Chapter Six

Fluid Sampling

M.A. Ahmadi1, and A. Bahadori2,3     1Petroleum University of Technology (PUT), Ahwaz, Iran     2Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia     3Australian Oil and Gas Services Pty Ltd, Lismore, NSW, Australia

Abstract

This chapter presents an introduction to fluid sampling concepts and how it effects on the oil and gas reservoir management. Furthermore, this chapter demonstrates the sampling methods including bottom-hole samples, surface sampling, formation testers, and wellhead sampling. In addition, it presents the advantages and drawbacks of surface and subsurface sampling methods. Next, this chapter provides the full description of recombination methods along with several real oil and gas field examples. Moreover, ...

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