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Technical and economic assessment of optimal well clustering

Authors: D.A. Samolovov (Gazpromneft NTC LLC, RF, Saint-Petersburg)

Key words: number of wells in cluster, well clusters position, well clustering optimization.

Optimization of well clustering is discussed. Proposed mathematical model describes capital expenditures on well drilling and well clusters building. Factors influencing on capital expenditure is examined. Graphical and analytical approach to optimal well clustering calculation is proposed.


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