associated gas


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associated gas

[ə′sō·sē‚ād·əd ′gas]
(petroleum engineering)
Gaseous hydrocarbons occurring as a free-gas phase under original oil-reservoir conditions of temperature and pressure. Also known as gas-cap gas.
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The first horizontal exploitation well, the Middleton 3H, has produced over 8,500 barrels of oil plus associated gas in thirty seven days and is still flowing at a rate of approximately 200 barrels of oil per day plus associated gas.
We saw an opportunity for harnessing the associated gas that was being flared, and responded with a creative technical and commercial approach that will turn this resource into a clean and valuable product for the people of Syria," said Rob McKee, Conoco executive vice president for worldwide exploration and production.
KOC's early production project for heavy crude oils at the northern fields is part of its plan to increase gas production with up to 510 MCF/d of associated gas and 150,000 b/d of wet sour crude.
NGL-1 came on stream in late 1980 to process associated gas produced from onshore Dukhan.
Kuwait now produces over 1,100 MCF/d of associated gas from oilfields, plus 170 MCF/d from non-associated gas fields.
Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC), the consortium involved in the development Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli field block under the leadership of BP, has augmented the supply of associated gas to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) in the second quarter of this year.
But, apart from associated gas being re-injected into oil-fields, the amount of natural gas being used domestically remains limited in relative terms.
Abdol-Hamid Delparish, director for consolidated planning of NIOC, told the symposium that Kharg and West Karoun are witnessing the highest level of associated gas flaring.
Some 40 million cubic metres of associated gas at oilfields are burnt daily.
Socar has the right to all the associated gas made available from in AIOC's ACG.
is the operating company responsible for the processing of natural and associated gas from onshore oil operations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (U.
A big oil and associated gas find in a new field in the north was announced on April 30, 2007, by then Energy Minister Shaikh Ali al-Jarrah al-Sabah, who said: "Initial tests indicate the presence of large quantities of light and high quality oil and huge quantities of associated gas".

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