On Wednesday December 7th, Arnaud Hoffmann presented an SPE paper titled “Diluent Injection Optimization for a Heavy Oil Field” at the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference & Exhibition 2016 in Kuwait. Wynda Astutik and Curtis Whitson are co-authors of the paper.

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This paper is a result of a large Integrated Asset Model built for a heavy oil asset located in the UK Continental shelf. The increase of the field oil production rate due to optimal diluent allocation ranges from 2 to 10 %. Cumulative reservoir oil production increases by approximately 3 million standard cubic meters.

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