Reorganized for easy use, Reservoir Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition provides an up-to-date reference to the tools, techniques, and science for predicting oil reservoir performance even in the most difficult fields.
Topics covered in the handbook include:
- Processes to enhance production
- Well modification to maximize oil and gas recovery
- Completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, and well surveys
Reservoir Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition provides solid information and insight for engineers and students alike on maximizing production from a field in order to obtain the best possible economic return. With this handbook, professionals will find a valuable reference for understanding the key relationships among the different operating variables. Examples contained in this reference demonstrate the performance of processes under forceful conditions through a wide variety of applications.
• Fundamental for the advancement of reservoir engineering concepts
• Step-by-step field performance calculations
• Easy to understand analysis of oil recovery mechanisms
• Step-by-step analysis of oil recovery mechanisms
• New chapter on fractured reservoirs
Petroleum Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, Production Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Completion Engineer, Operations Engineer, Drilling Manager, Operations Manager, Project Production Engineer, Project Reservoir Engineer
Fundamentals of Reservoir Fluid Behavior
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
Oil Recovery Mechanisms and the Material Balance Equation
Predicting Oil Reservoir Performance
Gas Reservoirs Principles of Waterflooding
Vapor-Liquid Phase Equilibria
Analysis of Decline and Type Curves
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- © Gulf Professional Publishing 2010
- 12th January 2010
- Gulf Professional Publishing
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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.
Consultant, Tarek Ahmed and Associates, Ltd.