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Title: Fractured reservoir discrete feature network technologies. Annual report, March 7, 1996--February 28, 1997

Abstract

This report describes progress on the project, {open_quotes}Fractured Reservoir Discrete Feature Network Technologies{close_quotes} during the period March 7, 1996 to February 28, 1997. The report presents summaries of technology development for the following research areas: (1) development of hierarchical fracture models, (2) fractured reservoir compartmentalization and tributary volume, (3) fractured reservoir data analysis, and (4) integration of fractured reservoir data and production technologies. In addition, the report provides information on project status, publications submitted, data collection activities, and technology transfer through the world wide web (WWW). Research on hierarchical fracture models included geological, mathematical, and computer code development. The project built a foundation of quantitative, geological and geometrical information about the regional geology of the Permian Basin, including detailed information on the lithology, stratigraphy, and fracturing of Permian rocks in the project study area (Tracts 17 and 49 in the Yates field). Based on the accumulated knowledge of regional and local geology, project team members started the interpretation of fracture genesis mechanisms and the conceptual modeling of the fracture system in the study area. Research on fractured reservoir compartmentalization included basic research, technology development, and application of compartmentalized reservoir analyses for the project study site. Procedures were developed to analyzemore » compartmentalization, tributary drainage volume, and reservoir matrix block size. These algorithms were implemented as a Windows 95 compartmentalization code, FraCluster.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
BDM Oklahoma, Inc., Bartlesville, OK (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
570115
Report Number(s):
DOE/PC/91008-5
ON: DE98000469; TRN: 98:001125
DOE Contract Number:
AC22-94PC91008
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Jan 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; 58 GEOSCIENCES; PROGRESS REPORT; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; GEOLOGIC FRACTURES; FRACTURED RESERVOIRS; F CODES; DATA ANALYSIS; DATA COMPILATION; FLUID FLOW; EXPLORATION; PETROLEUM DEPOSITS

Citation Formats

Dershowitz, W.S., La Pointe, P.R., Einstein, H.H., and Ivanova, V.. Fractured reservoir discrete feature network technologies. Annual report, March 7, 1996--February 28, 1997. United States: N. p., 1998. Web. doi:10.2172/570115.
Dershowitz, W.S., La Pointe, P.R., Einstein, H.H., & Ivanova, V.. Fractured reservoir discrete feature network technologies. Annual report, March 7, 1996--February 28, 1997. United States. doi:10.2172/570115.
Dershowitz, W.S., La Pointe, P.R., Einstein, H.H., and Ivanova, V.. Thu . "Fractured reservoir discrete feature network technologies. Annual report, March 7, 1996--February 28, 1997". United States. doi:10.2172/570115. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/570115.
@article{osti_570115,
title = {Fractured reservoir discrete feature network technologies. Annual report, March 7, 1996--February 28, 1997},
author = {Dershowitz, W.S. and La Pointe, P.R. and Einstein, H.H. and Ivanova, V.},
abstractNote = {This report describes progress on the project, {open_quotes}Fractured Reservoir Discrete Feature Network Technologies{close_quotes} during the period March 7, 1996 to February 28, 1997. The report presents summaries of technology development for the following research areas: (1) development of hierarchical fracture models, (2) fractured reservoir compartmentalization and tributary volume, (3) fractured reservoir data analysis, and (4) integration of fractured reservoir data and production technologies. In addition, the report provides information on project status, publications submitted, data collection activities, and technology transfer through the world wide web (WWW). Research on hierarchical fracture models included geological, mathematical, and computer code development. The project built a foundation of quantitative, geological and geometrical information about the regional geology of the Permian Basin, including detailed information on the lithology, stratigraphy, and fracturing of Permian rocks in the project study area (Tracts 17 and 49 in the Yates field). Based on the accumulated knowledge of regional and local geology, project team members started the interpretation of fracture genesis mechanisms and the conceptual modeling of the fracture system in the study area. Research on fractured reservoir compartmentalization included basic research, technology development, and application of compartmentalized reservoir analyses for the project study site. Procedures were developed to analyze compartmentalization, tributary drainage volume, and reservoir matrix block size. These algorithms were implemented as a Windows 95 compartmentalization code, FraCluster.},
doi = {10.2172/570115},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1998},
month = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1998}
}

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