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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 05/2015, Volume 45, pp. 556 - 564
Sequestration of CO2 in depleted oil and gas reservoirs, coal seams and saline aquifers is one important means of mitigating greenhouse effect on the... 
Well completion | CO2 sequestration | Injection well | Corrosion | Well integrity | sequestration | ABANDONED WELLS | LEAKAGE | UNDERGROUND-STORAGE | ENERGY & FUELS | MODEL | RISK-ASSESSMENT
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Energy, ISSN 0360-5442, 09/2013, Volume 59, pp. 248 - 254
In this paper, abandoned “dry hole” oil wells are simulated as a source of geothermal power for generating electricity. Isobutane is chosen as the working... 
Geothermal power generation | Formation heat transfer | Isobutane | Abandoned oil wells | ORC | ENERGY | DESIGN | THERMODYNAMICS | ORGANIC RANKINE-CYCLE | ENERGY & FUELS | OPTIMIZATION | WORKING FLUIDS | Injection wells | Electric power production | Oil wells | Analysis | Turbines | Green technology
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Energy, ISSN 0360-5442, 01/2018, Volume 142, pp. 592 - 607
With continuous petroleum exploitation, more and more oil wells have been abandoned, which contain abundant geothermal energy. For utilizing the geothermal... 
Economic and energy analysis | Geothermal heating | Abandoned oil well | Geothermal energy | Heat transfer | SYSTEM | RESOURCES | ENERGY | DESIGN | ENERGY & FUELS | THERMODYNAMICS | POWER-GENERATION | WORKING FLUIDS | CYCLE | Oil wells | Analysis
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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 05/2018, Volume 87, pp. 44 - 60
Abandoned oil and gas wells (AOGW) with high bottom-hole temperature contain abundant geothermal energy, which can be retrofitted to a novel geothermal system... 
Working fluids | ORC | Geothermal energy | Power generation | Heat transfer | Abandoned oil wells | COUPLED HEAT | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | ENERGY & FUELS | POWER-PLANT | PERFORMANCE EVALUATION | ORGANIC RANKINE-CYCLE | ENERGY-CONVERSION SYSTEMS | GROUND HEAT-EXCHANGERS | FINITE-ELEMENT FORMULATION | NUMERICAL-SIMULATION | LINE-SOURCE MODEL
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Environmental Science & Technology, ISSN 0013-936X, 09/2017, Volume 51, Issue 17, pp. 10262 - 10268
Shallow gas migration along hydrocarbon wells constitutes a potential methane emission pathway that currently is not recognized in any regulatory framework or... 
SPECTROMETER | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | LEAKAGE | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | EMISSIONS | QUANTIFICATION | ABANDONED OIL | RELEASE | SEEP | Methane - analysis | Methane - chemistry | North Sea | Hydrocarbons - chemistry | Atmosphere | Hydrocarbons - analysis
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Renewable Energy, ISSN 0960-1481, 2012, Volume 41, pp. 80 - 85
The objective of this study is to demonstrate the feasibility of acquiring geothermal energy from existing abandoned oil and gas wells. The equations... 
Direct heating | Geothermal energy | Abandoned oil wells | ENERGY & FUELS | Clathrate compounds | Analysis | Gas wells | Natural gas
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 12/2014, Volume 111, Issue 51, pp. 18173 - 18177
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Ocean Engineering, ISSN 0029-8018, 11/2015, Volume 108, pp. 729 - 737
It is a fact that a significant number of drilled wells are abandoned each year. Abandoned wells, those that have been Permanently Abandoned (PA), might have... 
Fuzzy fault tree analysis | Oil and natural-gas wells | Risk analysis | Top event | Off-shore industry | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | ENGINEERING, MARINE | ENGINEERING, OCEAN | OCEANOGRAPHY | SYSTEMS | Oil well drilling | Oil wells | Risk assessment | Natural gas | Gas wells | Leakage | Fuzzy logic | Fuzzy set theory | Fuzzy | Fault tree analysis | Wells | Abandoned
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Energy, ISSN 0360-5442, 06/2014, Volume 70, pp. 366 - 373
A reliable heat transfer model was developed to determine the performance of a double pipe heat exchanger retrofitted to an abandoned petroleum well. The... 
Closed loop | Abandoned petroleum wells | Geothermal energy | Sustainability | Double pipe | THERMODYNAMICS | ENERGY & FUELS | HEAT-PUMP SYSTEM | Water, Underground | Groundwater flow | Energy conservation | Analysis | Electric properties | Rock | Inlet temperature | Crude oil | Mathematical analysis | Geothermal | Constants | Mathematical models | Heat transfer
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 11/2016, Volume 113, Issue 48, pp. 13636 - 13641
Recent measurements of methane emissions from abandoned oil/gas wells show that these wells can be a substantial source of methane to the atmosphere,... 
Climate change | High emitters | Abandoned wells | Methane emissions | Oil and gas development | oil and gas development | high emitters | methane emissions | NOBLE-GAS | PENNSYLVANIA | EMISSIONS | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | NATURAL GASES | MARCELLUS | DRINKING-WATER WELLS | abandoned wells | climate change | Environmental aspects | Gas wells | Physical Sciences | Social Sciences
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Water Resources Research, ISSN 0043-1397, 10/2011, Volume 47, Issue 10, p. n/a
Large‐scale groundwater pumping or deep fluid injection in a multilayered subsurface system may generate pressure perturbation not only in the target... 
analytical solution | groundwater flow | abandoned well | pressure buildup | multilayered aquifer system | leakage | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | CO2 STORAGE | ABANDONED WELLS | LAYERED POROUS-MEDIUM | GROUNDWATER-FLOW | TRANSIENT FLOW | WATER RESOURCES | SCALE | LIMNOLOGY | TEXAS GULF-COAST | WATER | High performance computing | Groundwater | Hydrology
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Renewable Energy, ISSN 0960-1481, 11/2017, Volume 112, pp. 388 - 397
This paper presents an investigation into the suitability of abandoned wells in California for Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) and low temperature deep... 
Heat flow | California | Abandoned well | Geothermal | Hydraulic fracturing | BHE | SYSTEM | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | ENERGY & FUELS | HEAT-FLOW | RANGE | Oil wells | Lithofacies | Analysis | Natural gas | Gas wells | Numerical analysis | Aquaculture industry
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