Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. Reservoir energy and producing mechanisms. 3. Rock properties. 4. Fluid properties. 5. Microscopic and macroscopic mass balances. 6. The generalized material-balance equation. 7. Fluid flow and well performance. 8. Laboratory PVT tests and lease separation. 9. Rate predictions using tank models. 10. Natural water influx. 11. Wet- and dry-gas reservoirs. 12. Black-oil reservoirs. 13. Volatile-oil and gas-condensate reservoirs. 14. Decline-curve analysis. Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Appendix D. Appendix E. Nomenclature. Reference. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
652
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080574882
Print ISBN:
9780444506832
Print ISBN:
9780444561756

About the editors

M. Walsh

Affiliations and Expertise

Petroleum Recovery Research Institute, Austin, TX, U.S.A.

L.W. Lake

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA