Reservoir Engineering I (PCB2023

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Assignment 2
Relative Permeability Concepts Due date: 11 July 2012 (Wednesday) before 5:00 pm in pigeon hole

Q1/ The following data shows the results of a steady-state oil-water relative permeability experiment measured at several water saturations at room temperature:

Absolute permeability: Core length: Core diameter: Oil viscosity: Brine viscosity:

500 md 8 cm 2.6 cm 2.1cp 1.2 cp

Oil flow rate (cm3/s) 1.82 1.57 1.33 1.12 0.87 0.53 0.35 0.18 0

Brine flow rate (cm3/s) 0 0.08 0.15 0.32 0.6 0.98 1.42 1.53 1.75

Pressure drop (psi) 220 220 220 220 220 220 220 220 220

Sw (%)

15 20 25 30 40 55 65 72 80

i. Plot the steady state relative permeability curves for this sample and comment on their characteristics.

AFM –MAY-2012

The following information on the wateroil and gas-oil systems is available: Swc = 0. and Soc=0.05 Sorg = 0.4 (Pc)Swc = 20 psi (kro)Sgc = 0.06.35 Unconsolidated-well sorted sand Q2/ Using the analytical expressions of the given generate and plot the relative permeability and capillary pressure data.25 Sorw = 0. Sgc=0.23 (kro)Swc = 0.71 (pc)Slc = 30 psi nw = 1.6 (krg)Swc = 0.51 Note: show the calculation for each phase.95 np = 0.85 (krw)Sorw = 0. Generate and plot the drainage relative permeability data using a) The Wyllie-Gardner correlation b) Pirson's correlation c) Corey's method Given: • • Swc=0.9 npg = 0.Reservoir Engineering I (PCB2023) ii.35 Sgc = 0.60 no = 0.5 AFM –MAY-2012 .30.2 ng = 0. ngo = 1.

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