Reservoir Formation Damage


  • Faruk Civan, Martin G. Miller Chair Professor of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman
  • Faruk Civan, PhD, School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, USA

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 reservoirsFaruk 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.
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Reservoir Engineers, Petroleum Geologists, Drilling Engineers


Book information

  • Published: February 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7738-7

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1-Overview of Formation DamagePART I Characterization of Reservoir Rock for Formation Damage- Mineralogy, Texture, Petrographics, Petrophysics, and Instrumental TechniquesChapter 2- Mineralogy and Mineral Sensitivity of Petroleum-Bearing FormationsChapter 3- Petrographical Characteristics of Petroleum-Bearing FormationsChapter 4- Petrophysics-Flow Functions and ParametersChapter 5- Porosity and Permeability Relationships of Geological FormationsChapter 6- Instrumental and Laboratory Techniques for Characterization of Reservoir RockPART II Characterization of the Porous Media Processes for Formation Damage-Accountability of Phases and Species, Rock-Fluid-Particle Interactions, and Rate ProcessesChapter 7- Multi-Phase and Multi-Species Transport in Porous MediaChapter 8-Particulate Processes in Porous MediaChapter 9-Crystal Growth and Scale Formation in Porous MediaPART III Formation Damage by Particulate ProcessesChapter 10-Single-Phase Formation Damage by Fines Migration and Clay SwellingChapter 11- Multi-Phase Formation Damage by Fines MigrationChapter 12-Cake Filtration: Mechanism, Parameters and ModelingPART IV Formation Damage by Inorganic and Organic Processes-Chemical Reactions, Saturation Phenomena, Deposition, and DissolutionChapter 13-Inorganic Scaling and Geochemical Formation DamageChapter 14-Formation Damage by Organic DepositionPART V Assessment of the Formation Damage Potential-Testing, Simulation, Analysis, and InterpretationChapter 15-Laboratory Evaluation of Formation DamageChapter 16- Formation Damage Simulator DevelopmentChapter 17- Model Assisted Analysis and Interpretation of Laboratory and Field TestsPART VI Formation Damage Models for Fields Applications- Drilling Mud Invasion, Injectivity of Wells, Sanding and Gravel-Pack Damage, and Inorganic and Organic DepositionChapter 18- Drilling Mud Filtrate and Solids Invasion and Mudcake FormationChapter 19-Injectivity of the Waterflooding WellsChapter 20- Reservoir Sand Migration and Gravel-Pack Damage: Stress-Induced Formation Damage, Sanding Tendency, and PredictionChapter 21- Near-Wellbore Formation Damage by Inorganic and Organic Precipitates DepositionPART VII Diagnosis and Mitigation of Formation Damage-Measurement, Assessment, Control, and Remediation Chapter 22- Field Diagnosis and Measurement of Formation DamageChapter 23-Determination of Formation- and Pseudo-Damage from Well Performance- Identification, Characterization, and EvaluationChapter 24-Formation Damage Control and Remediation- Fundamentals Chapter 25-Reservoir Formation Damage Abatement- Guidelines, Methodology, Preventive Maintenance, and Remediation TreatmentsIndex