MCERS

The Marathon Center of Excellence for Reservoir Studies

Colorado School of Mines Petroleum Engineering Department

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Multilevel Fracture Network Modeling of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Rendering of water phase movement in a dual mesh simulation of a dual porosity system.
Left - Saturation distribution in the bottom layer; Right - Saturation front (iso-surface) with streamlines

From SPE 93053: H. Kazemi, S. Atan, M. Al-Matrook, J. Dreier, E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines


 

A Snapshot of Pressure and Water Front Movement for an Injection Well Depicting Different Scales of Response

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From Safian Atan: PhD Thesis, Petroleum Engineering Dept, CSM, April 2007


 

Idealization of Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation in a Horizontal Well to Create Interconnected Dilation Fractures

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From SPE 108110: F. Medeiros, SPE, Petrobras, E. Ozkan and H. Kazemi, SPE, Colorado School of Mines


 

Transient productivity index for a gas horizontal well with longitudinal hydraulic fracture and localized natural fractures network

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From SPE 108110: F. Medeiros, SPE, Petrobras, E. Ozkan and H. Kazemi, SPE, Colorado School of Mines

 


Dual-mesh methods to capture the fine-scale heterogeneity effects in displacement processes and Multilevel fractured modeling of naturally fractured reservoirs

 

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Multilevel naturally fractured system, based on Araujo. et al., SPE 91940

 

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Coarse mesh / fine mesh superposed on fracture matrix network


Numerical Simulation of Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD)

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Heated chamber growth at the toe of the horizontal well in ~60 days from onset of steam injection


Dual-Mesh Compositional Simulation of Reservoir Heterogeneity

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3 Phase flow Simulation of a volatile-oil system with gas and water Injectors (50x30x7 Reservoir Grid System)

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