publication . Article . 2009

EVALUATION OF SOLVENTS EFFICIENCY IN CONDENSATE BANKING REMOVAL

Tomas Felipe Correa Gutierrez; Dora Patricia Restrepo Restrepo; Tomas Felipe Correa Gutierrez; Dora Patricia Restrepo Restrepo;
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  • Published: 16 Mar 2009
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Abstract
This work describes experimental design and tests performed to simulate gas condensate reservoir conditions below dew point in the laboratory using three different compositions of synthetic gas condensate. Methanol, propanol and methylene chloride are the solvents used to remove the condensate banking and improve the gas effective permeability near to the wellbore. Solvents are injected in Berea sandstone rock with similar petrophysical properties in order to compare the efficiency at removing the condensate banking. It was observed that all of the solvents improved the gas effective permeability after removing banking condensate; however, methanol was the more ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Gas condensate reservoir, miscible displacement, experimental work, enhanced recovery, gas effective permeability, condensate banking removal, Yacimientos de gas condensado, desplazamiento miscible, trabajo experimental, recobro mejorado, permeabilidad efectiva al gas, remoción del banco de condensado, Ingeniería y Tecnología, Ingeniería Química, Ingeniería de Procesos, condensate banking removal.

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publication . Article . 2009

EVALUATION OF SOLVENTS EFFICIENCY IN CONDENSATE BANKING REMOVAL

Tomas Felipe Correa Gutierrez; Dora Patricia Restrepo Restrepo; Tomas Felipe Correa Gutierrez; Dora Patricia Restrepo Restrepo;