Crude Oil Waxes, Emulsions, and Asphaltenes

Crude Oil Waxes, Emulsions, and Asphaltenes

By: J.R. Becker (author)Paperback

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Becker explains the physical chemical problems associated with waxes and emulsions and the new technologies for treatment of these problems. Contents: Petroleum companies and emulsions Forces involved in macroscopic physical behavior of emulsions Oil and water emulsion breakers Petroleum companies and waxes Chemical surfaces Wax crystal order and temperature Wax: physical properties and quantum effects Ashaltenes and crude oil Ashaltenes: bulk behavior and testing methods Physical properties of treating chemicals Appendices.


Part 1 Well planning: planning process; casing and wellhead design; primary cementing; drilling fluids; well control; drill-bit selection; parameters and hydraulics; directional planning; logging; drilling problem avoidance; safety and environmental considerations; quality control; rig and personnel selection. Part 2 Practical wellsite operations: casing; cementing; drilling fluids; well control; drill bits; directional drilling; drilling problem avoidance; fishing; safety and environment; quality control.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780878147373
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9780878147373
  • ISBN10: 0878147373

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