Applies the concept of synergism to reservoir management, stressing an interdisciplinary approach as key to maximizing a field’s potential. Outlines data requirements and methodology for evaluating a mature reservoir. Discusses applied reservoir management from the standpoint of increasing reserves and monitoring performance, with special emphasis on waterflooding and enhanced oil recovery projects. Introduces the physical and chemical processes governing the recovery of oil by miscible displacing agents. Provides extensive discussion of methods for estimating oil recovery. Describes considerations involved in designing a miscible flood, and illustrates these considerations by reviewing a number of pilot tests and commercial projects.
This bundle contains the following courses: