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M71: Reservoir Characterization--Recent Advances

Edited by Richard A. Schatzinger and John F. Jordan


Chapter 1: The Role of Reservoir Characterization in the Reservoir Management Process (as Reflected in the Department of Energy's Reservoir Management Demonstration Program)
Michael L. Fowler, Mark A. Young, Michael P. Madden, and E. Lance Cole

Chapter 2: Characterization of the Distal Margin of a Slope-Basin (Class-III) Reservoir, ARCO-DOE Slant Well Project, Yowlumne Field, California
Michael S. Clark, John D. Melvin, Rick K. Prather, Anthony W. Marino, James R. Boles, and Douglas P. Imperato

Chapter 3: Facies Architecture of the Bluejacket Sandstone in the Eufaula Lake Area, Oklahoma: Implications for Reservoir Characterization of the Subsurface Bartlesville Sandstone
Liangmiao "Scott" Ye, Dennis Kerr, and Kexian Yang

Chapter 4: Multiscale Heterogeneity Characterization of Tidal Channel, Tidal Delta, and Foreshore Facies, Almond Formation Outcrops, Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming
Richard A. Schatzinger and Liviu Tomutsa

Chapter 5: Predicting Interwell Heterogeneity in Fluvial-Deltaic Reservoirs: Effects of Progressive Architecture Variation Through a Depositional Cycle from Outcrop and Subsurface Observations
Michael L. Fowler, Mark A. Young, Michael P. Madden, and E. Lance Cole

Chapter 6: Petrofacies Analysis--A Petrophysical Tool for Geologic/Engineering Reservoir Characterization
W. L. Watney, W. J. Guy, J. H. Doveton, S. Bhattacharya, P. M. Gerlach, G. C. Bohling, and T. R. Carr

Chapter 7: Advanced Reservoir Characterization for Improved Oil Recovery in a New Mexico Delaware Basin Project
F. David Martin, Richard P. Kendall, Earl M. Whitney, Bob A. Hardage, Bruce A. Stubbs, Bruce Uszynski, and William W. Weiss

Chapter 8: An Integrated Geologic and Engineering Reservoir Characterization of the North Robertson (Clear Fork) Unit, Gaines County, Texas
Jerry W. Nevans, James E. Kamis, David K. Davies, Richard K. Vessell, Louis E. Doublet, and Thomas A. Blasingame

Chapter 9: Well Test Imaging--A New Method for Determination of Boundaries from Well Test Data
Bruce A. Slevinsky

Chapter 10: Reducing Uncertainty in Geostatistical Description with Well-Testing Pressure Data
Albert C. Reynolds, Nanqun He, and Dean S. Oliver

Chapter 11: Transient Productivity Index for Numerical Well Test Simulations
G. Blanc, D. Y. Ding, A. Ene, T. Estebenet, and D. Rahon

Chapter 12: A Direct Method for Determining Complete Positive and Negative Capillary Pressure Curves for Reservoir Rock Using the Centrifuge
E. A. Spinler and B. A. Baldwin

Chapter 13: Flow Units from Integrated WFT and NMR Data
Ekrem Kasap, Mehmet Altunbay, and Dan Georgi

Chapter 14: Extracting Maximum Petrophysical and Geological Information From a Limited Reservoir Database
Maqsood Ali, Adwait Chawathe, Ahmed Ouenes, Martha Cather, and William Weiss

Chapter 15: Reservoir Characterization Based on Tracer Response and Rank Analysis of Production and Injection Rates
Belkis T. Refunjol and Larry W. Lake

Chapter 16: Statistical Analysis of Surface Lineaments and Fractures for Characterizing Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
Genliang Guo, Stephen A. George, and Rhonda P. Lindsey

Chapter 17: Feasibility of Detecting Seismic Waves Between Wells at the Fractured Twin Creek Reservoir, Utah-Wyoming Overthrust Belt
Jorge O. Parra, Hughbert A. Collier, and Burke G. Angstman

Chapter 18: The Ardross Reservoir Gridblock Analog: Sedimentology, Statistical Representivity, and Flow Upscaling
Philip Ringrose, Gillian Pickup, Jerry Jensen, and Margaret Forrester

Chapter 19: Evaluation of Multiple Geostatistical Models Using Scaling-Up with Coarse Grids: A Practical Study
P. Lemouzy

Chapter 20: An Efficient Permeability Scaling-Up Technique Applied to Discretized Flow Equations
Denise Urgelli and Yu Ding

Chapter 21: Effect of Wettability on Scale-Up of Multiphase Flow From Core-Scale to Reservoir Fine-Grid Scale
Y. C. Chang, V. Mani, and K. K. Mohanty

Chapter 22: Evaluation of Field Development Plans Using 3-D Reservoir Modeling
D. Seifert, J.D.H. Newbery, C. Ramsey, and J.J.M. Lewis

Chapter 23: Integrated Reservoir Characterization: Improvement in Heterogeneous Stochastic Modeling by Integration of Additional External Constraints
B. Doligez, H. Beucher, F. Geffroy, and R. Eschard

Chapter 24: Characterization and Estimation of Permeability Correlation Structure from Performance Data
Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani and Iraj Ershaghi

Chapter 25: How Incorporating More Data Reduces Uncertainty in Recovery Predictions
Fernando P. Campozana, Larry W. Lake, and Kamy Sepehrnoori

Chapter 26: A Simple Method to Estimate Interwell Autocorrelation
Jorge Oscar de Sant', Anna Pizarro, and Larry W. Lake

Chapter 27: Nonparametric Transformations for Data Correlation and Integration: From Theory to Practice
Akhil Datta-Gupta, Guoping Xue, and Sang Heon Lee