Integrated approach towards the application of horizontal wells to improve waterflooding performance. Annual report

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This annual report describes the progress during the second year of the project on Integrated Approach Towards the Application of Horizontal Wells to Improve Waterflooding Performance. This project is funded under the Department of Energy`s Class I program which is targeted towards improving the reservoir performance of mature oil fields located in fluvial-dominated deltaic deposits. The project involves an integrated approach to characterize the reservoir followed by the drilling of horizontal injection wells to improve production performance. The type of data we have integrated include cross bore hole seismic surveys, geological interpretation based on logs and cores, and engineering information. ... continued below

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Kelkar, M.; Liner, C. & Kerr, D. May 1, 1995.

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This annual report describes the progress during the second year of the project on Integrated Approach Towards the Application of Horizontal Wells to Improve Waterflooding Performance. This project is funded under the Department of Energy`s Class I program which is targeted towards improving the reservoir performance of mature oil fields located in fluvial-dominated deltaic deposits. The project involves an integrated approach to characterize the reservoir followed by the drilling of horizontal injection wells to improve production performance. The type of data we have integrated include cross bore hole seismic surveys, geological interpretation based on logs and cores, and engineering information. This report covers the second phase of the project which includes a detailed reservoir description of the field by integrating all the available information, followed by flow simulation of the Self Unit under various operating conditions. Based on an examination of the various operating parameters, we observed that the best possible solution to improve the Self Unit performance is to recomplete and stimulate most of the wells followed by an increase in the water injection rate. Drilling of horizontal injection well, although helpful in improving the performance, was not found to be economically feasible. The proposed reservoir management plan will be implemented shortly.

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  • Other: DE95000146
  • Report No.: DOE/BC/14951--10
  • Grant Number: FC22-93BC14951
  • DOI: 10.2172/69428 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 69428
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708786

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Kelkar, M.; Liner, C. & Kerr, D. Integrated approach towards the application of horizontal wells to improve waterflooding performance. Annual report, report, May 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708786/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.