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SPE Prod & Oper 38 (04): 666–677.
Paper Number: SPE-215826-PA
Published: 08 November 2023
... the maximum oil recovery can be obtained from the GOSP. To achieve the objective of this study, first, a GOSP model was built using Petro-SIM process simulator software for a typical Saudi Aramco GOSP. The input data for the process simulator were the data from the initial pressure/volume/temperature (PVT...
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SPE Prod & Oper 38 (02): 200–214.
Paper Number: SPE-212304-PA
Published: 10 May 2023
... Society of Petroleum Engineers proppant artificial intelligence upstream oil & gas optimization problem optimization fracturing fluid fracture tight gas fracturing materials workflow roi complex reservoir hydraulic fracturing simulator algorithm fracture geometry table 9...
SPE Prod & Oper 36 (04): 858–872.
Paper Number: SPE-206716-PA
Published: 10 November 2021
..., or alcohols can be deliberately injected for such a purpose. When trying to predict hydrate conditions in real-world production systems, computer simulation should ideally integrate hydrate and multiphase-flow calculations. Failing to do so [by performing a decoupled analysis with a flow simulator...
SPE Prod & Oper 34 (03): 473–484.
Paper Number: SPE-194217-PA
Published: 05 April 2019
... simulators have been developed and the full‐scale version of the concept has been studied in test wells to demonstrate the feasibility and performance of the new water‐unloading concept. An industrial‐grade preproduction prototype was tested successfully in a test gas well to validate this study...
SPE Prod & Oper 32 (04): 404–422.
Paper Number: SPE-173378-PA
Published: 13 February 2017
...Vibhas J. Pandey; Thomas Flottman; Nola R. Zwarich Summary Modern hydraulic-fracture treatments are designed by use of fracture simulators that require formation-related inputs, such as in-situ stresses and rock mechanical properties, to optimize stimulation designs for targeted reservoir zones...
SPE Prod & Oper 29 (02): 122–138.
Paper Number: SPE-170240-PA
Published: 15 May 2014
... from these experiments were used to model the coreflood experiments to obtain a better understanding of the behavior of the gel in porous media. A commercial numerical simulator was used for this purpose. Gel-modeling capabilities are based primarily on a defined chemical reaction, and subsequently...
SPE Prod & Oper 29 (03): 192–203.
Paper Number: SPE-165138-PA
Published: 15 May 2014
... is no longer possible. Water quality and injection pressure are thus linked to each other. They are deduced by simulation on a case-by-case basis. The modeling approach used by Total was presented in previous publications (Detienne et al. 1998 , 2005 ; Ochi et al. 2007 ). The objective of this paper...
SPE Prod & Oper 28 (03): 259–267.
Paper Number: SPE-159812-PA
Published: 06 June 2013
... of handling any multicomponent mixture of fluids and chemicals. Changes in phase behavior with temperature, pressure, and composition can be modeled. A new simulator has been developed based on the compositional model presented in this paper. The simulator is validated for traditional fluid formulations...
SPE Prod & Oper 25 (03): 275–284.
Paper Number: SPE-123657-PA
Published: 13 May 2010
... Fluid Dynamics deviation simulator SPE Production transient multiphase-flow simulator liquid loading multiphase-flow simulator Turner ratio gas rate well deviation onset critical gas rate completion id reversal Offshore gas production in the southern North Sea started some 40 years...
SPE Prod & Oper 24 (01): 66–73.
Paper Number: SPE-106270-PA
Published: 26 February 2009
...Christopher A. Green; Robert D. Barree; Jennifer L. Miskimins Summary This paper assesses critically the importance of various inputs that are used for a common method to develop a simulator model of hydraulic fractures (HFs) in geologically complex, fluvial, tight gas reservoirs. A planar 3D...
SPE Prod & Oper 24 (01): 22–34.
Paper Number: SPE-101083-PA
Published: 26 February 2009
.... Two-phase-flow examples are usually limited to the impact on long-term production. This paper uses a new two-phase-flow simulator to demonstrate the impact of fracture-face-matrix damage on both fracture-treatment cleanup and fracture-face-skin evolution during cleanup and subsequent production...
SPE Prod & Oper 23 (04): 431–438.
Paper Number: SPE-102678-PA
Published: 15 November 2008
... of these wells, a good match with field measurements was obtained. Simulation results show that the problems in the conventional wells were not as severe as those interpreted from the measurements of distributed temperature sensing systems (DTSs). It is also demonstrated that the compartmentalized completion...
SPE Prod & Oper 23 (03): 379–391.
Paper Number: SPE-106857-PA
Published: 14 August 2008
...-transport simulator, settled solids can be "swept" out of the hole with near-100% efficiency. The cleanout fluid is circulated through uphole-facing, low-energy nozzles, which creates a particle re-entrainment action to enhance agitation of the solids and then entrain the particulates in suspension...
SPE Prod & Oper 23 (02): 170–176.
Paper Number: SPE-103822-PA
Published: 19 May 2008
... and in situ stress contrast on fracture geometry. A pseudo 3D (P3D) hydraulic fracture simulator with a rigorous layered modulus formulation is used in this study. The fracture height calculated based on uniform modulus vs. layered modulus, under the same in situ stress contrast conditions, is compared...
SPE Prod & Oper 21 (02): 293–301.
Paper Number: SPE-90959-PA
Published: 19 May 2006
... simulator including choke models to represent the ICVs and inflow models to represent the near-well reservoir flow in the various zones. The parameters of the model need to be updated regularly using real-time measurements and production tests, and we discuss the impact of different smart-well...
SPE Prod & Oper 20 (03): 190–200.
Paper Number: SPE-84134-PA
Published: 14 August 2005
...-well profiles. A study completed in 2002 used a transient multiphase simulator to model the sinusoidal sections of each producer and to calculate the conditions that the ESPs could see over the life of the well for various drawdown conditions and speeds. This paper focuses on how the results from...
SPE Prod & Oper 20 (02): 106–114.
Paper Number: SPE-86520-PA
Published: 14 May 2005
... cores are supplemented with measurement of the effluent-element concentrations, batch-reactor experiments, and geochemical simulations to predict the extent of secondary and tertiary reactions in the reservoir treatment. Alternative methods of characterizing secondary and tertiary reactions...
SPE Prod & Oper 19 (01): 25–32.
Paper Number: SPE-87629-PA
Published: 01 February 2004
...C. Alimonti; G. Falcone Summary The usual approach to the interpretation of producing wells is based on mechanistic models for the simulation of steady-state and transient flow regimes. However, there are significant reservations about convergence problems, computational limits, the need...
SPE Prod & Oper 17 (01): 53–61.
Paper Number: SPE-74685-PA
Published: 01 February 2002
... and replacement. The results have been incorporated into a computer-based failure simulator that uses Monte Carlo techniques to simulate the failure rates. Numerical values for the statistical parameters are included with the details of the simulator. The simulator is currently used within the Milne Point field...
SPE Prod & Oper 16 (02): 122–130.
Paper Number: SPE-72052-PA
Published: 01 May 2001
.... The etched-width profile resulting from 3D flow could differ significantly from that predicted by the 1D, piston-like displacement normally included in acid-fracture simulators. An important consequence of this variation in the etched pattern is a substantially different prediction of the fracture...
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