Numerical modeling of emulsion to investigate the SAGD oil production based on viscosity measurements

Junpei Kumasaka, Kyuro Sasaki, Yuichi Sugai, Masanori Nakano

研究成果: 会議への寄与タイプ論文

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In this study,the effects of emulsion generation ina steam chamber formed in oil sands reservoirhave been studiedfor bitumenproduction using Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD).Some viscosity measurements of heavy oilemulsion wereperformed to investigate the characteristics of emulsion at different values ofW/O, shear rates, pressures and temperatures. Based on these results, a numerical model of viscosity changewaspresented forthe emulsion generation. The numerical simulationsofthe SAGD bitumen productionwerealso carried out based on the modelof viscosity changeto estimate distribution of emulsion, water, and bitumen at steam chamber boundary and effects of emulsion on bitumen production behavior. With a modelnamed SAGD-EmulsionModel, we highlighted that recovery factor of bitumen washigher than that of conventional SAGD simulationbecausehigherwater content would invariably allow bitumen to flow at higher relative permeability. The increase in viscosity was expected to inducedelayofbitumenproduction.

元の言語英語
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2015
イベント21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015 - Chiba, 日本
継続期間: 10 13 201510 14 2015

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その他21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015
日本
Chiba
期間10/13/1510/14/15

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asphalt
Viscosity measurement
Steam
bitumen
emulsion
Emulsions
oil production
Drainage
Gravitation
Oils
viscosity
drainage
gravity
modeling
Viscosity
oil sand
Oil sands
Shear deformation
Numerical models
permeability

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Economic Geology
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Geology

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Kumasaka, J., Sasaki, K., Sugai, Y., & Nakano, M. (2015). Numerical modeling of emulsion to investigate the SAGD oil production based on viscosity measurements. 論文発表場所 21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015, Chiba, 日本.

Numerical modeling of emulsion to investigate the SAGD oil production based on viscosity measurements. / Kumasaka, Junpei; Sasaki, Kyuro; Sugai, Yuichi; Nakano, Masanori.

2015. 論文発表場所 21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015, Chiba, 日本.

研究成果: 会議への寄与タイプ論文

Kumasaka, J, Sasaki, K, Sugai, Y & Nakano, M 2015, 'Numerical modeling of emulsion to investigate the SAGD oil production based on viscosity measurements' 論文発表場所 21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015, Chiba, 日本, 10/13/15 - 10/14/15, .
Kumasaka J, Sasaki K, Sugai Y, Nakano M. Numerical modeling of emulsion to investigate the SAGD oil production based on viscosity measurements. 2015. 論文発表場所 21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015, Chiba, 日本.
Kumasaka, Junpei ; Sasaki, Kyuro ; Sugai, Yuichi ; Nakano, Masanori. / Numerical modeling of emulsion to investigate the SAGD oil production based on viscosity measurements. 論文発表場所 21st Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan 2015, Chiba, 日本.
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