Journal issues: 1/2009
13 February, 2009
EVALUATION THE METHODOLOGIES OF ANALYZING PRODUCTION AND PRESSURE DATA OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURED WELLS IN LOW PERMEABILITY GAS RESERVOIRS
Production data analysis approaches have advanced significantly over the past few years. While many different methods have been published in the literature, there is no single method that yields the most reliable answer. Analyzing production history and pressure data of a hydraulically fractured gas well in low permeability reservoir can be an effective way to estimate the well and reservoir properties. However, fractured gas wells in low permeability reservoirs represent a challenge to petroleum engineers. This is because of the presence of wellbore storage, formation damage and Non-Darcy flow effects around wellbore. This study uses an advanced production analysis package, Topaze software, to evaluate the most applicable methods for use in determining well and reservoir parameters, and estimating the gas in place for hydraulically fractured gas wells in low permeability reservoirs. Field and simulated examples are presented to illustrate the evaluation of these methods. Results from this study show that modern methods such as Blasingame, Normalized Pressure Integral and the Flowing Material Balance are valuable analysis tools for production history and pressure data. Both pressure transient analysis and production analysis have been studied. The interaction of changing wellbore storage and Non-Darcy flow effects on the analysis of production and pressure data have been studied. Results show that using flowing pressure data in production analysis will be more representative and descriptive of the reservoir than using wellhead pressure data for gas well.
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formation damage; hydraulically fractured gas wells; Low permeability reservoirs; non-Darcy flow effect; pressure transient; wellbore storage effect; влияние ствола скважины; газовые скважины; ГРП; давление; КВД; не подчиняющиеся закону Дарси; низкопроницаемые пласты; повреждение пласта; потоки жидкости References to this article (GOST) Faisal S. Al-Reshedan, Ahamed Gawish, Hazim N. Dmour EVALUATION THE METHODOLOGIES OF ANALYZING PRODUCTION AND PRESSURE DATA OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURED WELLS IN LOW PERMEABILITY GAS RESERVOIRS // Electronic scientific journal "Oil and Gas Business". 2009. №1. P.. URL: http://ogbus.ru/eng/authors/Al-Reshedan/Al-Reshedan_1.pdf