The Petroleum Production System - Reservoir

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The petroleum reservoir is the first component we examine. As you may already know, a reservoir is a subsurface body of rock which has sufficient porosity and permeability to store and transmit fluids. They may contain oil, natural gas, or both 5.

Contributions

The reservoirs contributions in the petroleum production system are:

Can you spot the similarity of the reservoirs contributions with the purpose of the petroleum production system?

Problem Areas and Solutions

As you may note from the above, it is essential to conduct a thorough study of the rock formation.

Up next, we will examine the Wellbore.

Standing on Giant’s shoulders (References):