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Productivity Prediction Model of Perforated Horizontal Well Based on Permeability Calculation in Near-Well High Permeability Reservoir Area

Shuangshuang Zhang1,*, Kangliang Guo1, Xinchen Gao1, Haoran Yang1, Jinfeng Zhang2, Xing Han3

1 College of the Earth Science, Yangtze University, Wuhan, 430100, China
2 PetroChina Changqing Oilfield Fifth Oil Production Plant, Xi’an, 710201, China
3 Sinopec Jianghan Oilfield Information Center, Wuhan, 430100, China

* Corresponding Author: Shuangshuang Zhang. Email: email

Energy Engineering 2024, 121(1), 59-75. https://doi.org/10.32604/ee.2023.041709

Abstract

To improve the productivity of oil wells, perforation technology is usually used to improve the productivity of horizontal wells in oilfield exploitation. After the perforation operation, the perforation channel around the wellbore will form a near-well high-permeability reservoir area with the penetration depth as the radius, that is, the formation has different permeability characteristics with the perforation depth as the dividing line. Generally, the permeability is measured by the permeability tester, but this approach has a high workload and limited application. In this paper, according to the reservoir characteristics of perforated horizontal wells, the reservoir is divided into two areas: the original reservoir area and the near-well high permeability reservoir area. Based on the theory of seepage mechanics and the formula of open hole productivity, the permeability calculation formula of near-well high permeability reservoir area with perforation parameters is deduced. According to the principle of seepage continuity, the seepage is regarded as the synthesis of two directions: the horizontal plane elliptic seepage field and the vertical plane radial seepage field, and the oil well productivity prediction model of the perforated horizontal well is established by partition. The model comparison demonstrates that the model is reasonable and feasible. To calculate and analyze the effect of oil well production and the law of influencing factors, actual production data of the oilfield are substituted into the oil well productivity formula. It can effectively guide the technical process design and effect prediction of perforated horizontal wells.

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Zhang, S., Guo, K., Gao, X., Yang, H., Zhang, J. et al. (2024). Productivity prediction model of perforated horizontal well based on permeability calculation in near-well high permeability reservoir area. Energy Engineering, 121(1), 59-75. https://doi.org/10.32604/ee.2023.041709
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Zhang S, Guo K, Gao X, Yang H, Zhang J, Han X. Productivity prediction model of perforated horizontal well based on permeability calculation in near-well high permeability reservoir area. Energ Eng. 2024;121(1):59-75 https://doi.org/10.32604/ee.2023.041709
IEEE Style
S. Zhang, K. Guo, X. Gao, H. Yang, J. Zhang, and X. Han "Productivity Prediction Model of Perforated Horizontal Well Based on Permeability Calculation in Near-Well High Permeability Reservoir Area," Energ. Eng., vol. 121, no. 1, pp. 59-75. 2024. https://doi.org/10.32604/ee.2023.041709



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