Bakken Production Optimization Program

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  • 'This progress report presents an overview of Bakken Production Optimization Program (BPOP) activities from October through December 2018. BPOP activities in support of the rich gas enhanced oil recovery (EOR) pilot were largely focused on field-based activities at the Leon–Gohrick drill spacing unit...'

  • Bakken Refracturing Data Analysis – Interim Report

    Premium Date Published: 3/8/2019

    'This study reports the results of 1) a literature survey to understand well selection criteria for identifying candidate wells for refracturing, 2) review of existing wells completed in the Bakken Formation in North Dakota that were refractured, and 3) evaluation of production performance of Bakken ...'

  • North Dakota Remediation Resource Manual – Update

    Premium Date Published: 3/7/2019

    'This version of the North Dakota Remediation Resource Manual is an update to the original manual released in 2016. This document was prepared to aid those involved in the remediation and reclamation of sites impacted by oilfield-related spills. Remediation information included in this document is f...'

  • 'This report reviews a data set of 400 wells, describes the decline curve analysis and multivariate methods employed, and summarizes the data analysis results. The Bakken petroleum system (BPS) has been one of the most active and prolific unconventional oil shales in the United States. The main objec...'

  • 'This quarterly report presents an overview of Bakken Production Optimization Program (BPOP) activities from October through December 2018. BPOP activities in support of the rich gas EOR pilot were largely focused on field-based activities at the Leon–Gohrick drill spacing unit (DSU) in the Stomping ...'

  • 'This presentation summarizes results of research determining the ability of rich gas mixtures of methane, ethane, and/or propane to mobilize oil in Bakken reservoirs. This research consisted of three components: minimum miscibility pressure (MMP) studies, miscible behavior studies, and rock extracti...'

  • 'This brief presents a subset of research and subsequent findings from the larger surface facility vapor pressure modeling effort under BPOP. It specifically focuses on the modeling of two members’ surface facilities and the effects of cold weather on crude oil vapor pressure. While low ambient tempe...'

  • Surface Facility Vapor Pressure Modeling

    Premium Date Published: 10/15/2018

    'This annotated presentation contains an overview of process modeling work conducted to assess the impact of facility operating parameters and ambient conditions on crude oil vapor pressure. Facility design and operational data were collected from member producers, and a computational model was creat...'

  • 'This progress report presents an overview of Bakken Production Optimization Program (BPOP) activities from July through September 2018. A members meeting was held on August 7–8, 2018. BPOP activities in support of the rich gas EOR pilot largely focused on field-based activities at the Leon–Gohrick d...'

  • 'This annual progress report presents an update of Bakken Production Optimization Program (BPOP) activities from October 2017 through September 2018. The major research focus areas of the program included the following: • Ongoing collaboration with Liberty Resources, LLC, to evaluate rich gas enhance...'

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