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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Although shale gas exploration and development have witnessed a revolutionary breakthrough in the USA recently, more than 50% of natural gas production is from tight sand reservoirs [3].
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 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.- TradeArabia News Service
"The track was very quick, tight sand, but I really enjoyed it," said Dettori.
It holds an average of 50% interest in the Tishomingo gas field in Oklahoma and varied interests in three other areas in the Northern and Central regions of the United States, where it is currently pursuing the exploration, development and production of shale and tight sand gas plays.
For Saudi Arabia, a current business focus is tight sand, tight carbonate and shale gas recovery.
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.
KEC will benefit from East West Petroleum's technologies in identifying resource plays such as GBM, shale gas, shale oil and tight sand gas, for development.
Imperial Energy said, As a result of its commitment to exploit the hard to recover oils from tight sand reservoirs as well as Bazhenov shale in its acreages, on the 12th of September 2013 Imperial has signed an technology partnership agreement with Liberty Resources.