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Natural gas production engineering Mohan Kelkar

By: Kelkar, Mohan [autor]
Publisher: United States of America Pennwell ©2008Description: xi, 571 pages Ilustrations 23 cmContent type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9781593700171Subject(s): Gas Natural -- Producción | GasDDC classification: 665.7
Contents:
Introduction. - - Properties of natural gas. - - Material balance analysis. - - Inflow performance. - - Flow through pipes and restrictions. - - System performance. - - Gas comprenssion. - - Gas metering.
Summary: Consumption and demand for natural gas rises annually throughout the world. This international fuel continues needs. Finding, drilling, estracting, processing and transporting natural gas remains a demanding challenge. This important new book by respected author and professor Mohan Lelkar presents the quintessential guide for reservoir engineers, production engineers, production geologists, and more. Emphasizing practical aspects of natural gas production, readers will learn to incorporate cutting edge research in evaluating and optimizing the performance of gas wells.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In this important new book, Mohan Kelkar, a respected author and professor, presents the quintessential guide for gas engineers, emphasizing the practical aspects of natural gas production. Readers will learn to incorporate cutting-edge research in estimating reserves, evaluating the performance of fractured wells, processing gas, and material balance analysis; learn to evaluate future performance of gas reservoirs; learn to improve the performance of gas wells; and more.

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Introduction. - - Properties of natural gas. - - Material balance analysis. - - Inflow performance. - - Flow through pipes and restrictions. - - System performance. - - Gas comprenssion. - - Gas metering.

Consumption and demand for natural gas rises annually throughout the world. This international fuel continues needs. Finding, drilling, estracting, processing and transporting natural gas remains a demanding challenge. This important new book by respected author and professor Mohan Lelkar presents the quintessential guide for reservoir engineers, production engineers, production geologists, and more. Emphasizing practical aspects of natural gas production, readers will learn to incorporate cutting edge research in evaluating and optimizing the performance of gas wells.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. ix)
  • Preface (p. xi)
  • 1 Introduction (p. 1)
  • Demand for Natural Gas (p. 5)
  • Supply of Natural Gas (p. 7)
  • Transportation of Natural Gas (p. 9)
  • Characteristics of Natural Gas (p. 14)
  • Unconventional Sources of Natural Gas (p. 14)
  • Summary (p. 21)
  • References (p. 22)
  • 2 Properties of Natural Gas (p. 25)
  • Phase Behavior (p. 26)
  • Physical Properties (p. 40)
  • Liquid Production (p. 57)
  • Experimental Procedures (p. 70)
  • Summary (p. 83)
  • References (p. 92)
  • 3 Materials Balance Analysis (p. 95)
  • Basic Equation (p. 178)
  • Volumetric Expansion (p. 101)
  • Presence of Water Influx (p. 119)
  • Material Balance for Coal Bed Methane Reservoris (p. 147)
  • Summary (p. 171)
  • References (p. 173)
  • 4 Inflow Performance (p. 177)
  • Material Balance Equation (p. 178)
  • Flow Regimes (p. 181)
  • Steady State Flow (p. 185)
  • Pseudo-Steady State Flow (p. 186)
  • Near Well Bore Alterations (p. 189)
  • Effect of Non-Darcy Flow (p. 197)
  • Inflow Performance of Fractured Wells (p. 213)
  • Inflow Performance of Horizontal Wells (p. 228)
  • Inflow Performances Based on Field Tests (p. 243)
  • Water Coining (p. 254)
  • Perforations (p. 266)
  • Gravel Pack (p. 274)
  • Frac-Pack Completions (p. 277)
  • Summary (p. 281)
  • References (p. 283)
  • 5 Flow Through Pipes and Restrictions (p. 287)
  • Single-Phase Flow (p. 288)
  • Presence of Liquids (p. 317)
  • Pressure Drops Across Restrictions (p. 349)
  • Erosional Velocity (p. 367)
  • Nomenclature (p. 372)
  • References (p. 375)
  • 6 System Performance (p. 381)
  • Effect of Tubing (p. 387)
  • Effect of Well Head Pressure (p. 390)
  • Liquid Loading (p. 399)
  • Perforations (p. 411)
  • Gravel Pack (p. 415)
  • Erosion Velocity (p. 419)
  • Injection Wells (p. 423)
  • History Matching (p. 426)
  • Dynamic System Analysis (p. 436)
  • Summary (p. 443)
  • References (p. 444)
  • 7 Gas compression (p. 445)
  • Compressor Applications (p. 446)
  • Classfications (p. 447)
  • Theory of Compression (p. 454)
  • Compression Design (p. 464)
  • Evaluation of Compressors (p. 477)
  • Well Performance (p. 507)
  • Summary (p. 519)
  • References (p. 519)
  • 8 Gas Metering (p. 521)
  • Head Meters (p. 522)
  • Other Meters (p. 536)
  • Summary (p. 545)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 545)
  • References (p. 545)
  • Appendix (p. 547)
  • Index (p. 555)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Mohan Kelkar has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He joined the University of Tulsa in 1983 and is currently Williams Endowed Chair Professor and Chairman of the Petroleum Engineering Department. During his tenure, he has published more than 50 refereed papers and has made more than 100 presentations at various technical meetings and forums. In addition, he has co-authored a book titled Applied Geostatistics for Reservoir Characterization, Published in 2002. He has taught the Gas Production Engineering course to more than 1,000 industry professionals over the last 13 years. He lives in Tulsa with is wife Kelly, daughters, Julie and Meghan, and son Ryan.

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