Study optimizes gas lift in Gulf of Suez field

A.A. Abdel-WalyKing Saud UniversityRiyadh, Saudi Arabia T.A. Darwish, A. Osman SalamaCairo UniversityGiza, Egypt M. El-NaggarGulf of Suez Petroleum Co.Cairo, Egypt A study using PVT data combined with fluid and multiphase flow correlations optimized gas lift in the Ramadan field, Nubia C, oil wells, in the Gulf of Suez. Selection of appropriate correlations followed by multiphase flow calculations at various points of injection (POI) were the first steps in the study. After determining the POI for each well from actual pressure and temperature surveys, the study constructed lift gas performance curves for each well. Actual and optimum operating conditions were compared to deter...

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