Analysis of Short-Time Transient Test Data By Type-Curve Matching

  title={Analysis of Short-Time Transient Test Data By Type-Curve Matching},
  author={Robert C. Earlougher and Keith M. Kersch},
  journal={Journal of Petroleum Technology},
Occasionally, insufficient transient test data are available for analysis using semiiogarithmic i plotting methods. This usually happens when data collection stops before wellbore storage (afterflow) has become negligible. Under those circumstances, the semilogarithmic straight line does not develop, and common semilogarithmic analysis methods cannot be used. When such methods cannot be used, the engineer either obtains no information from the test or must use the available, short-time data to… 

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