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Reservoir Characterization II - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124340664, 9780323140270

Reservoir Characterization II

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Author: Lake
eBook ISBN: 9780323140270
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th April 1991
Page Count: 726
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Reservoir Characterization II contains the proceedings of the Second International Reservoir Characterization Conference held in Dallas, Texas in June 1989. Contributors focus on the characterization of reservoir processes and cover topics ranging from surface roughness in porous media and reservoir characterization at the mesoscopic scale to shale clast heterogeneities and their effect on fluid flow, permeability patterns in fluvial sandstones, and reservoir management using 3-D seismic data. This book is organized into six sections encompassing 43 chapters. The first 20 chapters deal with reservoir characterization at the microscopic, mesoscopic, and macroscopic scales. Topics include low-contrast resistivity sandstone formations; the use of centrifuge and computer tomography to quantify saturation distribution and capillary pressures; and cross-well seismology as a tool for reservoir geophysics. The chapters that follow deal with reservoir characterization at the megascopic scale; fractal heterogeneity of clastic reservoirs; heterogeneity and effective permeability of porous rocks; and drilling fluid design based on reservoir characterization. A chapter that outlines a procedure for estimating permeability anisotropy with a minipermeameter concludes the book. This book is a valuable resource for students and practitioners of petroleum engineering, geology and geological engineering, petroleum exploration, and geophysics.

Table of Contents



Session 1: Microscopic

Characterisation of Surface Roughness in Porous Media

A Dual-Porosity, Surface, and Matrix Electrical Conduction Model for Low-Contrast Resistivity Sandstone Formations

The Influence of Small-Scale Heterogeneity on Average Relative Permeability

Core Sample Heterogeneity from Laboratory Row Experiments

Quantifying Saturation Distribution and Capillary Pressures Using Centrifuge and Computer Tomography

Session 2: Mesoscopic

Reservoir Characterization at the Mesoscopic Scale

Permeability Variations in Sandstones and Their Relationship to Sedimentary Structures

Generation of Effective Relative Permeabilities from Detailed Simulation of Row in Heterogeneous Porous Media

Characterizing Shale Clast Heterogeneities and Their Effect on Fluid Row

Analysis of Upscaling and Effective Properties in Disordered Media

Rock Volumes: Considerations for Relating Well Log and Core Data

The Derivation of Permeability-Porosity Transforms for the H. O. Mahoney Lease, Wasson Field, Yoakum County, Texas

A Discussion of Douglas E. Craig's "The Derivation of Permeability-Porosity Transforms for the H. O. Mahoney Lease, Wasson Field, Yoakum County, Texas"

Permeability Patterns in Some Fluvial Sandstones. An Outcrop Study from Yorkshire, North East England

Session 3: Macroscopic

Reservoir Management Using 3-D Seismic Data

Stochastic Simulation of Interwell-Scale Heterogeneity for Improved Prediction of Sweep Efficiency in a Carbonate Reservoir

Maximum Entropy Litho-Porosity Volume Fraction Predictions from Vp/V8 Ratio Measurements

Scaling Laws in Reservoir Simulation and Their Use in a Hybrid Finite Difference/Streamtube Approach to Simulating the Effects of Permeability Heterogeneity

Interwell Geology from Geophysical Data

Cross-Well Seismology—A Tool for Reservoir Geophysics

Session 4: Workshop/Discussions

Second International Reservoir Characterization Conference: Workshop 6/27/89, Dallas, Texas

Session 5: Megascopic

Field-Scale Reservoir Characterization

Examples of Reservoir Simulation Studies Utilizing Geostatistical Models of Reservoir Heterogeneity

Construction of a Reservoir Model by Integrating Geological and Engineering Information—Bell Creek Field, A Barrier/Strandplain Reservoir

Lithology Prediction from Seismic Data, A Monte-Carlo Approach

Influence of Lithology and Geologic Structure on In Situ Stress: Examples of Stress Heterogeneity in Reservoirs

Fractal Heterogeneity of Clastic Reservoirs

Algorithms for Generating and Analysing Sand-Body Distributions

Session 6: Posters

Determining Optimum Estimation Methods for Interpolation and Extrapolation of Reservoir Properties: A Case Study

Effective Relative Permeability for a 1-Dimensional Heterogeneous Reservoir

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in Dynamic Coreflooding Studies

A Gas Reservoir Model for the Devonian Shale of the Appalachian Basin

Heterogeneity and Effective Permeability of Porous Rocks: Experimental and Numerical Investigation

Characterization of Delta Front Sandstones from a Fluvial-Dominated Delta System

Constructing a Flow-Unit Model for Fluvial Sandstones in the Peoria Field, Colorado

Reservoir Characters of the Undersalt Tight Gas-Bearing Formation at Wenliu Area Dongpu Depression, China

Darcy's and Capillary-Pressure Laws Derived from Space Averaging for Immiscible Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media

Geological Knowledge in the Geostatistical Modeling of Reservoir Properties

A Crossplot Technique for Discrimination of Various Sandstone Facies in Barrier Island Sandstone Deposits

Drilling Fluid Design Based on Reservoir Characterization

Geostatistical Characterization of Reservoirs for Optimal Field Development

Sandbody Geometry in Fluvial Systems—An Example from the Jurassic of Yorkshire, England

Analyzing Permeability Anisotropy with a Minipermeameter: Abstract



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