Volume 4. A Generalized Approach To Primary Hydrocarbon Recovery Of Petroleum Exploration & Production

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Editors:

  • M. Walsh
  • L.W. Lake
  • A Generalized Approach To Primary Hydrocarbon Recovery Of Petroleum Exploration & Production

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    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
    Print ISBN:
    9780444506832
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080574882

    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