Gulf Professional Publishing; 1st edition
The important subject of oil and gas reservoirs as they continue to naturally decline, deplete, and mature is covered in the book Fundamentals of Gas Lift Engineering: Well Design and Troubleshooting. This book also addresses the topic of how more oil and gas companies are trying to redirect their investments in artificial lift methods to help prolong the life of their assets.
New developments in analytical procedures, computational tools and software, and many other related technologies have completely changed the way production engineers and well operators face the daily design and troubleshooting tasks and challenges of gas lift. These tasks can now be carried out more quickly, accurately, and productively, provided that the person is properly trained. While not much has changed physically since the King Valve was invented in the 1940s, new developments in analytical procedures, computational tools and software, and many other related technologies have had a significant impact. This e-book satisfies the requirement for training by providing up-to-date information on the newest gas lift designs, procedures for troubleshooting, and real-world field case studies that are applicable to all levels of circumstances, including those that take place offshore.
Putting operational and troubleshooting techniques front and center in the discussion, the PDF ebook gives engineers, both new and experienced, the ability to analyze the problem at hand and arrive at informed adjustments and conclusions in the manner that is both the most cost-effective and the most practically applicable. This book breathes new life and introduces innovation into a fundamental part of a well's lifecycle that has been largely unchanged for decades: the analysis of inflow and outflow performance. Packed with information on computer utilization, worked calculation examples made for training, and performance analysis of inflow and outflow.
- Includes fundamental gas lift design, troubleshooting, and up-to-date research and development information.
- Presents historical as well as contemporary methods of analytical and operational work and makes them accessible in an easy-to-read format.
- Offers practical expertise and methods gleaned from actual fieldwork, which may be applied to resolving onshore as well as offshore difficulties.
- Contains information on the utilization of computers, a performance analysis of incoming and outgoing cash flow, and worked calculation training examples.