Screening and PVT Analysis on Explored-Not-Productive Southern Iranian Oilfields


One of the main concerns of each petroleum engineer is the selection of the best EOR method to maximize the oil production from the reservoir. In this regard, one of the explored-not-productive southern Iranian oil fields was considered as the objective of this study to find which enhanced oil recovery (EOR) method is the proper method to apply on this reservoir. Therefore, a procedure capable of combining the data extracted from different sources ranging from worldwide field experiences to the existing tables into a unified expert system is used. This expert system is based on Bayesian network analysis in order to sort the proper EOR techniques for further assessment by economical and environmental criteria. In addition, after collecting of surface samples at the gas and liquid separator, and subsequently recombined with solution gas oil ratio, several tests including constant composition expansion (CCE) (flash vaporization, flash liberation flash expansion, pressure-volume relations), differential vaporization (differential liberation differential expansion) and solubility and swelling tests were performed.

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Lashkarbolooki, M. , Bayt, M. , Zeinolabedini Hezave, A. , Ayatollahi, S. and Vahdani, H. (2015) Screening and PVT Analysis on Explored-Not-Productive Southern Iranian Oilfields. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-11. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101437.

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