By S.J. Mazzullo, H.H. Rieke, G.V. Chilingarian
This moment quantity on carbonate reservoirs completes the two-volume treatise in this very important subject for petroleum engineers and geologists. jointly, the volumes shape an entire, sleek connection with the homes and creation behaviour of carbonate petroleum reservoirs.The booklet includes necessary glossaries to geologic and petroleum engineering phrases delivering unique definitions for writers and audio system. teachers will discover a precious appendix dedicated to questions and difficulties that may be used for instructing assignments in addition to a consultant for lecture improvement. moreover, there's a bankruptcy dedicated to middle research of carbonate rocks that's excellent for laboratory instruction.Managers and construction engineers will discover a evaluation of the most recent laboratory know-how for carbonate formation assessment within the bankruptcy on middle research. the trendy type of carbonate rocks is gifted with petroleum creation functionality and total characterization utilizing seismic and good try analyses. Separate chapters are dedicated to the real evidently fractured and chalk reservoirs.Throughout the e-book, the emphasis is on formation evaluate and performance.This two-volume paintings brings jointly the big variety of ways to the examine of carbonate reservoirs and may hence be of worth to managers, engineers, geologists and academics
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Figure 1-22 is a typical k / k ratio curve based on laboratory measurements. 01 at the residual oil saturation. e~ w 3E I=: I,&J a,. 0001 I0 20 30 40 50 60 70 W A T E R SATURATION, % 80 Fig. 1-20. A. (AfterAbemathy, 1964, Fig. 5 O/L WATER z o I-. OOOIt 20 I 1 1 I 30 40 50 60 WATER 70 SATURATION,% Fig. 1-21. A. (After Abernathy, 1964, Fig. ) line (Fig. 1-22; dashed line), the resulting data can be used in Eq. 1-20. Very useful information can be gained from laboratory measurements of the "end points" of oilwater relative permeability curves, such as values for (1) the critical oil saturation at which oil will first begin to flow, (2) initial (residual or irreducible) water saturation in a water-wet rock, (3) oil permeability at residual water saturation, and (4) a means by which relative permeability values can be estimated between the end points.
The core penetrates an apparent thickness, T (Fig. 1-9). 04 cm. 3698(/). 577) w h e n / = 1. 31 and was obtained from a cartesian plot of the number of fractured beds versus probability of success (Aquilera, 1988, Fig. 7). 70 (Narr and Lerche, 1984). 79 was obtained from a cartesian plot of the expected number of fractured beds intercepted versus the fracture index (Aguilera, 1988, Fig. 8). 81. As far as the drill bit is concerned, it cuts a core having an effective fracture spacing, S, for inclined beds (Fig.