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Unconventional Shale Gas Development - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323901857

Unconventional Shale Gas Development

1st Edition

Lessons Learned

Editor: Rouzbeh Moghanloo
Paperback ISBN: 9780323901857
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 2022
Page Count: 400
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Unconventional Shale Gas Development: Lessons Learned gives engineers the latest research developments and practical applications in today’s operations. Comprised of both academic and corporate contributors, a balanced critical review on technologies utilized are covered. Environmental topics are presented, including produced water management and sustainable operations in gas systems. Machine learning applications, well integrity and economic challenges are also covered to get the engineer up-to-speed. With its critical elements, case studies, history plot visuals and flow charts, the book delivers a critical reference to get today’s petroleum engineers updated on the latest research and applications surrounding shale gas systems.

Key Features

  • Bridges the gap between the latest research developments and practical applications through case studies and workflow charts
  • Helps readers understand the latest developments from the balanced viewpoint of academic and corporate contributors
  • Considers environmental and sustainable operations in shale gas systems, including produced water management


Petroleum engineer; reservoir engineer; graduate-level petroleum engineering student; researcher interested in shale gas research

Table of Contents

  1. Evaluation of production performance in shale gas systems
    2. Evaluation of fracturing in shale systems
    3. Challenges associated with proppant placement in shale gas systems
    4. Application of Molecular dynamic simulations in understanding fluid flow in shale gas systems
    5. Fluid properties and phase behavior in shale gas systems
    6. Challenges associated with digital rock analysis in shale systems
    7. Produced Water Management
    8. Production optimization in shale gas systems
    9. Formation evaluation in unconventional systems
    10. Formation damage in unconventional systems
    11. Application of machine Learning in unconventional systems
    12. Well integrity in unconventional systems
    13. Drilling issues in unconventional systems
    14. Environmentally sustainable Operation of shale gas systems
    15. Economic challenges associated with production from shale gas systems
    16. Challenges associated with integrated asset management in shale gas systems


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About the Editor

Rouzbeh Moghanloo

Rouzbeh Moghanloo is currently an Associate Professor at the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. Previously, he was a technical advisor for several companies such as Kirkpatrick Oil, Anadarko, and Ballard Petroleum. He is a member of several associations including SPE, EAGE, ACS, and the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysis and is editor/reviewer on several journals, including Elsevier’s Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. Rouzbeh has earned two patents, a BS in chemical engineering and MS degree in reservoir engineering, both from Amirkabir University of Technology and a PhD in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, University of Oklahoma, USA

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