Petroleum production engineering: a computer-assisted by Boyun Guo PhD, William C. Lyons, Ali Ghalambor PhD

By Boyun Guo PhD, William C. Lyons, Ali Ghalambor PhD

Petroleum construction Engineering, A Computer-Assisted strategy offers convenient guidance to designing, studying and optimizing petroleum creation structures. damaged into 4 elements, this booklet covers the complete scope of petroleum construction engineering, that includes stepwise calculations and computer-based spreadsheet courses. half one includes discussions of petroleum construction engineering basics, empirical versions for construction decline research, and the functionality of oil and typical gasoline wells. half provides rules of designing and choosing the most elements of petroleum creation platforms together with: good tubing, separation and dehydration structures, liquid pumps, gasoline compressors, and pipelines for oil and gasoline transportation. half 3 introduces synthetic raise equipment, together with sucker rod pumping platforms, gasoline elevate expertise, electric submersible pumps and different man made carry platforms. half 4 is produced from creation enhancement thoughts together with, choosing good difficulties, designing acidizing jobs, instructions to hydraulic fracturing and task review thoughts, and creation optimization innovations.

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5 Density of Gas Because gas is compressible, its density depends on pressure and temperature. Gas density can be calculated from gas law for real gas with good accuracy: m MWa p , (2:60) rg ¼ ¼ V zRT where m is mass of gas and rg is gas density. Taking air psia À ft3 , Eq. 60) molecular weight 29 and R ¼ 10:73 mole À R is rearranged to yield 2:7gg p rg ¼ , (2:61) zT where the gas density is in lbm =ft3 . xls Description: This spreadsheet calculates gas compressibility factor based on the Brill and Beggs correlation.

718-based natural logarithm loge . Derivation of Eq. 5) is left to readers for an exercise. 6 for a circular boundary. 3 Pseudo–Steady-State Flow ‘‘Pseudo–steady-state’’ flow is defined as a flow regime where the pressure at any point in the reservoir declines at the same constant rate over time. This flow condition prevails after the pressure funnel shown in Fig. 1 has propagated to all no-flow boundaries. A no-flow boundary can be a sealing fault, pinch-out of pay zone, or boundaries of drainage areas of production wells.

Computer routine treats gas viscosity as a variable. Oil Gas J. Aug. 16, 1965:141. glaso, o. Generalized pressure-volume-temperature correlations. J. Petroleum Technol. May 1985:785–795. r. and yarborough, l. A new equation of state for Z-factor calculations. Oil Gas J. June 18, 1973:82. a. Viscosity correlations for Saudi Arabian crude oils. Presented at the 50th Middle East Conference and Exhibition held 7–10 March 1987, in Manama, Bahrain. Paper SPE 15720. e. The viscosity of natural gases. J.

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