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Title: Financial methods for waterflooding injectate design

Abstract

A method of selecting an injectate for recovering liquid hydrocarbons from a reservoir includes designing a plurality of injectates, calculating a net present value of each injectate, and selecting a candidate injectate based on the net present value. For example, the candidate injectate may be selected to maximize the net present value of a waterflooding operation.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1374439
Patent Number(s):
9,727,928
Application Number:
14/198,228
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC SNL-A
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 05
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; 58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Heneman, Helmuth J., and Brady, Patrick V. Financial methods for waterflooding injectate design. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Heneman, Helmuth J., & Brady, Patrick V. Financial methods for waterflooding injectate design. United States.
Heneman, Helmuth J., and Brady, Patrick V. Tue . "Financial methods for waterflooding injectate design". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1374439.
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