IPE Table of Contents

Below is the Table of Contents for Introduction to Petroleum EngineeringPetrobras_P-40_Maintenance_Rio

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 What is Petroleum Engineering?
    • 1.2 Life Cycle of a Reservoir
    • 1.3 Reservoir Management
    • 1.4 Petroleum Economics
    • 1.5 Petroleum and the Environment
    • 1.6 Activities
  • Chapter 2 The Future of Energy
    • 2.1 Global Oil and Gas Production and Consumption
    • 2.2 Resources and Reserves
    • 2.3 Oil and Gas Resources
    • 2.4 Global Distribution of Oil and Gas Reserves
    • 2.5 Peak Oil
    • 2.6 Future Energy Options
    • 2.7 Activities
  • Chapter 3 Properties of Reservoir Fluids
    • 3.1 Origin
    • 3.2 Classification
    • 3.3 Definitions
    • 3.4 Gas Properties
    • 3.5 Oil Properties
    • 3.6 Water Properties
    • 3.7 Sources of Fluid Data
    • 3.8 Applications of Fluid Properties
    • 3.9 Activities
  • Chapter 4 Properties of Reservoir Rock
    • 4.1 Porosity
    • 4.2 Permeability
    • 4.3 Reservoir Heterogeneity and Permeability
    • 4.4 Directional Permeability
    • 4.5 Activities
  • Chapter 5 Multiphase Flow
    • 5.1 Interfacial Tension, Wettability, and Capillary Pressure
    • 5.2 Fluid Distribution and Capillary Pressure
    • 5.3 Relative Permeability
    • 5.4 Mobility and Fractional Flow
    • 5.5 One-Dimensional Water-Oil Displacement
    • 5.6 Well Productivity
    • 5.7 Activities
  • Chapter 6 Petroleum Geology
    • 6.1 Geologic History of the Earth
    • 6.2 Rocks and Formations
    • 6.3 Sedimentary Basins and Traps
    • 6.4 What do you need to form a hydrocarbon reservoir?
    • 6.5 Volumetric Analysis, Recovery Factor, and EUR
    • 6.6 Activities
  • Chapter 7 Reservoir Geophysics
    • 7.1 Seismic Waves
    • 7.2 Acoustic Impedance and Reflection Coefficients
    • 7.3 Seismic Resolution
    • 7.4 Seismic Data Acquisition, Processing, and Interpretation
    • 7.5 Petroelastic Model
    • 7.6 Geomechanical Model
    • 7.7 Activities
  • Chapter 8 Drilling
    • 8.1 Drilling Rights
    • 8.2 Rotary Drilling Rigs
    • 8.3 The Drilling Process
    • 8.4 Types of Wells
    • 8.5 Activities
  • Chapter 9 Well Logging
    • 9.1 Logging Environment
    • 9.2 Lithology Logs
    • 9.3 Porosity Logs
    • 9.4 Resistivity Logs
    • 9.5 Other Types of Logs
    • 9.6 Log Calibration with Formation Samples
    • 9.7 MWD and LWD
    • 9.8 Reservoir Characterization Issues
    • 9.9 Activities
  • Chapter 10 Well Completions
    • 10.1 Skin
    • 10.2 Production Casing and Liners
    • 10.3 Perforating
    • 10.4 Acidizing
    • 10.5 Hydraulic Fracturing
    • 10.6 Wellbore and Surface Hardware
    • 10.7 Activities
  • Chapter 11 Upstream Facilities
    • 11.1 Onshore Facilities
    • 11.2 Flash Calculation for Separators
    • 11.3 Pressure Rating for Separators
    • 11.4 Single-Phase Flow in Pipe
    • 11.5 Multiphase Flow in Pipe
    • 11.6 Well Patterns
    • 11.7 Offshore Facilities
    • 11.8 Activities Urban Operations – The Barnett Shale
    • 11.9 Activities
  • Chapter 12 Transient Well Testing
    • 12.1 Pressure Transient Testing
    • 12.2 Oil Well Pressure Transient Testing
    • 12.3 Gas Well Pressure Transient Testing
    • 12.4 Gas Well Deliverability
    • 12.5 Summary of Transient Well Testing
    • 12.6 Activities
  • Chapter 13 Production Performance
    • 13.1 Field Performance Data
    • 13.2 Decline Curve Analysis
    • 13.3 Probabilistic Decline Curve Analysis
    • 13.4 Oil Reservoir Material Balance
    • 13.5 Gas Reservoir Material Balance
    • 13.6 Depletion Drive Mechanisms and Recovery Efficiencies
    • 13.7 Inflow Performance Relationships
    • 13.8 Activities
  • Chapter 14 Reservoir Performance
    • 14.1 Reservoir Flow Simulators
    • 14.2 Reservoir Flow Modeling Workflows
    • 14.3 Performance of Conventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs
    • 14.4 Performance of an Unconventional Reservoir
    • 14.5 Performance of Geothermal Reservoirs
    • 14.6 Activities
  • Chapter 15 Midstream and Downstream Operations
    • 15.1 The Midstream Sector
    • 15.2 The Downstream Sector: Refineries
    • 15.3 The Downstream Sector: Natural Gas Processing Plants
    • 15.4 Sakhalin-2 Project, Sakhalin Island, Russia
    • 15.5 Activities
  • Appendix A Unit Conversion Factors
  • References
  • Index