Book description
The Definitive Guide to Petroleum Reservoir Engineering–Now Fully Updated to Reflect New Technologies and Easier Calculation Methods
Craft and Hawkins’ classic introduction to petroleum reservoir engineering is now fully updated for new technologies and methods, preparing students and practitioners to succeed in the modern industry. In Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition, renowned expert Ronald E. Terry and project engineer J. Brandon Rogers review the history of reservoir engineering, define key terms, carefully introduce the material balance approach, and show how to apply it with many types of reservoirs.
Next, they introduce key principles of fluid flow, water influx, and advanced recovery (including hydrofracturing). Throughout, they present field examples demonstrating the use of material balance and history matching to predict reservoir performance. For the first time, this edition relies on Microsoft Excel with VBA to make calculations easier and more intuitive.
This edition features
Extensive updates to reflect modern practices and technologies, including gas condensate reservoirs, water flooding, and enhanced oil recovery
Clearer, more complete introductions to vocabulary and concepts– including a more extensive glossary
Several complete application examples, including singlephase gas, gascondensate, undersaturated oil, and saturated oil reservoirs
Calculation examples using Microsoft Excel with VBA throughout
Many new example and practice problems using actual well data
A revamped historymatching case study project that integrates key topics and asks readers to predict future well production
Table of contents
 Cover Page
 About This eBook
 Title Page
 Copyright Page
 Dedication Page
 Contents
 Preface
 Preface to the Second Edition
 About the Authors
 Nomenclature
 Chapter 1. Introduction to Petroleum Reservoirs and Reservoir Engineering
 Chapter 2. Review of Rock and Fluid Properties
 Chapter 3. The General Material Balance Equation

Chapter 4. SinglePhase Gas Reservoirs
 4.1 Introduction
 4.2 Calculating Hydrocarbon in Place Using Geological, Geophysical, and Fluid Property Data
 4.3 Calculating Gas in Place Using Material Balance
 4.4 The Gas Equivalent of Produced Condensate and Water
 4.5 Gas Reservoirs as Storage Reservoirs
 4.6 Abnormally Pressured Gas Reservoirs
 4.7 Limitations of Equations and Errors
 Problems
 References

Chapter 5. GasCondensate Reservoirs
 5.1 Introduction
 5.2 Calculating Initial Gas and Oil
 5.3 The Performance of Volumetric Reservoirs
 5.4 Use of Material Balance
 5.5 Comparison between the Predicted and Actual Production Histories of Volumetric Reservoirs
 5.6 Lean Gas Cycling and Water Drive
 5.7 Use of Nitrogen for Pressure Maintenance
 Problems
 References

Chapter 6. Undersaturated Oil Reservoirs
 6.1 Introduction
 6.2 Calculating Oil in Place and Oil Recoveries Using Geological, Geophysical, and Fluid Property Data
 6.3 Material Balance in Undersaturated Reservoirs
 6.4 KellySnyder Field, Canyon Reef Reservoir
 6.5 The GloydMitchell Zone of the Rodessa Field
 6.6 Calculations, Including Formation and Water Compressibilities
 Problems
 References

Chapter 7. Saturated Oil Reservoirs
 7.1 Introduction
 7.2 Material Balance in Saturated Reservoirs
 7.3 Material Balance as a Straight Line
 7.4 The Effect of Flash and Differential Gas Liberation Techniques and Surface Separator Operating Conditions on Fluid Properties
 7.5 The Calculation of Formation Volume Factor and Solution GasOil Ratio from Differential Vaporization and Separator Tests
 7.6 Volatile Oil Reservoirs
 7.7 Maximum Efficient Rate (MER)
 Problems
 References

Chapter 8. SinglePhase Fluid Flow in Reservoirs
 8.1 Introduction
 8.2 Darcy’s Law and Permeability
 8.3 The Classification of Reservoir Flow Systems
 8.4 SteadyState Flow
 8.5 Development of the Radial Diffusivity Equation
 8.6 Transient Flow
 8.7 PseudosteadyState Flow
 8.8 Productivity Index (PI)
 8.9 Superposition
 8.10 Introduction to Pressure Transient Testing
 Problems
 References
 Chapter 9. Water Influx
 Chapter 10. The Displacement of Oil and Gas
 Chapter 11. Enhanced Oil Recovery
 Chapter 12. History Matching
 Glossary
 Index
Product information
 Title: Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, 3rd Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: August 2014
 Publisher(s): Pearson
 ISBN: 9780133155648
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