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 GEP  Vol.6 No.9 , September 2018
The Influence Law of Oil Relative Permeability on Water Cut
Abstract: Water cut is a key evaluation parameter for reservoir development evaluation. Relative permeability curve reflects reservoir characteristics and fluid characteristics. It is important to figure out the influence law of oil relative permeability on water cut. Based on the 269 relative permeability curves of Bohai oilfields, the distribution of oil index of Bohai oilfields were studied. On the basis, combined with Corey expression of relative permeability and fractional flow equation, the theoretical relationship between oil index and water cut increasing rate was established. Three end points of water cut increasing rate curve were proposed and the influence law between three end points and oil index was studied. The results show that the oil index has a linear relationship with three end points. When the value of water oil mobile ratio is large than 1, with the increase of oil index, maximum value of water cut increasing rate gradually increase. When the value of water oil mobile ratio is less than 10, oil index has great effect on recovery percent when water cut increasing rate reaches to the maximum value as well as water cut when water cut increasing rate reaches to the maximum value. The application of SS field shows that the theoretical value is consistent with the field data.
Cite this paper: Zhang, Y. , Liu, Y. , Zhang, H. , Bie, M. and Sun, G. (2018) The Influence Law of Oil Relative Permeability on Water Cut. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 6, 223-232. doi: 10.4236/gep.2018.69017.
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