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    Generation and Thermal Evolution of Diamondoids and Their Application in Oil and Gas Exploration

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宋换新:非常规油气湖北省协同创新中心(长江大学),湖北 武汉;油气资源与勘探技术教育部重点实验室(长江大学),湖北 武汉;
文志刚,包建平:油气资源与勘探技术教育部重点实验室(长江大学),湖北 武汉

金刚烷油气勘探成熟度生物降解原油裂解有机相Diamondoids Oil-Gas Exploration Maturity Biodegradation Oil Cracking Organic Facies



Diamondoids had special cage-like molecular structure with stronger thermal stability and strong anti-biodegradation capability. It had a broad application prospect in oil and gas exploration. At present stage, the understanding of its genesis was limited. It was generally acknowledged that diamondoids were created via carbocation mediated rearrangements arising if newly generated petroleum was reacted with superacid sites of naturally occurring clay minerals such as montmo-rillonite, and the higher order diamondoid homologues were considered to be formed from lower homologues in a polymerization like process at extreme temperature and pressure conditions. The research results of real geological sample and the simulation experiment indicated that there were three main evolution phases of diamondoids in geologic body, such as its generation- enrichment-decomposition and destruction. At this stage, it was used for the judgement of the maturity index of the source rock and petroleum. For the maturity index, one thing to note was the range of application and other influential factors. The applications in determining biodegradation and natural oil cracking degree, and the organic facies researching are in exploratory phase. Fur-ther researching its genesis and thermal evolution regulation and analyzing the application effect under various geological conditions are the key factors for expanding the applications of diamon-doids in oil and gas exploration.

宋换新, 文志刚, 包建平. 金刚烷的形成演化及其在油气勘探领域的应用[J]. 石油天然气学报, 2016, 38(2): 1-12.


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