Transport in Porous Media

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 287–303 | Cite as

Constant rate production of geothermal fluid from a two-phase vertical column II: Examples

  • Roger Young
  • Graham Weir
Article

Abstract

The theory of the preceeding paper is applied to some representative numerical examples. Good agreement is achieved between the analytical approximations and the numerical results.

Key words

Geothermal two-phase shocks travelling waves 

Nomenclature

B

withdrawal from bottom of block

T

withdrawal from top of block

M

withdrawal from middle of block

P

piecewise-linear relative permeabilities

C

Corey relative permeabilities

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References

  1. O'Sullivan, M. J., 1981, A similarity method for geothermal well test analysis,Water Resour. Res. 17(2), 390–398.Google Scholar
  2. Pruess, K., 1983, Development of the general purpose simulator MULKOM, Annual Report 1982, Earth Sciences Division Report LBL-15500, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California.Google Scholar
  3. Weir, G. J., and Young, R. M., 1991. Quasi-steady vertical two-phase flows in porous media,Water Resour. Res. 27(6), 1207–1214.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Young
    • 1
  • Graham Weir
    • 1
  1. 1.IRL Applied MathematicsLower HuttNew Zealand

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