25 October 2017 Research on calibration method of downhole optical fiber temperature measurement and its application in SAGD well
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Proceedings Volume 10464, AOPC 2017: Fiber Optic Sensing and Optical Communications; 104642I (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285688
Event: Applied Optics and Photonics China (AOPC2017), 2017, Beijing, China
Abstract
With the development of oil and gas fields, the accuracy and quantity requirements of real-time dynamic monitoring data needed for well dynamic analysis and regulation are increasing. Permanent, distributed downhole optical fiber temperature and pressure monitoring and other online real-time continuous data monitoring has become an important data acquisition and transmission technology in digital oil field and intelligent oil field construction. Considering the requirement of dynamic analysis of steam chamber developing state in SAGD horizontal wells in F oil reservoir in Xinjiang oilfield, it is necessary to carry out real-time and continuous temperature monitoring in horizontal section. Based on the study of the principle of optical fiber temperature measurement, the factors that cause the deviation of optical fiber temperature sensing are analyzed, and the method of fiber temperature calibration is proposed to solve the problem of temperature deviation. Field application in three wells showed that it could attain accurate measurement of downhole temperature by temperature correction. The real-time and continuous downhole distributed fiber temperature sensing technology has higher application value in the reservoir management of SAGD horizontal wells. It also has a reference for similar dynamic monitoring in reservoir production.
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Zhiwei Lu, Li Han, Chengjun Hu, Yong Pan, Shengnan Duan, Ningbo Wang, Shijian Li, Maimaiti Nuer, "Research on calibration method of downhole optical fiber temperature measurement and its application in SAGD well", Proc. SPIE 10464, AOPC 2017: Fiber Optic Sensing and Optical Communications, 104642I (25 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2285688; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285688
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