Geothermal reservoir and well test analysis : a literature survey : technical memorandum no. 2

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1974-09
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Chen, Bill H.
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University of Hawaii at Hilo
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This report deals primarily with the analysis of the required parameters, focusing on the various pressure measurements and anayisis techniques. It also surveys the material - heat balance equations essential for the establishment of a reservoir model for performance matching prediction. This report also assumes that we have a geothermal reservoir with little or no net heat transfer. With this assumption one can regard the geothermal reservoir as a reservoir with isothermal fluid flow. This is the same assumption used in developing pressure analysis techniques in a petroleum reservoir. Therefore, petroleum well test analysis techniques, with very little modification, can be utilized for geothermal reservoir analysis.
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Hawaii Geothermal Project, literature reviews, exploration, drilling, reservoirs, engineering, Puna, Hawaii
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Chen B. 1974. Geothermal reservoir and well test analysis: A literature survey: Technical memorandum No. 2. Hilo (HI): University of Hawaii at Hilo.
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35 pages
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