Download presentation

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Published byShea Ellingsworth Modified over 2 years ago

1
Capillary Pressure / Permeability Relations

2
Single Capillary Tube Previously discussion showed that for a single capillary: –consistent units required P c dyne/cm 2 dyne/cm rcm

3
Bundle of Capillary Tubes Model Purcell (ABW page 169) developed a model which considers the porous media to be a “bundle of capillary tubes” of varying sizes This model was used to develop a relationship for predicting permeability from the drainage capillary pressure curve –for a discrete set of capillary sizes, in consistent units: kcm 2 dyne/cm P c dyne/cm 2

4
Purcell’s Equation For a continuous distribution of capillary sizes, determined from the P c (S w ) function (consistent units) – is an dimensionless, empirical “lithology factor” (Purcell used symbol, ) –The function 1/P c 2 could be integrated numerically –OR, we could use the S w * model for P c –Note that the function 1/P c 2 has value of zero if S w ~~
{
"@context": "http://schema.org",
"@type": "ImageObject",
"contentUrl": "http://images.slideplayer.com/13/4119636/slides/slide_4.jpg",
"name": "Purcell’s Equation For a continuous distribution of capillary sizes, determined from the P c (S w ) function (consistent units) – is an dimensionless, empirical lithology factor (Purcell used symbol, ) –The function 1/P c 2 could be integrated numerically –OR, we could use the S w * model for P c –Note that the function 1/P c 2 has value of zero if S w ~~~~
~~

5
Purcell’s Equation For oilfield units, kmd dyne/cm P c psia Note: Handwritten notes in margin of ABW photocopy is missing a squared symbol on conversion from dyne/cm 2 per atmosphere Self Study: Be able to derive this conversion constant, 10.66

6
Purcell’s Equation Using an average lithology factor, =0.216, Purcell showed that permeability can be estimated from the drainage capillary pressure curve –For permeability, estimates that are the correct order of magnitude are considered fairly accurate “Perfect” Correlation TrendActual Correlation Trend

7
Application of S w * Model To integrate the function 1/P c 2, we consider piecewise integration

8
Application of S w * Model From our definition of S w * : Integral requires dS w : S w * model for P c :

9
Application of Sw* Model Substituting dS w * for dS w in integrand changes limits

10
Application of Sw* Model Substituting S w * model for P c in integrand

11
Purcell’s Equation with S w * Model Finally, for oilfield units:

Similar presentations

OK

Author(s): Brenda Gunderson, Ph.D., 2011 License: Unless otherwise noted, this material is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution–Non-commercial–Share.

Author(s): Brenda Gunderson, Ph.D., 2011 License: Unless otherwise noted, this material is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution–Non-commercial–Share.

© 2017 SlidePlayer.com Inc.

All rights reserved.

Ads by Google

Ppt on tcp ip protocol v6 Ppt on brain machine interface download Ppt on world population day 2012 Ppt on maggi advertisement Ppt on diodes Ppt on 98 notified sections of companies act 2013 Ppt online shopping project in html Download ppt on the poem the road not taken Ppt on obesity prevention program Ppt on adventure tourism in india