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Computational Geosciences

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 153–162 | Cite as

Numerical simulation of migration–accumulation of oil resources

  • Yirang Yuan
  • Yuji Han
Original paper

Abstract

Numerical simulation of oil migration and accumulation is to describe the history of oil migration and accumulation in basin evolution. It is of great value to the evaluation of oil resources and to the determination of the location and amount of oil deposits. This thesis discusses the characteristics of petroleum geology and permeation fluid mechanics. For the three-dimensional problems of Dongying hollow of Shengli Petroleum Oil Field, it puts forward a new model and a kind of modified method of upwind finite difference fractional steps implicit interactive scheme. For the famous hydraulic experiment of secondary migration–accumulation, the numerical simulation test has been done, and both the computational and experimental results are basically identical. For the actual problem of Dongying hollow, the numerical simulation test and the actual conditions are basically coincident. Thus, the well-known problem has been solved.

Keywords

Dongying hollow Petroleum geology and permeation fluid mechanics Model and method Three-dimensional numerical simulation Exploration of oilfield 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsShandong UniversityJinanPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Physical Exploration Institute of Shengli Petroleum AdministrationDongyingPeople’s Republic of China

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