By Dean S. Oliver, Albert C. Reynolds, Ning Liu
This e-book is a advisor to using inverse conception for estimation and conditional simulation of move and delivery parameters in porous media. It describes the speculation and perform of estimating houses of underground petroleum reservoirs from measurements of move in wells, and it explains how one can signify the uncertainty in such estimates. Early chapters current the reader with the required historical past in inverse thought, chance and spatial records. The publication demonstrates the right way to calculate sensitivity coefficients and the linearized courting among versions and construction facts. It additionally exhibits how you can boost iterative tools for producing estimates and conditional realizations. The textual content is written for researchers and graduates in petroleum engineering and groundwater hydrology and will be used as a textbook for complex classes on inverse thought in petroleum engineering. It contains many labored examples to illustrate the methodologies and a range of routines.