Development options and justification of stimulation techniques for increased-viscosity oil reservoirs within Messoyakhskoye project in difficult conditions of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District

Authors: M.Yu. Klimov, A.S. Osipenko, S.E. Sutormin, A.G. Orlov, A.E. Bliznyuk, O.O. Lyamkina (Gazpromneft NTC LLC, RF, Saint-Petersburg)

Key words: increased-viscosity oil, heavy oil, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Pokur suite, stratum-analogue, area rating, horizontal wells, polymer injection.

High viscosity oil production is part of hard to recover reserves. However, despite the large high viscosity oil reserves, they are being developed slowly. One of the main problem is the absence of approach to the field development technology selection. Selection of the optimal development strategy of increased-viscosity oil reservoirs through the example of Messoyakhskoye project is shown in the article.


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