TENSOR MODEL FOR ANISOTROPIC AND HETEROGENEOUS RESERVOIRS WITH VARIABLE DIRECTIONAL PERMEABILITIES.

Woon Fong Leung

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Abstract

Permeability tensor is used to model fluid flow in complex reservoirs with multiple zones of directional permeability. The orientation and magnitude of the principal permeabilities may, in general, vary between different zones in the reservoir. This type of reservoirs cannot be studied with conventional simulators, which assume that the orientation of the principal permeability axes are fixed in the reservoir; thus, the coordinate axes can be oriented in the same direction as these principal axes. The tensor model is used to study the grid orientation effect for a pattern flood in an anisotropic reservoir.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSociety of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, (Paper) SPE
PublisherSoc of Petroleum Engineers, USA SPE 15134
Pages405-420
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986
EventProceedings - 56th Annual California Regional Meeting, Society of Petroleum Engineers. - Oakland, CA, United States
Duration: 1 Jan 1986 → …

Conference

ConferenceProceedings - 56th Annual California Regional Meeting, Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOakland, CA
Period1/01/86 → …

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