Basics of Reservoir Engineering - Oil and Gas Field by Ren Cosse

By Ren Cosse

The amount presents transparent and concise details on reservoir engineering tools, starting from particular geological and geophysical suggestions utilized to reservoirs, to the fundamentals of reservoir simulation, near to good logging, fluid PVT stories and good checking out. Emphasis is put on contemporary tools resembling using variety curves in good try out interpretation, and on horizontal drain holes. the knowledge may also help all experts within the correct disciplines reminiscent of geologists, geophysicists, creation engineers and drillers. it is going to even be valuable to a broader diversity of experts corresponding to desktop scientists, felony specialists, economists and study employees, in putting their paintings inside a much broader specialist context and incorporating it right into a multidisciplinary box of task.
entrance topic
• major Symbols and devices Used
• identical of critical British/US devices in Metric devices
• desk of Contents
1. Reservoir Geology and Geophysics
2. Characterization of Reservoir Rocks
three. Fluids and PVT stories
four. Volumetric evaluate of Oil and fuel in position
five. One-Phase Fluid Mechanics and good attempt Interpretation
6. Multiphase circulate
7. basic restoration, Estimation of Reserves
eight. Secondary and improved Oil restoration
nine. Reservoir Simulation versions
10. construction and improvement of a box
eleven. general Fields
• References

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1. 14 30 t. R. COSSE STRATIGRAPHIC SCALE ? System stage Era System stage Holocene (NeOlithiC) Pleistocene Permian (palm- IithiC) Albian Pliocene Lower Aptian Cretaceous Barremian (Eo- CdWllifennls (Vrginien) cretaceous) Hautelivian Valangillian Sahelian Miocene Famennian POIUandian cpontian) Vindobonian Burdigalian Upper. Jurasslc secondarl (Mesozoic (Malm) Tithonic Kimmeridgian Sequanian Rauracian FraSnian Givetian Mary (palm- zoic) Devonian Eifelian Coblenzian Gedinnian Argovian Downtonian Oxfordian callovian oligm Middle Jurassic (Dagger) Lower Jurassic Eocene w c (Lias) Triassic Silurian Bahonian Bapcian Aalenian Toarcian potsdamian Charmouthian Georgian Sinemurian Hettangian Rhetian Keuper Muschelkalk Variegated sandstone Acadim Chapter 2 CHARACTERIZATION OF RESERVOIR ROCKS Petrophysics is the study of the physical properties of rocks.

With the sample saturated with oil and brine and the brine at residual saturation, the test consists in performing the following four experiments in succession: imbibition in brine, displacement by brine, imbibition in Soltrol oil, displacement by Soltrol oil. A water wettability index rw is evaluated, such that: rw = Quantity of o i l displaced by brine by imbibition Quantity of o i l displaced by brine by imbibition and by displacement and an oil wettability index ro: ro = Quantity of brine displaced by o i l by imbibition Quantity of brine displaced by o i l by imbibition and by displacement If a rock is preferentially water-wet, ro is zero and the greater the affinity for water, the closer rw is to 1.

Hence: 2PlPQ" k = A 48 (P: - P:) R. COSSE 2. 81 Pa 1 atm. 81 Pa 76 - 12 atm. 8. 8 mD SATURATIONS Definition In the pore volume V are found a volume Vw of water, a volume Vo of P oil, and a volume V, of gas (Vw + Vo + V, = Vp). The oil, water and gas saturations are: expressed in percent, with Sw + S o + SG = 100%. Knowing the volumes of oil and gas in place in a reservoir requires knowing the saturations at every point, or at least a satisfactory approximation. R. COSSE 49 2. 2 Distribution of the Different Fluids in an InitialState Reservoir, Capillary Mechanisms Reservoirs initially contained only water.

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