Abstract

The main objectives of field development are to maintain high profitability, as well as to achieve the highest coefficient of oil recovery (COR). One of the ways to ensure a high COR for oil fields is creation of a reservoir pressure decrease system (RPD). So, for example, when create a system of RPD, the COR can reach 0.5 d. q., and without RPD - only 0.1-0.2 d. q In the case of designing the development of oil fields with a complex geological structure (the presence of a gas cap, block structure of the Deposit, a large number of faults), the complexity of the task of choosing the optimal development system increases significantly.

In Russia and in the world, there are a considerable number of oil fields that have been developed for a long time on the depletion mode, which has led to the formation of a considerable volume of the free gas phase. Such deposits often pass into the category of problematic and are characterized by low current values of the coefficient of oil recovery (COR), as well as the lack of reliable technological solutions for their effective development. Examples include the Talinsky area of the Krasnoleninsky field, the oil pool in the Jurassic sediments of the Novogodnee Deposit, and others. When the pressure increases further, for example, by pumping water, modeling the development of such deposits requires the use of non-equilibrium hydrodynamic models.

Application of the results of the pressure interference test (PIT) allows us to obtain valuable information about the connectivity of inter-well intervals, a quantitative assessment of the conductivity of reservoir faults, and, consequently, reduce risks when planning field development, increase the efficiency of ongoing geological and technical measures and their profitability. Conducting of PIT on a working stock, in comparison with classical methods, allows you to minimize the loss of production during research. Proper planning of field development with the involvement of PIT results, in particular-the introduction of the RPD system, allows to increase the COR and profitability of the development system as a whole.

The paper shows the results of the pressure interference test studies for a tectonically complicated structure of an oil and gas condensate field. Based on the results of the research, the efficiency of the existing RPD system was evaluated and decisions were made to transfer production wells to injection, taking into account the assessment of the risks of water breaks through conducting faults. In addition, the results of the pressure interference test were combined with the results of tracer studies. The convergence of research results by both methods is shown.

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