Whether as a textbook for the petroleum engineering student or areference for the veteran engineer working in the field, this newvolume is a valuable asset in the engineer’s library for new,tested methods of more efficient oil and gas exploration andproduction and better estimating methods. In this book, theauthors combine a rigorous, yet easy to understand, approach topetrophysics and how it is applied to petroleum and environmentalengineering to solve multiple problems that the engineer orgeologist faces every day. Useful in the prediction ofeverything from crude oil composition, pore size distribution inreservoir rocks, groundwater contamination, and other types offorecasting, this approach provides engineers and students alikewith a convenient guide to many real-world applications.
Fluid dynamics is an extremely important part of the extractionprocess, and petroleum geologists and engineers must have a workingknowledge of fluid dynamics of oil and gas reservoirs in order tofind them and devise the best plan for extraction, before drillingcan begin. This book offers the engineer and geologist afundamental guide for accomplishing these goals, providingmuch-needed calculations and formulas on fluid flow, rockproperties, and many other topics that are encountered everyday.
The approach taken in Fluid Dynamics of Oil and GasReservoirs is unique and has not been addressed until now in abook format. Readers now have the ability to review some of themost well-known fields in the world, from the USA to Russiaand Asia.
Useful for the veteran engineer or scientist and the studentalike, this book is a must-have for any geologist, engineer, orstudent working in the field of upstream petroleum engineering.
Keywords: Fossil Fuels