Reservoir Formation Damage Fundamentals, Modeling, Assessment, and Mitigation

ISBN-10: 0750677384

ISBN-13: 9780750677387

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Faruk Civan

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Reservoir Formation Damage is a concise and practical reference for engineers, scientists, and operators engaged in various aspects of formation damage, including testing, evaluation, diagnosis, prediction, and mitigation. There is currently no other book on the market that addresses this very expensive headache for the oil and gas industry in a comprehensive manner. New material includes a chapter on prevention and remediation, a chapter on evaluating formation damage from a mechanistic point of view (as opposed to mathematical), and a chapter of case histories. Long-awaited new edition includes material on prevention and remediation and evaluating formation damage from a mechanistic point of view. State-of-the-Art knowledge and valuable insights into formation damage Discover new strategies designed to minimize and avoid formation damage in petroleum reservoirs.
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List price: $210.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 2/14/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1136
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Faruk Civan, Ph.D. is an Alumni Professor at the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. Faruk has been a professor in academia for over 40 years, teaching more than 30 courses for undergraduate and graduate level along iwth multiple corporate indusry courses. During that same time, he also employed as a reservoir consultant and trainer for multiple corporations around the world. Dr. Civan has received many awards and honors in his career, including the Albert Einstein Medal of Honor and SPE Distinguished Achievement Award. He has authored an co-authored over 21 books and written well over 300 articles and conference papers. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, a Masters from the University of Texas at Austin, and a M.E. Advanced Engineering degree (with high honors) from the Technical University of Istanbul, all in Chemical Engineering.

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Overview of Formation Damage
Common Formation Damage Problems, Factors, and Mechanisms
Team for Understanding and Mitigation of Formation Damage
Objectives of the Book
Characterization of Reservoir Rock for Formation Damage - Mineralogy, Texture, Petrographics, Petrophysics, and Instrumental Techniques
Mineralogy and Mineral Sensitivity of Petroleum-Bearing Formations
Origin of Petroleum-Bearing Formations
Constituents of Sedimentary Rocks
Composition of Petroleum-Bearing Formations
Mineral Sensitivity of Sedimentary Formations
Mechanism of Clay Swelling
Modeling Clay Swelling
Cation Exchange Capacity
Shale Swelling and Stability
Petrographical Characteristics of Petroleum-Bearing Formations
Petrographical Characteristics
Morphology of Dispersed Clays in Sandstones
Rock Damage Tendency and Formation Damage Index Number
Reservoir Characterization
Petrophysics - Flow Functions and Parameters
Wettability Alteration
Dependence of End-Point Saturations to Porosity and Permeability
Alteration of Flow Functions: Capillary Pressure and Relative Permeability
Temperature Dependency of the Rock Wettability
Effect of Temperature on Formation Damage
Effect of Morphology of Dispersed Clays on Capillary Pressure and Relative Permeability in Sandstones
Porosity and Permeability Relationships of Geological Formations
Basic Models for Permeability of Rocks
Special Effects
Advanced Applications
Instrumental and Laboratory Techniques for Characterization of Reservoir Rock
Formation Evaluation (FE)
Instrumental Laboratory Techniques
Characterization of the Porous Media Processes for Formation Damage - Accountability of Phases and Species, Rock-Fluid-Particle Interactions, and Rate Processes
Multiphase and Multispecies Transport in Porous Media
MultiPhase and Species Systems in Porous Media
Alternative Expressions of Various Species and Flow for Systems in Porous Media
MultiSpecies and MultiPhase Macroscopic Transport Equations
Particulate Processes in Porous Media
Particulate Processes
Properties Affecting Particles
Forces Acting Upon Particles
Rate Equations for Particulate Processes in Porous Matrix
Particulate Phenomena in Multiphase Systems
Temperature Effect on Particulate Processes
Crystal Growth and Scale Formation in Porous Media
Types of Precipitation
Solid-Liquid Equilibrium and Solubility Equation
Crystallization Phenomena
Particle Growth and Dissolution in Solution
Scale Formation and Dissolution at the Pore Surface
Crystal Surface Pitting and Displacement by Dissolution
Formation Damage by Particulate Processes-Fines Mobilization Migration, - and Deposition
Single-Phase Formation Damage by Fines Migration and Clay Swelling
Algebraic Core Impairment Model
Ordinary Differential Compartments-in-Series Core Impairment Model
Simple Partial Differential Core Impairment Model
Partial Differential Core Impairment Model Considering the Clayey Formation Swelling and both the Indigenous and the External Particles
Plugging-Nonplugging Parallel Pathways Partial Differential Core Impairment Model
Model-Assisted Analysis of Experimental Data
Multiphase Formation Damage by Fines Migration
Formulation of a Multiphase Formation Damage Model
Model-Assisted Analysis of Experimental Data
Cake Filtration: Mechanism Parameters, and Modeling
Incompressive Cake Filtration without Fines Intrusion
Compressive Cake Filtration Including Fines Invasion
Formation Damage by Inorganic and Organic Processes - Chemical Reactions Saturation Phenomena Deposition and Dissolution
Inorganic Scaling and Geochemical Formation Damage
Geochemical Phenomena-Classification, Formulation Modeling and Simulation
Reactions in Porous Media
Geochemical Modeling
Graphical Description of the Rock-Fluid Chemical Equilibrium
Geochemical Model-Assisted Analysis of Fluid-Fluid and Rock-Fluid Compatibility
Geochemical Simulation of Rock-Fluid Interactions in Brine-Saturated Sedimentary Basins
Formation Damage by Organic Deposition
Characteristics of Asphaltenic Oils
Mechanisms of the Heavy Organic Deposition
Asphaltene and Wax Phase Behavior
Prediction of Asphaltene Stability and Measurement (detection) of the Onset of Asphaltene Flocculation
Algebraic Model for Formation Damage by Asphaltene Precipitation in Single Phase
Plugging-Nonplugging Pathways Model for Asphaltene Deposition in Single Phase
Two-Phase and Dual-Porosity Model for Simultaneous Asphaltene-Paraffin Deposition
Single-Porosity and Two-Phase Model for Organic Deposition
Assessment of the Formation Damage Potential - Testing Simulation, Analysis and Interpretation
Laboratory Evaluation of Formation Damage
Fundamental Processes of Practical Importance for Formation Damage in Petroleum Reservoirs
Selection of Reservoir-Compatible Fluids
Experimental Setup for Formation Damage Testing
Recommended Practice for Laboratory Formation Damage Tests
Protocol for Standard Core Flood Tests
Laboratory Procedures for Evaluation of Common Formation Damage Problems
Evaluation of the Reservoir Formation Damage Potential by Laboratory Testing - a Case Study
Formation Damage Simulator Development
Description of Fundamental Model Equations
Numerical Solution of Formation Damage Models
Ordinary Differential Equations
Partial Differential Equations
Model-Assisted Analysis and Interpretation of Laboratory and Field Tests
Measurement Error
Model Validation, Refinement and Parameter Estimation
Formation Damage Potential of Stimulation and Production Techniques
Reactive-Transport Simulation of Dolomitization, Anhydrite Cementation and Porosity Evolution
Impact of Scale Deposition in a Reservoir
Simulation of fine particle mobilization migration and deposition in a core plug
Formation Damage Models for Fields Applications-Drilling Mud Invasion, Injectivity of Wells Sanding and Gravel-Pack Damage and Inorganic and Organic Deposition
Drilling Mud Filtrate and Solids Invasion and Mudcake Formation
Depth of Mud Damage Correlation
Single-Phase Mud Filtrate Invasion Model
Two-Phase Wellbore Mud Invasion and Filter Cake Formation Model
Near-Wellbore Filtrate Invasion
Dynamically-Coupled Mudcake Build-up and Immiscible Multiphase Filtrate Invasion
Drilling Mud Loss into Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
Injectivity of the Waterflooding Wells
Injectivity of Wells
Water Quality Ratio (WQR)
Single-Phase Filtration Processes
Diagnostic-Type Curves for Water Injectivity Tests
Injection Rate Decline Function
Field Applications
Reservoir Sand Migration and Gravel-Pack Damage: Stress-Induced Formation Damage Sanding Tendency, and Prediction
Prediction of Sanding Conditions Using a Simple Model
Prediction of Massive Sand Production Using a Differential Model
Modeling Sand Retention in Gravel-Packs
Reservoir Compaction and Subsidence
Near-Wellbore Formation Damage
Modeling Near-Wellbore Deposition and Its Effect on Well Performance
Near-Wellbore Sulfur Deposition
Near-Wellbore Calcite Deposition
Near-Wellbore Asphaltene Deposition
Diagnosis and Mitigation of Formation Damage-Measurement Assessment, Control and Remediation
Field Diagnosis and Measurement of Formation Damage
Diagnosis and Evaluation of Formation Damage in the Field
Pseudo-Damage vs. Formation Damage
Measures of Formation Damage
Model-Assisted Estimation of Skin Factor
Model-Assisted Analysis of the Near-Wellbore Permeability Alteration Using Pressure Transient Data
Productivity Decline Caused by Mud Invasion into Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
Continuous Real Time Series Analysis for Detection and Monitoring Formation Damage Effects
Formation Damage Expert System
Determination of Formation Damage and Pseudo-Damage from Well Performance-Identification, Characterization and Evaluation
Completion Damage and Flow Efficiency
Formation Damage Assessment in the Field by Well surveillance
Well-Testing Techniques reservoir parameters and interpretation methods
Components of the Total Skin Factor
Variable skin factor
Formation Damage Control and Remediation - Conventional Techniques and Remedial Treatments for Common Problems
Selection of Treatment Fluids
Clay Stabilization
Clay and Silt Fines
Effect of Drilling Fluids on Shale Stability
Bacterial Damage
Inorganic Scales
Organic Deposits
Mixed Organic/Inorganic Deposits
Formation Damage Induced by Completion-Fluids and Crude-Oil Emulsions
Wettability Alteration and Emulsion and Water Blocks 960 Intense Heat Treatment
Sand Control
Well Stimulation
Recaputalization of the Methods for Formation Damage Mitigation
Sandstone and Carbonate Formation Acidizing
Water Injectivity Management
Controlling the Adverse Side Effects of Remedial Treatments
Reservoir Formation Damage Abatement - Guidelines, Methodology Preventive Maintenance and Remediation Treatments
Comprehensive Methodology for Mitigation of Formation Damage
Treatment Fluid Application Methods
Thermal and Hydraulic Coupling of Wellbore with Reservoir During Remedial Fluid Treatments Illustrated for Hydraulically Fractured Well Acidizing
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