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Document ID (ISN)60904
CIS number 93-1718
ISBN(s) 0-11-886349-5
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTH 90 333
Author(s) Jones M.E., Leddra M.J., Goldsmith A.S., Edwards D.
Health and Safety Executive
Title The geomechanical characteristics of reservoirs and reservoir rocks
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 202p. Illus. 100 ref. Price: GBP 40.00.
Abstract This report discusses the mechanical behaviour of hydrocarbon reservoir rocks from theoretical, experimental and practical standpoints. The in situ stress and deformation states existing in hydrocarbon reservoirs and the details of how these can be altered during hydrocarbon production are discussed. Data on rock reservoir deformations is necessary in assessing the probability of a deformation problem occurring, estimating its cost and the impact of any safety and environmental implications. A knowledge of the geomechanics of the reservoir rock may influence the design of the hydrocarbon production strategy.
Descriptors (primary) geological factors; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Natural phenomena