Characterization of tight reservoirs Academic Article uri icon


  • This paper gives methods to characterize tight gas reservoirs in sufficient detail to allow an engineer to make accurate long-range production forecasts. These forecasts are the basis for sound engineering and business decisions. Because of the complexity and variability of tight gas reservoirs, we can present only general procedures for developing reservoir descriptions. Accordingly, we illustrate a reservoir characterization method with three examples of successful tight gas reservoir studies. The procedures in these examples can be modified as needed for other specific formations or areas.

author list (cited authors)

  • Lee, W. J., & Hopkins, C. W.

complete list of authors

  • Lee, WJ||Hopkins, CW

publication date

  • December 1999