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Mathematical Theory of Oil and Gas Recovery : With Applications to ex-USSR Oil and Gas Fields - Pavel Bedrikovetsky

Mathematical Theory of Oil and Gas Recovery

With Applications to ex-USSR Oil and Gas Fields

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Published: 31st July 1993
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This book comprises a new mathematical study of multiphase multicomponent flows in heterogeneous porous media. The goal is to develop analytical models of the recovery processes from heterogeneous reservoirs based on the exact analytical solutions of equations of flow in porous media. The analytical models developed describe chemical and hot waterflooding, injection of gases and solvents in oil and gas condensate reservoirs. Analytical modelling allows a wide comparative study of application of different recovery technologies in any actual hydrocarbon reservoir and permits a detailed sensitivity study. Analytical solutions of inverse problems allow the determination of the properties of reservoirs and fluids from field test data and laboratory data. Applications of analytical models in feasibility studies, in the development planning and design, and in reservoir characterization are given with respect to numerous CIS oil and gas condensate fields. While a review of classical problems is included, the bulk of the book deals with original, unpublished material and new research. The book will be useful for researchers in petroleum engineering and reservoir modelling, for software engineers, for practical reservoir engineers and managers of reservoir studies.

Foreword
Preface
One-Dimensional Motion of a Two-Phase System of Immiscible Liquids in a Porous Medium
Percolation Models of Flow Through a Porous Medium
Analytical Models of Water-Flooding of Stratified Reservoirs
Effects of Compressibility on Two-Phase Displacement
One-Dimensional Displacement of Oil by Chemical Solutions
The Effect of Non-Equilibrium Sorption and Solution on the Displacement of by Chemical Flooding
Displacement of Oil by a Chemical Slug with Water Drive
Oil Displacement by a Combination of Multi-Chemical Slugs
Motions of a Thin Slug of Chemical in Two-Phase Flow in a Porous Medium
The Inverse Problem of Determining the Degree of Sorption of a Chemical from Laboratory Data
An Analytical Model of Two-Dimensional Displacement of Oil from Reservoirs in a System of Wells
Chemical Flooding in Stratified Reservoirs
Methodology of the Application of 3D Analytical Models to Feasibility Studies and Design of Chemical Flooding Schemes
Displacement of Non-Newtonian Oil by Hot Water with Heat Losses to Adjacent Layers
Hot Water Flooding of Waxy Crude with Paraffin Separation
The Displacement of Retrograde Condensate and Oil by Gases and Solvents
The Displacement of Retrograde Condensate by Slugs of Rich Gas
Analytical Water-Alternate Gas Modelling
The Two-Phase Displacement of Binary Mixtures at Large Pressure Gradients
The Effect of Capillary Forces on Phase Equilibria and Displacement in Porous Media
Inverse Problems of Laboratory Multi-Phase Displacement with Phase Transitions
Feasibility Study and Planning of Enhanced Condensate Recovery: Application of Analytical Models to Vuktyl Oil-Gas-Condensate Field
The Theory of In Situ Sweetening of Natural Gases
Stratification of Multi-Component Mixtures in the Earth's Thermal and Gravitational Fields
Capillary-Gravitational Stratification of Two-Phase Mixtures in Thick Reservoirs
Analysis of Convective Instabilities in Binary Mixtures in Porous Media
The Dynamic Gravitational Separation of Oil and Water in Reservoirs of Limited Thickness
Vertical Displacement of Gravity-Stratified Two-Phase Three-Component Fluids
Analytical Model of Gravity-Stabilized Gas Injection in a Thick Heterogeneous Reservoir
Appendix A: Admissibility of discontinuities in two-phase flow in a porous medium with chemical flooding
Appendix B: Stability of discontinuities in two-phase flow in a porous medium with chemical flooding
Appendix C: Classification of decay configurations of an arbitrary discontinuity for two-phase flow in a porous medium with chemical flooding
References
Nomenclature
Index
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ISBN: 9780792323815
ISBN-10: 0792323815
Series: Petroleum Engineering and Development Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 31st July 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 2.24