Quantitative Relation of the Point BarWidth and Meander Belt Width of Subsurface Reservoir

xiaoming YE, Chunliang HUO, Pengfei WANG, Jianmin YANG, Junfei LI


Due to large lateral oscillation amplitude, it tends to form complex meander belt in meandering river, which makes the internal sand body size and distribution characteristics of meandering river deposits in different region very complex. Subsurface reservoir architectural elements analysis based on the experience formula summarized from the outcrop and modern deposition research tends to have greater uncertainty. Microfacies sandbody size was measured through fine reservoir architecture research on mature area of target oilfield, it is concluded that meandering river microfacies sandbody scale is closely related to the size of the sedimentary system, the point bar width has the highest degree in related to meander belt width in the narrow banding patterns. Under different curvature, meandering river point bar length and width present a certain positive correlation, when the curvature is less than 1.7, the correlation is higher. The quantitative relation of different configuration unit of the target oilfield was established,it provided a quantitative basis for fine research and geological modeling on less well area of target oilfield and similar oilfield.


Meandering river; Point bar width; Meander belt width; Subsurface reservoir; Quantitative relation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/9465


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