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Reservoir fluids and their behavior

Donald L. Katz and Brymer Williams
Reservoir fluids and their behavior
Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (February 1952) 36 (2): 342-358

Abstract

The changes in properties of oil and gas phases are described for petroleum reservoir fluids found at increasing depths. With increasing pressure, more natural gas dissolves in the oil phase and more normally liquid hydrocarbons dissolve in the gas phase. The properties of these fluids at high pressure and the changes which accompany pressure reduction are described with reference to their significance in oil and gas production. The phase relations are explored for recovering crude oil from high-pressure gas-drive fields by converting the oil to a single phase miscible with natural gas, followed by cycling.


ISSN: 0883-9247
Serial Title: Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Serial Volume: 36
Serial Issue: 2
Title: Reservoir fluids and their behavior
Affiliation: University of Michigan, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Pages: 342-358
Published: 195202
Text Language: English
Publisher: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, OK, United States
References: 7
Accession Number: 2020-011519
Categories: Economic geology, geology of energy sources
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. 1 table
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2020, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from GeoScienceWorld, Alexandria, VA, United States. Reference includes data supplied by American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Update Code: 202009
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