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GAS-CAP DRIVE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-01-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Extraction
  • Petroleum Deposits
DEF

The drive energy supplied naturally by the expansion of gas in a cap overlying the oil in a reservoir as the reservoir is produced.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Extraction du pétrole et du gaz naturel
  • Gisements pétrolifères
CONT

Dans le drainage par expansion du gaz libre, le pétrole brut est poussé vers la surface par une poche de gaz qui surmonte le gisement.

CONT

Les gisements de pétrole produisent suivant quatre mécanismes : par expansion des gaz dissous (dissolved gas drive), par expansion de la calotte de gaz (gas cap drive), par poussée des eaux de gisements (water-drive) et par drainage par gravité.

Spanish

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