#13 Density of Brine

Accurate correlations exist for the density of pure water. An example is the model of Keyes et al. [1], which is used in PVTsim Nova. Formation water produced together with gas and oil is not pure, but contains dissolved salts, and these salts can have a significant effect on the density. The importance of water …

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PVTsim Nova 4.0 to 5.0

UPDATES AND BUG FIXES APPS XML IMPORT New option for import of fluid compositions and PVT data in the PRODML 2.0 XML Energistics INSITU FLUID New option for creating in situ reservoir fluid composition from composition of depleted sample and either original saturation pressure or original GOR. AUTO EOS Input menu updated for easier input …

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Lawsuit Against Calsep’s Former Global Sales Manager Pashupati Sah, His Business Colleague Ashish Dabral, And Their Related Companies

Calsep recently obtained a Court ordered preliminary injunction against the developers of a competing PVT simulator.  The lawsuit is currently pending in the U.S. District Court in Houston, Texas. In March 2019, Calsep sued its former global sales manager, Pashupati Sah, and his business colleague, Ashish Dabral alleging that Sah and Dabral, working together with …

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PVTsim Nova 4.1 to 4.2

UPDATES AND BUG FIXES  FLUID MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS FLUID DATABASE Opening of an empty database enabled. Export and import supported for empty databases. ADD TO SINGLE EOS Add to single EoS enabled also when characterized source fluid has been lumped twice or more. CLEAN FOR MUD Enhanced QC check for mud (OBM) contamination. Input menu …

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PVTsim Nova 4.2 Released

FLUID MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS FLUID DATABASE Opening of an empty database enabled. Export and import supported for empty databases. ADD TO SINGLE EOS Add to single EoS enabled also when characterized source fluid has been lumped twice or more. CLEAN FOR MUD Enhanced QC check for mud (OBM) contamination. Input menu modified to make it …

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