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Author Ahmed, Tarek H., 1946-
Title Reservoir engineering handbook [electronic resource] / Tarek Ahmed.
Publication Info. Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Gulf Professional, c2006.
Edition 3rd ed.
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 1360 p.) : ill.
Note Previous ed.: 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover -- Reservoir Engineering -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Behavior -- Classification of Reservoirs and Reservoir Fluids -- Problems -- References -- chapter 2 Reservoir-Fluid Properties -- Properties of Natural Gases -- Behavior of Ideal Gases -- Behavior of Real Gases -- Effect of Nonhydrocarbon Components on the Z-Factor -- Correction for High-Molecular Weight Gases -- Direct Calculation of Compressibility Factors -- Compressibility of Natural Gases -- Gas Formation Volume Factor -- Gas Viscosity -- Methods of Calculating the Viscosity of Natural Gases -- Properties of Crude Oil Systems -- Methods of calculating Viscosity of the Dead Oil -- Methods of Calculating the Saturated Oil Viscosity -- Methods of Calculating the Viscosity of the Undersaturated Oil -- Properties of Reservoir Water -- Problems -- References -- chapter 3 Laboratory Analysis of Reservoir Fluids -- Composition of the Reservoir Fluid -- Constant-Composition Expansion Tests -- Differential Liberation (Vaporization) Test -- Separator Tests -- Extrapolation of Reservoir Fluid Data -- Laboratory Analysis of Gas Condensate Systems -- Problems -- References -- chapter 4 Fundamentals of Rock Properties -- Porosity -- Saturation -- Wettability -- Surface and Interfacial Tension -- Capillary Pressure -- Permeability -- Rock Compressibility -- Net Pay Thickness -- Reservoir Heterogeneity -- Areal Heterogeneity -- Problems -- References -- chapter 5 Relative Permeability Concepts -- Two-Phase Relative Permeability -- Relative Permeability Ratio -- Dynamic Pseudo-Relative Permeabilities -- Normalization and Averaging Relative Permeability Data -- Three-Phase Relative Permeability -- Problems -- References -- chapter 6 Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Flow -- Types of Fluids -- Flow Regimes -- Reservoir Geometry -- Number of Flowing Fluids in the Reservoir -- Fluid Flow Equations -- Steady-State Flow -- Unsteady-State Flow -- Constant-Terminal-Pressure Solution -- Constant-Terminal-Rate Solution -- Pseudosteady-State Flow -- Principle of Superposition -- Transient Well Testing -- Problems -- References -- chapter 7 Oil Well Performance -- Vertical Oil Well Performance -- Horizontal Oil Well Performance -- Problems -- References -- chapter 8 Gas Well Performance -- Vertical Gas Well Performance -- Horizontal Gas Well Performance -- Problems -- References -- chapter 9 Gas and Water Coning -- Coning -- Coning in Vertical Wells -- Breakthrough Time in Vertical Wells -- After Breakthrough Performance -- Coning in Horizontal Wells -- Horizontal Well Breakthrough Time -- Problems -- References -- chapter 10 Water Influx -- Classification of Aquifers -- Recognition of Natural Water Influx -- Water Influx Models -- Problems -- References -- chapter 11 Oil Recovery Mechanisms and the Material Balance Equation -- Primary Recovery Mechanisms -- The Material Balance Eq.
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Summary Reservoir Engineering, Third 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. This guide contains information on predicting oil reservoir performance through the analysis of oil recovery mechanisms and performance calculations. It also contains valuable information on key relationships among the different operating variables. The examples contained within this reference demonstrate the performance of processes under forceful conditions through a wide variety of applications. * New chapters on decline and type curve analysis as well as reservoir simulation * Updated material including the liquid volatility parameter, commonly designated Rv * Provides a guide to predicting oil reservoir performance through the analysis of oil recovery mechanisms and performance calculation.
Subject Oil reservoir engineering.
Oil fields.
Gas reservoirs.
Related To Print version: Ahmed, Tarek H., 1946- Reservoir engineering handbook. 3rd ed. Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Gulf Professional, c2006 0750679727 9780750679725 (DLC) 2006279890 (OCoLC)65203448
Standard No. 162130467 181372599 314293393 318415071 441807876 648302319
ISBN 0750679727 (alk. paper)
9780750679725 (alk. paper)
9780080480688 (electronic bk.)
0080480683 (electronic bk.)
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