Well Logging And Formation Evaluation

Author: Toby Darling
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080457956
Size: 37.57 MB
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This hand guide in the Gulf Drilling Guides series offers practical techniques that are valuable to petrophysicists and engineers in their day-to-day jobs. Based on the author’s many years of experience working in oil companies around the world, this guide is a comprehensive collection of techniques and rules of thumb that work. The primary functions of the drilling or petroleum engineer are to ensure that the right operational decisions are made during the course of drilling and testing a well, from data gathering, completion and testing, and thereafter to provide the necessary parameters to enable an accurate static and dynamic model of the reservoir to be constructed. This guide supplies these, and many other, answers to their everyday problems. There are chapters on NMR logging, core analysis, sampling, and interpretation of the data to give the engineer a full picture of the formation. There is no other single guide like this, covering all aspects of well logging and formation evaluation, completely updated with the latest techniques and applications. · A valuable reference dedicated solely to well logging and formation evaluation. · Comprehensive coverage of the latest technologies and practices, including, troubleshooting for stuck pipe, operational decisions, and logging contracts. · Packed with money-saving and time saving strategies for the engineer working in the field.

Casing And Liners For Drilling And Completion

Author: Ted G. Byrom
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128006609
Size: 65.29 MB
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Once thought of as niche technology, operators today are utilizing more opportunities with casing and liners as formations and environments grow in difficulty, especially with the unconventional oil and gas boom. Casing and liners for Drilling and Completions, 2nd Edition provides the engineer and well designer with up-to-date information on critical properties, mechanics, design basics and newest applications for today’s type of well. Renovated and simplified to cover operational considerations, pressure loads, and selection steps, this handbook gives you the knowledge to execute the essential and fundamental features of casing and liners. Bonus features include: Additional glossary added to explain oil field terminology New appendix on useful every day formulas such as axial stress, shear stress in tubes and principal stress components Listing section of acronyms, notations, symbols and constants for quick reference Concise step-by-step basic casing design procedure with examples Thorough coverage and tips on important field practice for installation topics Advanced methods for critical and horizontal well casing design including hydraulic fracturing Exhaustive appendices on foundational topics: units & nomenclature, solid mechanics, hydrostatics, borehole environment & rock mechanics, and a summary of useful formulas

Well Logging In Nontechnical Language

Author: David Earl Johnson
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878148257
Size: 37.44 MB
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Covers the main types of logs in use today, as well as the more common types of open-hole logs. Contents: Introduction to logging Reading logs Mud logging formation parameters Porosity Resistivity measurements Putting it all together Detailed interpretation Computer-generated & specialty logs.

Well Log Formation Evaluation

Author: Richard H. Merkel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780608027739
Size: 70.73 MB
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The motivation behind the development of well logging tools and techniques has primarily been ultimately directed toward the ability to have in situ assaying of a particular target zone. Computers have greatly aided log analysts in developing systems, and accordingly, log analysts have expanded their horizons to not only look at individual wells, but to use log analysis also as an exploration tool. This publication includes chapters that will assist the analysist, such as tool descriptions; basic analysis of logs; quick look techniques; computer analysis, and geologic analysis.

Working Guide To Reservoir Engineering

Author: William Lyons
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9781856179003
Size: 36.96 MB
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Working Guide to Reservoir Engineering provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of reservoir engineering. The book begins by discussing basic concepts such as types of reservoir fluids, the properties of fluid containing rocks, and the properties of rocks containing multiple fluids. It then describes formation evaluation methods, including coring and core analysis, drill stem tests, logging, and initial estimation of reserves. The book explains the enhanced oil recovery process, which includes methods such as chemical flooding, gas injection, thermal recovery, technical screening, and laboratory design for enhanced recovery. Also included is a discussion of fluid movement in waterflooded reservoirs. Predict local variations within the reservoir Explain past reservoir performance Predict future reservoir performance of field Analyze economic optimization of each property Formulate a plan for the development of the field throughout its life Convert data from one discipline to another Extrapolate data from a few discrete points to the entire reservoir

Well Logging Handbook

Author: Oberto Serra
Publisher: Editions TECHNIP
ISBN: 2710809125
Size: 55.81 MB
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Following the success of the Drilling Data Handbook, Editions Technip has designed this book to cover the well logging principles and its applications. This well logging handbook first edition starts with a summary on geology and petrophysics focusing mainly on its applications. The wide range of logging measurements and applications is covered through eleven sections, each of them organized into four chapters. All in all, this is a strongly-bound, user-friendly book with useful information for those involved in all aspects and applications of well-logging. The paging is notched and externally labelled alphabetically to allow a quick access.

Quantitative Methods In Reservoir Engineering

Author: Wilson C. Chin, PhD
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 012811097X
Size: 43.34 MB
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Quantitative Methods in Reservoir Engineering, Second Edition, brings together the critical aspects of the industry to create more accurate models and better financial forecasts for oil and gas assets. Updated to cover more practical applications related to intelligent infill drilling, optimized well pattern arrangement, water flooding with modern wells, and multiphase flow, this new edition helps reservoir engineers better lay the mathematical foundations for analytical or semi-analytical methods in today’s more difficult reservoir engineering applications. Authored by a worldwide expert on computational flow modeling, this reference integrates current mathematical methods to aid in understanding more complex well systems and ultimately guides the engineer to choose the most profitable well path. The book delivers a valuable tool that will keep reservoir engineers up-to-speed in this fast-paced sector of the oil and gas market. Stay competitive with new content on unconventional reservoir simulation Get updated with new material on formation testing and flow simulation for complex well systems and paths Apply methods derived from real-world case studies and calculation examples

Reservoir Formation Damage

Author: Faruk Civan
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0128019107
Size: 56.79 MB
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Reservoir Formation Damage, Third Edition, provides the latest information on the economic problems that can occur during various phases of oil and gas recovery from subsurface reservoirs, including production, drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and workover operations. The text helps readers better understand the processes causing formation damage and the factors that can lead to reduced flow efficiency in near-wellbore formation during the various phases of oil and gas production. The third edition in the series provides the most all-encompassing volume to date, adding new material on conformance and water control, hydraulic fracturing, special procedures for unconventional reservoirs, field applications design, and cost assessment for damage control measures and strategies. Understand relevant formation damage processes by laboratory and field testing Develop theories and mathematical expressions for description of the fundamental mechanisms and processes Predict and simulate the consequences and scenarios of the various types of formation damage processes encountered in petroleum reservoirs Develop methodologies and optimal strategies for formation damage control and remediation