Radial Flow Through Porous Media: Slightly Compressible Fluids
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.
KeywordsPorous Medium Drainage Area Diffusivity Equation Radial Flow Bottom Hole
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