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Authors: A. Kshirsagar, A. Chattopadhyay, C. Mascagnini, K. Gohari, H. Jutila and A. Gryaznov
Event name: 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016 - Workshops
Session: WS05-Reservoir Monitoring with Distributed Fibre-optic Sensing (DxS)
Publication date: 31 May 2016
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601644
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.48Mb )
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Inwell measurement of rates and ratios do not allow operators to proactively control flow into the well. For intelligent fields there is a growing need for tools that enable engineers to ‘see’ further into the reservoir in order to adjust and/or change the flow control strategy as required. From a reservoir management perspective the most value can be achieved when implementing intelligent flow control systems coupled with surveillance tools. Hence, this study presents a way of defining a fit for purpose surveillance strategy that can be coupled with active flow control systems that facilitates the optimisation of the recovery efficiency.

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