Surface Production Operations, Volume 1: - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780884158219, 9780080518213

Surface Production Operations, Volume 1:

2nd Edition

Design of Oil-Handling Systems and Facilities

Authors: Ken Arnold Maurice Stewart
Hardcover ISBN: 9780884158219
eBook ISBN: 9780080518213
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 30th March 1998
Page Count: 444

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Description

The production facility. Choosing a process. Fluid properties. Two-phase oil and gas separation. Oil and water separation. Crude oil treating systems. Produced-water treating systems. Pressure drop in piping. Choosing a line size and wall thickness. Pumps. Centrifugal pumps. Reciprocating pumps. Organizing the project.

Table of Contents

The production facility. Choosing a process. Fluid properties. Two-phase oil and gas separation. Oil and water separation. Crude oil treating systems. Produced-water treating systems. Pressure drop in piping. Choosing a line size and wall thickness. Pumps. Centrifugal pumps. Reciprocating pumps. Organizing the project.

Details

No. of pages:
444
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Gulf Professional Publishing 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080518213

About the Author

Ken Arnold

Ken Arnold is the founder and former president of Paragon Engineering Services, Houston, Texas. He has more that 40 years of experience in the operations and project management. He is actively involved in production facility design. He has served on numerous SPE, API, and government advisory committees as an expert on oil handling, produced-water treating, and safety aspects producing operations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Technical Advisor, WorleyParsons Group

Maurice Stewart

Dr. Maurice Stewart, PE, a Registered Professional Engineer with over 40 years international consulting experience in project management; designing, selecting, specifying, installing, operating, optimizing, retrofitting and troubleshooting oil, water and gas handling, conditioning and processing facilities; designing plant piping and pipeline systems, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, process equipment, and pumping and compression systems; and leading hazards analysis reviews and risk assessments.

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Stewart Training Company

Reviews

"As a Process Engineer, working in both operations and design in the upstream oil industry, it is pleasing to find a text that finally covers all the unit operations you are likely to encounter in oil processing. The book is an easy read that doesn't get weighed down in first principles. This means that you can quickly get the information you require and have confidence in your decisions. It's a must for anyone working in the industry, especially those who may be offshore, I always have my copy with me." - Ed Pickering