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Title: Application of advanced reservoir characterization, simulation, and production optimization strategies to maximize recovery in slope and basin clastic reservoirs, West Texas (Delaware Basin), Class III

Abstract

The objective of this Class 3 project was to demonstrate that detailed reservoir characterization of slope and basin clastic reservoirs in sandstones of the Delaware Mountain Group in the Delaware Basin of West Texas and New Mexico is a cost effective way to recover a higher percentage of the original oil in place through strategic placement of infill wells and geologically based field development. Phase 1 of the project, reservoir characterization, was completed this year, and Phase 2 began. The project is focused on East Ford field, a representative Delaware Mountain Group field that produces from the upper Bell Canyon Formation (Ramsey sandstone). The field, discovered in 1960, is operated by Oral Petco, Inc., as the East Ford unit. A CO{sub 2} flood is being conducted in the unit, and this flood is the Phase 2 demonstration for the project.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Petroleum Technology Office, Tulsa, OK (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
755452
Report Number(s):
DOE/BC/14936-15
TRN: AH200019%%120
DOE Contract Number:  
FC22-95BC14936
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 24 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; TEXAS; OIL FIELDS; SITE CHARACTERIZATION; ENHANCED RECOVERY; CARBON DIOXIDE INJECTION; WELL SPACING; WELL DRILLING; RESERVOIR PRESSURE; GEOLOGIC MODELS

Citation Formats

Dutton, Shirley P., Flanders, William A., and Zirczy, Helena H. Application of advanced reservoir characterization, simulation, and production optimization strategies to maximize recovery in slope and basin clastic reservoirs, West Texas (Delaware Basin), Class III. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/755452.
Dutton, Shirley P., Flanders, William A., & Zirczy, Helena H. Application of advanced reservoir characterization, simulation, and production optimization strategies to maximize recovery in slope and basin clastic reservoirs, West Texas (Delaware Basin), Class III. United States. doi:10.2172/755452.
Dutton, Shirley P., Flanders, William A., and Zirczy, Helena H. Wed . "Application of advanced reservoir characterization, simulation, and production optimization strategies to maximize recovery in slope and basin clastic reservoirs, West Texas (Delaware Basin), Class III". United States. doi:10.2172/755452. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/755452.
@article{osti_755452,
title = {Application of advanced reservoir characterization, simulation, and production optimization strategies to maximize recovery in slope and basin clastic reservoirs, West Texas (Delaware Basin), Class III},
author = {Dutton, Shirley P. and Flanders, William A. and Zirczy, Helena H.},
abstractNote = {The objective of this Class 3 project was to demonstrate that detailed reservoir characterization of slope and basin clastic reservoirs in sandstones of the Delaware Mountain Group in the Delaware Basin of West Texas and New Mexico is a cost effective way to recover a higher percentage of the original oil in place through strategic placement of infill wells and geologically based field development. Phase 1 of the project, reservoir characterization, was completed this year, and Phase 2 began. The project is focused on East Ford field, a representative Delaware Mountain Group field that produces from the upper Bell Canyon Formation (Ramsey sandstone). The field, discovered in 1960, is operated by Oral Petco, Inc., as the East Ford unit. A CO{sub 2} flood is being conducted in the unit, and this flood is the Phase 2 demonstration for the project.},
doi = {10.2172/755452},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}