IJG  Vol.2 No.2 , May 2011
Numerical Experiments of Pore Scale for Electrical Properties of Saturated Digital Rock
ABSTRACT
The two dimensional Lattice Gas Automation (LGA) was applied to simulate the current flow in saturated digital rock for revealing the effects of micro structure and saturation on the electrical transport properties. The digital rock involved in this research can be constructed by the pile of matrix grain with radius obtained from the SEM images of rock sections. We further investigate the non-Archie phenomenon with the LGA and compare micro-scale numerical modeling with laboratory measurements. Based on results, a more general model has been developed for reservoir evaluation of saturation with higher accuracy in oilfield application. The calculations from the new equation show very good agreement with laboratory measurements and published data on sandstone samples.

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nullW. Yue, G. Tao, X. Zheng and N. Luo, "Numerical Experiments of Pore Scale for Electrical Properties of Saturated Digital Rock," International Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 148-154. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2011.22015.
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