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Impact of Carbonate Reservoir Heterogeneity on Water Injection Pilots of the Rumaila Field, southern IraqGold Open Access

Authors: C. Lehmann, K. Ryder, K. Almond, A. Holden, B.A.K. Al-Salim, H. Saeed and P. Henning
Event name: First EAGE Workshop on Iraq - Hydrocarbon Exploration and Field Development
Session: Session 5: Reservoir Development & Breakout Session
Publication date: 02 May 2012
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20143577
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 97.69Kb )

A water injection trial in one of the giant fields of Southern Iraq has been designed in order to test water injection and sweep efficiency in middle Cretaceous carbonates. Three water injection trial areas have been identified. The areas exhibit different reservoir architectures which will help to understand the nature and mechanisms of water movement. Water injection is underway and the trial is ongoing with preliminary results available.

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