Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018, Page: 81-87
Measurement Scheme of Local Water Holdup in Oil-Water Two-Phase Flow Based on Edge Effect of Interdigital Capacitance Method
Chen Qiang, Production Logging Center, China Petroleum Logging Limited Company, Xi'an, China
Qin Minjun, Production Logging Center, China Petroleum Logging Limited Company, Xi'an, China
Liu Guoquan, Production Logging Center, China Petroleum Logging Limited Company, Xi'an, China
Li Qingping, Production Logging Center, China Petroleum Logging Limited Company, Xi'an, China
Yu Houquan, Electronics & Information School, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China
Wei Yong, Electronics & Information School, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China
Fang Yu, Wireless Department, Wuhan Hongxin Communication Technology Limited Company, Wuhan, China
Received: Jun. 21, 2018;       Accepted: Jul. 5, 2018;       Published: Aug. 27, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ogce.20180605.11      View  432      Downloads  34
Abstract
In order to realize array measurement of water holdup on oil well section, a capacitance-based sensor with planar inter-digital structure is proposed, an integrated detecting module is designed, which converts the measured capacitance value to periodic signal with corresponding frequency, a circuit which extracts signal from current change of power supply is developed. The experimental result shows the above solution has advantages to minimize size sensor, less connections between sensor and circuit boards, strong anti-interference performance and high definition when water holdup is not above 50%, thereby, it has important reference value for developing array capacitance-based log tool for water holdup measurement.
Keywords
Capacitance Method, Water Holdup, Array Sensor Measurement, Edge Effect, Integration
To cite this article
Chen Qiang, Qin Minjun, Liu Guoquan, Li Qingping, Yu Houquan, Wei Yong, Fang Yu, Measurement Scheme of Local Water Holdup in Oil-Water Two-Phase Flow Based on Edge Effect of Interdigital Capacitance Method, International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2018, pp. 81-87. doi: 10.11648/j.ogce.20180605.11
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