Natural Gas Production Engineering by Mohan Kelkar

By Mohan Kelkar

"Consumption and insist for usual fuel rises every year through the international. discovering, drilling, extracting, processing and transporting usual gasoline is still a hard problem. This new publication provides the vital advisor for reservoir engineers, construction engineers, creation geologiests, and more."--Jacket.


A advisor for fuel engineers that emphasizes the sensible features of traditional gasoline creation. It teaches readers how one can: contain state-of-the-art study in estimating reserves, comparing the Read more...

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For a multicomponent system, liquid and gas phases can coexist within a two-phase envelope. The phase envelope is bounded by the bubble-point line on one side of the critical point, and by the dew-point line on the other side of the critical point. Cricondentherm and cricondenbar represent the highest temperature and pressure respectively at which both phases can coexist. A gas reservoir can be divided into three types: 1. 5% of heptane+ • Light liquid production with API gravity greater than 45 • Liquid dropout in reservoir once the dew-point line is crossed • Depleting the reservoir can result in significant loss of liquid production 2.

35 kPa], Tsc = 520°R [289 K]), we also assume that the z-factor is equal to one. At any other pressure and temperature, we need to calculate the value of z-factor. Compressibility factor Compressibility factor (z) is an indication of deviation of a real gas from an ideal gas. The theory of corresponding states dictates that the z-factor can be uniquely defined as a function of reduced pressure and reduced temperature. 9) where pr and Tr are reduced pressure and reduced temperature respectively; and pc and Tc are critical pressure and critical temperature of the gas respectively.

Based on the success in Barnett Shale, other shale plays such as Woodford in Oklahoma and Fayetteville in Arkansas are also being actively exploited. Coal beds 16 The presence of natural gas in coal beds has been known since the mining of coal started. During the coalification process, large Introduction quantities of methane gas are generated. Because of the large surface area of coal, coal can store surprisingly large volumes of methane-rich gas—six or seven times as much gas as a conventional natural gas reservoir of equal rock volume.

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