Radial Flow Through Porous Media: Slightly Compressible Fluids

  • Gian Luigi Chierici


The flow pattern in the strata in the vicinity of a well producing oil or gas can be considered as essentially horizontal radial (if we limit the discussion initially to near vertical wells and non-dipping formations). An understanding of horizontal radial flow is therefore important if we are to explain or predict the productive performance of a well.


Porous Medium Drainage Area Diffusivity Equation Radial Flow Bottom Hole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gian Luigi Chierici
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  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringBolognaItaly

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