Advanced Well Completion Engineering

Advanced Well Completion Engineering

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Once a natural gas or oil well is drilled, and it has been verified that commercially viable, it must be "completed" to allow for the flow of petroleum or natural gas out of the formation and up to the surface. This process includes: casing, pressure and temperature evaluation, and the proper instillation of equipment to ensure an efficient flow out of the well. In recent years, these processes have been greatly enhanced by new technologies. Advanced Well Completion Engineering summarizes and explains these advances while providing expert advice for deploying these new breakthrough engineering systems.

The book has two themes: one, the idea of preventing damage, and preventing formation from drilling into an oil formation to putting the well introduction stage; and two, the utilization of nodal system analysis method, which optimizes the pressure distribution from reservoir to well head, and plays the sensitivity analysis to design the tubing diameters first and then the production casing size, so as to achieve whole system optimization. With this book, drilling and production engineers should be able to improve operational efficiency by applying the latest state of the art technology in all facets of well completion during development drilling-completion and work over operations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 197 x 240mm
  • Gulf Professional Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0128103531
  • 9780128103531

Table of contents



Chapter 1 Basis of Well Completion Engineering

Chapter 2 Well Completion Method Selection

Chapter 3 Selection and Determination of Tubing and Production Casing Sizes Chapter 4 Completion and Perforating Fluids

Chapter 5 Production Casing and Cementing

Chapter 6 Perforating

Chapter 7 Well Completion Formation Damage Evaluation

Chapter 8 Measures for Putting Well into Production

Chapter 9 Well Completion Tubing String

Chapter 10 Wellhead Assembly

Chapter 11 Oil and Gas Well Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention
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"Well completion engineering, explains Renpu (China National Petroleum Corporation), involves ensuring regular and safe production and prolonging the production life of oil and gas wells. He says the traditional practice that has developed in China is no longer adequate for changed and changing circumstances, and must be reformed, or advanced. He covers the basics, mode selection, selecting and determining tubing and production casing sizes, completion and perforating fluids, production casing and cementing, perforating, well completion formation damage evaluation, measures for putting a well into production, tubing string, wellhead assembly, and well corrosion and its prevention."--SciTech Book News
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