Reservoir Engineering Handbook - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780750679725, 9780080480688

Reservoir Engineering Handbook

3rd Edition

Authors: Tarek Ahmed, PhD, PE
eBook ISBN: 9780080480688
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750679725
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 27th April 2006
Page Count: 1376
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Description

Reservoir engineering is the design and evaluation of field development and exploitation processes and programs. This topic encompasses the field of geology, drilling and completion, production engineering and reserves and evaluation. This book details essential information as well as insight and is a comprehensive up-to-date reference tool for the reservoir engineers, petroleum engineers and engineering students alike. Acting as a guide to predicting oil reservoir performance this edition analyses through the analysis of oil recovery mechanisms and performance calculations, and spells out the fundamentals of reservoir engineering and their application through a comprehensive field study. Several examples from a wide variety of applications demonstrate the performance of processes under forceful conditions. Key relationships among the different operating variables are also thoroughly described.

Key Features

  • New chapters on decline and type curve analysis as well as reservoir simulation
  • Updated material including the liquid volatility parameter, commonly designated Rv
  • Provides a guide to predicting oil reservoir performance through the analysis of oil recovery mechanisms and performance calculation

Readership

Reservoir Engineers, Petroleum Engineers,Students and Professors in Petroleum Engineering Departments

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Behavior; Reservoir-Fluid Properties; Laboratory Analysis of Reservoir Fluids; Fundamentals of Rock Properties; Relative Permeability Concepts; Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Flow; Oil Well Performance; Gas Well Performance; Gas and Water Coning; Water Influx; Oil Recovery Mechanisms and the Material Balance Equation; Predicting Oil Reservoir Performance; Gas Reservoirs; Principles of Waterflooding; Vapor-Liquid Phase Equilibria; Decline and Type Curve Analysis; Index

Details

No. of pages:
1376
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Gulf Professional Publishing 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080480688
Hardcover ISBN:
9780750679725

About the Author

Tarek Ahmed, PhD, PE

Tarek Ahmed, Ph.D., P.E., is currently Founder of Tarek Ahmed and Associates, Ltd., a consulting firm that specializes in in-house petroleum engineering courses and consulting services worldwide. Prior to that, he was a Reservoir Engineering Advisor for Anadarko, Baker Hughes, and Gaffney, Cline and Associates and was a Professor and head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Montana Tech of the University of Montana for 22 years. He earned his PhD from University of Oklahoma, his Masters from the University of Missouri-Rolla, and a BS from the Faculty of Petroleum in Egypt - all degrees in petroleum engineering. Dr. Ahmed has authored numerous papers and several successful books with Elsevier, including Reservoir Engineering Handbook, 4th Edition.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Tarek Ahmed and Associates, Ltd.

Reviews

"...this publication provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference tool for the reservoir engineer or reservoir engineering student. It covers reservoir fluid behaviour and properties, including laboratory analysis and reservoir fluid flow. It provides a guide to predicting oil reservoir performance through analysis of oil recovery mechanisms and performance calculations, and explains the fundamentals of reservoir engineering and their application through a comprehensive field study..." - Petroleum Review, May 2002