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Table 7 Simulation results for strategy 1—depletion to low pressure

From: Potential assessment of methane and heat production from geopressured–geothermal aquifers

Maximum brine production rate, sm3/day 4000
Minimum wellhead pressure of producer, MPa 1.7
Tubing ID, m 0.0756
Production period, year 20
Injection period, year 0
Cumulative produced brine, million sm3 8.40
Cumulative produced gas, million sm3 46.0
Average produced gas–water ratio, m3/m3 5.48
CH4 recovery, % 2.82
aBrine recovery, % 3.29
  1. aProduced percentage of in situ brine