Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128130278, 9780128130285

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

1st Edition

Authors: Alireza Bahadori
eBook ISBN: 9780128130285
Paperback ISBN: 9780128130278
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 25th August 2018
Page Count: 536
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Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs delivers the proper foundation on all types of currently utilized and upcoming enhanced oil recovery, including methods used in emerging unconventional reservoirs. Going beyond traditional secondary methods, this reference includes advanced water-based EOR methods which are becoming more popular due to CO2 injection methods used in EOR and methods specific to target shale oil and gas activity. Rounding out with a chapter devoted to optimizing the application and economy of EOR methods, the book brings reservoir and petroleum engineers up-to-speed on the latest studies to apply.

Enhanced oil recovery continues to grow in technology, and with ongoing unconventional reservoir activity underway, enhanced oil recovery methods of many kinds will continue to gain in studies and scientific advancements. Reservoir engineers currently have multiple outlets to gain knowledge and are in need of one product go-to reference.

Key Features

  • Explains enhanced oil recovery methods, focusing specifically on those used for unconventional reservoirs
  • Includes real-world case studies and examples to further illustrate points
  • Creates a practical and theoretical foundation with multiple contributors from various backgrounds
  • Includes a full range of the latest and future methods for enhanced oil recovery, including chemical, waterflooding, CO2 injection and thermal


Reservoir engineers, petroleum engineers, graduate-level petroleum engineering students

Table of Contents

  1. Enhanced Oil Recovery Fundamentals
    2. Phase Behavior Fundamentals
    3. Fractional Flow Theory
    4. Water Flooding
    5. Miscible / Gas Injection Processes
    6. Advanced Water Based EOR Methods
    7. Chemical Floods
    8. Ionic Liquids in EOR
    9. Microscopic Displacement
    10. Minimum Miscibility Pressure
    11. Enhanced Oil Recovery using CO2
    12. Thermal Recovery Processes
    13. EOR and Heavy Oil Production
    14. EOR Methods in Shale Oil and Shale Gas Reservoirs
    15. Optimization Application in EOR Methods
    16. Economy of EOR


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About the Author

Alireza  Bahadori

Alireza Bahadori

Alireza Bahadori, PhD, CEng, MIChemE, CPEng, MIEAust, RPEQ, NER is a research staff member in the School of Environment, Science and Engineering at Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia, and managing director and CEO of Australian Oil and Gas Services, Pty. Ltd. He received his PhD from Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. During the past twenty years, Dr. Bahadori has held various process and petroleum engineering positions and was involved in many large-scale oil and gas projects. His multiple books have been published by multiple major publishers, including Elsevier. He is Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Chartered Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers, London, UK (MIChemE). Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and Chartered Member of Institution of Engineers Australia, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ), Registered Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council of United Kingdom and Engineers Australia's National Engineering Register (NER).

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Staff Member, School of Environment, Science, and Engineering, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia

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