Neftyanaya Provintsiya Journal

No.1(17),2019

GEOLOGICAL AND RESERVOIR FLOW MODELS ARE USED TO OPTIMIZE DEVELOPMENT OF KURMANAEVSKOYE FIELD’S CARBONATE RESERVOIRS

Nizaev R.Kh., Gabdrakhmanova R.I., Aleksandrov S.A., Lifantyeva M.A., Yamgutdinov M.R.

DOI https://doi.org/10.25689/NP.2019.1.126-140

PP.126-140

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Abstract

Geological and reservoir flow models have been built for the carbonate Bashkirian and Vereiskian reservoirs of the Kurmanayevskoye oil field. The geological model was built using the ROXAR’s modeling system IRAP RMS. The grid size was 0.4 m, the same for both simulated targets. The dynamic model was built using the ROXAR’s Tempest 7.2. software. To model the geology of carbonate reservoirs, J-curve was used. Upscaling was not performed. The model was history matched using the available production data. Carter-Tracy aquifer model was used to consider for aquifer performance (effect of marginal and bottomhole water). Using the production history matching results, the forecast reservoirs performances considering production enhancement operations were calculated. The paper presents the maps of mobile oil reserves of the Kurmanayevskoye oil field throughout the field production life. The expected oil recovery factor in the recommended development option is 0.244/

Key words:

carbonate reservoir, the Bashkirian formation, the Vereiskian formation, geological and flow models, the Middle Carboniferous, well log interpretation, cross-plot, relative permeability, production history, mobile oil reserves, aquifer performance, reserves‘ development.

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Authors

Nizaev R.Kh., Dr.Sc., Assistant Professor, Leading Research Associate, TatNIPIneft–PJSC TATNEFT, Bugulma, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation E-mail: nizaev@tatnipi.ru

Gabdrakhmanova R.I., Engineer, Reservoir Engineering Department, TatNIPIneft–PJSC TATNEFT, Bugulma, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation E-mail: gabdrakhmanovari@tatnipi.ru

Aleksandrov S.A., Engineer, Reservoir Engineering Department, TatNIPIneft–PJSC TATNEFT, Bugulma, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation E-mail: alexandrov_sa@tatnipi.ru

Lifantyeva M.A., Engineer, Reservoir Engineering Department, TatNIPIneft–PJSC TATNEFT, Bugulma, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation E-mail: lifem75@tatnipi.ru

Yamgutdinov M.R., Engineer, Reservoir Engineering Department, TatNIPIneft–PJSC TATNEFT, Bugulma, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation E-mail: yammr@tatnipi.ru

For citation:

R.Kh. Nizaev, R.I. Gabdrakhmanova, S.A. Aleksandrov, M.A. Lifantyeva, M.R. Sovershenstvovanie vyrabotki zapasov nefti iz karbonatnyh kollektorov kurmanaevskogo mestorozhdenija na osnove ispol'zovanija geologicheskogo i gidrodinamicheskogo modelirovanija [Geological and reservoir flow models are used to optimize development of kurmanaevskoye field’s carbonate reservoirs]. Neftyanaya Provintsiya, No. 1(17), 2019. pp. 126-140. DOI https://doi.org/10.25689/NP.2019.1.126-140 (in Russian)