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Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids

  • ID: 1769336
  • Book
  • July 2011
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids is a comprehensive manual that provides end users with information about oil field chemicals, such as drilling muds, corrosion and scale inhibitors, gelling agents and bacterial control. This book is an extension and update of Oil Field Chemicals published in 2003, and it presents a compilation of materials from literature and patents, arranged according to applications and the way a typical job is practiced. The text is composed of 23 chapters that cover oil field chemicals arranged according to their use. Each chapter follows a uniform template, starting with a brief overview of the chemical followed by reviews, monomers, polymerization, and fabrication. The different aspects of application, including safety and environmental impacts, for each chemical are also discussed throughout the chapters. The text also includes handy indices for trade names, acronyms and chemicals. Petroleum, production, drilling, completion, and operations engineers and managers will find this book invaluable for project management and production. Non-experts and students in petroleum engineering will also find this reference useful.
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  1. Water Soluble Polymers
  2. Drilling Muds
  3. Fluid Loss Additives
  4. Viscosity Control
  5. Clay Stabilization
  6. Microencapsulation
  7. Thickeners
  8. Recycling Additives
  9. Lubrication
  10. Bacteria Control
  11. Surfactants
  12. Corrosion Inhibitors
  13. Scale Inhibitors
  14. Gelling Agents
  15. Filter-Cake Removal
  16. Workover and Completion Fluids
  17. Cement Additives
  18. Transport
  19. Drag Reducers
  20. Gas Hydrate Control
  21. Antifreeze Agents
  22. Odorization
  23. Enhanced Oil Recovery
  24. Surfactants for flooding techniques
  25. Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
  26. Water Shutoff
  27. Environmental Protection Chemicals
  28. Oil Spill-Treating Agents
  29. Dispersants
  30. Defoamers
  31. Demulsifiers
  32. Green Chemicals
  33. Alternative Construction Materials
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Johannes Fink Professor of Polymer Chemistry, Montanuniversitat Leoben, Styria, Austria.

Johannes Fink is a Professor of Polymer Chemistry at Montanuniversität Leoben in Styria, Austria. Dr. Fink teaches macromolecular chemistry. His career spans for more than thirty years in the field of polymers, including characterization, flame retardancy and pyrolysis of polymers. Johannes has published multiple books and articles, including Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids, Second Edition, Water-Based Chemicals and Technology for Drilling, Completion, and Workover Fluids and Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Fluids Technology, Second Edition, all published by Elsevier.
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