GM  Vol.5 No.1 , January 2015
Field Scale Simulation Study of Miscible Water Alternating CO2 Injection Process in Fractured Reservoirs
ABSTRACT
Vast amounts of world oil reservoirs are in natural fractured reservoirs. There are different methods for increasing recovery from fractured reservoirs. Miscible injection of water alternating CO2 is a good choice among EOR methods. In this method, water and CO2 slugs are injected alternatively in reservoir as miscible agent into reservoir. This paper studies water injection scenario and miscible injection of water and CO2 in a two dimensional, inhomogeneous fractured reservoir. The results show that miscible water alternating CO2 gas injection leads to 3.95% increase in final oil recovery and total water production decrease of 3.89% comparing to water injection scenario.

Cite this paper
Karaei, M. , Ahmadi, A. , Fallah, H. , Kashkooli, S. and Bahmanbeglo, J. (2015) Field Scale Simulation Study of Miscible Water Alternating CO2 Injection Process in Fractured Reservoirs. Geomaterials, 5, 25-33. doi: 10.4236/gm.2015.51003.
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