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Title: A Study of the Effect of Mobility Ratios on Pattern Displacement Behavior and Steamlines to Infer Permeability Media, SUPRI TR-115

Abstract

Pattern geometry plays a major role in determining oil recovery during secondary and enhanced oil recovery operations. Although simulation is an important tool for design and evaluation, the first step often involves rough calculations based upon areal sweep efficiencies of displacements in homogeneous, two-dimensional, scaled, physical models. These results are available as a function of the displacement pattern and the mobility ratio, M. The mobility ratio is simply the mobility of the displacing phase over that of the displaced, or resident, phase. Because it is possible to compute sweep efficiency analytically when the displacing and displaced phase have the same mobility, scaled physical model results have been verified for unit mobility ratios.

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:
9327
Report Number(s):
DOE/BC/14994-14
TRN: AH200122%%207
DOE Contract Number:  
FG22-96BC14994
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 9 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; DESIGN; PERMEABILITY; ENHANCED RECOVERY; PETROLEUM; RESERVOIR ENGINEERING; SWEEP EFFICIENCY; RESERVOIR FLUIDS; FUNCTIONAL MODELS

Citation Formats

Brigham, William E., Kovscek, Anthony R., and Wang, Yuandong. A Study of the Effect of Mobility Ratios on Pattern Displacement Behavior and Steamlines to Infer Permeability Media, SUPRI TR-115. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/9327.
Brigham, William E., Kovscek, Anthony R., & Wang, Yuandong. A Study of the Effect of Mobility Ratios on Pattern Displacement Behavior and Steamlines to Infer Permeability Media, SUPRI TR-115. United States. doi:10.2172/9327.
Brigham, William E., Kovscek, Anthony R., and Wang, Yuandong. Mon . "A Study of the Effect of Mobility Ratios on Pattern Displacement Behavior and Steamlines to Infer Permeability Media, SUPRI TR-115". United States. doi:10.2172/9327. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/9327.
@article{osti_9327,
title = {A Study of the Effect of Mobility Ratios on Pattern Displacement Behavior and Steamlines to Infer Permeability Media, SUPRI TR-115},
author = {Brigham, William E. and Kovscek, Anthony R. and Wang, Yuandong},
abstractNote = {Pattern geometry plays a major role in determining oil recovery during secondary and enhanced oil recovery operations. Although simulation is an important tool for design and evaluation, the first step often involves rough calculations based upon areal sweep efficiencies of displacements in homogeneous, two-dimensional, scaled, physical models. These results are available as a function of the displacement pattern and the mobility ratio, M. The mobility ratio is simply the mobility of the displacing phase over that of the displaced, or resident, phase. Because it is possible to compute sweep efficiency analytically when the displacing and displaced phase have the same mobility, scaled physical model results have been verified for unit mobility ratios.},
doi = {10.2172/9327},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {8}
}

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