- Covers the full range of completion projects, from simple to unconventional including multi-layer and multi-fractured well deliverability - Delivers practical elements such as, practice examples to calculate, future references, and summaries at the end of every chapter- Updated with complex well trajectories, new case studies, and essential derivations
Part I: Well Productivity Basics 1. Introduction 2. Petroleum Reservoir Properties 3. Reservoir Deliverability 4. Wellbore Performance 5. Productivities of Wells with Conventional Completions
Part II: Productivity of Multi-Lateral Wells 6. Productivity of Wells with Simple Completions 7. Productivity of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Wells 8. Productivity of Radial-Fractured Wells
Appendix A. Unit Conversion Factors B. Minimum Performance Properties of API Tubing C. Mathematical Model for Obtaining Oil Rate Correction Factor FO D. Mathematical Model for Obtaining Oil Rate Correction Factor FG
Dr. Boyun Guo is well known for his contributions to the energy industry in multiphase flow in pipe systems and horizontal well engineering. He is currently a Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the Petroleum Engineering Department and Director of the Center for Optimization of Petroleum Systems (COPS). He has over 35 years of work experience in the oil and gas industry and academia, and has previously worked for Daqing Petroleum Administrative Bureau, New Mexico Tech, New Mexico Petroleum Recovery Research Center, and Edinburgh Petroleum Services. He holds a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Daqing Petroleum Institute of China, MS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Dr. Guo has authored over a hundred papers, served on many association committees, and published 10 books of which 9 of those reside with Elsevier.