A Discrete Model for Simulating Gas Displacement in Fractured Porous Media

  • S. Pérez-Morales
  • A. Méndez-Ancona
  • M. Ortega-Rocha
  • R. Islas-Juárez
  • R. Herrera-Solís
  • G. Domínguez-ZacaríasEmail author
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A physically based approach to numerical miscible displacement model in a matrix-fracture system was developed. Matrix-fracture configuration was divided in two different domains: fractured media was considered as a free flow channel. Then Navier–Stokes, continuity and convection–diffusion equations were also employed. The matrix is solved with Darcy mass conservation and Diffusion for porous media. The system equation is solved about the scheme of finite differential method and finite volume.


Porous Medium Discrete Fracture Network Fracture Porous Medium Molecular Diffusion Coefficient Miscible Displacement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Pérez-Morales
    • 1
  • A. Méndez-Ancona
    • 1
  • M. Ortega-Rocha
    • 1
  • R. Islas-Juárez
    • 2
  • R. Herrera-Solís
    • 2
  • G. Domínguez-Zacarías
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Región Sur, Exploración y Producción, Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo, Periférico Carlos Pellicer CámaraVillahermosaMexico
  2. 2.Sede, Exploración y ProducciónMexicoMexico
  3. 3.Programa de Investigación de Recuperación HidrocarburosMexicoMexico

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