Estimate of Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Resource in Daqing Oilfield, Northeast China
AbstractDevelopment and utilization of deep geothermal resources, especially a hot dry rock (HDR) geothermal resource, is beneficial for both economic and environmental consideration in oilfields. This study used data from multiple sources to assess the geothermal energy resource in the Daqing Oilfield. The temperature logs in boreholes (both shallow water wells and deep boreholes) and the drilling stem test temperature were used to create isothermal maps in depths. Upon the temperature field and thermophysical parameters of strata, the heat content was calculated by 1 km × 1 km × 0.1 km cells. The result shows that in the southeastern part of Daqing Oilfield, the temperature can reach 150 °C at a depth of 3 km. The heat content within 3–5 km is 24.28 × 1021 J, wherein 68.2% exceeded 150 °C. If the recovery factor was given by 2% and the lower limit of temperature was set to be 150 °C, the most conservative estimate for recoverable HDR geothermal resource was 0.33 × 1021 J. The uncertainties of the estimation are mainly contributed to by the temperature extrapolation and the physical parameter selections. View Full-Text
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Jiang, G.; Wang, Y.; Shi, Y.; Zhang, C.; Tang, X.; Hu, S. Estimate of Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Resource in Daqing Oilfield, Northeast China. Energies 2016, 9, 731.
Jiang G, Wang Y, Shi Y, Zhang C, Tang X, Hu S. Estimate of Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Resource in Daqing Oilfield, Northeast China. Energies. 2016; 9(10):731.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jiang, Guangzheng; Wang, Yi; Shi, Yizuo; Zhang, Chao; Tang, Xiaoyin; Hu, Shengbiao. 2016. "Estimate of Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Resource in Daqing Oilfield, Northeast China." Energies 9, no. 10: 731.
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