Subject ▸ Batch Automation

Descending into the bottomhole. A Marching Algorithm for Vertical Lift Performance in Petroleum Engineering

Introduction I have always been captivated by calculations performed at depth in wells. The numerous correlations and curves that were built in the golden years of production engineering are just fascinating. Thank you Mr. Brown. Thank you Mr. Beggs. From all the various algorithms, I particularly liked one calculating the pressure losses in the tubing as the hydrocarbon fluids ascend to the surface, also called tubing performance, or vertical lift performance (VLP).

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Scripts for Well Modeling and Batch Automation

Motivation I am moving my collection of slides and previous data science work in production engineering to a static type website using Hugo and Rmarkdown. I came to the realization that is too much work to perform the calculations in one environment (R or Python), and then having to copy-paste code and plots. I think it will be more efficient to have R and Rmarkdown do that for me instead.

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