2009 Unconventional Resources

Gas Well Pressure Drop Prediction Under Foam Flow Conditions

Subcontractor: The University of Tulsa

Principal Investigator: Mohan Kelkar
Project Number Project Status
09122-01 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Kent Perry
Participants
Marathon Oil Corporation; Chevron Corporation
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
December 2, 2010 December 1, 2014
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$744,736.00 $566,046.00 $171,243.00
Project Objectives

The goal of the project is to develop suitable correlations to calculate the pressure drop in vertical gas wells with foam flow. Available data from vendors and field measurements, as well as collecting data from a new experimental facility will be used in the development.

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