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PACKAGE ID000291C017000 GEOTEMP2
KWIC TitleAdvanced Wellbore Thermal Simulator 
AUTHORSLisa A. Mondy, Leonard E. Duda
LIMITATION/AUDIENCE CODEUNL/UNL
COMPLETION DATE03/04/1992 
PUBLICATION DATE03/04/1992 
DESCRIPTIONGEOTEMP2, which is based on the earlier GEOTEMP program, is a wellbore thermal simulator designed for geothermal well drilling and production applications. The code treats natural and forced convection and conduction within the wellbore and heat conduction within the surrounding rock matrix. A variety of well operations can be modeled including injection, production, forward and reverse circulation with gas or liquid, gas or liquid drilling, and two-phase steam injection and production. Well completion with several different casing sizes and cement intervals can be modeled. The code allows variables, such as flow rate, to change with time enabling a realistic treatment of well operations. Provision is made in the flow equations to allow the flow areas of the tubing to vary with depth in the wellbore. Multiple liquids can exist in GEOTEMP2 simulations. Liquid interfaces are tracked through the tubing and annulus as one liquid displaces another. GEOTEMP2, however, does not attempt to simulate displacement of liquids with a gas or two-phase steam or vice versa. This means that it is not possible to simulate an operation where the type of drilling fluid changes, e.g. mud going to air. GEOTEMP2 was designed primarily for use in predicting the behavior of geothermal wells, but it is flexible enough to handle many typical drilling, production, and injection problems in the oil industry as well. However, GEOTEMP2 does not allow the modeling of gas-filled annuli in production or injection problems. In gas or mist drilling, no radiation losses are included in the energy balance. No attempt is made to model flow in the formation. Average execution time is 50 CP seconds on a CDC CYBER170. This edition of GEOTEMP2 is designated as Version 2.0 by the contributors. 
PACKAGE CONTENTSMedia Directory; Software Abstract; SAND-84-0857; Media Includes Source Code, Sample Problem Input and Output;\ 1 CD ROM 
SOURCE CODE INCLUDED?
MEDIA QUANTITY
COMPUTERCYBER170 
OPERATING SYSTEMSSCOPE 
REFERENCESLisa A. Mondy and Leonard E. Duda, Advanced Wellbore Thermal Simulator GEOTEMP2 User Manual, SAND84-0857, November 1984; Robert F. Mitchell, Advanced Wellbore Thermal Simulator GEOTEMP2 Research Report, SAND82-7003/1, February 1982. 
ABSTRACT STATUSAbstract first distributed January 1985. CDC7600 version submitted September 1982, replaced by CDC CYBER170 version January 1985. 
SPONSORDOE/CE 
RESEARCH ORGSandia National Laboratories 

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