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Pressure Distribution in Irregularly Bounded Reservoirs.
Higgins RV; Leighton AJ
NTIS: PB 211 966 :15 pages
A numerical method is presented to calculate the pressure distribution in a petroleum reservoir that has irregular boundaries. The computer program is straightforward and requires minimal data preparation. The method can also be used to determine pressure distribution in many other types of underground reservoirs. In this method, the grid solution of the fluid-flow equations in a reservoir that has regular boundaries (previously published) was expanded to handle irregular boundaries. The computer program locates grid points at the irregular boundaries. The method of mirro images is then used to form a special stencil to determine the pressure at each of these points. Two examples are presented to demonstrate the applicability of the method for virtually any reservoir configuration.
IH; Report of Investigation;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 211 966
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