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Oil field production geology

Author: Mike Shepherd; American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : American Association of Petroleum Geologists, ©2009.
Series: AAPG memoir, 91.
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"This book was written for students, new professionals in oil companies, and for anyone with an interest in reservoir geology. It explains the background to production geology in the context of oil field subsurface operations. It also gives practical guidelines as to how a production geologist can analyze the reservoir geology and fluid flow characteristics of an oil field with the aim of improving hydrocarbon  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Shepherd; American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
ISBN: 0891813721 9780891813729
OCLC Number: 462786190
Description: vi, 350 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: The production geologist and the reservoir --
The geological scheme --
Flow geology --
Reservoir modeling and geostatistics --
Locating the remaining hydrocarbons --
Well planning --
Depositional environments and their flow characteristics.
Series Title: AAPG memoir, 91.
Responsibility: by Mike Shepherd

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"This book was written for students, new professionals in oil companies, and for anyone with an interest in reservoir geology. It explains the background to production geology in the context of oil field subsurface operations. It also gives practical guidelines as to how a production geologist can analyze the reservoir geology and fluid flow characteristics of an oil field with the aim of improving hydrocarbon recovery. Advice is given on how to search for the remaining oil volumes in a producing field, where these pockets are typically found, and then how to plan wells to target these volumes."--Publisher's description.

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by mikeshepherd (WorldCat user published 2010-03-31) Excellent Permalink

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The book is thematic in that throughout it gives advice on how the geologist can help to maximise oil (and gas) recoveries from the fields they are working on. Starting off with an introduction on reservoirs,...
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