Reservoir Engineering Handbook [NOOK Book]

Overview

 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 ...
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Reservoir Engineering Handbook

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Overview

 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

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Editorial Reviews

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"...this publication provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference tool for the reservoir engineer or reservoir engineering student. It covers reservoir fluid behaviour and properties, including laboratory analysis and reservoir fluid flow. It provides a guide to predicting oil reservoir performance through analysis of oil recovery mechanisms and performance calculations, and explains the fundamentals of reservoir engineering and their application through a comprehensive field study..." - Petroleum Review, May 2002
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080966670
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/12/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1472
  • File size: 34 MB
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Meet the Author

Tarek Ahmed, Ph.D., P.E., is currently Founder of Tarek Ahmed and Associates, Ltd., a consulting firm that specializes in in-house petroleum engineering courses and consulting services worldwide. Prior to that, he was a Reservoir Engineering Advisor for Anadarko, Baker Hughes, and Gaffney, Cline and Associates and was a Professor and head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Montana Tech of the University of Montana for 22 years. He earned his PhD from University of Oklahoma, his Masters from the University of Missouri-Rolla, and a BS from the Faculty of Petroleum in Egypt - all degrees in petroleum engineering. Dr. Ahmed has authored numerous papers and several successful books with Elsevier, including Reservoir Engineering Handbook, 4th Edition.

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Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Behavior Reservoir-Fluid Properties Laboratory Analysis of Reservoir Fluids Fundamentals of Rock Properties Relative Permeability Concepts Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Flow Oil Well Performance Gas Well Performance Gas and Water Coning Water Influx Oil Recovery Mechanisms and the Material Balance Equation Predicting Oil Reservoir Performance Gas Reservoirs Principles of Waterflooding Vapor-Liquid Phase Equilibria Analysis of Decline and Type Curves Fractured Reservoirs

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