Technical studies, production and operations, and management of fractured carbonate gas reservoir with high H2S-content are difficult and uneconomical tasks to perform due to high toxicity and corrosivity of H2S. The optimization of conceptual design of these reservoirs may become cost efficient through the use of integrated simulation. However, to our knowledge, previous models do not well allow for the characteristics of complex flow through porous media in fractured carbonate gas reservoir with high H2S-content, nor do they consider the influence of the special physical and chemical changes on production performance, which makes the prediction of production behavior uncertain. In this paper, mechanisms of the gas-liquid-solid migration and formation damage resulting from sulfur deposition in fractured carbonate gas reservoir with high H2S-content were investigated by means of numerical simulation. A new gas-liquid-solid coupling model in fractured carbonate gas reservoir with high H2S-content, accounting for sulfur deposition, phase behavior variation, geochemical rock-water-gas interactions, adsorption, was presented. A modified equation of state was also used to describe phase behavior variation and combined with the integrated model. The model can forecast the production mechanisms and performance of fractured carbonate gas reservoir with high H2S-content, particularly, evaluate accurately and rapidly H2S concentration, mole content spatial distribution and dynamic change with pressure or time. This work can also promote safer development design to fractured carbonate gas reservoir with high H2S-content and avoid failure in operations.

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