Model calculates acid-gas injection profiles

09/04/2006
Several case studies demonstrate the utility of a new model to determine the acid-gas injection profile from the wellhead to TD.Injecting acid gas into formations is a cost-effective alternative to sulfur recovery and an environmentally friendly way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.The new comprehensive model for the multiphase flow of acid-gas injection provides phase and flow profiles along the wellbore.Acid-gas injectionWith growing environmental concerns, the disposal of small acid-gas quantities is a problem. In the past, producers could flare these acid gases. This, however, is no longer the case.The disposal method of choice is to compress and inject the gases, usually into a non...
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