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Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids by Johannes Fink

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Chapter 10. Cement Additives
The state of the art in cementing technology (Hervot et al., 1993; Lyons, 1996; Nelson, 1990) and recent developments have been sketched out in the literature (Crook and Calvert, 2000; Sweatman, 2011), and discussions of the details of special cement formulations can be found in several monographs (Edmeades and Hewlett, 2003; Odler, 2000).
The movement of gas from the subterranean zone through the cement slurry, during and after primary cementing is addressed, as gas migration, which can cause severe problems; for example, high volume loss of gas from a high pressure zone to a low pressure zone and the failure of the cement to seal the annulus.
Gas migration is caused by the behavior of the cement slurry during the transition ...

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