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Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128166987, 9780128172896

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs

1st Edition

Editors: Jianchao Cai Xiangyun Hu
Paperback ISBN: 9780128166987
eBook ISBN: 9780128172896
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 31st January 2019
Page Count: 352
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Description

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs presents a comprehensive look at these new methods and technologies for the petrophysical characterization of unconventional reservoirs, including recent theoretical advances and modeling on fluids transport in unconventional reservoirs. The book is a valuable tool for geoscientists and engineers working in academia and industry. Many novel technologies and approaches, including petrophysics, multi-scale modelling, rock reconstruction and upscaling approaches are discussed, along with the challenge of the development of unconventional reservoirs and the mechanism of multi-phase/multi-scale flow and transport in these structures.

Key Features

  • Includes both practical and theoretical research for the characterization of unconventional reservoirs
  • Covers the basic approaches and mechanisms for enhanced recovery techniques in unconventional reservoirs
  • Presents the latest research in the fluid transport processes in unconventional reservoirs

Readership

Geologists, Geophysicists, Exploration Geologists, Seismologists, Reservoir engineers and Soil physicists

Table of Contents

Part 1 Petrophysical Characterization
1. Characterizing Pore Size Distributions of Shale
2. Petrophysical Characterization of the Pore Structure of Coal
3. Characterization of Petrophysical Properties in Tight Sandstone Reservoirs
4. Multifractal Analysis of Pore Structure of Tight Oil Reservoirs Using Low-Field NMR Measurements
5. Investigation and Quantitative Evaluation of Organic-Related Pores in Unconventional Reservoirs
6. Permeability of Fractured Shale and Two-Phase Relative Permeability in Fractures
7. Pore Structure, Wettability, and Their Coupled Effects on Tracer-Containing Fluid Migration in Organic-Rich Shale
8. Tight Rock Wettability and Its Relationship With Petrophysical Properties

Part 2 Porous Flow Dynamics
9. Flow Mechanism of Fractured Low-Permeability Reservoirs
10. Heat Transfer in Enhanced Geothermal Systems: Thermal-Hydro-Mechanical Coupled Modeling
11. Pore-Scale Modeling and Simulation in Shale Gas Formations
12. High-Pressure Methane Adsorption in Shale
13. Coal Permeability Modeling Considering Nonconstant Vertical Stress Condition
14. Dynamic Gas Flow in Coals and Its Evaluation
15. Multiphysical Flow Behavior in Shale and Permeability Measurement by Pulse-Decay Method

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
31st January 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128166987
eBook ISBN:
9780128172896

About the Editors

Jianchao Cai

Jianchao Cai received his B.Sc in Physics from Henan Normal University and MSc and Ph.D in Condensed Matter Physics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He is currently a professor at the Institute of Geophysics and Geomatics at the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). Meanwhile, he serves as Associate Editor or Editorial member for several journals including Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Fractals. He has published more than 130 journal articles, two books, and numerous book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Institute of Geophysics and Geomatics, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, Hubei, China

Xiangyun Hu

Professor Xiangyun Hu, Hubei Subsurface Multi-scale Imaging Key Laboratory, Institute of Geophysics and Geomatics, China. Xiangyun Hu received a Ph.D degree in mineral resource prospecting and exploration from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) in 2000. Since 2005 he has been a professor in the Institute of Geophysics and Geomatics at the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). His current research focuses on rock physics, 3D MT/CSAMT/CSEM forward modeling and inverse problems, high performance parallel computation, and geoelectrical characteristics of the Tibetan Plateau, as well as integrated geophysical interpretation. He has published more than 100 peer-refereed journal articles and 3 book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Hubei Subsurface Multi-scale Imaging Key Laboratory, Institute of Geophysics and Geomatics, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China

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