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.