Received Date: 22 August 2018 | Accepted Date: 11 October 2018 | Published Date: 31 December 2018
Keywords: reservoir, evaluation, Minwal, Pay zone, petrophysical analysis, Potwar basin, porosity, saturation
The aim of this study is to assess the reservoir potential of the Eocene age Chorgali and Sakesar formations encountered in Minwal X-01 Well Potwar Sub-Basin.The current study is concerned with the reservoir potential evaluation using petrophysical approach of Minwal X-01 located in Potwar basin. Minwal X-01 is selected for research, where the prevailing assessment involves identifying, marking, analysing and interpreting the reservoir zones from well logs and computational analysis through different formulas. Several well logs were used comprising sonic log, gamma ray log, density log, neutron log, and resistivity logs. The petrophysical parameters such as the shale volume (Vsh), total porosity (PHT), effective porosity (PHE), water saturation (Sw), hydrocarbon saturation (Sh), and pay zone were assessed from wireline logs. The best possible reservoirs in the study area are Chorgali and Sakesar formations in Minwal X-01. These reservoirs have good net pay zones thicknesses (20-52 feet). Based on well log data, these reservoirs are classified as excellent reservoirs owing to their high effective porosity and hydrocarbon saturation.
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