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Table 3

Required modeling properties and parameters (Tavakkoli, 2013)

Reservoir temperature (°F) 240 Reservoir pressure (MPa) 62.05
°API 39 GOR (m3/ m3) 195.90
Length (ft) 52389 Diameter (in) 4.881
Fluid density (g/cm3) 0.6370 Deposit density (g/cm3) 0.9292
Flow rate (bbl/day) 13482 Fluid viscosity (p) 0.0134
Kinetic constant of Precipitation, kP (s−1) 1.32 × 10−5 Kinetic constant of Deposition, kD (s−1) 2.471 × 10−6
Inlet concentration (g/cm3) 6.2 × 10−3 Deposition time (day) 30
Friction factor 0.018 Dissolution factor, kdiss 1
Packing factor 0.636 Molecular weight of asphaltene, MwA (g/mol) 1700

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