Petroleum Production Operations Questions and Answers – Mechanical Methods of Sand Control

This set of Petroleum Production Operations Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Mechanical Methods of Sand Control”.

1. What is the mechanical method of sand control?
a) Use of resin
b) Use of chemical
c) Use of Gravel or Screen
d) Use of special fluid
View Answer

Answer: c
Explanation: The main purpose of the Mechanical Method is to hold the formation sand in place so basically gravel packs and screens to hold the gravels or simply screens are used for this purpose.

2. Sidewall cores are good for formation sand size analysis.
a) True
b) False
View Answer

Answer: a
Explanation: The statement is true. Sidewall cores are good for formation sand size analysis. In the development Design criteria, formation sand size analysis is the very first stage for a better understanding of the size of the sand.

3. Sieve analysis provides ¬grain size distribution on______ basis.
a) Percentage
b) Number
c) Percentile
d) Production
View Answer

Answer: c
Explanation: Sieve analysis provides ¬grain size distribution on a Percentile basis. Sand grain size distribution varies through a particular sand body and certainly from one genetic zone to another.
advertisement
advertisement

4. A uniformity coefficient is determined by comparing the 40 percentile with 90 percentile.
a) True
b) False
View Answer

Answer: a
Explanation: The statement is true. A uniformity coefficient is determined by comparing the 40 percentile with 90 percentile. The formula of the uniformity coefficient is C= D40/D90.

5. If the uniformity coefficient is less than 3 then what does it signify?
a) Sand is uniform and is described by D10 size
b) Sand is non-uniform and is described by D40 size
c) Sand is very non- uniform and is described by D70 size
d) Sand is uniform and is described by D40 size
View Answer

Answer: b
Explanation: A uniformity coefficient is determined by comparing the 40 percentile with 90 percentile. When the uniformity coefficient is less than 3 then it signifies Sand is uniform and is described by D10 size.

Sanfoundry Global Education & Learning Series – Petroleum Production Operations.

To practice all areas of Petroleum Production Operations, here is complete set of 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions and Answers.

advertisement

If you find a mistake in question / option / answer, kindly take a screenshot and email to [email protected]

advertisement
advertisement
Subscribe to our Newsletters (Subject-wise). Participate in the Sanfoundry Certification contest to get free Certificate of Merit. Join our social networks below and stay updated with latest contests, videos, internships and jobs!

Youtube | Telegram | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
Manish Bhojasia - Founder & CTO at Sanfoundry
Manish Bhojasia, a technology veteran with 20+ years @ Cisco & Wipro, is Founder and CTO at Sanfoundry. He lives in Bangalore, and focuses on development of Linux Kernel, SAN Technologies, Advanced C, Data Structures & Alogrithms. Stay connected with him at LinkedIn.

Subscribe to his free Masterclasses at Youtube & discussions at Telegram SanfoundryClasses.