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Multiphase correlations References

Multiphase correlations References: n° Correlation Description Reference 1 Anand, et al Predicting Thermal Conductivities of Formations from Other Known Properties….

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Pressure loss calculations through a conduit

Whenever a fluid flows through a conduit pressure loss occurs. Many methods are available to calculate frictional pressure losses. They…

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Multiphase flow regimes

Flow Regime maps are useful tools for getting an overview over which flow regimes we can expect for a particular…

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Specific Gravity & API Gravity

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Dogleg Severity

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GVF – Gas Volume Fraction

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Petroleum Engineering – PVT, Experiments: Constant Composition Expansion

Once we have a sample of reservoir fluid, either directly or by recombination, we need to do reservoir fluid measurement,…

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Petroleum Engineering – Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior

Ideally, laboratory measured PVT data should be utilized. Many times, laboratory data is not available and correlations must be used instead. This…

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Petroleum Engineering – PVT, Experiments: Differential Liberation

The bubble point pressure is determined by an experiment called “Constant Composition Expansion” (CCE), also called: “flash liberation”. The device…

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Petroleum Engineering – PVT, Experiments: Separator Test

Separator Test experiments are carried out for both oil and gas condensate mixtures. A sample of reservoir liquid is placed…

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Petroleum Engineering – PVT, Sampling Methods

There are basically three ways of collecting fluids samples from a well, either by Downhole Sampling, Wellhead Sampling or by  Surface Recombination Sampling. Downhole…

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Petroleum Engineering – PVT, Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior

To understand the complex behavior of a reservoir fluid ” Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior “, let’s, first of all, consider the…