Journal of Applied Mathematics

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Pressure Transient Analysis of Dual Fractal Reservoir

Xiao-Hua Tan, Xiao-Ping Li, Jian-Yi Liu, Chuan Tang, and Jin-man Li

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Abstract

A dual fractal reservoir transient flow model was created by embedding a fracture system simulated by a tree-shaped fractal network into a matrix system simulated by fractal porous media. The dimensionless bottom hole pressure model was created using the Laplace transform and Stehfest numerical inversion methods. According to the model's solution, the bilogarithmic type curves of the dual fractal reservoirs are illustrated, and the influence of different fractal factors on pressure transient responses is discussed. This semianalytical model provides a practical and reliable method for empirical applications.

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J. Appl. Math., Volume 2013, Special Issue (2013), Article ID 137518, 9 pages.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 7 May 2014

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https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jam/1399493727

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1155/2013/137518

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3103044

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
06950529

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Tan, Xiao-Hua; Li, Xiao-Ping; Liu, Jian-Yi; Tang, Chuan; Li, Jin-man. Pressure Transient Analysis of Dual Fractal Reservoir. J. Appl. Math. 2013, Special Issue (2013), Article ID 137518, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2013/137518. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.jam/1399493727


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