Real time monitoring and well testing - revival of reservoirs spirits

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Reservoir production monitoring and well-testing are information basis for numerical simulation, reservoir management, planning of new drilling, work-over, etc. and production forecast. Main parts of production monitoring are technological measurements and well-testing.

Technological measurements (wellhead rate and water-cut measurements, down-hole pressure measurements and other technological parameters) are mass but give not much information about the reservoir.


Qualitatively performed well-testing contain a huge array of information. On the other hand well-tests are costly and require serious interference with the well.

Today there is a trend of convergence of technological measurements and well-testing and the new way to getting information is born. We called emerging complex “technological and well-testing control”. It is based on long-term (maintained throughout the life of wells) monitoring of technological well parameters. Monitoring is conducted by modern measurement tools and hence with high quality. As such tools are the permanent down-hole measurement tool (PDMT) on base of logging gages. “Gaspromneft” company realize wide program to implement and improve such systems. It is an autonomous down-hole multiparameter modules (temperature, pressure, rate, water hold up), installing at anchor under the pump intake, remote devices, surface related electrical and wireless communication channel, etc. Data from the technological and well-testing control is the informational basis for a reservoir numerical model.

The purpose of the presentation is technological and well-testing control methods consideration, main types of down-hole tolls and equipment (including a fundamentally new ones) illustration, used for well life monitoring, informative features of such measurements demonstration, ways of using such results in numerical reservoir simulation discussion, the possibilities of this approach in terms of improving wells productivity and the oil recovery factor for the field in general demonstration.


Kremenetskiy Mihail Izrailevich. Higher Engineering Education (diploma with distinction) Russian State Oil and Gas University

Doctor of Engineering Science, Professor. Author of more than 150 papers, including monographs, patents for inventions, and two recently published books on the theory and practice of production logging and well-test. Works in the oil and gas industry since 1973, since 2000 research and analytical department specialist of the Sibneft company, since 2008 - chief specialist of LLC «GAZPROMNEFT SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CENTRE».

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