A Comprehensive Evaluation of Dimension-Reduction Approaches in Optimization of Well Rates
- Abeeb A. Awotunde (King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals)
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- June 2019
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- 2019.Society of Petroleum Engineers
- well rate optimization, dimension reduction, field development optimization
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This paper evaluates the effectiveness of six dimension-reduction approaches. The approaches considered are the constant-control (Const) approach, the piecewise-constant (PWC) approach, the trigonometric approach, the Bessel-function (Bess) approach, the polynomial approach, and the data-decomposition approach. The approaches differ in their mode of operation, but they all reduce the number of parameters required in well-control optimization problems. Results show that the PWC approach performs better than other approaches on many problems, but yields widely fluctuating well controls over the field-development time frame. The trigonometric approach performed well on all the problems and yields controls that vary smoothly over time.
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