Reservoir Engineering Handbook

Reservoir Engineering Handbook
Author: Tarek Ahmed, PhD, PE
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 1472
Release: 2010-01-12
ISBN 10: 9780080966670
ISBN 13: 0080966675
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Reorganized for easy use, Reservoir Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition provides an up-to-date reference to the tools, techniques, and science for predicting oil reservoir performance even in the most difficult fields. Topics covered in the handbook include: Processes to enhance production Well modification to maximize oil and gas recovery Completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, and well surveys Reservoir Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition provides solid information and insight for engineers and students alike on maximizing production from a field in order to obtain the best possible economic return. With this handbook, professionals will find a valuable reference for understanding the key relationships among the different operating variables. Examples contained in this reference demonstrate the performance of processes under forceful conditions through a wide variety of applications. • Fundamental for the advancement of reservoir engineering concepts • Step-by-step field performance calculations • Easy to understand analysis of oil recovery mechanisms • Step-by-step analysis of oil recovery mechanisms • New chapter on fractured reservoirs

Reservoir Engineering Handbook

Reservoir Engineering Handbook
Author: Tarek H. Ahmed
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 1186
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105110407215
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The job of any reservoir engineer is to maximize production from a field to obtain the best economic return. To do this, the engineer must study the behavior and characteristics of a petroleum reservoir to determine the course of future development and production that will maximize the profit. Fluid flow, rock properties, water and gas coning, and relative permeability are only a few of the concepts that a reservoir engineer must understand to do the job right, and some of the tools of the trade are water influx calculations, lab tests of reservoir fluids, and oil and gas performance calculations.Two new chapters have been added to the first edition to make this book a complete resource for students and professionals in the petroleum industry: Principles of Waterflooding, Vapor-Liquid Phase Equilibria.

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Author: William C. Lyons
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1076
Release: 1996-10-16
ISBN 10: 9780080541709
ISBN 13: 0080541704
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Petroleum engineering now has its own true classic handbook that reflects the profession's status as a mature major engineering discipline. Formerly titled the Practical Petroleum Engineer's Handbook, by Joseph Zaba and W.T. Doherty (editors), this new, completely updated two-volume set is expanded and revised to give petroleum engineers a comprehensive source of industry standards and engineering practices. It is packed with the key, practical information and data that petroleum engineers rely upon daily. The result of a fifteen-year effort, this handbook covers the gamut of oil and gas engineering topics to provide a reliable source of engineering and reference information for analyzing and solving problems. It also reflects the growing role of natural gas in industrial development by integrating natural gas topics throughout both volumes. More than a dozen leading industry experts-academia and industry-contributed to this two-volume set to provide the best , most comprehensive source of petroleum engineering information available.

The Petroleum Engineering Handbook Sustainable Operations

The Petroleum Engineering Handbook  Sustainable Operations
Author: M.R. Islam,M.I. Khan
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 461
Release: 2013-11-25
ISBN 10: 0127999833
ISBN 13: 9780127999838
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This is the first book in the petroleum sector that sheds light on the real obstacles to sustainable development and provides solutions to each problem encountered. Each solution is complete with an economic analysis that clarifies why petroleum operations can continue with even greater profit than before while ensuring that the negative environmental impact is diminished. The new screening tools and models proposed in this book will provide one with proper guidelines to achieve true sustainability in both technology development and management of the petroleum sector.

Advanced Reservoir Engineering

Advanced Reservoir Engineering
Author: Tarek Ahmed,Paul McKinney
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2011-03-15
ISBN 10: 9780080498836
ISBN 13: 0080498833
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Advanced Reservoir Engineering offers the practicing engineer and engineering student a full description, with worked examples, of all of the kinds of reservoir engineering topics that the engineer will use in day-to-day activities. In an industry where there is often a lack of information, this timely volume gives a comprehensive account of the physics of reservoir engineering, a thorough knowledge of which is essential in the petroleum industry for the efficient recovery of hydrocarbons. Chapter one deals exclusively with the theory and practice of transient flow analysis and offers a brief but thorough hands-on guide to gas and oil well testing. Chapter two documents water influx models and their practical applications in conducting comprehensive field studies, widely used throughout the industry. Later chapters include unconventional gas reservoirs and the classical adaptations of the material balance equation. * An essential tool for the petroleum and reservoir engineer, offering information not available anywhere else * Introduces the reader to cutting-edge new developments in Type-Curve Analysis, unconventional gas reservoirs, and gas hydrates * Written by two of the industry's best-known and respected reservoir engineers

Petroleum Engineering Handbook Reservoir engineering and petrophysics

Petroleum Engineering Handbook  Reservoir engineering and petrophysics
Author: Larry W. Lake
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105110075152
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Petroleum Engineering Handbook

Petroleum Engineering Handbook
Author: Fred W. Gipson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1500
Release: 1987
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105033046264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Natural Gas Engineering Handbook

Natural Gas Engineering Handbook
Author: Boyan Guo,Ali Ghalambor
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2014-04-14
ISBN 10: 0127999957
ISBN 13: 9780127999951
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The demand for energy consumption is increasing rapidly. To avoid the impending energy crunch, more producers are switching from oil to natural gas. While natural gas engineering is well documented through many sources, the computer applications that provide a crucial role in engineering design and analysis are not well published, and emerging technologies, such as shale gas drilling, are generating more advanced applications for engineers to utilize on the job. To keep producers updated, Boyun Guo and Ali Ghalambor have enhanced their best-selling manual, Natural Gas Engineering Handbook, to continue to provide upcoming and practicing engineers the full scope of natural gas engineering with a computer-assisted approach. This must-have handbook includes: A focus on real-world essentials rather than theory Illustrative examples throughout the text Working spreadsheet programs for all the engineering calculations on a free and easy to use companion site Exercise problems at the end of every chapter, including newly added questions utilizing the spreadsheet programs Expanded sections covering today’s technologies, such as multi-fractured horizontal wells and shale gas wells

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

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

Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering

Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering
Author: L.P. Dake
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 462
Release: 1983-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780080568980
ISBN 13: 008056898X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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"This book is fast becoming the standard text in its field", wrote a reviewer in the Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology soon after the first appearance of Dake's book. This prediction quickly came true: it has become the standard text and has been reprinted many times. The author's aim - to provide students and teachers with a coherent account of the basic physics of reservoir engineering - has been most successfully achieved. No prior knowledge of reservoir engineering is necessary. The material is dealt with in a concise, unified and applied manner, and only the simplest and most straightforward mathematical techniques are used. This low-priced paperback edition will continue to be an invaluable teaching aid for years to come.

Drilling Engineering Handbook

Drilling Engineering Handbook
Author: E.H. Austin
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 301
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 940097261X
ISBN 13: 9789400972612
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drilling Engineering Handbook Book Review:

This book presents the fundamental principles of drilling en gineering, with the primary objective of making a good well using data that can be properly evaluated through geology, reservoir engineering, and management. It is written to assist the geologist, drilling engineer, reservoir engineer, and manager in performing their assignments. The topics are introduced at a level that should give a good basic understanding of the subject and encourage further investigation of specialized interests. Many organizations have separate departments, each per forming certain functions that can be done by several methods. The reentering of old areas, as the industry is doing today, particularly emphasizes the necessity of good holes, logs, casing design, and cement job. Proper planning and coordination can eliminate many mistakes, and I hope the topics discussed in this book will playa small part in the drilling of better wells. This book was developed using notes, comments, and ideas from a course I teach called "Drilling Engineering with Offshore Considerations." Some "rules of thumb" equations are used throughout, which have proven to be helpful when applied in the ix x / Preface proper perspective. The topics are presented in the proper order for carrying through the drilling of a well.

Oil Well Testing Handbook

Oil Well Testing Handbook
Author: Amanat Chaudhry
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 525
Release: 2004-01-24
ISBN 10: 9780080479798
ISBN 13: 0080479790
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Oil Well Testing Handbook is a valuable addition to any reservoir engineer's library, containing the basics of well testing methods as well as all of the latest developments in the field. Not only are "evergreen" subjects, such as layered reservoirs, naturally fractured reservoirs, and wellbore effects, covered in depth, but newer developments, such as well testing for horizontal wells, are covered in full chapters. Covers real-life examples and cases The most up-to-date information on oil well testing available The perfect reference for the engineer or textbook for the petroleum engineering student

Petroleum Engineering Handbook for the Practicing Engineer

Petroleum Engineering Handbook for the Practicing Engineer
Author: M. A. Mian,Mohammed A. Mian
Publsiher: PennWell Books
Total Pages: 627
Release: 1992
ISBN 10: 9780878143702
ISBN 13: 087814370X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This first of two volumes provides a comprehensive overview of petroleum engineering. Created with the purpose of answering daily questions faced by the practicing petroleum engineer, it is suitable for field and office use.

Fundamentals of Applied Reservoir Engineering

Fundamentals of Applied Reservoir Engineering
Author: Richard Wheaton
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2016-04-20
ISBN 10: 0081019009
ISBN 13: 9780081019009
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Fundamentals of Applied Reservoir Engineering introduces early career reservoir engineers and those in other oil and gas disciplines to the fundamentals of reservoir engineering. Given that modern reservoir engineering is largely centered on numerical computer simulation and that reservoir engineers in the industry will likely spend much of their professional career building and running such simulators, the book aims to encourage the use of simulated models in an appropriate way and exercising good engineering judgment to start the process for any field by using all available methods, both modern simulators and simple numerical models, to gain an understanding of the basic 'dynamics' of the reservoir –namely what are the major factors that will determine its performance. With the valuable addition of questions and exercises, including online spreadsheets to utilize day-to-day application and bring together the basics of reservoir engineering, coupled with petroleum economics and appraisal and development optimization, Fundamentals of Applied Reservoir Engineering will be an invaluable reference to the industry professional who wishes to understand how reservoirs fundamentally work and to how a reservoir engineer starts the performance process. Covers reservoir appraisal, economics, development planning, and optimization to assist reservoir engineers in their decision-making. Provides appendices on enhanced oil recovery, gas well testing, basic fluid thermodynamics, and mathematical operators to enhance comprehension of the book’s main topics. Offers online spreadsheets covering well test analysis, material balance, field aggregation and economic indicators to help today’s engineer apply reservoir concepts to practical field data applications. Includes coverage on unconventional resources and heavy oil making it relevant for today’s worldwide reservoir activity.

Gas Well Testing Handbook

Gas Well Testing Handbook
Author: Amanat U. Chaudhry
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 841
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 0750677058
ISBN 13: 9780750677059
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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"Gas Well Testing Handbook deals execusively with the theory and practice of gas well testing, including pressure transient analysis technique, analytical methods required to interpret well behavior, evaluating reservoir quality, reservoir simulation, and production forecasts. A highly practical volume, this book is written for drilling engineers, well logging engineers, reservoir engineers, engineering students, geologists, and geophysicists."--BOOK JACKET

Shale Oil and Gas Handbook

Shale Oil and Gas Handbook
Author: Sohrab Zendehboudi,Alireza Bahadori
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2016-11-19
ISBN 10: 0128021136
ISBN 13: 9780128021132
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Shale Oil and Gas Handbook: Theory, Technologies, and Challenges provides users with information on how shale oil and gas exploration has revolutionized today’s energy industry. As activity has boomed and job growth continues to increase, training in this area for new and experienced engineers is essential. This book provides comprehensive information on both the engineering design and research aspects of this emerging industry. Covering the full spectrum of basic definitions, characteristics, drilling techniques, and processing and extraction technologies, the book is a great starting point to educate oil and gas personnel on today’s shale industry. Critical topics covered include characterization of shale gas, theory and methods, typical costs, and obstacles for exploration and drilling, R&D and technology development in shale production, EOR methods in shale oil reservoirs, and the current status and impending challenges for shale oil and gas, including the inevitable future prospects relating to worldwide development. Reveals all the basic information needed to quickly understand today’s shale oil and gas industry, including advantages and disadvantages, equipment and costs, flow diagrams, and processing stages Evenly distributes coverage between oil and gas into two parts, as well as upstream and downstream content Provides a practical handbook with real-world case studies and problem examples, including formulas and calculations

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

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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

Working Guide to Reservoir Rock Properties and Fluid Flow

Working Guide to Reservoir Rock Properties and Fluid Flow
Author: Tarek Ahmed
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2009-08-24
ISBN 10: 9781856179010
ISBN 13: 185617901X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Working Guide to Reservoir Rock Properties and Fluid Flow provides an introduction to the properties of rocks and fluids that are essential in petroleum engineering. The book is organized into three parts. Part 1 discusses the classification of reservoirs and reservoir fluids. Part 2 explains different rock properties, including porosity, saturation, wettability, surface and interfacial tension, permeability, and compressibility. Part 3 presents the mathematical relationships that describe the flow behavior of the reservoir fluids. The primary reservoir characteristics that must be considered include: types of fluids in the reservoir, flow regimes, reservoir geometry, and the number of flowing fluids in the reservoir. Each part concludes with sample problems to test readers knowledge of the topic covered. Critical properties of reservoir rocks Fluid (oil, water, and gas) PVT relationships Methods to calculate hydrocarbons initially in place Dynamic techniques to assess reservoir performance Parameters that impact well/reservoir performance over time

Equations of State and PVT Analysis

Equations of State and PVT Analysis
Author: Tarek Ahmed
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 553
Release: 2013-11-25
ISBN 10: 0127999787
ISBN 13: 9780127999784
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This title covers a wide range of topics related to the Pressure Volume Temperature (PVT) behavior of complex hydrocarbon systems and documents the ability of Equations of State (EOS) in modeling their behavior. The main objective of this book is to provide the practicing engineer and engineering student with tools needed to solve problems that require a description of the PVT of hydrocarbon systems from their compositions. Because of the dramatic evolution in computational capabilities, petroleum engineers can now study such phenomena as the development of miscibility during gas injection, compositional gradient as a function of depth and the behavior near critical hydrocarbon systems with more sophisticated EOS models.