Experimental evaluation of near wellbore stimulation – using electrical explosion shockwave on tight sand reservoir
State Key Laboratory of Shale Oil and Gas Enrichment Mechanisms and Effective Development, SINOPEC, Beijing
2 Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, United Kingdom
3 MOE Key Laboratory of Petroleum Engineering, China University of Petroleum (Beijing), Beijing 102249, China
4 State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, School of Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
5 Xi’an Shanguang Energy Technology Limited Company, Xi’an 710065, China
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Accepted: 31 July 2018
In recent years, the application of electrical explosion shockwave as a stimulation technology is increasing in oil fields, but lacks relevant theoretical knowledge to support it. In view of this problem, a research was carried out on experimental study of electrical explosion shockwave stimulation on the tight sand reservoir to determine the effective range of the resulting effects. An experimental platform for testing electrical explosion shockwave is established. Porosity, permeability and other mechanical parameters of tight sand stone samples are tested before and after electrical explosion shockwave treatment. The result shows clear improvement of the above mentioned parameters and the effective range.
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