The Simulation of Reservoir Behaviour Using Numerical Modelling

  • Gian Luigi Chierici


As mentioned in Chap. 10, it was not until the late 1950s — a little more than 30 years ago — that the means became available for reservoir engineers to make detailed simulations of the “internal” behaviour of a reservoir. They could now study and predict the variation with time of pressure and fluid saturations at any point in the reservoir, as well as the oil, gas and water production rates (or injection rates in the case of gas or water) in each well. This was made possible through numerical modelling.


Capillary Pressure Relative Permeability History Match Grid Block Single Phase Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gian Luigi Chierici
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  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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