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Advanced Reservoir Engineering by Tarek Ahmed PhD PE, Nathan Meehan

By Tarek Ahmed PhD PE, Nathan Meehan

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5 ln 279 365. 1 + 0. 80907 = 6. 6746 Step 3. 1×10 The corresponding value of pwf = 1200 psi. 6 (b) The p2 method: Step 1. 100: ψD = 0. 5[ln(tD ) + 0. 80907] = 0. 5 ln 279 365. 1 + 0. 80907 = 6. 6747 Step 2. 22 Plot of 1/µBg vs. pressure. 22. 108] m (pi ) − m (pwf ) = 5. 99 gives: pwf = pi − pwf = 1195 psi. where: Combining the above two expressions gives: pi 2Tpsc 1 m(pi ) − m(pwf ) = dp 5. 107] − 3. 23 (162. 110] or, equivalently, in terms of dimensionless pressure drop: pwf = pi − Third solution: pressure approximation method The second method of approximation to the exact solution of the radial flow of gases is to treat the gas as a pseudo-liquid.

Notes: For tD < 0. 01: pD = For 100 < tD < 0. 25re2 D: pD ∼ = 0. 5 ln tD + 0. 80907 . 2. The following mathematical expressions can be used to approximate these tabulated values of pD . For tD < 0. 80] pD = 0. 5[ln(tD ) + 0. 80907] For 0. 81] where the values of the coefficients of the above equations are: a2 = 0. 29302022 a1 = 0. 8085064 a3 = 3. 5264177 × 10−2 a4 = −1. 4036304 × 10−3 a5 = −4. 7722225 × 10−4 a6 = 5. 1240532 × 10−7 a7 = −2. 3033017 × 10−10 a8 = −2. 3 presents pD as a function of tD for 1.

P(rw , t). 00000 (1) the Ei function solution; (2) the dimensionless pressure drop pD solution. These two popular forms of solution to the diffusivity equation are discussed below. 55: 70. 66] where: p(r, t) t k Qo = = = = pressure at radius r from the well after t hours time, hours permeability, md flow rate, STB/day The mathematical function, Ei, is called the exponential integral and is defined by: ∞ Ei(−x) = − x e−u du u = ln x − x2 x x3 + − + ··· 1! 2 2! 3 3! 67] Craft et al. 19, respectively.

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