Reservoir Development Book

Reservoir Development


  • Author : M. Rafiqul Islam
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-12-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 930
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128204160

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Reservoir Development Excerpt :

Sustainable Oil and Gas Development Series: Reservoir Development delivers research materials and emerging technologies that conform sustainability in today’s reservoirs. Starting with a status of technologies available, the reference describes sustainability as it applies to fracturing fluids, particularly within unconventional reservoirs. Basement reservoirs are discussed along with non-energy applications of fluids. Sustainability considerations for reserve predication are covered followed by risk analysis and scaling guidelines for further field development. Rounding out with conclusions and remaining challenges, Sustainable Oil and Gas Development Series: Reservoir Development gives today and future petroleum engineers a focused and balanced path to strengthen sustainability practices. Gain insight to more environmentally-friendly protocols for both unconventional and basement reservoirs, including non-energy applications of reservoir fluids Determine more accurate reserves and keep budgets in line while focusing on emission reduction Learn from a well-known author with extensive experience in both academia and industry

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs Book

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs


  • Author : T.G. Sitharam
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-08-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128180020

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Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs Excerpt :

Coastal reservoirs are viewed in many regions of the world as an emerging concept of storing fresh water when the river basin is in flood. Similar reservoirs (or impoundments) can be used to generate tidal renewable energy and/or provide the catalysis for urban regeneration. Constructed near the coast in natural river basins, these reservoirs have a smaller environmental footprint and are less obstructive than inland dams. Written by an international group of Civil, Environmental, and Geotechnical Engineers, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs discusses the latest research and breakthroughs in their use, while offering expert advice into their sustainable design and construction. The perfect reference for researchers exploring the feasibility of this emerging technology or experienced professionals who wish to implement this technology as a water scarcity solution or a tidal renewable energy source or for urban regeneration, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs provides an expert resource to the design, construction and use of coastal reservoirs. The reference begins with a brief but readable examination of water quantity, quality design and geotechnical considerations. The book includes international case studies to clearly illustrate the various uses, design, planning, construction, and operation methods. These case studies include projects such as: Afsluitdijk in the IJsselmeer, (Netherlands), Zuiderzee (Netherlands), Thanneermukkom Bund (India), Sihwa (South Korea), Saemangeum, (South Korea), Chenhang (China), Plover Cove (China), and Marina Barrage (Singapore). Explores the feasibility/design implications for Coastal Reservoirs based on estimation of runoff, detailed assessment of water demand and estimation of water quality Provides design schemes/procedures for the construction and operation of coastal reservoirs Includes case studies to illustrate the design, planning, construction and operations of coas

Reservoir Safety and the Environment Book

Reservoir Safety and the Environment


  • Author : British Dam Society. Conference
  • Publisher : Thomas Telford
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 10 : 0727720104

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Reservoir Safety and the Environment Excerpt :

Addresses the concerns of the dam engineering community, and summarizes experiences in safety analysis and the works on both embankment and concrete dams. This book provides an analysis on the subjects in the field of reservoir engineering, and is designed for those involved in reservoir design and construction, both in the UK and overseas.

Unconventional Reservoir Rate Transient Analysis Book

Unconventional Reservoir Rate Transient Analysis


  • Author : Christopher R. Clarkson
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1140
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323901178

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Unconventional Reservoir Rate Transient Analysis Excerpt :

Unconventional Reservoir Rate-Transient Analysis: Volume One, Fundamentals, Analysis Methods and Workflow provides a comprehensive review of RTA methods, helping petroleum engineers and geoscientists understand how to confidently apply RTA to tight reservoirs exhibiting single-phase flow of oil and gas. The book provides practitioners with an overview of the basic concepts used in RTA, including flow-regime identification and application of straight-line analysis, type-curve analysis, and model history-matching approaches that are applicable to low-complexity, tight reservoirs exhibiting single-phase flow of oil and gas. Workflow steps are discussed and illustrated in detail for hydraulically fractured vertical wells and multi-fractured horizontal wells. Supported by many real-world field examples, this comprehensive resource supplies today’s petroleum engineers and geoscientists with an overview of RTA methods as applied to tight reservoirs. A companion text, Unconventional Reservoir Rate-Transient Analysis: Volume Two, Application to Complex Reservoirs, Exploration and Development bridges a critical knowledge gap to help practicing petroleum engineers and geoscientists understand how RTA methods can be adopted and applied to today’s unconventional reservoirs. Reviews key concepts and analysis methods used in modern rate-transient analysis (RTA) as applied to low-permeability ("tight") oil and gas reservoirs Provides a workflow for confident derivation of reservoir/hydraulic fracture properties and hydrocarbon-in-place estimates for wells completed in unconventional reservoirs Includes detailed discussions and illustrations of each step of the workflow using field examples

Stratigraphic Reservoir Characterization for Petroleum Geologists  Geophysicists  and Engineers Book

Stratigraphic Reservoir Characterization for Petroleum Geologists Geophysicists and Engineers


  • Author : Roger M. Slatt
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-11-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444563705

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Stratigraphic Reservoir Characterization for Petroleum Geologists Geophysicists and Engineers Excerpt :

Reservoir characterization as a discipline grew out of the recognition that more oil and gas could be extracted from reservoirs if the geology of the reservoir was understood. Prior to that awakening, reservoir development and production were the realm of the petroleum engineer. In fact, geologists of that time would have felt slighted if asked by corporate management to move from an exciting exploration assignment to a more mundane assignment working with an engineer to improve a reservoir’s performance. Slowly, reservoir characterization came into its own as a quantitative, multidisciplinary endeavor requiring a vast array of skills and knowledge sets. Perhaps the biggest attractor to becoming a reservoir geologist was the advent of fast computing, followed by visualization programs and theaters, all of which allow young geoscientists to practice their computing skills in a highly technical work environment. Also, the discipline grew in parallel with the evolution of data integration and the advent of asset teams in the petroleum industry. Finally, reservoir characterization flourished with the quantum improvements that have occurred in geophysical acquisition and processing techniques and that allow geophysicists to image internal reservoir complexities. Practical resource describing different types of sandstone and shale reservoirs Case histories of reservoir studies for easy comparison Applications of standard, new, and emerging technologies

Unconventional Reservoir Geomechanics Book

Unconventional Reservoir Geomechanics


  • Author : Mark D. Zoback
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107087071

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Unconventional Reservoir Geomechanics Excerpt :

A comprehensive overview of the key geologic, geomechanical and engineering principles that govern the development of unconventional oil and gas reservoirs. Covering hydrocarbon-bearing formations, horizontal drilling, reservoir seismology and environmental impacts, this is an invaluable resource for geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers.

Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Book

Geothermal Reservoir Engineering


  • Author : Malcomm Grant
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323152914

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Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Excerpt :

Geothermal Reservoir Engineering offers a comprehensive account of geothermal reservoir engineering and a guide to the state-of-the-art technology, with emphasis on practicality. Topics covered include well completion and warm-up, flow testing, and field monitoring and management. A case study of a geothermal well in New Zealand is also presented. Comprised of 10 chapters, this book opens with an overview of geothermal reservoirs and the development of geothermal reservoir engineering as a discipline. The following chapters focus on conceptual models of geothermal fields; simple models that illustrate some of the processes taking place in geothermal reservoirs under exploitation; measurements in a well from spudding-in up to first discharge; and flow measurement. The next chapter provides a case history of one well in the Broadlands Geothermal Field in New Zealand, with particular reference to its drilling, measurement, discharge, and data analysis/interpretation. The changes that have occurred in exploited geothermal fields are also reviewed. The final chapter considers three major problems of geothermal reservoir engineering: rapid entry of external cooler water, or return of reinjected water, in fractured reservoirs; the effects of exploitation on natural discharges; and subsidence. This monograph serves as both a text for students and a manual for working professionals in the field of geothermal reservoir engineering. It will also be of interest to engineers and scientists of other disciplines.

Lake and Reservoir Management Book

Lake and Reservoir Management


  • Author : North American Lake Management Society. Conference
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Lake restoration
  • Pages : 604
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015043124711

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Unconventional Tight Reservoir Simulation  Theory  Technology and Practice Book

Unconventional Tight Reservoir Simulation Theory Technology and Practice


  • Author : Qiquan Ran
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-08-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 411
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813298484

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Unconventional Tight Reservoir Simulation Theory Technology and Practice Excerpt :

This book systematically introduces readers to the simulation theory and techniques of multiple media for unconventional tight reservoirs. It summarizes the macro/microscopic heterogeneities; the features of multiscale multiple media; the characteristics of complex fluid properties; the occurrence state of continental tight oil and gas reservoirs in China; and the complex flow characteristics and coupled production mechanism under unconventional development patterns. It also discusses the simulation theory of multiple media for unconventional tight oil and gas reservoirs; mathematic model of flow through discontinuous multiple media; geological modeling of discrete multiscale multiple media; and the simulation of multiscale, multiphase flow regimes and multiple media. In addition to the practical application of simulation and software for unconventional tight oil and gas, it also explores the development trends and prospects of simulation technology. The book is of interest to scientific researchers and technicians engaged in the development of oil and gas reservoirs, and serves as a reference resource for advanced graduate students in fields related to petroleum.

Advanced Petroleum Reservoir Simulation Book

Advanced Petroleum Reservoir Simulation


  • Author : M. R. Islam
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119038719

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Advanced Petroleum Reservoir Simulation Excerpt :

This second edition of the original volume adds significant new innovations for revolutionizing the processes and methods used in petroleum reservoir simulations. With the advent of shale drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and underbalanced drilling has come a virtual renaissance of scientific methodologies in the oil and gas industry. New ways of thinking are being pioneered, and Dr. Islam and his team have, for years now, been at the forefront of these important changes. This book clarifies the underlying mathematics and physics behind reservoir simulation and makes it easy to have a range of simulation results along with their respective probability. This makes the risk analysis based on knowledge rather than guess work. The book offers by far the strongest tool for engineers and managers to back up reservoir simulation predictions with real science. The book adds transparency and ease to the process of reservoir simulation in way never witnessed before. Finally, No other book provides readers complete access to the 3D, 3-phase reservoir simulation software that is available with this text. A must-have for any reservoir engineer or petroleum engineer working upstream, whether in exploration, drilling, or production, this text is also a valuable textbook for advanced students and graduate students in petroleum or chemical engineering departments.

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment Book

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment


  • Author : Han-Yong Jeon
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030452636

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Sustainable Development of Water and Environment Excerpt :

This book focuses on water resources and the economic, financial, social and environmental impacts (ICSDWE) of global warming and climate change. It discusses the links between these aspects and presents cutting-edge research, technology, and practice in these fields. The book is a valuable resource for students and researchers at government organizations, academic institutions, and NGOs.