Geology of Carbonate Reservoirs: The Identification, Description, and Characterization of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in Carbonate Rocks / Edition 1

Geology of Carbonate Reservoirs: The Identification, Description, and Characterization of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in Carbonate Rocks / Edition 1

by Wayne M. Ahr
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ISBN-10:
0470164913
ISBN-13:
9780470164914
Pub. Date:
08/11/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
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Overview

Geology of Carbonate Reservoirs: The Identification, Description, and Characterization of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in Carbonate Rocks / Edition 1

  • An accessible resource, covering the fundamentals of carbonate reservoir engineering
  • Includes discussions on how, where and why carbonate are formed, plus reviews of basic sedimentological and stratigraphic principles to explain carbonate platform characteristics and stratigraphic relationships
  • Offers a new, genetic classification of carbonate porosity that is especially useful in predicting spatial distribution of pore networks.
  • Includes a solution manual

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470164914
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/11/2008
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

About This Book.

1. Introduction.

1.1 Definition of carbonate reservoirs.

1.1.1 Carbonates; reservoirs.

1.2 Finding and developing carbonate reservoirs.

1.2.1 Sources of data on reservoirs.

1.3 Unique attributes of carbonates.

Suggestions for further reading.

Review questions.

2. Carbonate Reservoir Rock Properties .

2.1 Definitions.

2.2 Fundamental Rock Properties.

2.3 Classification of Carbonate rocks.

2.4 Dependent or Derived Rock Properties.

2.5 Tertiary Rock Properties .

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Review Questions.

3. Petrophysical Properties of Carbonate Reservoirs.

3.1 Saturation, Wettability, Capillarity.

3.2 Capillary Pressure and Reservoir Performance.

3.3 Fluid Withdrawal Efficiency.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Review Questions.

4. Stratigraphic Principles.

4.1 Carbonate Depositional Platforms.

4.2 Rock, Time, and Time-Rock Units.

4.3 Correlation.

4.4 Anatomy of Depositional Units.

4.5 Sequence Stratigraphy. 

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Review Questions.

5. Depositional Carbonate Reservoirs.

5.1 Depositional Porosity.

5.2 Depositional Environments and Processes.

5.3 Paleotopography and Depositional Facies.

5.4 Diagnosis and Mapping of Depositional Reservoirs.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Review Questions.

6. Diagenetic Carbonate Reservoirs.

6.1 Diagenesis and Diagenetic Processes.

6.2 Diagenetic Porosity.

6.3 Diagenetic Environments and Facies.

6.4 Diagenetically-Enhanced Porosity.

6.5 Porosity enhancement by replacement.

6.6 Diagnosing and Mapping Diagenetic Reservoirs.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Review Questions.

7. Fractured Reservoirs.

7.1 Fractures and Fractured Reservoirs.

7.2 Fracture Permeability, Porosity, and Sw.

7.3 Classification of Fractured Reservoirs.

7.4 Detecting Fractured Reservoirs.

7.5 Predicting Reservoir Fracture Spacing and Intensity.

7.6 Identifying and Developing Fractured Reservoirs.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

Review Questions.

8. Summary - Geology of Carbonate Reservoirs.

8.1 Rock Properties and Diagnostic Methods.

8.2 Data Requirements .

8.3 Depositional Reservoirs.

8.4 Diagenetic Reservoirs.

8.5 Fractured Reservoirs.

8.6 Conclusions.

Review Questions.

References.

Index.

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