Establishing IPR in Gas-Condensate Reservoir: An Alternative Approach
Inflow performance relationship (IPR) accuracy in the condensate reservoir is a long-standing problem in the oil industry. This paper presents a new approach to project the gas phase IPR in condensate reservoirs. IPR is estimated by Rawlins and Schellhardt equation whereas the gas pseudo-pressure function is solved by two methods and the results are compared. Both two pseudo-pressure equations are used to estimate IPR. Additionally, an average of both IPR’s is estimated and compared. At the reservoir pressure, the difference between both flow rates is negligible i.e. at 6750 psi, the flow rate difference is 0.55 MMSCF/D. As pressure declines the difference is increasing at one stage, it is observed approximately 15 MMSCF/D.
Keywords:gas, condensate, condensate reservoir, Pseudopressure, Well productivity, Relative Permeability, Permeability, IPR
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