Neftyanaya Provintsiya
electronic peer-reviewed scholarly publication
Neftyanaya provintsiya No. 4(36), 2023

To the 100th anniversary of the main analytical formulas of the decline curves

A.A. Ruchkin


The article provides overview materials on the use of formulas for the decline curves analysis, many of which are more than 100 years old, but they have not lost their relevance.
A comparison of historical and modern dependencies is given, some of which, in fact, give a close result. The history of the development of the decline curves analysis, the features of their application and justification, a practical example, trends and current status are shown.
The true discoverers of modern formulas, which we know for another - later authorship, are revealed.
The material will be useful for engineers and researchers of many competencies.

Key words:

decline curve analysis, Lejbenzon, Arps, depletion, CRM, Stretched Exponent, exponent


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A.A. Ruchkin, PhD Candidate, senior expert, Tyumen Petroleum Research Center LLC
SPIN- code: 6266-6413
AuthorID: 424284
79/1, Osipenko st., Tyumen, 625002, Russian Federation

For citation:

A.A. Ruchkin K 100-letiyu osnovnykh analiticheskikh formul krivykh padeniya debita [To the 100th anniversary of the main analytical formulas of the decline curves]. Neftyanaya Provintsiya, No. 4(36), 2023. pp. 299-318. DOI EDN WBRVCM (in Russian)

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