The mechanical properties of oil shales. by Maurice B. Dusseault [and others]

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Int J of Rock Mech. & Mining   Shale accounts for ∼75% of rocks in basins and presents problems to the drilling industry. Borehole instability is related to in situ state, geological history, shale mechanical and transport properties, and drilling and mud practices.

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Dusseault on applicable to shale oil. Clay shales are a group of clay mineral rich, poorly lithified materials that have strength properties that straddle this boundary.

Clay shales may cover up to 35% of the earth's surface and engineering ventures such as dam and tunnel construction, highway embankments, coal and oil shale mining, and oil exploration have all encountered.

Mills put forward a vague concept of tight oil which makes a simple distinction between tight oil and shale oil based on the physical properties of crude oil (API gravity and crude oil viscosity), the concept holds that tight oil refers to the light crude oil in hydrocarbon-bearing formations with low porosity and permeability (Mills, ).

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Yin, Shunde Towler, Brian F. Dusseault, Maurice B. and Rothenburg, Leo “ Implications for mechanical properties of brittle faults from observations of the Punchbowl fault zone, Mechanical behavior of some clays and shales from m to m depth. Pergamon Press, Oxford (plus other works by either author) ().

Dusseault M. and Mraz D. Creep behaviour of salt rocks. In Proc. 40th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan ().

Dusseault M. B., Rothenburg L. and Kornelson P. Transient response simulation using a discrete element approach. Lashkaripour, G. R., and M. Dusseault,A statistical study on shale. development of shale oil and gas. embedment depends on mechanical properties of shales and proppants that are.

An Experimental Investigation of Shale Mechanical Properties Through Drained and Undrained Test Mechanisms Part B; Y. Wang and M. Dusseault, In an independent way he’s researching about shale gas & tight oil and building this website to spread the scientist knowledge of the shale The mechanical properties of oil shales.

by Maurice B. Dusseault [and others] book. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Mechanical properties of oil shales as a function of temperature and pressure are reviewed.

Implications of evolution of these properties for in situ exploitation and basin modelling are explored. Mechanical properties at room temperature are well known.

The existing data suggest a positive cor-relation between oil. Properties of Crude Oil and Shale Oil. Conventional Crude oil naturally occurs in reservoirs in the liquid state. It has high fluidity, and it’s pourable at a high-temperature range. i.e. to 30 o C.

Shale oil is a synthetic crude oil, which forms by thermal decomposition of solid kerogen in oil shale. Commercial grades of oil shale, as determined by their yield of shale oil, ranges from about to liters per metric ton (l/t) of rock.

The U.S. Geological Survey has used a lower limit of about 40 l/t for classification of Federal oil-shale lands. Others have suggested a limit as low as 25 l/t. Oil shale, any sedimentary rock containing various amounts of solid organic material that yields petroleum products, along with a variety of solid by-products, when subjected to pyrolysis—a treatment that consists of heating the rock to above °C (about °F) in the absence of oxygen.

The liquid oil extracted from oil shale, once it is upgraded, creates a type of synthetic crude oil. Shale oil is a synthetic crude oil produced by retorting oil shale. Compared with petroleum crude, shale oil is heavy, viscous, and is high in nitrogen and oxygen compounds.

Shale oil has a rather high specific gravity, approximately –, owing to the presence of heavy nitrogen- sulfur- and oxygen-containing compounds. High. The first recorded interest in oil shale retorting was an English patent in (Eele, Hancock and Porter, No.

) which refers to distilling noyle from some kind of stone". The oil shale retorting industry dates back to the middle of the last century, notably Scotland, Estonia, France and Sweden in Europe.

Part I Overpressured Cases Argentina SPE Course on Earth Stresses and Drilling Rock Mechanics Maurice B. Dusseault University of Waterloo HCs generated in organic shales. high T, p, sands oil and gas generation of It estimates the hoop stress increase from the mechanical properties of the rock and and the geometrical parameters of.

Maurice B. Dusseault University of Waterloo and Geomec a.s Drilling in Overpressured Zones For practical purposes ($), SP log characteristics Perhaps some others. Shale data are used because sand porosity It estimates the hoop stress increase from the mechanical properties of the rock and and the geometrical parameters of the fracture.

Shale oil refers to hydrocarbons that are trapped in formations of shale rock. Fracking is a process that oil companies use to drill down into the layers of shale and open up the rock formations.

Most studies on mechanical properties of oil shales are accompanied by an indication of organic matter content. Commonly, the parameter reported is the oil yield given in gallons per ton (GPT, 1G = L) determined by the standardized Fischer assay technique (heating g of crushed rock to [degrees]C).

mechanical properties of oil shales and preliminary results of a study of the mechanical properties of the Upper Devonian Kettle Point Formation in southwestern Ontario.

This information will lead to a better understanding of the potential for extraction of hydrocarbons from this formation. Physical Properties of Lubricants Valvoline Technical Services Page 1 Following are the important properties of a lubricant. Density Density is fundamental physical property of oil.

It is the mass of liquid per unit volume. It is measured at specific temperature by Hydrometer or Automatic Density Meter. Shale Oil and Gas Production Processes delivers the basics on current production technologies and the processing and refining of shale ng with the potential of formations and then proceeding to production and completion, this foundational resource also dives into the chemical and physical nature of the precursor of oil shale, kerogen, to help users understand and optimize its.

6. Jade S. & Sitharam T. “Characterization of Strength and Deformation of Jointed Rock Mass Base on Statistical Analysis” ASCE International Journal of Geo mechanics, Vol.- 3, Issue 7.

John A., Franklin, Maurice B. & Dusseault“Character of Rock Mass” Rock Engineering, McGraw-Hill Publication.

Others are still at the laboratory or pilot-plant stages. The princi-pal advantage of AGR processing is high oil recov- The physical and chemical properties of crude shale oil differ from those of many conventional crudes.

However, depending on the nature of. Figure 5. The Energy-Dispersive X-Ray (EDX) spectra of (a) BG-2 and (b) KH-2 shales with a corresponding miniature FE-SEM images. The BG-2 shale spectrum shows high values of counts per second per electron-volt (cps/eV) at around and KeV identify Al and Si minerals respectively, thus indicating the presence of iron-rich platy crystals of clays such as kaolinite (Si, Al) and/or illite.

Mechanical Properties of Oil Shale and Overlying Strata, Naval Oil Shale Reserve, Anvil Points, Colorado. Authors Dolinar-DR; Horino-FG; Hooker-VE Source. The rapid expansion of shale gas and shale oil exploration and exploitation using hydraulic fracturing techniques has created an energy boom in the USA but raised questions regarding the possible environmental risks, such as the potential for groundwater contamination (e.g.

Jackson et al.,Vidic et al., ) and fugitive emissions of hydrocarbons into the atmosphere (e.g. Miller et al.

The result is slightly higher than the static Young’s Modulus values for some of the gas-bearing shale plays in North America: Marcellus Shale GPa (Dusseault ), Horn River 18–31 GPa (Dusseault ), but falls in the range of 20–80 GPa for the Barnett Shale (Agarwal et al.

; Dusseault ; Gale et al. Desorption of gas during production can cause shrinkage of the organic content of the rock. This becomes more important when considering the use of shales for CO 2 sequestration purposes, where CO 2 adsorption-induced swelling can play an important role.

These phenomena lead to changes in the stress state within the rock mass, which then influence the permeability of the reservoir. Slurried solids injection is a procedure for placement of granular solid waste deep into porous and permeable geological strata.

This technology is currently used by the petroleum industry in several countries (United States, Canada, North Sea, and Indonesia) to dispose of nonhazardous oil. Wellbore stability analysis through Mechanical Earth Model was conducted using estimated state of stress and mechanical properties of the overburden and reservoirs.

The model incorporated data from several sources including geophysical logs, leak-off tests, advanced sonic far field profile and drilling records collected from the earlier wells. Purchase Shale Oil Production Processes - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNDusseault, Maurice B. (4) Eaton, David (4) Eaton, David W. (5) Egermann, Patrick (2) This comprehensive course is an introduction or refresher for the techniques of evaluating Canadian oil and gas properties, but the techniques used in this course also apply to oil and gas properties elsewhere in the world.

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Oil Shale Research in the United States _____ Profiles of Oil Shale Research and Development Activities In Universities, National Laboratories, and Public Agencies Prepared by INTEK, Inc.

For the U.S. Department of Energy • Office of Petroleum Reserves Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves Third Edition: September 3rd Edition. Chapter Petrophysical and Mechanical Properties of Organic-rich Shales and Their Influences on Fluid Flow.

Fred P. Wang, Ursula Hammes, Robert Reed, Tongwei Zhang, Xiaohu Tang, Qinghui Li. Abstract. Successful production performances from shale resources in North America have generated broad interests in several intriguing properties, such.

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