Equations of State and PVT Analysis

Equations of State and PVT Analysis : Applications for Improved Reservoir Modeling

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Understanding the properties of a reservoir's fluids and creating a successful model based on lab data and calculation are required for every reservoir engineer in oil and gas today, and with reservoirs becoming more complex, engineers and managers are back to reinforcing the fundamentals. PVT (pressure-volume-temperature) reports are one way to achieve better parameters, and Equations of State and PVT Analysis, 2nd Edition, helps engineers to fine tune their reservoir problem-solving skills and achieve better modeling and maximum asset development. Designed for training sessions for new and existing engineers, Equations of State and PVT Analysis, 2nd Edition, will prepare reservoir engineers for complex hydrocarbon and natural gas systems with more sophisticated EOS models, correlations and examples from the hottest locations around the world such as the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea and China, and Q&A at the end of each chapter. Resources are maximized with this must-have reference.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 626 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 35.56mm | 1,450g
  • Gulf Professional Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Approximately 135 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0128015705
  • 9780128015704
  • 2,200,259

Table of contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior

Chapter 2: Characterizing Hydrocarbon-Plus Fractions

Chapter 3: Natural Gas Properties

Chapter 4: PVT Properties of Crude Oils

Chapter 5: Equations of State and Phase Equilibria

Chapter 6: Flow Assurances

Index
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About Tarek Ahmed

Tarek is currently a 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, Gaffney, and Cline and Associates. He was also a Professor and head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Montana Tech of the University of Montana for over 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 Elsevier books, including Advanced Reservoir Engineering (2005) and Reservoir Engineering Handbook, 4th Edition (2010).
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