Abrasive Water Jet Perforation and Multi Stage Fracturing Book

Abrasive Water Jet Perforation and Multi Stage Fracturing


  • Author : Zhongwei Huang
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-10-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128128428

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Abrasive Water Jet Perforation and Multi Stage Fracturing Excerpt :

Abrasive Water Jet Perforation and Multi-Stage Fracturing gives petroleum engineers, well completion managers and fracturing specialists a critical guide to understanding all the details of the technology including materials, tools, design methods and field applications. The exploitation and development of unconventional oil and gas resources has continued to gain importance, and multi-stage fracturing with abrasive water jets has emerged as one of the top three principal methods to recover unconventional oil and gas, yet there is no one collective reference to explain the fundamentals, operations and influence this method can deliver. The book introduces current challenges and gives solutions for the problems encountered. Packed with references and real-world examples, the book equips engineers and specialists with a necessary reservoir stimulation tool to better understand today’s fracturing technology. Provides understanding of the fundamentals, design and application of water jet perforation Examines the pressure boosting assembly in all phases including initiation, hydraulic isolation and production stage Evaluates production analysis, pump pressure predictions and the latest design software Introduces current challenges and gives solutions for the problems encountered

Introduction to Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells Book

Introduction to Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells


  • Author : Mahmoud Khalifeh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-01
  • Genre: Agriculture (General)
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030399702

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Introduction to Permanent Plug and Abandonment of Wells Excerpt :

This open access book offers a timely guide to challenges and current practices to permanently plug and abandon hydrocarbon wells. With a focus on offshore North Sea, it analyzes the process of plug and abandonment of hydrocarbon wells through the establishment of permanent well barriers. It provides the reader with extensive knowledge on the type of barriers, their functioning and verification. It then discusses plug and abandonment methodologies, analyzing different types of permanent plugging materials. Last, it describes some tests for verifying the integrity and functionality of installed permanent barriers. The book offers a comprehensive reference guide to well plugging and abandonment (P & A) and well integrity testing. The book also presents new technologies that have been proposed to be used in plugging and abandoning of wells, which might be game-changing technologies, but they are still in laboratory or testing level. Given its scope, it addresses students and researchers in both academia and industry. It also provides information for engineers who work in petroleum industry and should be familiarized with P & A of hydrocarbon wells to reduce the time of P & A by considering it during well planning and construction.

Principles of Abrasive Water Jet Machining Book

Principles of Abrasive Water Jet Machining


  • Author : Andreas W. Momber
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447115724

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Principles of Abrasive Water Jet Machining Excerpt :

Abrasive water jet machining was introduced to manufacturing ten years ago and has been increasingly used for treating hard-to-machine and multi-layered materials and as an alternative tool for milling, turning, drilling and polishing. This is the first comprehensive review of the technique, dealing with a broad range of issues including mixing and acceleration processes, material removal mechanisms, process optimization and fluid mechanics. Explanations are given as the book follows the development of an abrasive water jet machining process, from tool generation through to machining results, supervision and control. This methodical journey through the field is marked by drawings, graphs and tables, many of which are being published here for the first time. Though the book is written at an academic level, it focuses very much on practical applications, which reflects the authors' extensive involvement with both laboratory research and industrial practices.

Jet Cutting Technology Book

Jet Cutting Technology


  • Author : A. Lichtarowicz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 633
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401126786

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Jet Cutting Technology Excerpt :

This volume contains papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Jet Cutting Technology, held at St. Andrews, Scotland, on 8-10 September 1992. Jetting techniques have been successfully applied for many years in the field of cleaning and descaling. Today, however, jet cutting is used in operations as diverse as removing cancerous growths from the human body, decommissioning sunsea installations and disabling explosive munitions. The diversity is reflected in the papers presented at the conference. The papers were divided into several main sections: jetting basics -- materials; jetting basics -- fluid mechanics; mining and quarrying; civil engineering; new developments; petrochem; cleaning and surface treatment; and manufacturing. The high quality of papers presented at the conference has further reinforced its position as the premier event in the field. The volume will be of interest to researchers, developers and manufacturers of systems, equipment users and contractors.

Well Completion Design Book
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Well Completion Design


  • Author : Jonathan Bellarby
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-04-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 726
  • ISBN 10 : 0080932525

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Well Completion Design Excerpt :

Completions are the conduit between hydrocarbon reservoirs and surface facilities. They are a fundamental part of any hydrocarbon field development project. The have to be designed for safely maximising the hydrocarbon recovery from the well and may have to last for many years under ever changing conditions. Issues include: connection with the reservoir rock, avoiding sand production, selecting the correct interval, pumps and other forms of artificial lift, safety and integrity, equipment selection and installation and future well interventions. * Course book based on course well completion design by TRACS International * Unique in its field: Coverage of offshore, subsea, and landbased completions in all of the major hydrocarbon basins of the world. * Full colour

Hart s E P  Book

Hart s E P


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Gas industry
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105132727780

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Hydraulic Fracture Modeling Book

Hydraulic Fracture Modeling


  • Author : Yu-Shu Wu
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-12-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 566
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128129999

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Hydraulic Fracture Modeling Excerpt :

Hydraulic Fracture Modeling delivers all the pertinent technology and solutions in one product to become the go-to source for petroleum and reservoir engineers. Providing tools and approaches, this multi-contributed reference presents current and upcoming developments for modeling rock fracturing including their limitations and problem-solving applications. Fractures are common in oil and gas reservoir formations, and with the ongoing increase in development of unconventional reservoirs, more petroleum engineers today need to know the latest technology surrounding hydraulic fracturing technology such as fracture rock modeling. There is tremendous research in the area but not all located in one place. Covering two types of modeling technologies, various effective fracturing approaches and model applications for fracturing, the book equips today’s petroleum engineer with an all-inclusive product to characterize and optimize today’s more complex reservoirs. Offers understanding of the details surrounding fracturing and fracture modeling technology, including theories and quantitative methods Provides academic and practical perspective from multiple contributors at the forefront of hydraulic fracturing and rock mechanics Provides today’s petroleum engineer with model validation tools backed by real-world case studies

Petroleum Engineering Handbook Book

Petroleum Engineering Handbook


  • Author : Larry W. Lake
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105132347894

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Petroleum Engineering Handbook Excerpt :

Volume I, General Engineering, includes chapters on mathematics, fluid properties (fluid sampling techniques; properties and correlations of oil, gas, condensate, and water; hydrocarbon phase behavior and phase diagrams for hydrocarbon systems; the phasebehavior of water/hydrocarbon systems; and the properties of waxes, asphaltenes, and crude oil emulsions), rock properties (bulk rock properties, permeability, relative permeability, and capillary pressure), the economic and regulatory environment, and the role of fossil energy in the 21st century energy mix (from SPE Website).

Petroleum Abstracts Book

Petroleum Abstracts


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Petroleum
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105007711661

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Sand Control in Well Construction and Operation Book

Sand Control in Well Construction and Operation


  • Author : Davorin Matanovic
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642256141

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Sand Control in Well Construction and Operation Excerpt :

Produced sand causes a lot of problems. From that reasons sand production must be monitored and kept within acceptable limits. Sand control problems in wells result from improper completion techniques or changes in reservoir properties. The idea is to provide support to the formation to prevent movement under stresses resulting from fluid flow from reservoir to well bore. That means that sand control often result with reduced well production. Control of sand production is achieved by: reducing drag forces (the cheapest and most effective method), mechanical sand bridging (screens, gravel packs) and increasing of formation strength (chemical consolidation). For open hole completions or with un-cemented slotted liners/screens sand failure will occur and must be predicted. Main problem is plugging. To combat well failures due to plugging and sand breakthrough Water-Packing or Shunt-Packing are used.

Reverse Engineering Book

Reverse Engineering


  • Author : Wego Wang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN 10 : 1439806314

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Reverse Engineering Excerpt :

The process of reverse engineering has proven infinitely useful for analyzing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) components to duplicate or repair them, or simply improve on their design. A guidebook to the rapid-fire changes in this area, Reverse Engineering: Technology of Reinvention introduces the fundamental principles, advanced methodologies, and other essential aspects of reverse engineering. The book’s primary objective is twofold: to advance the technology of reinvention through reverse engineering and to improve the competitiveness of commercial parts in the aftermarket. Assembling and synergizing material from several different fields, this book prepares readers with the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to successfully apply reverse engineering in diverse fields ranging from aerospace, automotive, and medical device industries to academic research, accident investigation, and legal and forensic analyses. With this mission of preparation in mind, the author offers real-world examples to: Enrich readers’ understanding of reverse engineering processes, empowering them with alternative options regarding part production Explain the latest technologies, practices, specifications, and regulations in reverse engineering Enable readers to judge if a "duplicated or repaired" part will meet the design functionality of the OEM part This book sets itself apart by covering seven key subjects: geometric measurement, part evaluation, materials identification, manufacturing process verification, data analysis, system compatibility, and intelligent property protection. Helpful in making new, compatible products that are cheaper than others on the market, the author provides the tools to uncover or clarify features of commercial products that were either previously unknown, misunderstood, or not used in the most effective way.

Waterjetting Technology Book

Waterjetting Technology


  • Author : D.A. Summers
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-02
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 642
  • ISBN 10 : 9780203475317

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Waterjetting Technology Excerpt :

Waterjet technology is used in a variety of industries including civil engineering, mining, geotechnical engineering, tunnelling, defence, construction and conservation. This book is essential reading for all those engaged in waterjet technology - from manufacturers of the equipment through to Government Contracting Officers who let the awards, to the individual contractors and their engineers.

Hydrodemolition of Concrete Surfaces and Reinforced Concrete Book

Hydrodemolition of Concrete Surfaces and Reinforced Concrete


  • Author : Andreas Momber
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 0080534309

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Hydrodemolition of Concrete Surfaces and Reinforced Concrete Excerpt :

Industrial manufacturers are increasingly using very high pressure water jets for the cleaning and breaking up of materials. Until recently, the demolition of reinforced concrete has been a long and difficult process, but developments in the design and use of high pressure water jets have made this a cleaner and faster process with many other applications in civil, construction and environmental engineering. Andreas Momber, a well known expert in water jet and abrasive water jet cutting technology has produced a unique and comprehensive book dealing with the fundamentals of the hydrodemolition process. Coverage includes equipment, processes, surface quality aspects, demolition with abrasive water jets, pulsed liquid jets, alternative applications and safety aspects. This book will help you to... •Understand the hydrodemolition process and its rewards, enabling you to achieve a cleaner, faster process in the demolition of concrete surfaces and reinforced concrete. •Learn when and where hydrodemolition can be used •Understand the costs, advantages and safety aspects involved •Apply the technique to new applications in your industry such as cleaning and waste management •Purchase the appropriate equipment, cutting time and maintenance costs * Written by a well known expert in the field of water jet and abrasive water jet cutting technology * First comprehensive book in the growing area of hydrodemolition of concrete surfaces and reinforced concrete * Coverage includes the theory and practice of the hydrodemolition process

Modern Well Design Book

Modern Well Design


  • Author : Bernt S. Aadnoy
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9780203836132

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Modern Well Design Excerpt :

Modern Well Design - Second Edition presents a unified approach to the well design process and drilling operations. Following an introduction to the field, the second chapter addresses drilling fluids, as well as optimal mud weight, hole cleaning, hydraulic optimization, and methods to handle circulation losses. A relatively large chapter on geomec