Horizontal well length optimization for a South Oman field

A. S. Bemani, F. H. Boukadi, Y. Wahaibi

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A project was initiated with the aim of optimizing oil recovery in a South Oman oil field using multilateral well technology. Focus was on the effects of horizontal length and number of reservoir legs completed for different reservoir properties using Eclipse 100 black-oil simulator as numerical tool. This simulator enabled to formulate the reservoir models of the concerned field and two other synthetic reservoirs having different rock properties. Findings were generalized using correlations developed for different rock properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-140
Number of pages20
JournalPetroleum Science and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology

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