tight sand

tight sand

[′tīt ′sand]
(geology)
A sand whose interstices are filled with finer grains of the matrix material, thus effectively destroying porosity and permeability. Also known as close sand.
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These wells were to target tight sand and shale Fms - which do not produce under normal conditions.
Ikon''s CEO Martyn Millwood Hargrave said: "We are pleased to further our partnership with Durham University and to foster multidisciplinary applied research into the new challenges in reservoir characterisation and reservoir monitoring, particularly those related to shales, carbonates, tight sand reservoirs and reservoir based Carbon storage.
shale gas, shale oil and tight sand gas, for future development.
The Ukrainian cabinet of ministers, Naftogaz of Ukraine, the Russian government and TNK-BP have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the area of tight sand gas exploration and production in the Donetsk region, Interfax reported.
The Dhahran Technology Center will integrate the competencies of engineers and scientists from the Saudi oil and gas industry, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Baker Hughes to develop application-specific technologies for complex reservoirs, including the tight sand plays of Saudi Arabia," explained Nouh.
The track was very quick, tight sand, but I really enjoyed it," said Dettori.
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Ismail has significant skills and experience directly and readily applicable to Drillsearch's Cooper- Eromanga Basin holdings including well testing analysis, reserves evaluation, gas-condensate reservoirs (including tight sand fraccing), mature oil fields re-development, water flooding, enhanced oil recovery, gas injection, and production optimization.
Has Entered Into A Three-Year Agreement With Calgary-Based East West Petroleum Corp For Application Of Emerging Unconventional Oil And Gas Technologies In Concessions It Owns In Egypt, Russia, Ukraine And Yemen To Identify Big Resource Plays Such As GBM, Shale Gas, Shale Oil And Tight Sand Gas, For Development