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Integrated Subsurface Description of Complex Esturarine and Deltaic Reservois in the Wara Formation, Burgan Field, KuwaitNormal access

Authors: B. Al-Enezi, M. Al-Naqi, A. Bowman, M. Wells and P. Maraj
Event name: 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016
Session: Reservoir Characterization (A)
Publication date: 31 May 2016
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601101
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.08Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
The study focuses on the stratigraphy and depositional framework of the Wara reservoir. In particular it illustrates how production-related decisions can be guided by both i) an appropriate reservoir layering scheme and ii) population of reservoir layers with depositional elements guided by analogue data. The reservoir layering scheme identifies three reservoir flow units, bound by laterally extensive mudstones, which may be correlated across the Early Wara Pressure Maintainance Project area: -A Lower Wara Formation flow unit comprising multi-storey fluvial/tide-influenced deposits. -Two Middle Wara Formation flow units comprising a complex assemblage of channelised and more sheet-like sand bodies. Production data from the study area indicates that communication between these flow units is highly baffled as a result of the extensive bounding mudstone layers. This has implications for zonal perforation strategies and injector-producer conformance


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