Simulation study of the in-situ formation deformation behavior of a shallow formation in the Southern Kanto Natural gas field, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
- 1INPEX CORPORATION, Nigata, Japan
- 2Kanto Natural Gas Development Co., Ltd, Chiba, Japan
- 3GODO SHIGEN CO., LTD, CHIBA OFFICE, Chiba, Japan
- anow at: Teikoku Oil & Gas Venezuela, C.A., Venezuela
Abstract. In 2010, eight companies which are exploiting natural gas and brine water in the Southern Kanto natural gas field, Chiba prefecture, Japan constructed an in-situ formation deformation monitoring well with a depth of approximately 80 m, and in-situ formation deformation was measured on a trial basis.
After this field test, by conducting the simulation study, we verified whether the deformation behavior at the monitoring well was perfectly elastic or not. In addition, we compared in-situ rock properties like Young's modulus and Poisson's ratio which were estimated by the simulation study with those determined from a triaxial compression test.