Reservoir and injection technology and Heat Extraction Project

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For the Stanford Geothermal Program in the fiscal year 1989, the task areas include predictive modeling of reservoir behavior and tracer test interpretation and testing. Major emphasis is in reservoir technology, reinjection technology, and heat extraction. Predictive modeling of reservoir behavior consists of a multi-pronged approach to well test analysis under a variety of conditions. The efforts have been directed to designing and analyzing well tests in (1) naturally fractured reservoirs; (2) fractured wells; (3) complex reservoir geometries; and, (4) gas reservoirs including inertial and other effects. The analytical solutions for naturally fractured reservoirs are determined using fracture size distribution. ... continued below

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Horne, R.N.; Ramey, H.H. Jr.; Miller, F.G.; Brigham, W.E. & Kruger, P. December 31, 1989.

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For the Stanford Geothermal Program in the fiscal year 1989, the task areas include predictive modeling of reservoir behavior and tracer test interpretation and testing. Major emphasis is in reservoir technology, reinjection technology, and heat extraction. Predictive modeling of reservoir behavior consists of a multi-pronged approach to well test analysis under a variety of conditions. The efforts have been directed to designing and analyzing well tests in (1) naturally fractured reservoirs; (2) fractured wells; (3) complex reservoir geometries; and, (4) gas reservoirs including inertial and other effects. The analytical solutions for naturally fractured reservoirs are determined using fracture size distribution. In the study of fractured wells, an elliptical coordinate system is used to obtain semi-analytical solutions to finite conductivity fractures. Effort has also been directed to the modeling and creation of a user friendly computer program for steam/gas reservoirs including wellbore storage, skin and non-Darcy flow effects. This work has a complementary effort on modeling high flow rate wells including inertial effects in the wellbore and fractures. In addition, work on gravity drainage systems is being continued.

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  • Other: DE92016033
  • Report No.: SGP-TR-131
  • Grant Number: AS07-84ID12529
  • DOI: 10.2172/5179607 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5179607
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1060250

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Horne, R.N.; Ramey, H.H. Jr.; Miller, F.G.; Brigham, W.E. & Kruger, P. Reservoir and injection technology and Heat Extraction Project, report, December 31, 1989; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1060250/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.