Video Tutorials


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CYDAR: Getting Started Series

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Video 01: An overview of the SCAL analysis software CYDAR

Video 02: Loading, editing, and fitting data

Video 03: Exporting windows, graphs, and automatic reporting

Video 04: Design of a two-phase flow centrifuge experiment

Video 05: Centrifuge experiment: calculation of asymptotic saturations

Video 06: Centrifuge experiment: capillary pressure and local saturations

Video 07: Determination of relative permeabilities using the JBN method

Video 08: Determination of relative permeabilities from a multi-step displacement with history matching– coming soon!

Video 09: Determination of relative permeabilities using history matching from gas and oil production volumes– coming soon!

Video 10: Presentation of the Mercury Module– coming soon!

Video 11: Presentation of the Absolute Permeability Module– coming soon!

Video 12: Presentation of the Dispersion Module– coming soon!

Video 13: Presentation of the Two-Phase Flow with EOR Module– coming soon!

Video 01: an overview of the SCAL analysis software CYDAR

Video Topics:

0:13 – Mercury Injection Module
0:24 – Permeability Module
0:40 – Two-Phase Flow Module
0:58 – Entering Data
1:10 – Simulation and Optimization Example
1:17 – Relative Permeability Functions: Corey, Modified Corey, and LET
1:30 – Running a Simulation
1:40 – Optimization

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Video 02: Loading, Editing, and Fitting Data

Video Topics:

0:06 – Data flowchart in Cydar
0:51 – Loading data
1:24 – Correcting data
2:05 – Editing data
2:44 – Fitting data

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Video 03: Exporting Windows, Graphs, and Automatic Reporting

Video Topics:

0:08 – Exporting windows and graphs
0:36 – Exporting data
0:56 – Automatic reporting

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Video 04: Design of a Two-Phase Flow centrifuge experiment

Video Topics:

0:06 – Difference Between Design and Interpretation of Experiments
0:29 – New Project for Centrifuge Experiment
0:39 – Entering Data
0:46 – Information Window
0:55 – Sample and Fluids Window
1:24 – Experiment Window
1:55 – Block Time Window
2:03 – Relative Permeability and Pc curves
2:30 – Running a simulation
3:04 – Saturation Profiles and Average Saturation
3:36 – Average Saturation vs. Local Saturation; Hassler-Brunner, Forbes, and Forbes with Splines Techniques

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Video 05: Centrifuge experiment: calculation of asymptotic saturations

Video Topics:

0:09 – Protocol
0:28 – Loading production volume
0:52 – Generating average saturation
1:12 – Fit with bi-exponential function
1:55 – Loading new average saturation

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Video 06: Centrifuge experiment: capillary pressure and local saturations

Video Topics:

0:22 – Entering data
0:50 – Fitting data
1:10 – Hassler-Brunner method
1:50 – Forbes continuous method
2:20 – Forbes + Splines method
3:03 – Using different fits
3:32 – The “Parameters” window
4:10 – Accepting results

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Video 07: Determination of relative permeabilities using the JBN method

Video Topics:

0:27 – Background on JBN
1:41 – JBN in CYDAR
3:27 – the JBN window
4:35 – Quality control
5:05 – Systematic errors in Kr(oil)

Download mp4 | 13.3 Mb