gravity drainage

gravity drainage

[′grav·əd·ē ′drān·ij]
(hydrology)
Withdrawal of water from strata as a result of gravitational forces.
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The steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project is producing around 25,0000 barrels per day, although the company said it will not push the pace of new production given low oil prices.
Located 45 km south of Fort McMurray, Meadow Creek is a steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) oil sands development and is jointly held by Suncor Energy (as the operator) and Nexen Energy ULC (non-operated).
Cenovus currently transports production volumes from its Foster Creek steam-assisted gravity drainage operation to Bruderheim on the Cold Lake pipeline.
com)-- However, in order to acquire this oil, a process of steam-assisted gravity drainage needs to be used to access the valuable material beneath the earth's surface.
Electric submersible pumps (ESP) are an effective lift tool for many oil and gas recovery applications, including heavy oil production in steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) and steam-flooding applications.
The Qarn Alam steam project, which employs the mechanism of thermally assisted gas oil gravity drainage recovery -- the first time this has been attempted in a carbonate field anywhere in the world -- is running fully as per expectations and is producing some 25,000 barrels per day (bpd).
Target Logistics said the facility has significant space for future expansion to accommodate the region's fast-growing steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) operations.
An in situ Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) bitumen recovery project
The Dover project proposes a five-phase 250,000-barrel-per-day facility using Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage technology.
Polypipe Terrain's Hydromax Siphonic roof drainage system and Fuze Gravity Drainage for soil and waste management, both produced from HDPE, Domus Ventilation system manufactured from PVC and polybutylene-based under-floor heating systems feature in the display, alongside an array of plastic products ranging from a canoe paddle to a stadium seat and rowing pogies.
This PDO programme marks the world's first commercial application of steam-assisted gas-oil gravity drainage in a fractured carbonate reservoir.