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Modeling Mississippi oil production.
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries 1991; :1-30
The project was the third of a series to quantify the oil and gas potential in Mississippi. The first grant investigated the potential of enhanced oil recovery from co2 floods in the state; the second grant used decline-curve analysis to calculate the amount and timetable of oil production from existing primary wells. This project studied the discovery potential of conventional gas remaining in the Warrior Basin of Mississippi. The production database from dwight's was used to calculate by decline curves that 459,907,770 mscf has been produced from the Mississippi Warrior Basin. A recovery factor as a function of depth for the Warrior gasfields was developed. It was then determined that 581,126,304 mscf of ultimate reserves were in the discovered fields, which leaves 121,218,534 mscf to be produced from the 58 fields and 256 wells now producing. Data were programmed on a symphony spreadsheet. All fields were categorized by size into nine classes. Field size distributions of the eight producing sands in the basin were graphed. Number of dry holes drilled in the basin was determined. The data will be used in the follow-on project to determine the economics of further exploration, drilling, and production in the basin. The information is the first collection and analysis of data on the gas potential of the Mississippi Warrior Basin; it should be useful for additional development.
CP; Final Contract Report
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Mississippi State University
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