Mechanics of High Pressure Rock Deformation as Related to Oil and Gas Recovery

  • S. J. Green
  • A. H. Jones


This paper is an overview of oil and gas production with the intent of providing background information for other papers relating to oil and gas recovery. The paper is limited to oil and gas recovery, and does not include refining or distribution aspects. The paper presents some introductory comments, some observations of rock behavior under high pressure relevant to the applications to be covered, specific applications including exploration, drilling, completion/stimulation and reservoir engineering, and some brief comments on applicability to other energy resource recovery and development activities beyond oil and gas.


Hydraulic Fracture Triaxial Test Pore Fluid Dilatant Behavior Wellbore Stability 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Green
    • 1
  • A. H. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Terra TekSalt Lake CityUSA

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