Primer on Enhanced Oil Recovery

Primer on Enhanced Oil Recovery
Author: Vladimir Vishnyakov,Baghir Suleimanov,Ahmad Salmanov,Eldar Zeynalov
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2019-11-05
ISBN 10: 0128176334
ISBN 13: 9780128176337
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Primer on Enhanced Oil Recovery Book Review:

Primer on Enhanced Oil Recovery gives the oil and gas market the introductory information it needs to cover the physical and chemical properties of hydrocarbon reservoir fluids and rock, drilling operations, rock-fluid interactions, recovery methods, and the economy of enhanced oil recovery projects. Beginning with introductory materials on basic physics and oil-rock interaction, the book then progresses into well-known types of EOR, such as gas injection and microbial EOR. Other sections cover hybrid EOR, smart water/low salinity and solar EOR. Worldwide case study examples give engineers the go-to starting point they need to understand the fundamentals of EOR techniques and data. Discusses basic physics and chemistry in oil, oil-rock interaction, variation of oil, and interaction properties with temperature Helps readers understand why and when EOR can be used Includes data on EOR implementation and economics

Introduction to Petroleum Biotechnology

Introduction to Petroleum Biotechnology
Author: James G. Speight,Nour Shafik El-Gendy
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 566
Release: 2017-12-11
ISBN 10: 0128052880
ISBN 13: 9780128052884
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Introduction to Petroleum Biotechnology introduces the petroleum engineer to biotechnology, bringing together the various biotechnology methods that are applied to recovery, refining and remediation in the uses of petroleum and petroleum products. A significant amount of petroleum is undiscoverable in reservoirs today using conventional and secondary methods. This reference explains how microbial enhanced oil recovery is aiding to produce more economical and environmentally-friendly metabolic events that lead to improved oil recovery. Meanwhile, in the downstream side of the industry, petroleum refining operators are facing the highest levels of environmental regulations while struggling to process more of the heavier crude oils since conventional physical and chemical refining techniques may not be applicable to heavier crudes. This reference proposes to the engineer and refining manager the concepts of bio-refining applications to not only render heavier crudes as lighter crudes through microbial degradation, but also through biodenitrogenation, biodemetallization and biodesulfurization, making more petroleum derivatives purified and upgraded without the release of more pollutants. Equipped for both upstream and downstream to learn the basics, this book is a necessary primer for today’s petroleum engineer. Presents the fundamentals behind petroleum biotechnology for both upstream and downstream oil and gas operations Provides the latest technology in reservoir recovery using microbial enhanced oil recovery methods Helps readers gain insight into the current and future application of using biotechnology as a refining and fuel blending method for heavy oil and tar sands

Enhanced Oil Recovery

Enhanced Oil Recovery
Author: Vladimir Alvarado,Eduardo Manrique
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2010-07-30
ISBN 10: 9781856178563
ISBN 13: 1856178560
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Enhanced Oil Recovery Book Review:

Enhanced-Oil Recovery (EOR) evaluations focused on asset acquisition or rejuvenation involve a combination of complex decisions, using different data sources. EOR projects have been traditionally associated with high CAPEX and OPEX, as well as high financial risk, which tend to limit the number of EOR projects launched. In this book, the authors propose workflows for EOR evaluations that account for different volumes and quality of information. This flexible workflow has been successfully applied to oil property evaluations and EOR feasibility studies in many oil reservoirs. The methodology associated with the workflow relies on traditional (look-up tables, XY correlations, etc.) and more advanced (data mining for analog reservoir search and geology indicators) screening methods, emphasizing identification of analogues to support decision making. The screening phase is combined with analytical or simplified numerical simulations to estimate full-field performance by using reservoir data-driven segmentation procedures. Case Studies form Asia, Canada, Mexico, South America and the United States Assets evaluated include reservoir types ranging from oil sands to condensate reservoirs. Different stages of development and information availability are discussed

Enhanced Oil Recovery Field Case Studies

Enhanced Oil Recovery Field Case Studies
Author: James Sheng
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2013-04-10
ISBN 10: 0123865468
ISBN 13: 9780123865465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Enhanced Oil Recovery Field Case Studies Book Review:

Enhanced Oil Recovery Field Case Studies bridges the gap between theory and practice in a range of real-world EOR settings. Areas covered include steam and polymer flooding, use of foam, in situ combustion, microorganisms, "smart water"-based EOR in carbonates and sandstones, and many more. Oil industry professionals know that the key to a successful enhanced oil recovery project lies in anticipating the differences between plans and the realities found in the field. This book aids that effort, providing valuable case studies from more than 250 EOR pilot and field applications in a variety of oil fields. The case studies cover practical problems, underlying theoretical and modeling methods, operational parameters, solutions and sensitivity studies, and performance optimization strategies, benefitting academicians and oil company practitioners alike. Strikes an ideal balance between theory and practice Focuses on practical problems, underlying theoretical and modeling methods, and operational parameters Designed for technical professionals, covering the fundamental as well as the advanced aspects of EOR

Heavy Oil Recovery and Upgrading

Heavy Oil Recovery and Upgrading
Author: James G. Speight
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 839
Release: 2019-02-28
ISBN 10: 0128130261
ISBN 13: 9780128130261
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Heavy Oil Recovery and Upgrading covers properties, factors, methods and all current and upcoming processes, giving engineers, new and experienced, the full spectrum of recovery choices, including SAGD, horizontal well technology, and hybrid approaches. Moving on to the upgrading and refining of the product, the book also includes information on in situ upgrading, refining options, and hydrogen production. Rounding out with environmental effects, management methods on refinery waste, and the possible future configurations within the refinery, this book provides engineers with a single source to make decisions and manage the full range of challenges. Presents the properties, mechanisms, screening criteria and field applications for heavy oil enhanced recovery projects Includes current upgrading options and future methods for refining heavy oil development Fills in the gaps between literature and practical application for everyday industry reference

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

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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

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs
Author: Alireza Bahadori
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2018-08-18
ISBN 10: 0128130288
ISBN 13: 9780128130285
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs Book Review:

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs delivers the proper foundation on all types of currently utilized and upcoming enhanced oil recovery, including methods used in emerging unconventional reservoirs. Going beyond traditional secondary methods, this reference includes advanced water-based EOR methods which are becoming more popular due to CO2 injection methods used in EOR and methods specific to target shale oil and gas activity. Rounding out with a chapter devoted to optimizing the application and economy of EOR methods, the book brings reservoir and petroleum engineers up-to-speed on the latest studies to apply. Enhanced oil recovery continues to grow in technology, and with ongoing unconventional reservoir activity underway, enhanced oil recovery methods of many kinds will continue to gain in studies and scientific advancements. Reservoir engineers currently have multiple outlets to gain knowledge and are in need of one product go-to reference. Explains enhanced oil recovery methods, focusing specifically on those used for unconventional reservoirs Includes real-world case studies and examples to further illustrate points Creates a practical and theoretical foundation with multiple contributors from various backgrounds Includes a full range of the latest and future methods for enhanced oil recovery, including chemical, waterflooding, CO2 injection and thermal

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III.
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 431
Release: 2005-12-19
ISBN 10: 052186643X
ISBN 13: 9780521866439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Book Review:

IPCC Report on sources, capture, transport, and storage of CO2, for researchers, policy-makers and engineers.

Principles of Applied Reservoir Simulation

Principles of Applied Reservoir Simulation
Author: John R. Fanchi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 511
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 0750679336
ISBN 13: 9780750679336
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Applied Reservoir Simulation Book Review:

What makes this book so different and valuable to the engineer is the accompanying software, used by reservoir engineers all over the world every day. The new software, IFLO (replacing WINB4D, in previous editions), is a simulator that the engineer can easily install in a Windows operating environment. IFLO generates simulations of how the well can be tapped and feeds this to the engineer in dynamic 3D perspective. This completely new software is much more functional, with better graphics and more scenarios from which the engineer can generate simulations. BENEFIT TO THE READER: This book and software helps the reservoir engineer do his or her job on a daily basis, better, more economically, and more efficiently. Without simulations, the reservoir engineer would not be able to do his or her job at all, and the technology available in this product is far superior to most companies internal simulation software.-

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

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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

Working Guide to Reservoir Engineering

Working Guide to Reservoir Engineering
Author: William Lyons
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 327
Release: 2009-09-16
ISBN 10: 9781856179003
ISBN 13: 1856179001
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Working Guide to Reservoir Engineering provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of reservoir engineering. The book begins by discussing basic concepts such as types of reservoir fluids, the properties of fluid containing rocks, and the properties of rocks containing multiple fluids. It then describes formation evaluation methods, including coring and core analysis, drill stem tests, logging, and initial estimation of reserves. The book explains the enhanced oil recovery process, which includes methods such as chemical flooding, gas injection, thermal recovery, technical screening, and laboratory design for enhanced recovery. Also included is a discussion of fluid movement in waterflooded reservoirs. Predict local variations within the reservoir Explain past reservoir performance Predict future reservoir performance of field Analyze economic optimization of each property Formulate a plan for the development of the field throughout its life Convert data from one discipline to another Extrapolate data from a few discrete points to the entire reservoir

Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oilfield Systems

Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oilfield Systems
Author: Corinne Whitby,Torben Lund Skovhus
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 279
Release: 2010-10-13
ISBN 10: 9789048192526
ISBN 13: 9048192528
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Field Systems addresses the major problems microbes cause in oil fields, (e.g. biocorrosion and souring) and how beneficial microbial activities may be exploited (e.g. MEOR and biofuels). The book describes theoretical and practical approaches to specific Molecular Microbiological Methods (MMM), and is written by leading authorities in the field from both academia and industry. The book describes how MMM can be applied to faciliate better management of oil reservoirs and downstream processes. The book is innovative in that it utilises real industrial case studies which gives useful technical and scientific information to researchers, engineers and microbiologists working with oil, gas and petroleum systems.

Machine Learning in the Oil and Gas Industry

Machine Learning in the Oil and Gas Industry
Author: Yogendra Narayan Pandey,Ayush Rastogi,Sribharath Kainkaryam,Srimoyee Bhattacharya,Luigi Saputelli
Publsiher: Apress
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2020-11-03
ISBN 10: 9781484260937
ISBN 13: 1484260937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Machine Learning in the Oil and Gas Industry Book Review:

Apply machine and deep learning to solve some of the challenges in the oil and gas industry. The book begins with a brief discussion of the oil and gas exploration and production life cycle in the context of data flow through the different stages of industry operations. This leads to a survey of some interesting problems, which are good candidates for applying machine and deep learning approaches. The initial chapters provide a primer on the Python programming language used for implementing the algorithms; this is followed by an overview of supervised and unsupervised machine learning concepts. The authors provide industry examples using open source data sets along with practical explanations of the algorithms, without diving too deep into the theoretical aspects of the algorithms employed. Machine Learning in the Oil and Gas Industry covers problems encompassing diverse industry topics, including geophysics (seismic interpretation), geological modeling, reservoir engineering, and production engineering. Throughout the book, the emphasis is on providing a practical approach with step-by-step explanations and code examples for implementing machine and deep learning algorithms for solving real-life problems in the oil and gas industry. What You Will Learn Understanding the end-to-end industry life cycle and flow of data in the industrial operations of the oil and gas industry Get the basic concepts of computer programming and machine and deep learning required for implementing the algorithms used Study interesting industry problems that are good candidates for being solved by machine and deep learning Discover the practical considerations and challenges for executing machine and deep learning projects in the oil and gas industry Who This Book Is For Professionals in the oil and gas industry who can benefit from a practical understanding of the machine and deep learning approach to solving real-life problems.

Enhanced Oil Recovery II

Enhanced Oil Recovery  II
Author: E.C. Donaldson,G.V. Chilingarian,T.F. Yen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 603
Release: 1989-07-01
ISBN 10: 9780080868738
ISBN 13: 0080868738
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Enhanced Oil Recovery II Book Review:

Written by foremost experts in the field, and formulated with attention to classroom use for advanced studies in reservoir characterization and processes, this book reviews and summarises state-of-the-art progress in the field of enhanced oil recovery (EOR). All of the available techniques: alkaline flooding; surfactant flooding; carbon dioxide flooding; steam flooding; in-situ combustion; gas injection; miscible flooding; microbial recovery; and polymer flooding are discussed and compared. Together with Volume I, it presents a complete text on enhanced recovery technology and, hence, is an almost indispensible reference text. This second volume compliments the first by presenting as complete an analysis as possible of current oilfield theory and technology, for accomplishment of maximum production of oil. Many different processes have been developed and field tested for enhancement of oil recovery. The emerging philosophy is that no single process is applicable to all petroleum reservoirs. Each must be treated as unique, and carefully evaluated for characteristics that are amenable to one or two of the proven technologies of EOR. This book will aid the engineer in field evaluation and selection of the best EOR technology for a given oilfield. Even the emerging technology of microbial applications to enhance oil recovery are reviewed and explained in terms that are easily understood by field engineers. The book is presented in a manner suitable for graduate studies. The only addition required of teachers is to supply example problems for class work. An appendix includes a reservoir mathematic model and program for general application that can also be used for teaching.

Oil and Gas Production Handbook An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production

Oil and Gas Production Handbook  An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production
Author: Havard Devold
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 82
Release: 2013*
ISBN 10: 1105538648
ISBN 13: 9781105538643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery
Author: H.K. Van Poollen and Associates
Publsiher: Pennwell Corporation
Total Pages: 155
Release: 1980
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015002058876
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Modern Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery

Modern Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery
Author: James Sheng
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2010-11-25
ISBN 10: 9780080961637
ISBN 13: 0080961630
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Book Review:

Crude oil development and production in U.S. oil reservoirs can include up to three distinct phases: primary, secondary, and tertiary (or enhanced) recovery. During primary recovery, the natural pressure of the reservoir or gravity drive oil into the wellbore, combined with artificial lift techniques (such as pumps) which bring the oil to the surface. But only about 10 percent of a reservoir's original oil in place is typically produced during primary recovery. Secondary recovery techniques to the field's productive life generally by injecting water or gas to displace oil and drive it to a production wellbore, resulting in the recovery of 20 to 40 percent of the original oil in place. In the past two decades, major oil companies and research organizations have conducted extensive theoretical and laboratory EOR (enhanced oil recovery) researches, to include validating pilot and field trials relevant to much needed domestic commercial application, while western countries had terminated such endeavours almost completely due to low oil prices. In recent years, oil demand has soared and now these operations have become more desirable. This book is about the recent developments in the area as well as the technology for enhancing oil recovery. The book provides important case studies related to over one hundred EOR pilot and field applications in a variety of oil fields. These case studies focus on practical problems, underlying theoretical and modelling methods, operational parameters (e.g., injected chemical concentration, slug sizes, flooding schemes and well spacing), solutions and sensitivity studies, and performance optimization strategies. The book strikes an ideal balance between theory and practice, and would be invaluable to academicians and oil company practitioners alike. Updated chemical EOR fundamentals providing clear picture of fundamental concepts Practical cases with problems and solutions providing practical analogues and experiences Actual data regarding ranges of operation parameters providing initial design parameters Step-by-step calculation examples providing practical engineers with convenient procedures

Investing in Energy

Investing in Energy
Author: Gianna Bern
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2011-05-18
ISBN 10: 1118128389
ISBN 13: 9781118128381
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Investing in Energy Book Review:

An energy industry researcher and investment advisor provides afresh perspective on the economics of energy From major players in the energy industry, such as big oil, tothe emerging cap-and-trade market, no other book offers a morecomplete overview of the energy industry, specifically its economicand financial intricacies, than Investing in Energy: A Primer onthe Economics of the Energy Industry. Details how to value and invest in the four big energy sectors:oil, gas, power, and green Describes key financial considerations for the energy sectors,including credit metrics, the importance of liquidity, cash flow,and capital expenditures From Bloomberg, a leading provider of the most up-to-datebusiness news and financial data A comprehensive guide to the economics of the energy industry,Investing in Energy will prove an invaluable resource fortraditional energy investors looking to expand into new areas, aswell as for eco-investors looking to better understand how energymarkets function.

Integral Conflict

Integral Conflict
Author: Richard J. McGuigan,Nancy Popp
Publsiher: SUNY Press
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2016-04-22
ISBN 10: 1438460678
ISBN 13: 9781438460673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integral Conflict Book Review:

Explores conflict through the lens of Integral Theory and provides a case study where Integral conflict resolution techniques are highlighted. This book explores conflict through the discerning lens of Integral Theory, applying Ken Wilber’s AQAL model to a real-life case study, the River Conflict. Coauthor Richard J. McGuigan was a mediator in this ongoing dispute over fishing rights on the Fraser River in British Columbia, a situation where commercial, recreational, and First Nations fishing interests clashed. Voices of the various stakeholders are featured prominently, giving a vivid sense of a seemingly intractable situation. McGuigan and Nancy Popp set the stage for their Integral analysis of the River Conflict, then move expertly through four chapters aimed at understanding the conflict from the four dimensions of human experience: individual, collective, interior, and exterior. The result is a powerful picture of just how “integral” conflict is. This quadrant-by-quadrant analysis is well-punctuated by sidebar observations, insights, and tips for conflict practitioners or students, giving readers new to Integral Theory additional support in understanding and applying the AQAL model to their work.

Carbon Capture and Storage

Carbon Capture and Storage
Author: Ian Havercroft,Richard Macrory,Richard Stewart
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2018-02-08
ISBN 10: 1509909613
ISBN 13: 9781509909612
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Capture and Storage Book Review:

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is increasingly viewed as one of the most significant ways of dealing with greenhouse gas emissions. Critical to realising its potential will be the design of effective legal regimes at national and international level that can handle the challenges raised but without stifling a new technology of potential great public benefit. These include: long-term liability for storage; regulation of transport; the treatment of stored carbon under emissions trading regimes; issues of property ownership; and, increasingly, the sensitivities of handling the public engagement and perception. Following its publication in 2011, Carbon Capture and Storage quickly became required reading for all those interested in, or engaged by, the need to implement regulatory approaches to CCS. The intervening years have seen significant developments globally. Earlier legislative models are now in force, providing important lessons for future legal design. Despite these developments, the growth of the technology has been slower in some jurisdictions than others. This timely new edition will update and critically assess these updates and provide context for the development of CCS in 2018 and beyond.