The Nature of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs (Chinese)

Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 18
Issue: 2
Publication Date: 06/01/2006

Natural fractures can help transform rock with low matrix permeability into a productive reservoir, but can also complicate hydrocarbon recovery in high-permeability reservoirs. This article discusses naturally fractured reservoirs and explains how the oil and gas industry manages challenges in fracture detection, characterization and modeling, and in reservoir simulation.