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Petrel 2013 Reservoir

Engineering
Module 6: Well Engineering
Lesson 1: Importing Well Data
Flow from the reservoir to the surface

Reference depth
Flow fro
rom
m the rese serrvoir to the susurrfac
acee to surface
is mo
mode
dele
ledd in mu
multltip
iple
le st
stag
ages
es::
Well connection to
• Grid bloc
ockk to grid bl
bloock
reference depth
• Grid
Grid bl
bloc
ockk to we
well ll co
conn
nnececti
tion
on
• Well connection to reference
depth
• Refe
Re fere
renc
ncee de
dept
pthh to su
surf
rfac
acee

Grid block to Grid block to


well connection grid block
Well data import workflow
1. Import well head.

2. Import well path (deviation).

3. Import branching wells.

4. Import observed data.


data.
Import Well Data: Well Header 

Use the Well heads format to


impo
import
rt th
thee we
wellll he
head
ader
er lo
loca
catition
on..

The table shows how Petrel


imports each column.

Import
Impo rt fililee he
head
ader 
er 
information
Import Well Paths

1. Use the Well


 path/deviation (ASCII)
format to import the well
trajectory.

2. Matc
Matchh the
the fifile
lena
name
me to an
existing well name.
Import Branching Wells

Use the  Multiple well paths/ deviations


form
format
at to im
impo
port
rt we
wellllss wi
with
th br
bran
anch
ches
es..
Specify the column
of the data.

Specify the well name


prefix.

Specify the number of


columns and data
type.
Well Spreadsheet
Make a Vertical Well

1. Click
Click on a 3D grid
grid or a map
map to
to get the X and
Y coordinates of the selected position in the
status bar.
2. Righ
Right-
t-cl
clic
ickk on th
thee Wells folder and select
New well from the drop-down menu.
3. In the Create new well dialog, enter a well
name, select a well symbol, and enter the
well head X and Y location.
Digitize Well Path
Usee th
Us thee Di
Digi
gittiz
izee we
wellll to
tool
ol pa
pale
lett
ttee to:
 digitize on a General Intersection.
Display all data of interest:
 - PrPrope
opert rtyy
 - HoHoririzon
zonss
 - FaFaul
ults
ts
 - SeSeis
ismi
mic.c.
 digitize on a filtered 3D grid
property.
Well Type
1.Simple

1
2
3
3. Side track

2.Standalone
 Automatic Well
Well Placement: Best Fit Method
Method
 Automatic Well
Well Placement: Create Multilaterals
Multilaterals
Well Manager 

Welelll ma
mana
nage ger 
r  is a tool for  
viewing well data with the
ass
ssoc
ociiated at atttrib
ibut
utees. On Onlly
th e e n a b l e d d a t a fi e l d s o f  
th e Well manager  
sprea
spr eads
dshee
heett are edi edita
table
ble..
Vertical Well Intersection

1. Right-click the well and select Create


vertical well intersection.
intersection.

2. Click Toggle visualization


v isualization on
plane

3. Use the blue radio button to


display on the plane.
Synthetic Logs

1. Open the Make logs tab in the settings for the new well 1
and select a property
property..

2. Click the Make logs button.


1
3. Open the Style settings for the property from the Global
well log and select the Draw log as 3D pipe option.
2

3
Exercise

Dataset > Projects > Module-7 Well Engineering > Well


Engineering_exercise.pet

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Lesson 2: Well Completions Design
Well Completion Design
Completion Items in the Input Pane

Display the completions items stored in


the Input pane in the   Wells folder by
togg
toggliling
ng ON th
thee ch
chec
eckk bo
boxe
xes.
s.

Modi
Modify
fy co
compmpleletition
on ititem
emss wi
with
th th
thes
esee to
tool
ols:
s:
 Wel
Welll sec
sectio
tion n wi
windondow
w (M
(Manu
anual
al de
desig
sign)
n)
 Compl
Completion
etionss manag
manager  er 
 Comp
Completi
letion itemss Settings
on item
 Aut
Automa
omatedted des designign tool
 Glo
Global
bal pro
proper
pertietiess tool
Well Section Window (1)

1. Crea
Create
te and disp
display
lay Well
Well
completions in Well sections.
1

2 Display a simulated property


(such as oil saturation) through
time for a selected well.

NOTE: Mouse over the displayed grid 2


property in a well section to show the
valu
valuee of th
thee pr
prop
oper
erty
ty..
Well Section Window (2)

Well section window


allows you to display
multiple
multiple wells.

3D Grid properties can


also be displayed as a
background object
including 3D grid
simulation results whe henn
wellllss ar
we aree SST
SSTVD
VD..

Toggle synchronized
scrolling and scaling.
Insert a Completion Item

1. Act
ctiive the Well completion design process.

2. Click Add/edit a perforation from the


2
function bar.

3. Click
Click in the Comp
Complet
letion
ionss track
track panel
panel to
to insert
insert a
new perforation. 3

4. Ent
Enter
er a dat
datee for
for the
the perf
perfora
oratio
tion.
n.

4
Grid block to well connection
Casing at exact depth No casing
bottom model.

Open
Casing longer than
the bottom model.

Casing shorter than Casing shorter than


the bottom model. the bottom model but
plugged.

No connection

No connection
Extra connection
No connection
In Petrel, Grid block to well connections are defined by the completions, depending on the
completion type and location the grid cell will be open or close to flow.
Enlarge/squeeze a display item in the Well section
window

Stretch/squee
Stretch/s queeze
ze the
perforation
Move the
perforation
Must be in Select or up/down
Pick mode
Completions Manager 

Drag any column header  


into the dark gray area to
group well data based on
thee co
th cont
nten
entt of th
that
at co
colu
lumn
mn..

Use the dr
drop
op-d
-dow
ownn lilist
stss to fifiltlter
er..
Completions Manager: Completions Tab

Edit completion items from th e


Completio
Comp letions
ns manag
manager 
er .

Enter:
•Depth
•Start/end date
•Diameter 
•Skin
•KH
•  etc…
Completions Manager: Equipment Tab
Use this tab to define new equipment. The equipment defined here can be used by one
or mo
more
re co
comp
mple
letition
on ititem
ems.
s.
Well Completion Design: Operations (1)

Create and modify completion items on the Operations tab.


Well Completion Design: Operations (2)

Select an operation, then fill in the necessary settings.


Import Event Data (1)

Well completions and associated data are imported using the Well
even
eventt da
data
ta (A
(ASC
SCII
II)) (*
(*.e
.ev)
v) format.

Match the well name on


file to a well in the
project.
Import Event Data (2)

 A Completions folder is added to


thee we
th wellll fo
fold
lder
ers.
s.

Match the date format to the


form
format
at in th
thee im
impo
port
rt fifile
le..
Event Data: File Format

Date Event Top Bottom Parameters


depth depth (diameter, skin ...)
(MD) (MD)
Completion Items: Time Player 

Perforation 1

Squeeze 1

Plug
Plugba
back
ck 1

Use the Time player  


buttons to see the
completions change Stimulation 1
thro
throug
ugh
h ti
time
me..
Exercise

Continue using the project from the previous exercise.

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