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Quantitative Methods In Reservoir Engineering

Author : Wilson C. Chin, PhD
ISBN : 9780080540122
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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For the practitioner, this volume is a valuable tool for predicting reservoir flow in the most efficient and profitable manner possible, using quantitative methods rather than anecdotal and outdated methods. For the student, this volume offers insight not covered in other textbooks. Too many approaches in traditional petroleum engineering are based on "ad hoc" and "common sense" methods that have no rigorous mathematical basis. Most textbooks dealing with reservoir engineering do not go into the necessary mathematical detail and depth. This new book by Wilson Chin, a revision of two earlier books published by Gulf Publishing, Modern Reservoir Flow and Well Transient Analysis and Formation Invasion, integrates rigorous mathematical methods for simulating and predicting reservoir flow both near and away from the well. Predicts reservoir flow to maximize resources, time, and profits Includes problems and solutions for students Presents mathematical models in an easy-to-understand and easy-to-simulate format

Geothermal Reservoir Engineering

Author : Malcomm Grant
ISBN : 9780323152914
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Geothermal Reservoir Engineering offers a comprehensive account of geothermal reservoir engineering and a guide to the state-of-the-art technology, with emphasis on practicality. Topics covered include well completion and warm-up, flow testing, and field monitoring and management. A case study of a geothermal well in New Zealand is also presented. Comprised of 10 chapters, this book opens with an overview of geothermal reservoirs and the development of geothermal reservoir engineering as a discipline. The following chapters focus on conceptual models of geothermal fields; simple models that illustrate some of the processes taking place in geothermal reservoirs under exploitation; measurements in a well from spudding-in up to first discharge; and flow measurement. The next chapter provides a case history of one well in the Broadlands Geothermal Field in New Zealand, with particular reference to its drilling, measurement, discharge, and data analysis/interpretation. The changes that have occurred in exploited geothermal fields are also reviewed. The final chapter considers three major problems of geothermal reservoir engineering: rapid entry of external cooler water, or return of reinjected water, in fractured reservoirs; the effects of exploitation on natural discharges; and subsidence. This monograph serves as both a text for students and a manual for working professionals in the field of geothermal reservoir engineering. It will also be of interest to engineers and scientists of other disciplines.

Hydraulic Fracture Modeling

Author : Yu-Shu Wu
ISBN : 9780128129999
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Hydraulic Fracture Modeling delivers all the pertinent technology and solutions in one product to become the go-to source for petroleum and reservoir engineers. Providing tools and approaches, this multi-contributed reference presents current and upcoming developments for modeling rock fracturing including their limitations and problem-solving applications. Fractures are common in oil and gas reservoir formations, and with the ongoing increase in development of unconventional reservoirs, more petroleum engineers today need to know the latest technology surrounding hydraulic fracturing technology such as fracture rock modeling. There is tremendous research in the area but not all located in one place. Covering two types of modeling technologies, various effective fracturing approaches and model applications for fracturing, the book equips today’s petroleum engineer with an all-inclusive product to characterize and optimize today’s more complex reservoirs. Offers understanding of the details surrounding fracturing and fracture modeling technology, including theories and quantitative methods Provides academic and practical perspective from multiple contributors at the forefront of hydraulic fracturing and rock mechanics Provides today’s petroleum engineer with model validation tools backed by real-world case studies

Seismic Exploration Of Hydrocarbons In Heterogeneous Reservoirs

Author : Jing Ba
ISBN : 9780124202054
Genre : Science
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Seismic Exploration of Hydrocarbons in Heterogeneous Reservoirs: New Theories, Methods and Applications is based on the field research conducted over the past decade by an authoring team of five of the world’s leading geoscientists. In recent years, the exploration targets of world's oil companies have become more complex. The direct detection of hydrocarbons based on seismic wave data in heterogeneous oil/gas reservoirs has become a hot spot in the research of applied and exploration geophysics. The relevant theories, approaches and applications, which the authors have worked on for years and have established mature technical processes for industrial application, are of significant meaning to the further study and practice of engineers, researchers and students in related area. Authored by a team of geophysicists in industry and academia with a range of field, instruction, and research experience in hydrocarbon exploration Nearly 200 figures, photographs, and illustrations aid in the understanding of the fundamental concepts and techniques Presents the latest research in wave propagation theory, unconventional resources, experimental study, multi-component seismic processing and imaging, rock physics modeling and quantitative seismic interpretation Sophisticated approach to research systematically forms an industrial work flow for geoscience and engineering practice

Reservoir Engineering Ebook Collection

Author : Faruk Civan Phd
ISBN : 1856175642
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Reservoir Engineering ebook Collection contains 7 of our best-selling titles, providing the ultimate reference for every reservoir engineer's library. Get access to over 5000 pages of reference material, at a fraction of the price of the hard-copy books. This CD contains the complete ebooks of the following 7 titles: Civan, Reservoir Formation Damage 2nd Edition, 9780750677387 FANCHI, Principles of Applied Reservoir Simulation 3rd Edition, 9780750679336 Chin, Quantitative Methods in Reservoir Engineering, 9780750675680 Dake, The Practice of Reservoir Engineering, 9780444506719 Ahmed, Reservoir Engineering Handbook 3rd Edition, 9780750679725 Ahmed, Advanced Reservoir Engineering, 9780750677332 Slatt , Stratigraphic reservoir characterization for petroleum geologists, geophysicists and engineers, 9780444528186 *Seven fully searchable titles on one CD providing instant access to the ULTIMATE library of engineering materials for professionals in the petroleum industry *5000 pages of practical and theoretical reservoir engineering information in one portable package. *Incredible value at a fraction of the cost of the print books


Author : Paul Kruger
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017496840
Genre : Geothermal engineering
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Reservoir Formation Damage

Author : Faruk Civan
ISBN : 0080471439
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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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

Worldwide Practical Petroleum Reservoir Engineering Methods

Author : H. C. Slider
ISBN : 0878142347
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This text is written to include reservoirs that produce under steady-state conditions at much higher rates. You can be better prepared to solve reservoir engineering problems, in the U.S. and around the world. Problems are presented throughout the book to give you hands-on experience with various field calculations.

Quantitative Seismic Interpretation

Author : Per Avseth
ISBN : 9781107320277
Genre : Science
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Quantitative Seismic Interpretation demonstrates how rock physics can be applied to predict reservoir parameters, such as lithologies and pore fluids, from seismically derived attributes. The authors provide an integrated methodology and practical tools for quantitative interpretation, uncertainty assessment, and characterization of subsurface reservoirs using well-log and seismic data. They illustrate the advantages of these new methodologies, while providing advice about limitations of the methods and traditional pitfalls. This book is aimed at graduate students, academics and industry professionals working in the areas of petroleum geoscience and exploration seismology. It will also interest environmental geophysicists seeking a quantitative subsurface characterization from shallow seismic data. The book includes problem sets and a case-study, for which seismic and well-log data, and Matlab codes are provided on a website (http://www.cambridge.org/9780521816014). These resources will allow readers to gain a hands-on understanding of the methodologies.

Geometric Modelling Numerical Simulation And Optimization

Author : Geir Hasle
ISBN : 9783540687832
Genre : Mathematics
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This edited volume addresses the importance of mathematics for industry and society by presenting highlights from contract research at the Department of Applied Mathematics at SINTEF, the largest independent research organization in Scandinavia. Examples range from computer-aided geometric design, via general purpose computing on graphics cards, to reservoir simulation for enhanced oil recovery. Contributions are written in a tutorial style.

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