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EoS-Based Thermal Reservoir Simulation

  • Duncan PatersonEmail author
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Abstract

The final aim of this work is to develop an EoS-based, fully implicit, thermal reservoir simulator by upgrading an existing isothermal compositional simulator. Thermal reservoir simulation has been an area of interest for a long time, with early attempts at simulators from Shutler (1969) in one dimension and extended to two dimensions by Shutler (1970). Coats (1976, 1978) proposed a model coupling thermal and compositional simulation for fully implicit three-dimensional reservoir simulation for the purpose of steam injection. Often, the aqueous phase is treated in a simplified manner, with gas components excluded, or included using simple K-factor correlations (Cicek and Ertekin 1996).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryTechnical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark

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