Benchmarking study conducted in support of remaining Reserve potential

Optimizing Field Development Strategies and Evaluating Reserve Potential: Qawasim and Sidi Salim Reservoir Case Study

Key Points:

  • Independent benchmarking study conducted to assess remaining reserve potential
  • Quality control of reserves estimates derived from simulation model
  • Real-world analog benchmarking supported estimation of recovery factors from simulation
  • Identification and quantification of production optimization opportunities through simulation
  • Reservoir: Qawasim, Sidi Salim
  • Year on Production: 0
  • Location: Egypt

Introduction: This case study highlights a comprehensive benchmarking study conducted to optimize field development strategies and evaluate the reserve potential of the Qawasim and Sidi Salim reservoirs in Egypt. The client sought to independently assess and validate the reserves estimates derived from their simulation model.

Objective: The primary objective of this study was to conduct a thorough quality control process to ensure accurate reserves estimation and provide insights into production optimization opportunities.

Findings: The benchmarking study successfully supported the estimation of recovery factors derived from the simulation model. By leveraging real-world analogs, the team was able to enhance confidence in the simulation results and identify areas for potential production optimization.

Reservoir Details: The focus of this case study was on the Qawasim and Sidi Salim reservoirs, located in Egypt. Year on Production information was not available.

Conclusion: With the help of rigorous benchmarking and simulation analysis, this case study showcases the significance of independent quality control and real-world analog benchmarking in optimizing field development strategies and evaluating reserve potential. By utilizing these techniques, organizations in the Upstream Oil and Gas sector can mitigate uncertainties and make informed decisions for successful reservoir management.

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