Reservoir Simulation

Outlines:

  • Overview of Reservoir Simulation.
  • Introduction
  • Reservoir engineering concepts in simulation.
  • The Material Balance Equation
  • Numerical Reservoir Simulators
  • Type & use of Reservoir Simulators
  • Mathematical Modeling of Fluid Flow Dynamics in Porous Media.
  • Flow Geometries and Dimensions
  • Single-Phase Flow Equations
  • Multiphase Flow Equations
  • Boundary and Initial Conditions
  • Basic Concepts of Matrices
  • Product of Two Matrices
  • Properties of Transposed Matrices
  • Determinants & their properties.
  • Inverse of a Matrix
  • Setting Up The Numerical Model
  • Grid Types and Grid Selection
  • Finite-Difference Approximation
  • Numerical Simulation Equations
  • Gaussian Elimination
  • Parabolic Interpolation
  • Numerical Modeling Program
  • Solving for Changes Rather than for Absolute Pressures
  • Prevision for Constant Pressure
  • Successive Over – Relation (SOR)
  • Alternating Direction Implicit Solution (ADIP)
  • Saturation Determinations
  • Solution of Flow Equations: The Computer Model.
  • Single – Phase Flow Equations
  • Multi – Phase Flow Equations
  • Solution of the Matrix Equations
  • Internal Checks.
  • Model Initialization Data.
  • Data Overview
  • Fluid Properties Data Input
  • Rock Properties Data Input
  • Equilibrium Data Input
  • Aquifer Data Input.
  • History Match.
  • Numerical Methods Control
  • Input / Output Control.
  • Well Data.
  • Prediction Scenarios Data Files.