1-20 of 32
Keywords: Simulation
Close
Sort by
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117221-MS
... during the test. The magnitude of caustic consumption could not be determined in this test. Analysis of pressure measurements made during the test indicated there was no wellbore or formation damage due to caustic injection. Reservoir Simulation Since the injected alkaline will react...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117320-MS
... to the fact of having incorporated the important parameters and the mechanics of the flow. The scientific methodology used for the resolution of the flow problem in steam lines and wells comprised the stages of bibliographical survey, study of the models used in the existing two-phase simulators...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117481-MS
... have been studied. For sites with overburdens of more than 30m, the inductive method has been found to be the most reasonable in terms of technical and economical feasibility. To evaluate the lifetime efficiency, a reservoir simulator has been coupled to a finite element program, in order to implement...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117688-MS
... Abstract We have modeled the warm-up phase of a SAGD project using a coupled reservoir simulator and stress model. We matched the injection pressure by adjusting the reservoir permeability. A fair match between data and model was obtained. Micro-seismic monitoring indicated localized injection...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117759-MS
... 15+ ), and COMP4 (aromatic compounds) was obtained to represent the South Roseaver condensate in simulations ( Figure 3 ). For more details, see Deng et al, 2008 ). Some properties used for the pseudo-components in the simulations are provided in Table 2 . Abstract SAGD is a commercially...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117859-MS
.... A computer simulation assessing the stress in the cement sheath is presented. Flexible cement systems can be designed so that the cement sheath can withstand the expected stresses during the life of the well. Preventing cement breakdown can be achieved by improving the installation practices...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117853-MS
... From reviewing operating data for various units, the Figure 1 simulation topology has been used to enhance the representation of a bitumen based feed vacuum unit by capturing the thermal and variable stability characteristics of the crude. The amount of cracked gas generated, entrainment formed...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, October 20–23, 2008
Paper Number: SPE-117709-MS
... in the laboratory, whereby tests performed on casings supported by only a cement sheath failed by radial and longitudinal cracks, while no such failure was observed when the same sample was supported by steel casing to simulate formation backup. Abstract Heavy oil production is one of the new challenges...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97949-MS
..., cyclic steam stimulation and SAGD, which are widely applied in the development of oil sands resources in Alberta, Canada. Coupled reservoir geomechanical simulation techniques have been developed and used for the design of in situ recovery processes, particularly for SAGD. Thus, a realistic geomechanical...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97927-MS
... Abstract In-situ combustion is a subject of continuing interest due to its rich interplay of flow, mass/heat transfer and reactions. The process complexity, however, has precluded its thorough understanding. In this paper, we provide some analytical results and pore-network simulations...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97686-MS
... and trivalent cations are reduced to the parts per billion (ppb) level, will allow the OTSG to operate at high silica concentrations. This process eliminates the need for a lime softening stage and savings in capital and operating costs are realized. simulation lime precipitate upstream oil & gas...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97647-MS
... & gas csor steam chamber completion injector xsagd recovery factor steam injection sagd xsagd case operation cumulative steam oil ratio kpa injection well bitumen injection producer thermal method xsagd variation simulation cumulative steam injection steam-assisted gravity drainage...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97766-MS
... injected pore volume. It was found that the solvent injection rate should be optimized for a specific system in order to control the solvent breakthrough and to avoid extra operation time and cost. heavy oil communication injection rate equation simulation spe fluid dynamics permeability...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97869-MS
... swelling, external particles invasion, fines generation, migration, sanding and asphaltene precipitation may happen, which can lead to variations in formation permeability and porosity and significantly reduce oil production rate and even lead to its complete loss. Traditional model for simulating heavy...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, November 1–3, 2005
Paper Number: SPE-97921-MS
... Abstract In the recent years several SAGD projects have been initiated for the recovery of heavy oil and bitumen. Every operator is coming across new learning almost every day, although most of this information is proprietary. This paper presents a general discussion, supported by simulation...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium and International Horizontal Well Technology Conference, November 4–7, 2002
Paper Number: SPE-78957-MS
... constraints including horizontal well information, the focus on continuous model improvement, and issues unique to Hamaca rock and fluid properties. variability property pdf variogram upstream oil & gas modeling & simulation heterogeneity gradient log data geologic modeling hamaca...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium and International Horizontal Well Technology Conference, November 4–7, 2002
Paper Number: SPE-78950-MS
... zonal isolation strength thermal method compressive strength christina lake spe ps-cim choa 78950 tensile strength simulation mpa cement sheath upstream oil & gas tangential stress cement system cement formulation sagd cement isolation cement property bitumen schlumberger cement...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium and International Horizontal Well Technology Conference, November 4–7, 2002
Paper Number: SPE-78976-MS
... Abstract This study deals with the application of pore-scale network modelling techniques to depressurisation in heavy oil systems. A 3-phase simulator has been developed to account for the fundamental steps of such a depressurisation process, from the nucleation of embryonic bubbles...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium and International Horizontal Well Technology Conference, November 4–7, 2002
Paper Number: SPE-78980-MS
... Abstract The use of electromagnetic radiation, radiofrequency (RF) and microwaves (MW), for downhole dielectric heating has potential applications in enhanced/improved oil recovery processes (EOR). The Lambert’s equation was coupled to a commercial simulator in order to model reservoir...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium and International Horizontal Well Technology Conference, November 4–7, 2002
Paper Number: SPE-79011-MS
... using Cold Lake bitumen. A sustained uplift in bitumen production was observed in later CSS cycles when compared to other tests conducted without liquid addition. Based on numerical simulations, these effects can be attributed to additional viscosity reduction of heated bitumen when contacted...

Product(s) added to cart

Close Modal