EOR development screening of a heterogeneous heavy-oil field with steam injection

Ibrahim Al Hadabi, Kyuro Sasaki, Yuichi Sugai

研究成果: 会議への寄与タイプ学会誌査読


In this research, a numerical feasibility study has been carried on the thermal oil recovery using steam injection at a field located in southern Oman, where the reservoir nature characterized by a heterogeneous rock properties and heavy oil. The several technical challenges have been tried for designing production system and EOR operation due to heterogeneous nature of these rocks. The steam injection has been investigated by numerical simulations in order to optimize heat transfer in the reservoir to reduce the oil viscosity with more efficient. The CMG STARSTM was used for the simulations on steam-injection operations with the valve control of steam trap subcool in this field. Those simulation results show that the temperature distribution after injecting steam transmits widely and faster in the reservoir with the valve control. It was expected that the oil is produced more and its rate is kept steadily using lower steam injection temperature by using steam trap operation. Furthermore, it was also suggested that steam injection could be saved and the SOR (Steam Oil Ratio) and RF (Oil Recovery Factor) is better by setting subcool temperature 20 °C to 30 °C using with the valve control.

出版ステータス出版済み - 2013
イベント19th Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2013 - Chiba, 日本
継続期間: 9月 26 20139月 27 2013


その他19th Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2013

!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 経済地質学
  • 地球化学および岩石学
  • 地質学
  • 地盤工学および土木地質学
  • エネルギー工学および電力技術


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