Numerical Simulation of Pressure Limits of Gas Storage in North Area of Lamadian Oilfield

Abstract:

Article Preview

In order to grasp the change of oil-gas interface in north area of Lamadian Oilfield and determine the conditions of gas or oil invasion during the development of gas storage, the precise geological model is established. By simulation software Eclipse immigrations of gas-oil interface are tracing simulated and cases of gas or oil invasion are monitored under various pressure differentials, based on which the limits of pressure are provided at last. Simulation results indicate that when the pressure of gas region is higher than oil region the gas invasion will happen and when the pressure differential between oil and gas region is up to 0.6 MPa the oil invasion will happen after 16 injection-production cycles. This paper is valuable to practical project applications which keep the interface stable and avoid the gas and oil invasions.

Info:

Periodical:

Edited by:

Mohamed Othman

Pages:

2073-2076

Citation:

D. Y. Yin et al., "Numerical Simulation of Pressure Limits of Gas Storage in North Area of Lamadian Oilfield", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 2073-2076, 2012

Online since:

November 2012

Export:

Price:

$38.00

[1] Huang Fusheng etc, Technique for Development of Underground Gas Storage Park in Daqing Lamadian Oil Field, in Petroleum Planning & Engineering, No. 17(2): 16-19, (2006).

[2] Ji Baofa, Xu Zhengshun, Control of Oil and Gas Bypassing in The Development of Lamadian Oil Field, in Petroleum Exploration and Development, No. 04, (1988).

[3] Zeng Ming, Zhou Qi etc, Judging Oil-gas Interface Moving Status in Gas Cap Sandstone Reservoirs, in Journal of Jianghan Petroleum Institute, No. 02, (2004).

[4] Lin Yubao, Zhou Xianmin, A Study of Vadose Behaviour in Gas-Oil Transtion Zone of Lamadian Oil Field, in Natural Gas Industry, vol. 15, No. 03, (1989).