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Optimization of Gas Allocation in an Iraqi Oilfield (East of Baghdad) in the Gas Lifts Process

Authors(2) :-Saeed Ovaysi, Ehsan H. Alhameed

Gas lift operation is one of the most common artificial lift methods that may be applied to obtain maximum production rate with minimum flowing – bottom hole pressure. The goal of this project is achieved by injecting gas to the wellbore in order to move oil to the surface.We chose gas lift in three wells in East of Baghdad field. In this study, a program has been developed using basic programming language to calculate the flowing – bottom hole pressure by using two correlations which are : modified Beggs – Brill and Aziz.The results showed that the gas injection rate for wells No.(10,11) are(15 MMSCF/DAY) to give maximum production rate of (3430 STB/DAY) , (2970 STB/DAY) with minimum flowing – bottom hole pressure (4287 psi) , (4105 psi) ,respectively. Also the maximum injection rate for the well No.(19) is of (7 MMSCF/DAY) with flow rate (3512 STB/DAY) and flowing – bottom hole pressure (4187 psi). current production rate for wells (10,11,19) are (2450,2100,3100) STB/DAY respectively.
Saeed Ovaysi, Ehsan H. Alhameed
Optimization, Gas Lift, Artificial Lift, Maximum Available Lift-Gas
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2016
  Date of Publication : 2016-12-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 87-100
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162589
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Saeed Ovaysi, Ehsan H. Alhameed, "Optimization of Gas Allocation in an Iraqi Oilfield (East of Baghdad) in the Gas Lifts Process", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 6 , pp.87-100, November-December-2016.
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