Three-dimensional simulation of tracer transport dynamics in formations with high-permeability channels or fractures: Estimation of oil saturation
KAUST DepartmentAli I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Embargo End Date2020-11-15
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AbstractWe simulate flow and dispersion of tracers in three-dimensional fractured geometries obtained with Voronoi tessellations.
CitationKhirevich, S., & Patzek, T. W. (2019). Three-dimensional simulation of tracer transport dynamics in formations with high-permeability channels or fractures: Estimation of oil saturation. Physics of Fluids, 31(11), 113604. doi:10.1063/1.5120415
SponsorsThis work was performed with the funding from KAUST to the Ali I. Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center. We would like to thank Professor Hussein Hoteit for numerous discussions and valuable help. For computational time, this research used the resources of the Supercomputing Laboratory at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
JournalPhysics of Fluids