximum torques when the plunger moves up and down. The developed complex model of the sucker-rod pumping unit together with the models of the electric drive control system and the induction motor drive allows the calculation of the energy efficiency of the installation under various operating conditions. In this case, the model of the electric drive control system can be used not only to analyze the efficiency of the control technique (scalar or vector), but also to test the control algorithms for the sucker-rod pumping unit prime mover electric drive. The main regularities in the consumption of active power were revealed depending on the control technique, as well as the possibility of optimizing the electric power consumption of the electric drive control system over the swing cycle. Methodological approaches to the solution of the control system synthesis problem that provide a significant increase in the energy efficiency of the pumping unit electric drive with frequency control common for all types of balanced pumping jacks are proposed.


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A.N. Drozdov (RUDN University, RF, Moscow), N.A. Drozdov (Innovative Oil and Gas Solutions LLC, RF, Moscow)
Investigation of the ejector characteristics to improve the technology of pumping gas from the annular space during well operation by electrical submersible pump unit

Keywords: well operation, electrical submersible pump (ESP), ejector, gas pumping from the annulus

The article presents the results of experimental study of the influence of operating fluid pressure on the ejector characteristics for subsequent use in perfecting the technique of selecting the most suitable flow part of a jet apparatus during well operation with electrical submersible pump unit (ESP) units and pumping gas from the annulus to the tubing. The characteristics of the jet apparatus were studied on an experimental stand, on the basis of which pressure distribution curves were constructed along the length of the flowing part (mixing chamber and diffuser) of a liquid-gas ejector at various pressures of the working fluid in front of the nozzle. The dependences of the relative dimensionless pressure drop and the efficiency of the ejector on the pressure of the working fluid in front of the nozzle to assess the efficiency of the ejector at various operating pressures were also represented. The dependence of the optimal operating mode of a liquid-gas ejector on the magnitude of the working pressure is revealed. In the experiments, the pressure distribution curves along the length of the ejector were measured and the characteristics of the jet apparatus were obtained when gas was evacuated by a liquid jet with accuracy suitable for practical purposes. It is shown that with a decrease in the working pressure, the character of the pressure distribution along the length of the ejector dramatically changes. The provision is added that the most optimal mode for a liquid-gas ejector is the mode in which the process of mixing flows is completed directly in front of the diffuser - the optimal mode also depends on the magnitude of the working pressure. The results of experimental studies expand the possibilities of optimizing the flow part of ejectors for use in various pump and ejector technologies for SWAG in order to utilize associated petroleum gas and increase oil recovery. Based on the results of experimental studies presented in the article, the most suitable for the characteristics of the flow part of the ejector can be selected, including the length of its mixing chamber during operation with ESP units and pumping gas from the annulus into the tubing.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-54-57

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D.O. Panevnyk (Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk), O.V.Panevnyk (Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk)
Investigation of the joint work of a jet and plunger pump with a balancing crank-rod drive

Keywords: : jet metering pump, sucker rod pump, ejection pump system, operating point, operating modes, characteristics modeling

The fundamental possibility of the joint operation of a ground-based jet pump under the conditions of a sinusoidal change in the working flow created by a sucker rod pump is considered. A mathematical model of the workflow of a ground-based jet metering pump with a power drive in the form of a borehole plunger pump is proposed based on the classical method of determining the operating point of a plant by jointly solving the equations of the characteristics of the pump and its hydraulic system. The methodology for determining the characteristics of the hydraulic system of a jet pump provides for the determination of pressures in characteristic sections of the ejection system with their subsequent presentation in relative form. Modeling the hydraulic connections of the ejection system made it possible to confirm the operability of the layout of the jet and plunger pumps and to establish the presence of special operating modes of the installation: boundary pressure mode corresponding to zero values of the ejection coefficient and the maximum value of the working flow of the jet pump; mode of maximum efficiency of the jet pump; cavitation mode of operation of the jet pump. The regularities of the relationship between the special points of the pressure characteristics of the jet pump and the characteristic angles of rotation of the crank of the ground rod pump drive are established. The diagrams of changes in the flow of the jet metering pump were obtained, the integration of which allows to determine the necessary concentration of the process fluid in the oil flow coming from the well.

The obtained results can be used in predicting the operation parameters of jet pumps in the surface and borehole design with a drive in the form of a sucker rod pump. The conducted studies are the theoretical justification for the use in a single layout of the positive qualities of hydro-jet and sucker-rod operation of oil wells.


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2. Sazonov Ya.A., Yudin I.S., Marakaev T.Ya., Zayakin V.I., Development of jet metering pumps (In Russ.), Khimicheskoe i neftyanoe mashinostroenie= Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, 1996, no. 2, pp. 66.

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A.A. Odintsov (Novomet-Perm JSC, RF, Perm; Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm), A.N. Musinskii (Novomet-Perm JSC, RF, Perm; Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm), S.N. Peshcherenko (Novomet-Perm JSC, RF, Perm; Perm National Research Polytechnic University, RF, Perm)
Multiphase axial pump for surface pumping gas-liquid mixture

Keywords: multiphase pump, surface pumping, gas-liquid mixture, dispersing stages

Energy consumption reducing in oil production is one of the key directions for increasing its efficiency. Improving and simplifying oil and gas gathering and transport systems plays an important role both to reduce costs and expenses, and to shorten the time of installation and commissioning of new oilfields. One-pipe (oil is piped to the central collection point in a gas-saturated condition) system for collecting multiphase production of wells is the most demanded in the oil industry. This system creates conditions for the centralization and rowing of oilfield facilities, excluding the use of compressor equipment, the construction of an additional infrastructure with separation facilities and gas pipelines, which, unlike traditional methods of collecting, reduces the production cost and the development of remote hard-to-reach oilfields with extended system of pipelines. The use of such a collection system allows to increase the level of oil production by lowering the pressure on the well head and increasing drawdown in the reservoir .In addition, the one-pipe collection system solves the problem of prohibiting the flaring of associated petroleum gas. Cavity and axial multiphase pumps are the most frequently used. However, the cavity pump can`t tolerate increased content of abrasive particles in oil, due to increasing rotor and stator wear, which reduces the flow rate and causes the pump to fail completely as a result of overheating of the elastomer, its melting and adherence to the rotor. So the multiphase axial pump is more sophisticated device for surface transfer of gas-liquid mixture. A pressure which is created by the multiphase axial pump will make it possible to work without compressors, burning flares, venting gas into the atmosphere, and separated commercial pipelines. The multiphase axial pump is able to create a pressure boost, pumping gas-liquid fluid over the surface to centralized oil and gas collection points, and also to work under low pressures at the pump inlet. These advantages make multiphase axial pump one of the best tools for oilfields exploitation with a large amount of associated gas. However, the currently existing designs of multiphase axial pumps which are capable to transport gas-liquid mixture with an input gas content of at least 90% can work only for flow rate above 3000 m3/day.

The main goal of this work is to select the design of a multiphase axial pump, which will pump the gas-liquid mixture with β in at least 90 % at flow rates of less than 3000 m3/day, and ensure reliable operation of the pump within 2 years. Achieving the set goal will solve the problem of irrational use of associated petroleum gas, as well as resume the operation of depleting and remote wells by developing more sophisticated equipment.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2019-2-62-64

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A.N. Minnivaleev (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa), R.N. Bahtizin (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa), I.R. Kuzeev (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa), M.S. Gabdrahimov (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa)
Hydro-mechanical device for cleanning pipes inner surface from asphaltene-resin-paraffin deposits

Keywords: asphalt-resin-paraffin deposits, tubing, drive, hydro-mechanical device

The formation of solid deposits of paraffin contained in oil on the inner surface of tubing is one of the adverse factors that significantly complicate the operation of oil wells. Existing methods of cleaning of pipes from paraffin deposits are considered. The scheme and design of the hydro-mechanical device used for cleaning inner surfaces of tubing from paraffin deposits have been developed. Laboratory and practical tests of the developed device are conducted. According to the test results, we can say that hydro-mechanical methods of purification from paraffin deposits are the one of most effective. Setting of drive allows to promote automation of cleaning of tubing, that is provided by absence of necessity of creation of axleloading on stem - from action of expense and pressure of liquid a device independently moves in the cavity of tubing. Also it should be noted that a drive promotes efficiency of process of destruction of paraffin due to creation of oscillation influence. Experimental laboratory researches of drive of cleansing device proved his capacity at the expense of liquid from 0,15 to 0,63 l/s. At the indicated range of expense of liquid the drive of cleansing device provides his steady vibromoving. It is set that high speed of vibromoving of cleansing device is arrived at the expense of liquid from 0,55 to 0,63 l/s. During realization of commercial tests of an experience construction of hydro-mechanical device a cleaning process took place in the automatic mode at the observance of the same values of parameters of temperature and pressure of festering of the heated water in cleansing device, that were set for standard technology of cleaning of tubing in oil and gas mining companies. The conducted laboratory and experimental experiments of the worked out device allow to recommend it for the use in field practice.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-65-67

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K.S. Fot (Izhevsk Petroleum Research Center CJSC, RF, Izhevsk), N.V. Novikova (Udmurtneft JSC, RF, Izhevsk), N.S. Buldakova (Udmurtneft JSC, RF, Izhevsk), A.Yu. Zhukov (Izhevsk Petroleum Research Center CJSC, RF, Izhevsk), N.A. Baryshev (Izhevsk Petroleum Research Center CJSC, RF, Izhevsk)
Hydrogen sulfide converter selection for objects of Udmurtneft JSC within preparation for introduction of TR EEU 045/2017

Keywords: hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans, hydrogen sulfide converter, Technical regulations of EEU 045/2017

Within preparation for introduction of Technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union of TR EEU 045/2017 on providing a mass fraction of hydrogen sulfide, marked - and ethylmercaptans in commodity oil no more than 20 and 40 mln-1 respectively assessment work and to admission to industrial use of converter of hydrogen sulfide for oil treatment facilities "Kiyengop", "Mishkino", Gremikha and "Elnikovskaya" is carried out to Udmurtneft JSC. It is described admitted to Rosneft Oil Company the step-by-step procedure of testing of oil-field chemical reagents laboratory and experienced and trade tests. To achieve the maximum effect the dosing was carried out at a maximum temperature of a subject to preparation and time of processing of oil to a commercial node of delivery in the trunk pipeline. At laboratory tests time and temperature were selected according to real values of subjects to preparation. Address approach to the choice of optimum points for supply of hydrogen sulphide converter and control points for determination of content of hydrogen sulphid, ethyl-, and methylmercaptans in oil taking into account features of each object is shown. Tests results of confirmed a possibility to decrease a content of hydrogen sulphide and mercaptans in commodity oil lower than 20 mln for facilities of Udmurtneft JSC by means of use of converter of hydrogen sulphide; account coefficients of reagent are set. The direct dependence of a dosage of converter on hydrogen sulphide content is revealed; substantially the value of a dosage and account coefficient is influenced by contents methyl and ethylmercaptans; so it is necessary to predict high dosages of reagents for nefty with their high content. The lack of a negative impact of the examinee of reagent on process of preparation of oil and directly on figures of merit of commodity oil is set. It is noted that, despite the aminoformaldehyde nature, the converter of hydrogen sulphide does not lead to increase perceived chloride salts.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-68-73

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N.N. Gorban (Caspian Pipeline Consortium JSC, RF, Moscow), G.G. Vasiliev (Gubkin University, RF, Moscow), A.P. Salnikov (Gubkin University, RF, Moscow), S.I. Shitov (Gubkin University, RF, Moscow)
Development of a layout of scanner stations for ground-based laser scanning of tanks, taking into account the requirements for the deviation in measurement results

Keywords: ground-based laser scanning, geometric parameters of reservoirs, measurement deviation, scanning scheme, marine terminals

Ground-based laser scanning is a modern technology that allows you to obtain automatically information about the spatial position of a large number of points belonging to the surface of the object being shot. In the oil and gas industry, ground-based laser scanning has shown its high efficiency in the process of measuring the geometric parameters of reservoirs for storing oil and oil products. For the full use of this technology today a number of laser scanning techniques for tanks have been developed and indicated in the regulatory documentation of the Russian Federation. At the same time, these methods have some drawbacks that lead to problem situations when it is necessary to conduct laser scanning of tanks in difficult and / or cramped conditions, which are especially typical for tank parks of marine terminals. In addition, these methods do not allow a flexible search for the optimal layout of scanner stations in the presence of requirements for the error of the measurement results. To eliminate the disadvantages inherent in current methods, the authors developed a simple mathematical apparatus that allows to develop a layout of the scanner stations and determine the appropriate boundaries of the scanned sections of the tank surface within the presence of a significant number of structures that impede the direct visibility of the scanned surface of the tank, and when performing work in cramped conditions without the need for complex calculations. In addition mathematical apparatus makes possible to conduct a flexible search for the optimal layout of the scanner stations in the presence of specific requirements for the permissible measurement error during laser scanning of the tank and to determine the measurement error for the selected layout of the scanner stations.


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D.V. Kashirskikh (Tyumen Petroleum Research Center LLC, RF, Tyumen), I.A. Vakhrusheva (Tyumen Petroleum Research Center LLC, RF, Tyumen), S.V. Paromov (Tyumen Petroleum Research Center LLC, RF, Tyumen), M.F. Saphin (Rosneft Oil Company, RF, Moscow)
Digitalization concept of laboratory centers of Rosneft Oil Company. Case study of information system RN-LAB development

Keywords: digitalization, automation, core research, increased profitability, reduction of labor costs

Digitalization is an important aspect of the development of contemporary society and production. The key aspect for its effective implementation is the understanding the difference between digitalization and automatization, main characteristics concerning digitalization and development trends that lead automatization to digitalization. Taking into account the systems theory, as well as the analytical and prognostic requirements for digitalization, we can conclude that it must necessarily include: single information space of a digitalized object; mathematical model of a digitalized object that allows to simulate fully the behavior of the object in various conditions; opportunity to manage the entire set of data about the object throughout their life cycle; opportunity of feed-forward control; advanced cooperation of all users of a digitalized object within a single information space.

Using the example of the RN-LAB information system in Rosneft Oil Company to automatization of laboratory research of core and reservoir fluids, we examined ways to transit the automatization of laboratory centers of oil and gas companies to their digitalization. Considering the distinctive properties of digitalization, its achievement should: expand the information space of the Laboratory center for the integration achievement of all the used information systems within a single data base; detail the mathematical model describing the business processes of the Laboratory center, to create an "electronic twin", providing advanced production management; ensure the continuous control of all the pooled data of the Laboratory center; widen the interaction of all the staff within the information space, minimizing the informational tensions and leading to an increase in the effectiveness of interaction and management decisions.

The experience of application of information system RN-LAB in Rosneft Oil Company can conclude that the direct effect concerning work reduction and acceleration of executive decision-making can reach 0.5-1.5% of total sum in a specific institute. Moreover the transit to a whole new level of digitalization in comparison to automatization opens new strategic sciencebased growth prospects.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-79-83

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A.F. Azbukhanov (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), I.A. Lakman (Ufa State Aviation Technical University, RF, Ufa), A.A. Agapitov (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa) , L.F. Sadikova (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa; Ufa State Aviation Technical University, RF, Ufa)
Mid-term forecasting of oil production on oilfield with SARIMAX model

Keywords: forecasting, ARIMA, oilfield, wells, oil production

The article considers the possibility of applying time series analysis in the oil industry. A model of Seasonal Auto Regression Integrated Moving Average with external variables (SARIMAX) for medium-term forecasting (up to 1 year) of integrated oil production in oil fields is built. As a training sample, monthly data on oil production for 10 years of development of several fields of Rosneft PJSC have been studied; monthly data on the number of producing wells were used as an exogenous variable. As a result of the consistent application of the extended Dickey-Fuller test to the time series, the first order of integration of the random process was substantiated. The correctness of the inclusion of an exogenous variable in the model was confirmed by testing the hypothesis of the presence of co-integration between the variables of oil production and the number of producing wells. The analysis of the autocorrelation and private autocorrelation functions of the studied time series for oil production, as well as the selection of models based on the Akayke and Schwartz information criteria, made it possible to determine the best specification of the SARIMAX model. The obtained forecast values were checked against the actual values of oil production at the field. Based on the predicted and actual values, the model quality metrics have been calculated: the average approximation error (MAPE) was 0.78%. The application of the methodology for predicting oil production proposed in the article and the use of the accumulated volume of data in a structured form led to a qualitative forecast. This, in turn, will allow in the future making more informed business decisions, since a high-quality medium-term forecast allows you to save company resources.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-84-88

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S.I. Nedelchenko (Bashneft PJSOC, RF, Ufa), M.S. Gaifullin (Bashneft PJSOC, RF, Ufa), E.S. Golovina (Bashneft PJSOC, RF, Ufa), Yu.A. Ergomyshev (Samaraneftekhimproject JSC, RF, Samara), V.A. Lavrentiev (Samaraneftekhimproject JSC, RF, Samara), A.V. Komogorov (Samaraneftekhimproject JSC, RF, Samara)
Criteria for choosing a process control system

Keywords: global dynamic optimization systems, real-time optimization systems, advance process control system, process optimization, dynamic optimization, real-time optimization, advance process control

One of the main ways to improve production efficiency and product quality in oil refining is to improve the processes management, what is provided by using of automated systems of control and optimization. The article explores the global market of production optimization systems global dynamic optimization systems and real-time optimization systems as of mid-2019. The importance of the study is caused by challenges facing the economy and oil refining to perform a digital transformation, designed to improve economic efficiency. The goal of the study was to analyze the current market situation and clear opportunities of using such digital technologies in oil refining.

A detailed analysis of optimization systems is given; their differences and features are considered. The criteria for selecting the systems that can guide to implement such solutions at oil refineries are specified. Technical, methodological and economic criteria for selecting systems are presented. It is noted that real-time optimization systems are more applicable to control steady state processes which are more typical for petrochemical enterprises, while global dynamic optimization systems are worth to apply in highly dynamic processes at oil refineries, especially when optimizing the operation of plant chains. Conclusions are drawn about the need in initial studying of the economic feasibility of such systems for each enterprise. It is recommended to have approved methods for calculating the potential and actual effectiveness of automated optimization systems, as well as a tool for continuous efficiency monitoring of the optimization system while operating.


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DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2020-2-90-93

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G.F. Asalkhuzina (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.G. Bikkinina (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), A.Ya. Davletbaev (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), I.V. Kostrigin (RN-BashNIPIneft LLC, RF, Ufa), .N. Efremov (RN-Yuganskneftegas LLC, RF, Nefteyugansk), D.. Kravets (RN-Yuganskneftegas LLC, RF, Nefteyugansk), V.P. Miroshnichenko (RN-Yuganskneftegas LLC, RF, Nefteyugansk)
Implementation of well test business processes automation in RN-KIN software by the example of RN-Yuganskneftegas LLC

Keywords: well testing, business processes automation, well network, RN-KIN software

The paper discusses approaches and current results of Well Test Subsystem realization for the RN-KIN corporation software. The Subsystem facilities cover processes of well test planning, monitoring, analysis and interpretation. The paper presents and describes examples of performance for several modules of well test subsystem: Well test schedule selection, Well test schedule approval, Monthly Well test program, Request for well test, Well test monitoring, Automated well test contractor workplace, Well test interpretation. Some of annual well test planning and performing modules successfully completed commercial approbation in the fields of RN-Yuganskneftegas LLC, some of the other modules are being developed. The annual well test planning modules provide for consolidation of various specialists work in a common information space. For example, one can trace the current status of well test program forming both for a group of fields and for a single candidate well. The Request for well test module provides for automation of information selection for welltest design, duration calculation, costs, and work plan. The Well test monitoring module allows one to trace the current well testing status. When implemented, the Automated well test contractor workplace module provided for unification of procedures of pressure recalculation, data interpretation, results validation, estimation of possible reasons of interpretation quality decrease.

Implementation of the Well Test Subsystem into the RN-KIN software is aimed at maximal automation of well test business processes, reduction of labor costs for daily quality control of input data and preliminary interpretation, and increasing in well testing efficiency due to digitization of well test monitoring process.


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O.V. Aralov (The Pipeline Transport Institute LLC, RF, Moscow), I.V. Buyanov (The Pipeline Transport Institute LLC, RF, Moscow), E.V. Sayko (The Pipeline Transport Institute LLC, RF, Moscow), S.I. Vyunov (The Pipeline Transport Institute LLC, RF, Moscow)
The mechanism for improving the effectiveness of conformity assessment of equipment used in oil pipeline transport

Keywords: conformity assessment, equipment, oil pipelines, methodology, criteria, success

According to the legislation of the Russian Federation in industrial safety, companies operating hazardous production facilities of oil pipeline transport have to ensure the safety of operated engineering devices and equipment. At the same time, technical regulations limit the range of equipment and materials that must be certified (have a declaration) to confirm the required safety level; the same technical regulations say that legal persons are entitled to implement voluntary conformity assessment systems for such equipment, appoint team members and introduce rules for carrying out such conformity assessments.

Following the above provisions, national oil and gas companies ensure quality control of equipment and materials requiring vendors to submit equipment certificates (declarations) and other permits obtained after mandatory conformity assessment procedures; moreover the companies actively use in-house systems of voluntary conformity assessment, set various corporate requirements to purchased equipment and to its producers. Oil and gas industry is committed to the idea of having a wide range of fair-trading, trusted counterparts able to ensure supplies of high-quality equipment. At that, equipment conformity assessment scope, rules and criteria may be substantially different across the oil and gas industry. Inconsistent requirements to equipment conformity assessment procedures (moreover, redundancy thereof) have a negative impact on business activity of the industry, both for equipment manufacturers and operators. In this regard, there is a need to establish harmonized approaches to conformity assessment of equipment, meeting the requirements of both oil and gas companies, and equipment manufacturers. Hence, it is important to define a set of certain vendor assessment and equipment quality control procedures. But it is equally important to create the best environment for operating equipment conformity assessment system, given the intrinsic specifics of oil pipeline transport activities. Such conformity assessment system will rely on the industry regulatory environment and will allow conducting the ongoing monitoring and accounting of equipment status, identifying gaps and assessing the expedience of measures taken to eliminate the cases of use of low-quality equipment at hazardous production facilities.

In this paper, the authors propose for consideration a mechanism for improving the effectiveness of equipment conformity assessment procedures matching them up with the quality management provisions and industry approaches derived from vast equipment quality control practice at oil pipeline transport facilities.


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.. Khattu (Tyumen Branch of SurgutNIPIneft, Surgutneftegas PJSC, RF, Tyumen), .Yu. Solodovnikov (Tyumen Branch of SurgutNIPIneft, Surgutneftegas PJSC, RF, Tyumen)
The hydrochemical condition of surface waters of Tyan license area

Keywords: license area, hydrocarbons deposits, river basins, ecological condition of surface waters and bed deposits, ecological monitor

The Tyan license area in Khanty-Mansiisk autonomous district Yugra was the first object of Surgutneftegas PJSC business activity that attracted the attention of local community indigenous peoples of the north, regional and municipal government. The early 1990th, the business activities of Surgutneftegas were denounced by the locals that were unsatisfied by the actions of the company on their territory. This negativism was formed by different ecological activists including some international companies wanted to get the rights for resource extraction in Middle Ob region, including the Tyanskoye oilfield. In following 3 years this oilfield was divided in three autonomous oilfields.

To get the rights on resources extraction Surgutneftegas implemented the new technologies of resources extraction. From the start of the project local community had right to participate in different technological object placing according to the ecological and economic interest. Moreover, the most innovative ecological and technical technologies were introduced, protective measures were performed.

The 25 year experience of Tyan license area exploitation showed the efficiency of the performed management. The ecological situation didnt change and is stable. The local community continue to perform their activities as usual.


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