Three-dimensional simulation of tracer transport dynamics in formations with high-permeability channels or fractures: Estimation of oil saturation

Abstract
We simulate flow and dispersion of tracers in three-dimensional fractured geometries obtained with Voronoi tessellations.

Citation
Khirevich, 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

Acknowledgements
This 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.

Publisher
AIP Publishing

Journal
Physics of Fluids

DOI
10.1063/1.5120415

Additional Links
http://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5120415

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