Carbonate Reservoir Characterization: A Geologic-Engineering Analysis, Part II ed. by G.V. Chilingarian, et al.



Carbonate Reservoir Characterization: A Geologic-Engineering Analysis, Part II ed. by G.V. Chilingarian, et al.
ESciPub | 1996 | ISBN: 0080528562 9780080528564 9780444821034 | 1011 pages | PDF | 55 MB
This second volume on carbonate reservoirs completes the two-volume treatise on this important topic for petroleum engineers and geologists. Together, the volumes form a complete, modern reference to the properties and production behaviour of carbonate petroleum reservoirs. This book is an important reference that will be of great use to both geologists and engineers.
The book contains valuable glossaries to geologic and petroleum engineering terms providing exact definitions for writers and speakers.
Lecturers will find a useful appendix devoted to questions and problems that can be used for teaching assignments as well as a guide for lecture development. In addition, there is a chapter devoted to core analysis of carbonate rocks which is ideal for laboratory instruction.
Managers and production engineers will find a review of the latest laboratory technology for carbonate formation evaluation in the chapter on core analysis. The modern classification of carbonate rocks is presented with petroleum production performance and overall characterization using seismic and well test analyses. Separate chapters are devoted to the important naturally fractured and chalk reservoirs.
This two-volume work brings together the wide variety of approaches to the study of carbonate reservoirs and will therefore be of value to managers, engineers, geologists and lecturers.
Contents
Preface
List of Contributors
1. Introduction
2. Seismic expression of carbonate reservoir systems
3. Core analysis and its application in reservoir characterization
4. Formation evaluation
5. Performance and classification of carbonate reservoirs
6. Well test analysis in carbonate reservoirs
7. Naturally–fractured carbonate reservoirs
8. Chalk reservoirs
9. Hydrocarbon reservoirs in karsted carbonate rocks
10. Factors affecting oil recovery from carbonate reservoirs and prediction of recovery
Appendix A: Glossary of selected geologic terms
Appendix B: Petroleum engineering glossary
Appendix C: Fundamentals of surface and capillary forces
Appendix D: Sample questions and problems
Author index
Subject index
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