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Benefits of Drilling Horizontal Exploration Wells for Regions with a Complex Geological StructureNormal access

Authors: V. Bakhurskiy and V. Vorobyev
Event name: ProGREss'19
Session: Round Table «Exploration Drilling Cost Optimization» / Круглый стол «Оптимизация стоимости поисково-разведочного бурения»
Publication date: 05 August 2019
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201953087
Language: Russian
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 918.42Kb )
Price: € 20

The report discusses the benefits of drilling horizontal wells in order to relieve geological uncertainties during oil and gas exploration. The application of the approach significantly increases the informativity in the drilling area, allows you to assess the main geological parameters of the reservoir and their variability in the section, reduce uncertainties on the productivity of horizontal wells, which are increasingly chosen by oil and gas companies for hydrocarbon production, as well as reduce the time between the exploration and production at capital costs commensurate with classical exploration wells.

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