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Effects of Geostatistical Heterogeneity on Lateral Flow BehaviorNormal access

Authors: E. Serpen, E. Laine and C.A. Ehlig-Economides
Event name: 66th EAGE Conference & Exhibition
Session: Shared Earth Modelling
Publication date: 07 June 2004
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 227.24Kb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
B020 EFFECTS OF GEOSTATISTICAL HETEROGENEITY ON LATERAL FLOW BEHAVIOR E. SERPEN 1 * E. LAINE 2 AND C.A. EHLIG-ECONOMIDES 1 SUMMARY 1 Most oil reservoirs begin secondary production after primary production. In contract πproduction starts with waterflood. The π-production strategy accelerates oil recovery by quickly bringing the reservoir to peak production and by keeping the oil production rate constant until oil recovery reaches at least 50% of the initial oil in place. If water breaks through before 50% recovery then the water-injection rate is increased enough to maintain the constant oil rate. This study investigates the effect of geostatistically-simulated heterogeneous


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