Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs
Author: Jianchao Cai,Xiangyun Hu
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-01-24
ISBN 10: 0128172894
ISBN 13: 9780128172896
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs Book Review:

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs presents a comprehensive look at these new methods and technologies for the petrophysical characterization of unconventional reservoirs, including recent theoretical advances and modeling on fluids transport in unconventional reservoirs. The book is a valuable tool for geoscientists and engineers working in academia and industry. Many novel technologies and approaches, including petrophysics, multi-scale modelling, rock reconstruction and upscaling approaches are discussed, along with the challenge of the development of unconventional reservoirs and the mechanism of multi-phase/multi-scale flow and transport in these structures. Includes both practical and theoretical research for the characterization of unconventional reservoirs Covers the basic approaches and mechanisms for enhanced recovery techniques in unconventional reservoirs Presents the latest research in the fluid transport processes in unconventional reservoirs

Flow and Transport Properties of Unconventional Reservoirs 2018

Flow and Transport Properties of Unconventional Reservoirs 2018
Author: Jianchao Cai,Zhien Zhang,Qinjun Kang,Harpreet Singh
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2019-07-23
ISBN 10: 3039211161
ISBN 13: 9783039211166
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flow and Transport Properties of Unconventional Reservoirs 2018 Book Review:

Unconventional reservoirs are usually complex and highly heterogeneous, such as shale, coal, and tight sandstone reservoirs. The strong physical and chemical interactions between fluids and pore surfaces lead to the inapplicability of conventional approaches for characterizing fluid flow in these low-porosity and ultralow-permeability reservoir systems. Therefore, new theories and techniques are urgently needed to characterize petrophysical properties, fluid transport, and their relationships at multiple scales for improving production efficiency from unconventional reservoirs. This book presents fundamental innovations gathered from 21 recent works on novel applications of new techniques and theories in unconventional reservoirs, covering the fields of petrophysical characterization, hydraulic fracturing, fluid transport physics, enhanced oil recovery, and geothermal energy. Clearly, the research covered in this book is helpful to understand and master the latest techniques and theories for unconventional reservoirs, which have important practical significance for the economic and effective development of unconventional oil and gas resources.

Transport in Shale Reservoirs

Transport in Shale Reservoirs
Author: Kun Sang Lee,Tae Hong Kim
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 150
Release: 2019-02-20
ISBN 10: 0128178612
ISBN 13: 9780128178614
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transport in Shale Reservoirs Book Review:

Transport in Shale Reservoirs fills the need for a necessary, integrative approach on shale reservoirs. It delivers both the fundamental theories of transport in shale reservoirs and the most recent advancements in the recovery of shale oil and gas in one convenient reference. Shale reservoirs have distinctive features dissimilar to those of conventional reservoirs, thus an accurate evaluation on the behavior of shale gas reservoirs requires an integrated understanding on their characteristics and the transport of reservoir and fluids. Updates on the various transport mechanisms in shale, such as molecular diffusion and phase behavior in nano-pores Applies theory to practice through simulation in both shale oil and gas Presents an up-to-date reference on remaining challenges, such as organic material in the shale simulation and multicomponent transport in CO2 injection processes

Petrophysics

Petrophysics
Author: Erle C. Donaldson,Djebbar Tiab
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 880
Release: 2004-01-24
ISBN 10: 9780080497655
ISBN 13: 0080497659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Petrophysics Book Review:

The petroleum geologist and engineer must have a working knowledge of petrophysics in order to find oil reservoirs, devise the best plan for getting it out of the ground, then start drilling. This book offers the engineer and geologist a manual to accomplish these goals, providing much-needed calculations and formulas on fluid flow, rock properties, and many other topics that are encountered every day. New updated material covers topics that have emerged in the petrochemical industry since 1997. Contains information and calculations that the engineer or geologist must use in daily activities to find oil and devise a plan to get it out of the ground Filled with problems and solutions, perfect for use in undergraduate, graduate, or professional courses Covers real-life problems and cases for the practicing engineer

Reservoir Formation Damage

Reservoir Formation Damage
Author: Faruk Civan,Faruk Civan, PhD
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1136
Release: 2011-08-30
ISBN 10: 9780080471433
ISBN 13: 0080471439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reservoir Formation Damage Book Review:

Reservoir Formation Damage, Second edition is a comprehensive treatise of the theory and modeling of common formation damage problems and is an important guide for research and development, laboratory testing for diagnosis and effective treatment, and tailor-fit- design of optimal strategies for mitigation of reservoir formation damage. The new edition includes field case histories and simulated scenarios demonstrating the consequences of formation damage in petroleum reservoirs Faruk Civan, Ph.D., is an Alumni Chair Professor in the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Dr. Civan has received numerous honors and awards, including five distinguished lectureship awards and the 2003 SPE Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. Petroleum engineers and managers get critical material on evaluation, prevention, and remediation of formation damage which can save or cost millions in profits from a mechanistic point of view State-of-the-Art knowledge and valuable insights into the nature of processes and operational practices causing formation damage Provides new strategies designed to minimize the impact of and avoid formation damage in petroleum reservoirs with the newest drilling, monitoring, and detection techniques

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook
Author: Y Zee Ma,Stephen Holditch
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 550
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN 10: 0128025360
ISBN 13: 9780128025369
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook Book Review:

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook: Evaluation and Development is a must-have, helpful handbook that brings a wealth of information to engineers and geoscientists. Bridging between subsurface and production, the handbook provides engineers and geoscientists with effective methodology to better define resources and reservoirs. Better reservoir knowledge and innovative technologies are making unconventional resources economically possible, and multidisciplinary approaches in evaluating these resources are critical to successful development. Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook takes this approach, covering a wide range of topics for developing these resources including exploration, evaluation, drilling, completion, and production. Topics include theory, methodology, and case histories and will help to improve the understanding,integrated evaluation, and effective development of unconventional resources. Presents methods for a full development cycle of unconventional resources, from exploration through production Explores multidisciplinary integrations for evaluation and development of unconventional resources and covers a broad range of reservoir characterization methods and development scenarios Delivers balanced information with multiple contributors from both academia and industry Provides case histories involving geological analysis, geomechanical analysis, reservoir modeling, hydraulic fracturing treatment, microseismic monitoring, well performance and refracturing for development of unconventional reservoirs

Emerging Advances in Petrophysics

Emerging Advances in Petrophysics
Author: Jianchao Cai,Shuyu Sun,Ali Habibi,Zhien Zhang
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2019-04-18
ISBN 10: 3038977942
ISBN 13: 9783038977940
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Advances in Petrophysics Book Review:

Due to the influence of pore-throat size distribution, pore connectivity, and microscale fractures, the transport, distribution, and residual saturation of fluids in porous media are difficult to characterize. Petrophysical methods in natural porous media have attracted great attention in a variety of fields, especially in the oil and gas industry. A wide range of research studies have been conducted on the characterization of porous media covers and multiphase flow therein. Reliable approaches for characterizing microstructure and multiphase flow in porous media are crucial in many fields, including the characterization of residual water or oil in hydrocarbon reservoirs and the long-term storage of supercritical CO2 in geological formations. This book gathers together 15 recent works to emphasize fundamental innovations in the field and novel applications of petrophysics in unconventional reservoirs, including experimental studies, numerical modeling (fractal approach), and multiphase flow modeling/simulations. The relevant stakeholders of this book are authorities and service companies working in the petroleum, subsurface water resources, air and water pollution, environmental, and biomaterial sectors.

Petrophysics

Petrophysics
Author: Djebbar Tiab,Erle C. Donaldson
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 918
Release: 2015-09-23
ISBN 10: 0128031891
ISBN 13: 9780128031896
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Petrophysics Book Review:

Petrophysics: Theory and Practice of Measuring Reservoir Rock and Fluid Transport Properties, Fourth Edition provides users with tactics that will help them understand rock-fluid interaction, a fundamental step that is necessary for all reservoir engineers to grasp in order to achieve the highest reservoir performance. The book brings the most comprehensive coverage on the subject matter, and is the only training tool for all reservoir and production engineers entering the oil and gas industry. This latest edition is enhanced with new real-world case studies, the latest advances in reservoir characterization, and a new chapter covering unconventional oil and gas reservoirs, including coverage on production techniques, reservoir characteristics, and the petrophysical properties of tight gas sands from NMR logs. Strengthened with a new chapter on shale oil and gas, adding the latest technological advances in the field today Covers topics relating to porous media, permeability, fluid saturation, well logs, Dykstra-Parson, capillary pressure, wettability, Darcy's law, Hooke's law, reservoir characterization, filter-cake, and more Updated with relevant practical case studies to enhance on the job training Continues its longstanding, 20-year history as the leading book on petrophysics

Hydraulic Fracturing in Unconventional Reservoirs

Hydraulic Fracturing in Unconventional Reservoirs
Author: Hoss Belyadi,Ebrahim Fathi,Fatemeh Belyadi
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2019-06-18
ISBN 10: 0128176660
ISBN 13: 9780128176665
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydraulic Fracturing in Unconventional Reservoirs Book Review:

Hydraulic Fracturing in Unconventional Reservoirs: Theories, Operations, and Economic Analysis, Second Edition, presents the latest operations and applications in all facets of fracturing. Enhanced to include today’s newest technologies, such as machine learning and the monitoring of field performance using pressure and rate transient analysis, this reference gives engineers the full spectrum of information needed to run unconventional field developments. Covering key aspects, including fracture clean-up, expanded material on refracturing, and a discussion on economic analysis in unconventional reservoirs, this book keeps today's petroleum engineers updated on the critical aspects of unconventional activity. Helps readers understand drilling and production technology and operations in shale gas through real-field examples Covers various topics on fractured wells and the exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons in one complete reference Presents the latest operations and applications in all facets of fracturing

Nanomineralogy

Nanomineralogy
Author: Yiwen Ju ,Quan Wan ,Michael F. Hochella, Jr.
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2020-12-14
ISBN 10: 3039365991
ISBN 13: 9783039365999
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomineralogy Book Review:

In 2018, the International Symposium on Nanogeoscience was held in Guiyang, China. Scholars from around the globe gathered to discuss recent progress and development trends in various aspects of nanogeoscience, including nanomineralogy. Nanomineralogy, an important aspect of nanogeoscience, focuses on the composition, structure, and physical and chemical properties of nanoscale minerals and their interrelations with other Earth critical components. To give a sampling of the latest progress in nanomineralogy and related fields, we offer this Special Issue, which describes a full range of recent nanomineralogic achievements relating to everything from nanominerals and geochemistry, mineral nanostructures, and nanomineral deformation, to nanopores in oil and gas reservoirs, nanomineral deposits, and nanomineral material. Today, nanomineralogy faces a new strategic opportunity as well as a revolutionary challenge. We thus present this special nanomineralogy-focused issue of Minerals with the aim of encouraging our colleagues to familiarize themselves with current developments, trends, and directions in nanomineralogy, enabling an understanding of the potential of the field as a whole. We look forward to developing further scientific research and cooperation in nanomineralogy, hoping thereby to attract and guide young scholars to participate in this field.

Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative Interpretation

Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative Interpretation
Author: Lev Vernik
Publsiher: SEG Books
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2016-10-15
ISBN 10: 156080324X
ISBN 13: 9781560803249
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative Interpretation Book Review:

Exploration and characterization of conventional and unconventional reservoirs using seismic technologies are among the main activities of upstream technology groups and business units of oil and gas operators. However, these activities frequently encounter difficulties in quantitative seismic interpretation due to remaining confusion and new challenges in the fast developing field of seismic petrophysics. Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative Interpretation shows how seismic interpretation can be made simple and robust by integration of the rock physics principles with seismic and petrophysical attributes bearing on the properties of both conventional (thickness, net/gross, lithology, porosity, permeability, and saturation) and unconventional (thickness, lithology, organic richness, thermal maturity) reservoirs. Practical solutions to existing interpretation problems in rock physics-based amplitude versus offset (AVO) analysis and inversion are addressed in the book to streamline the workflows in subsurface characterization. Although the book is aimed at oil and gas industry professionals and academics concerned with utilization of seismic data in petroleum exploration and production, it could also prove helpful for geotechnical and completion engineers and drillers seeking to better understand how seismic and sonic data can be more thoroughly utilized.

Geomechanical and Petrophysical Properties of Mudrocks

Geomechanical and Petrophysical Properties of Mudrocks
Author: E.H. Rutter,J. Mecklenburgh,K.G. Taylor
Publsiher: Geological Society of London
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2017-10-09
ISBN 10: 1786203162
ISBN 13: 9781786203168
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geomechanical and Petrophysical Properties of Mudrocks Book Review:

A surge of interest in the geomechanical and petrophysical properties of mudrocks (shales) has taken place in recent years following the development of a shale gas industry in the United States and elsewhere, and with the prospect of similar developments in the UK. Also, these rocks are of particular importance in excavation and construction geotechnics and other rock engineering applications, such as underground natural gas storage, carbon dioxide disposal and radioactive waste storage. They may greatly influence the stability of natural and engineered slopes. Mudrocks, which make up almost three-quarters of all the sedimentary rocks on Earth, therefore impact on many areas of applied geoscience. This volume focuses on the mechanical behaviour and various physical properties of mudrocks. The 15 chapters are grouped into three themes: (i) physical properties such as porosity, permeability, fluid flow through cracks, strength and geotechnical behaviour; (ii) mineralogy and microstructure, which control geomechanical behaviour; and (iii) fracture, both in laboratory studies and in the field.

Carbonate Reservoir Characterization

Carbonate Reservoir Characterization
Author: George V. Chilingar,S. J. Mazzullo,Herman H. Rieke
Publsiher: A.Azziz Al-Naggar
Total Pages: 114
Release: 2015-01-21
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbonate Reservoir Characterization Book Review:

Candidates for this course are recommended to attend the following:- 1- A course for carbonate reservoir characterization due its sever heterogeneity. 2- Surface geological field trips for carbonate exposures. 3- To visit sites of recent carbonate (reefs) preferably by a sub marine glass boat to observe the variation in reef distribution and growth within the same locality.

Petroleum Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties

Petroleum Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties
Author: Abhijit Y. Dandekar
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2006-02-23
ISBN 10: 1420004549
ISBN 13: 9781420004540
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Petroleum Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties Book Review:

A strong foundation in reservoir rock and fluid properties is the backbone of almost all the activities in the petroleum industry. Petroleum Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties offers a reliable representation of fundamental concepts and practical aspects that encompass this vast subject area. The book provides up-to-date coverage of vari

Fundamentals of Gas Shale Reservoirs

Fundamentals of Gas Shale Reservoirs
Author: Reza Rezaee
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2015-04-20
ISBN 10: 1118645790
ISBN 13: 9781118645796
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanoscale Fluid Transport

Nanoscale Fluid Transport
Author: Tuan Anh Ho
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 86
Release: 2016-09-29
ISBN 10: 3319470035
ISBN 13: 9783319470030
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoscale Fluid Transport Book Review:

This thesis demonstrates how molecular modeling techniques can be used to gain significant insights into numerous applications that are increasingly attracting research interest because of their societal importance. It presents innovative ideas that, by altering the fundamental physical phenomena occurring at the solid/liquid interface, allow the fluid transport in nanochannels to be manipulated so as to improve the performance of the practical applications. The applications explicitly considered in this thesis are the design of drag-reducing and self-cleaning surfaces; water desalination; and shale gas exploration – all of which are, to some extent, governed by nanoscale fluid transport. Overall, this thesis is useful for students and researchers entering the field who wish to understand how molecular modeling can improve the performance in a wide range of applications.

Unconventional Reservoir Geomechanics

Unconventional Reservoir Geomechanics
Author: Mark D. Zoback,Arjun H. Kohli
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2019-04-30
ISBN 10: 1107087074
ISBN 13: 9781107087071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unconventional Reservoir Geomechanics Book Review:

A comprehensive overview of the key geologic, geomechanical and engineering principles that govern the development of unconventional oil and gas reservoirs. Covering hydrocarbon-bearing formations, horizontal drilling, reservoir seismology and environmental impacts, this is an invaluable resource for geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers.

Reservoir Engineering

Reservoir Engineering
Author: Abdus Satter,Ghulam M. Iqbal
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 486
Release: 2015-09-22
ISBN 10: 0128005238
ISBN 13: 9780128005231
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reservoir Engineering Book Review:

Reservoir Engineering focuses on the fundamental concepts related to the development of conventional and unconventional reservoirs and how these concepts are applied in the oil and gas industry to meet both economic and technical challenges. Written in easy to understand language, the book provides valuable information regarding present-day tools, techniques, and technologies and explains best practices on reservoir management and recovery approaches. Various reservoir workflow diagrams presented in the book provide a clear direction to meet the challenges of the profession. As most reservoir engineering decisions are based on reservoir simulation, a chapter is devoted to introduce the topic in lucid fashion. The addition of practical field case studies make Reservoir Engineering a valuable resource for reservoir engineers and other professionals in helping them implement a comprehensive plan to produce oil and gas based on reservoir modeling and economic analysis, execute a development plan, conduct reservoir surveillance on a continuous basis, evaluate reservoir performance, and apply corrective actions as necessary. Connects key reservoir fundamentals to modern engineering applications Bridges the conventional methods to the unconventional, showing the differences between the two processes Offers field case studies and workflow diagrams to help the reservoir professional and student develop and sharpen management skills for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs

Quantitative Geosciences Data Analytics Geostatistics Reservoir Characterization and Modeling

Quantitative Geosciences  Data Analytics  Geostatistics  Reservoir Characterization and Modeling
Author: Y. Z. Ma
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2019-07-15
ISBN 10: 3030178609
ISBN 13: 9783030178604
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quantitative Geosciences Data Analytics Geostatistics Reservoir Characterization and Modeling Book Review:

Earth science is becoming increasingly quantitative in the digital age. Quantification of geoscience and engineering problems underpins many of the applications of big data and artificial intelligence. This book presents quantitative geosciences in three parts. Part 1 presents data analytics using probability, statistical and machine-learning methods. Part 2 covers reservoir characterization using several geoscience disciplines: including geology, geophysics, petrophysics and geostatistics. Part 3 treats reservoir modeling, resource evaluation and uncertainty analysis using integrated geoscience, engineering and geostatistical methods. As the petroleum industry is heading towards operating oil fields digitally, a multidisciplinary skillset is a must for geoscientists who need to use data analytics to resolve inconsistencies in various sources of data, model reservoir properties, evaluate uncertainties, and quantify risk for decision making. This book intends to serve as a bridge for advancing the multidisciplinary integration for digital fields. The goal is to move beyond using quantitative methods individually to an integrated descriptive-quantitative analysis. In big data, everything tells us something, but nothing tells us everything. This book emphasizes the integrated, multidisciplinary solutions for practical problems in resource evaluation and field development.

Geological Controls for Gas Hydrates and Unconventionals

Geological Controls for Gas Hydrates and Unconventionals
Author: Sanjeev Rajput,Naresh Kumar Thakur
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-07-29
ISBN 10: 0128020598
ISBN 13: 9780128020593
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geological Controls for Gas Hydrates and Unconventionals Book Review:

Geological Controls for Gas Hydrate Formations and Unconventionals tells the story of unconventional hydrocarbon resources, especially gas hydrates, tight gas, shale gas, liquid- rich shale, and shale oil, to future generations. It presents the most current research in unconventionals, covering structural constituents of continental margins and their role in generating hydrocarbons. Additionally, this book answers basic questions regarding quantifications and characterizations, distributions, modes of occurrence, physical and chemical properties, and more — in essence, all the information that is necessary to improve the models for precision prediction of the enigma of gas hydrates and other unconventionals. Blending geology, geophysics, geomechanics, petrophysics, and reservoir engineering, it explains in simple language the scientific concepts that are necessary to develop geological and reservoir models for unconventionals. Serving as a focal point for geoscientists and engineers conducting research that focuses on reservoir characteristics of unconventionals, Geological Controls for Gas Hydrate Formations and Unconventionals is a useful resource for a variety of other specialiststies including physicists, geochemists, exploration geologists, and petroleum and reservoir engineers. It details the key factors for successful exploration and development of unconventional reservoirs including discovery, data evaluation, full-field development, production, and abandonment, along with a vivid description ofn the worldwide occurrence of unconventional hydrocarbons. Includes a range of datasets that provide detailed workflows for geological modeling Presents theoretical and real data analysis from different parts of the world, making its content practical and implementable in a range of gas hydrate exploration and extraction scenarios Features more than 200 figures and illustrations to highlight key concepts