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Title: Improved oil recovery in fluvial dominated deltaic reservoirs of Kansas -- near-term. Eighth quarterly report, April 1, 1995--June 30, 1995

Abstract

The objective of this project is to address waterflood problems of the type found in Cherokee Group reservoirs in southeastern Kansas and in Morrow sandstone reservoirs in southwestern Kansas. Two demonstration sites operated by different independent oil operators are involved in the project. The Nelson Lease (an existing waterflood) is located in Allen County, Kansas in the N.E. Savonburg Field and is operated by James E. Russell Petroleum, Inc. The Stewart Field (on latter stage of primary production) is located in Finney County, Kansas and is operated by North American Resources Company General topics to be addressed will be (1) reservoir management and performance evaluation, (2) waterflood optimization, and (3) the demonstration, of recovery processes involving off-the-shelf technologies which can be used to enhance waterflood recovery, increase reserves, and reduce the abandonment rate of these reservoir types. The reservoir management portion of the project will involve performance evaluation and will include such work as (1) reservoir characterization and the development of a reservoir database, (2) identification of operational problems, (3) identification of near wellbore problems, (4) identification of unrecovered mobile oil and estimation of recovery factors, and 5) identification of the most efficient and economical recovery process. The waterflood optimizationmore » portion of the project involves only the Nelson Lease. It will be based on the performance evaluation and will involve (1) design and implementation of a water cleanup system for the waterflood, (2) application of well remedial work such as polymer gel treatments to improve vertical sweep efficiency, and (3) changes in waterflood patterns to increase sweep efficiency. Finally, it is planned to implement an improved recovery process on both field demonstration sites.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Kansas Univ. Center for Research, Inc., Lawrence, KS (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
94672
Report Number(s):
DOE/BC/14957-9
ON: DE95016219
DOE Contract Number:  
FC22-93BC14957
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 Jul 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; KANSAS; OIL WELLS; WATERFLOODING; SWEEP EFFICIENCY; PETROLEUM; ENHANCED RECOVERY; OPTIMIZATION; PROGRESS REPORT; SITE CHARACTERIZATION

Citation Formats

Green, D.W., Willhite, G.P., Walton, A., Schoeling, L., Reynolds, R., Michnick, M., and Watney, L.. Improved oil recovery in fluvial dominated deltaic reservoirs of Kansas -- near-term. Eighth quarterly report, April 1, 1995--June 30, 1995. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/94672.
Green, D.W., Willhite, G.P., Walton, A., Schoeling, L., Reynolds, R., Michnick, M., & Watney, L.. Improved oil recovery in fluvial dominated deltaic reservoirs of Kansas -- near-term. Eighth quarterly report, April 1, 1995--June 30, 1995. United States. doi:10.2172/94672.
Green, D.W., Willhite, G.P., Walton, A., Schoeling, L., Reynolds, R., Michnick, M., and Watney, L.. Sat . "Improved oil recovery in fluvial dominated deltaic reservoirs of Kansas -- near-term. Eighth quarterly report, April 1, 1995--June 30, 1995". United States. doi:10.2172/94672. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/94672.
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title = {Improved oil recovery in fluvial dominated deltaic reservoirs of Kansas -- near-term. Eighth quarterly report, April 1, 1995--June 30, 1995},
author = {Green, D.W. and Willhite, G.P. and Walton, A. and Schoeling, L. and Reynolds, R. and Michnick, M. and Watney, L.},
abstractNote = {The objective of this project is to address waterflood problems of the type found in Cherokee Group reservoirs in southeastern Kansas and in Morrow sandstone reservoirs in southwestern Kansas. Two demonstration sites operated by different independent oil operators are involved in the project. The Nelson Lease (an existing waterflood) is located in Allen County, Kansas in the N.E. Savonburg Field and is operated by James E. Russell Petroleum, Inc. The Stewart Field (on latter stage of primary production) is located in Finney County, Kansas and is operated by North American Resources Company General topics to be addressed will be (1) reservoir management and performance evaluation, (2) waterflood optimization, and (3) the demonstration, of recovery processes involving off-the-shelf technologies which can be used to enhance waterflood recovery, increase reserves, and reduce the abandonment rate of these reservoir types. The reservoir management portion of the project will involve performance evaluation and will include such work as (1) reservoir characterization and the development of a reservoir database, (2) identification of operational problems, (3) identification of near wellbore problems, (4) identification of unrecovered mobile oil and estimation of recovery factors, and 5) identification of the most efficient and economical recovery process. The waterflood optimization portion of the project involves only the Nelson Lease. It will be based on the performance evaluation and will involve (1) design and implementation of a water cleanup system for the waterflood, (2) application of well remedial work such as polymer gel treatments to improve vertical sweep efficiency, and (3) changes in waterflood patterns to increase sweep efficiency. Finally, it is planned to implement an improved recovery process on both field demonstration sites.},
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year = {Sat Jul 15 00:00:00 EDT 1995},
month = {Sat Jul 15 00:00:00 EDT 1995}
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