NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF MISCIBLE FLOODING

Award Information
Agency: National Science Foundation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1641
Amount: $200,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Reservoir Simulation Research
1533 E. 19th Street, Tulsa, OK, 74120
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Larry C. Young
 President
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Business Contact
 LARRY C. YOUNG
Title: PRESIDENT
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
IMPROVED PREDICTIONS OF PETROLEUM RESERVOIR PERFORMANCE ARE NEEDED TO REDUCE THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FIELD SCALE MISCIBLE FLOODING. A MAJOR SHORTCOMING OF CURRENT PREDICTION TECHNIQUES IS THE FAILURE TO ACCURATELY MODEL THE EFFECTS OF MOBILITY RATIO AND VISCOUS FINGERING ON VOLUMETRIC SWEEP AND DISPLACEMENT EFFICIENCY. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL DEVELOP IMPROVED NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES FOR THIS PROCESS AND EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING DISPERSION RELATIONSHIPS TO MODEL THESE EFFECTS.

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