The Properties of Petroleum Fluids (2nd Revised edition)

The Properties of Petroleum Fluids (2nd Revised edition)

By: William D. McCain (author)Hardback

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A conveniently arranged petroleum fluids reference book covering components, properties, and equations for the various fluids and gases. Contents: Introduction and scope Water-in-crude-oil emulsions Characterization, phase behavior, and field processing of crude oil Separation of gas, oil and water Dehydration and desalting of crude oil Crude sweetening and stabilization Pumps Measurement of crude oil Fire heaters Pipeline transportation Energy conservation Instrumentation and process control Pressure relief and flaring Case histories Appendices.

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Components of naturally occurring petroleum fluids; phase behaviour; equations of state; other equations of state for real gases; the five reservoir fluids; properties of dry gases; properties of wet gases; properties of black oils - definitions, field data, reservoir fluid studies, correlations; gas-liquid equilibria; surface separation; equilibrium-ratio correlations; gas-liquid equilibria calculations with equations of state; properties of oilfield waters; gas hydrates.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780878143351
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 548
  • ID: 9780878143351
  • weight: 930
  • ISBN10: 0878143351
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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