Underground natural gas storage reservoir management

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The objective of this study is to research technologies and methodologies that will reduce the costs associated with the operation and maintenance of underground natural gas storage. This effort will include a survey of public information to determine the amount of natural gas lost from underground storage fields, determine the causes of this lost gas, and develop strategies and remedial designs to reduce or stop the gas loss from selected fields. Phase I includes a detailed survey of US natural gas storage reservoirs to determine the actual amount of natural gas annually lost from underground storage fields. These reservoirs will ... continued below

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Ortiz, I. & Anthony, R. June 1, 1995.

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The objective of this study is to research technologies and methodologies that will reduce the costs associated with the operation and maintenance of underground natural gas storage. This effort will include a survey of public information to determine the amount of natural gas lost from underground storage fields, determine the causes of this lost gas, and develop strategies and remedial designs to reduce or stop the gas loss from selected fields. Phase I includes a detailed survey of US natural gas storage reservoirs to determine the actual amount of natural gas annually lost from underground storage fields. These reservoirs will be ranked, the resultant will include the amount of gas and revenue annually lost. The results will be analyzed in conjunction with the type (geologic) of storage reservoirs to determine the significance and impact of the gas loss. A report of the work accomplished will be prepared. The report will include: (1) a summary list by geologic type of US gas storage reservoirs and their annual underground gas storage losses in ft{sup 3}; (2) a rank by geologic classifications as to the amount of gas lost and the resultant lost revenue; and (3) show the level of significance and impact of the losses by geologic type. Concurrently, the amount of storage activity has increased in conjunction with the net increase of natural gas imports as shown on Figure No. 3. Storage is playing an ever increasing importance in supplying the domestic energy requirements.

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  • Natural gas research, development and demonstration contractors review meeting, Baton Rouge, LA (United States), 4-6 Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE95012306
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/31113--95/C0471
  • Report No.: CONF-950494--9
  • Grant Number: AC21-94MC31113
  • DOI: 10.2172/70175 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 70175
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708278

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Ortiz, I. & Anthony, R. Underground natural gas storage reservoir management, report, June 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708278/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.