Progress in Wellbore Simulator Development

Wanqiang Xiong
Supervisor: Prof. Zhangxing (John) Chen


This presentation reports the recent progress in wellbore simulator development.  The methodologies for the simulator are introduced including the discretization method, grid system, solution method, linear equations,  error calculation for current heat loss calculation method, semi-numerical and
numerical method to estimate heat loss, FLUENT simulation and correlation Validation. Numerical results are reported.