Compositional Grading in Oil and Gas Reservoirs, 1st Edition

  • Rogerio Oliveira Esposito
  • Pedro Henrique Rodrigues Alijó
  • Jose Antonio Scilipoti
  • Frederico Wanderley Tavares
  • Published By: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0128124539
  • ISBN-13: 9780128124536
  • DDC: 553.28
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book offers instruction, examples, and case studies on how to answer the challenges of modeling a compositional gradient subject. Starting with the basics on PVT analysis, applied thermodynamics, and full derivations of irreversible thermodynamic-based equations, this critical reference explains gravity-modified equations to be applied to reservoirs, enabling engineers to obtain fluid composition at any point of the reservoir from measured data to create a stronger model calibration.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Reservoir Fluids and PVT Analysis.
2: Phase Equilibrium Thermodynamics.
3: Phase Equilibrium Under the Influence of the Gravitational Field.
4: Irreversible Thermodynamics Applied to Reservoir Engineering.
5: Classic Examples From Literature.
6: Case Studies.
7: The Influence of Molecular Association.
8: General Comments and Perspectives.
Appendix A Transport Equations Derived from Irreversible Thermodynamics.
Appendix B Heat of Transport.
Appendix C Calculation of Molecular Diffusion Coefficient.
Appendix D Another Approach for Heat of Transport.
Appendix E Parameter Estimation.
Appendix F Fundamentals of Statistical Thermodynamics and Perturbation Theory.