Static, dynamic data integration improves reservoir modeling, characterization

09/01/2014
Shouxiang M. Ma Saudi Aramco Dhahran Murat M. Zeybek Fikri J. Kuchuk Schlumberger Al-Khobar This article introduces a methodology for reservoir characterization, geological modelling, and well-performance prediction. The methodology integrates petrophysical and pressure-transient data to build a detailed geological reservoir model (RM) with anisotropy. Detailed petrophysical reservoir characterization, which is critical to reservoir management, consists of data acquisition, data processing, and data distribution in space, or modeling. Data typically include lithology, porosity (φ), water saturation (Sw), zone thickness (h), and permeability (k). Permeability is the most difficult to chara...
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