Reservoir resistivity characterization incorporating flow dynamics

Santiago Arango (Inventor), Shuyu Sun (Inventor), Ibrahim Hoteit (Inventor), Klemens Katterbauer (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Systems and methods for reservoir resistivity characterization are provided, in various aspects, an integrated framework for the estimation of Archie's parameters for a strongly heterogeneous reservoir utilizing the dynamics of the reservoir are provided. The framework can encompass a Bayesian estimation/inversion method for estimating the reservoir parameters, integrating production and time lapse formation conductivity data to achieve a better understanding of the subsurface rock conductivity properties and hence improve water saturation imaging.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberWO 2016051282 A2
StatePublished - Apr 7 2016

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