Comparative Study of Separate Phase Flow and Diffusion of Light Hydrocarbons
T. Hantschel, B. Krooss, B. Wygrala and G. Muscio
Event name: 57th EAGE Conference and Exhibition
Session: Hydrocarbon Generation and Accumulation I
Publication date: 29 May 1995
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Although separate phase flow must be attributed the dominant role in hydrocarbon migration, molecular transport (diffusion) has been suggested to play an important role under specific conditions. The rate and efficiency, in particular of diffusive gas losses from reservoirs remains, however, a matter of dispute.