Unconventional Oil And Gas Resources Handbook: Evaluation And Development

Paperback | October 26, 2015

byY Zee Ma, Stephen HolditchEditorY Zee Ma

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Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook: Evaluation and Development is a must-have, helpful handbook that brings a wealth of information to engineers and geoscientists. Bridging between subsurface and production, the handbook provides engineers and geoscientists with effective methodology to better define resources and reservoirs. Better reservoir knowledge and innovative technologies are making unconventional resources economically possible, and multidisciplinary approaches in evaluating these resources are critical to successful development. Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook takes this approach, covering a wide range of topics for developing these resources including exploration, evaluation, drilling, completion, and production. Topics include theory, methodology, and case histories and will help to improve the understanding,integrated evaluation, and effective development of unconventional resources. Presents methods for a full development cycle of unconventional resources, from exploration through production Explores multidisciplinary integrations for evaluation and development of unconventional resources and covers a broad range of reservoir characterization methods and development scenarios Delivers balanced information with multiple contributors from both academia and industry Provides case histories involving geological analysis, geomechanical analysis, reservoir modeling, hydraulic fracturing treatment, microseismic monitoring, well performance and refracturing for development of unconventional reservoirs

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Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook: Evaluation and Development is a must-have, helpful handbook that brings a wealth of information to engineers and geoscientists. Bridging between subsurface and production, the handbook provides engineers and geoscientists with effective methodology to better define resources and reservoirs...

Dr. Zee Ma is currently a Scientific Advisor in Geosciences and Mathematical Modeling for Schlumberger, specializing in integrated reservoir modeling and hydrocarbon resource evaluation for both conventional and unconventional plays. Prior to joining Schlumberger, he worked for several other major oil companies and service providers fo...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:550 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 26, 2015Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128022388

ISBN - 13:9780128022382

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Unconventional resources from exploration to production

Chapter 2: Worldwide recoverable unconventional gas resources evaluation

Chapter 3: Geochemistry applied to evaluation of unconventional resources

Chapter 4: Characterization of shale by laboratory experimentations

Chapter 5: Lithofacies and rock type classifications in unconventional formations

Chapter 6: Resource assessment and ranking for unconventional plays

Chapter 7: Finding production sweet spot in shale reservoirs by integrating seismic data and geology

Chapter 8: Seismic anisotropy and fracture detections in unconventional resource plays

Chapter 9: Pressure prediction in unconventional formations and impact on reservoir development

Chapter 10: Geomechanics for unconventional reservoirs

Chapter 11: Hydraulic fracturing in transverse isotropic media

Chapter 12: Production data analysis in shale gas reservoirs

Chapter 13: Transport properties in shale gas reservoirs: from nano-pores to reservoir scale

Chapter 14: The challenges and recent advances in modeling transport, storage and PVT behavior in shale oil and gas reservoirs

Chapter 15: Integrated reservoir modeling workflow for unconventional reservoirs

Chapter 16: Integrated modeling of natural and hydraulic fracture networks

Chapter 17: Microseismicity in unconventional reservoirs

Chapter 18: Completion optimization in producing oil and gas from tight formations

Chapter 19: Evaluating completion effectiveness and predicting well performances

Chapter 20: Gas hydrate reservoir characterization and development

Chapter 21: Fractured reservoirs in tight basement formations: From basin analysis to fracture modeling

Chapter 22: Uncertainty analysis and pitfalls in developing unconventional reservoirs