Heavy oil and natural bitumen deposits of Latin America
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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor] in [Reston, VA], [Denver, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bitumen -- Geology -- Latin America

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Edition Notes

Statementby Richard F. Meyer and Gerard S. Medaisko
SeriesOpen-file report -- 91-364, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 91-364
ContributionsMedaisko, Gerard S, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination32, [1] leaves
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13566199M
OCLC/WorldCa27395363

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Heavy Oil and Natural Bitumen--Strategic Petroleum Resources By Richard F. Meyer and Emil D. Attanasi Introduction Because conventional light oil can typically be produced at a high rate and a low cost, it has been used before other types of oil. Thus, conventional oil accounts for a declining share of the Earth's remaining oil endowment. COAL, OIL SHALE, NATURAL BITUMEN, HEAVY OIL AND PEAT – Vol. II - Natural Bitumen (Tar Sands) and Heavy Oil - James G. Speight ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) bitumen (Table 1). However, because of the diversity of available information and the continuing attempts to delineate the various world tar-sand deposits, it is virtuallyFile Size: KB. Heavy Oil and Tar Sand Bitumen 7 reflected in the differences observed in various recovery processes as well as in the price variations between conventional crude oil types, the heavy oils, and tar sand bitumen (Tables and ) (Speight, , a, b). Typically, crude oil quality has an effect on the recovery process insofar asFile Size: KB. Oil sands are commonly associated with faults and unconformities, and may also be found in association with oil seeps, springs, tufa deposits and/or mud volcanoes. A recent world-wide compilation of heavy oil and natural bitumen deposits in relation to the different types of geologic basins is given by the U.S. Geological Survey. Resources.

In spite of an immense resource base, heavy oil and natural bitumen accounted for only about 3 billion barrels of the 25 billion barrels of crude oil produced in Compared to light oil, these resources are generally more costly to produce and transport. Also, extra-heavy oil and natural bitumen must. Bitumen/Heavy Oil (Oil Sands) Bitumen/Heavy Oil (Oil Sands) The solution to heavy oil and paraffin-clogged mature wells can often by heat, but heat is hard to economically introduce into a well. The AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region and the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (ACGGP) invite you join us. UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS COAL, OIL SHALE, NATURAL BITUMEN, HEAVY OIL AND PEAT – Vol. II - Chemistry and Physics of Natural Bitumen and Heavy Oil - James G. Speight ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) As the pressure in the sediment increases, the water content diminishes from % byFile Size: KB. Geology of Bitumen and Heavy Oil: An Overview Article in Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering November with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Pub. Id: A () First Page: 31 Last Page: Book Title: SG Exploration for Heavy Crude Oil and Natural Bitumen Article/Chapter: Geology of Heavy Crude Oil and Natural Bitumen in the USSR, Mongolia, and China: Section I: Regional Resources Subject Group: Oil--Methodology and Concepts Spec. Pub. Type: Studies in Geology Pub. Year: Author(s): A. A. Meyerhoff, R. F. Meyer. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of R Meyer books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Heavy Oil and Natural Bitumen Deposits of Latin America. R F Meyer. 28 Feb Paperback. US$ Heavy Oil and Natural Bitumen Deposits of Latin America. R F Meyer. 16 Feb Paperback. US$ Twenty-one samples from natural bitumen and heavy oil deposits in seven States of the United States and six samples from outside the United States form the basis of this initial study. This Circular gives the mineral content of the reservoir rock, the trace-element distribution in the reservoir rock and hydrocarbons, and the composition of the heavy oil and natural bitumen. Oil sand, as mined commercially, contains an average of per cent bitumen, per cent mineral matter and per cent water. A film of water coats most of the mineral matter, and this property permits extraction by the hot-water process. During the hot-water process the oil sand is mixed with water in either a processing drum or pipeline.