Sampling analysis procedure – sand control

Sampling analysis procedure - sand control

This article describes the sampling analysis procedure for sand control: conventional and side stream filtration method.

1 Conventional procedure

By passing the oil sample through a sieve of a given size the sand particles can be separated from the oil and collected. The sand particles collected can be measured and related to the size of the sample to produce a sand production rate for the producing well.

1.1 Apparatus/chemicals

ASTM sieve 325 mesh (44 um or 0.045 mm)

Hand centrifuge with 10 mL graduated centrifuge . . .

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