Gypsy Field Project in reservoir characterization. [Quarterly progress report], January 1--March 31, 1995

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The overall objective of this project is to use the extensive Gypsy Field laboratory and data set as a focus for developing and testing reservoir characterization methods that are targeted at improved recovery of conventional oil. The Gypsy Field laboratory consists of coupled outcrop and subsurface sites which have been characterized to a degree of detail not possible in a production operation. Data from these sites entail geological descriptions, core measurements, well logs, vertical seismic surveys, a 3D seismic survey, crosswell seismic surveys, and pressure transient well tests. The overall project consists of four interdisciplinary sub-projects which are closely interlinked: ... continued below

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O`Meara, D.J. Jr. May 18, 1995.

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The overall objective of this project is to use the extensive Gypsy Field laboratory and data set as a focus for developing and testing reservoir characterization methods that are targeted at improved recovery of conventional oil. The Gypsy Field laboratory consists of coupled outcrop and subsurface sites which have been characterized to a degree of detail not possible in a production operation. Data from these sites entail geological descriptions, core measurements, well logs, vertical seismic surveys, a 3D seismic survey, crosswell seismic surveys, and pressure transient well tests. The overall project consists of four interdisciplinary sub-projects which are closely interlinked: Modeling depositional environments; sweep efficiency; tracer testing; and integrated 3D seismic interpretation. The first of these aims at improving out ability to model complex depositional environments which trap movable oil. The second is a development geophysics project which proposes to improve the quality of reservoir geological models through better use of 3D seismic data. The third investigates the usefulness of a new numerial technique for identifying unswept oil through rapid calculation of sweep efficiency in large reservoir models. The fourth explores what can be learned from tracer tests in complex depositional environments, particularly those which are fluvial dominated. During this quarter, the main activities involved the ``Tracer Testing`` and ``Sweep Efficiency`` Projects``, for which the progress is reported.

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  • Other: DE95014907
  • Report No.: DOE/BC/14970--3
  • Grant Number: FG22-94BC14970
  • DOI: 10.2172/93944 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 93944
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc791942

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O`Meara, D.J. Jr. Gypsy Field Project in reservoir characterization. [Quarterly progress report], January 1--March 31, 1995, report, May 18, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc791942/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.