Brian F. Towler
232 pp.; Softcover
SPE Textbook series Vol. 8
ISBN: 978-1-55563-092-8
Society of Petroleum Engineers
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Fundamental Principles of Reservoir Engineering
outlines the techniques required for the basic analysis of reservoirs prior to simulation. It reviews rock and fluid properties, reservoir statics, determination of original oil and gas in place by volumetrics and material balances, evaluation of drive mechanisms, fluid flow in porous media, aquifer influx, well testing, fluid distribution and displacement, and decline-curve analysis.



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by Saad
on 3/16/2020
Fundamental Principles of Reservoir Engineering
Assistant Professor, American University of Ras Al Khaimah Excellent Book, helped me a lot in preparing my petroleum reservoir engineering course materials, petroleum economics (decline curve analysis). It is a great book.
by Yohanes Nuwara
on 2/14/2020
Excellent book complete with worked examples and guide to work the practice problems!
A perfect companion to start your learning about reservoir engineering. Most other textbooks lack worked examples and practice problems that lead to learner's confusion in understanding the theory and apply what we have learnt. This book provides worked examples and practices that we can do ourselves! The explanations in this book are very clear. Once you master whole of this book, you are ready to continue your journey to more advanced textbooks!
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Brian F. Towler is an associate professor of chemical and petroleum engineering at the U. of Wyoming, where he has conducted research on reservoir simulation, waterflooding, petroleum trapping mechanisms, and decline-curve analysis. Previously, he was Senior Reservoir Engineer at Arco Oil and Gas and Principal Reservoir Engineer for Oilmin and the Moonie Oil Group of Companies. Towler holds a PhD degree in chemical engineering from the U. of Queensland (Australia) and completed 2 years of post-doctoral research at the U. of California at Davis.
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