Waterflood profiles and oil recovery with vertical and horizontal wells

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Waterflood profiles and oil recovery with vertical and horizontal wells

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dc.contributor.author HADIA, N en_US
dc.contributor.author CHAUDHARI, L en_US
dc.contributor.author MITRA, SK en_US
dc.contributor.author VINJAMUR, M en_US
dc.contributor.author SINGH, R en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-30T19:10:53Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-26T12:59:07Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-27T05:50:04Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-30T19:10:53Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-12-26T12:59:07Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-12-27T05:50:04Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.citation ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS, 30(17), 1604-1618 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1556-7036 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567030701773806 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/xmlui/handle/10054/12431 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10054/12431
dc.description.abstract Experimental and numerical study is conducted to investigate the performance of a horizontal well during waterflooding of a sandstone outcrop. Three different well configurations, viz., vertical injection-vertical production (VI-VP), vertical injection-top horizontal production (VI-HPT), and vertical injection-bottom horizontal production (VI-HPB) are considered. The commercial simulator, ECLIPSE, is used for the numerical study, and history matching technique has been used to obtain the relative permeability characteristic of the sandstone outcrop. The results show that VI-HPT configuration provides nearly the same oil recovery as that of VI-VP pattern but in less time. It is also observed that the VI-HPB well pattern provides the lowest breakthrough and final oil recovery, whereas the VI-VP pattern provides the highest breakthrough recovery. Moreover, the post-breakthrough recovery by horizontal production wells is higher than that of vertical production well. The experimental and numerical simulation results are found to be in good agreement. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC en_US
dc.subject.other horizontal well en_US
dc.subject.other numerical simulation en_US
dc.subject.other three-dimensional en_US
dc.subject.other waterflooding en_US
dc.subject.other well pattern en_US
dc.title Waterflood profiles and oil recovery with vertical and horizontal wells en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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