Reservoir Fluid Properties

  • Richard M. Bateman


For a complete understanding of the behavior of producing wells, it is necessary to keep in mind the fundamental principles that govern the properties of hydrocarbon liquids and gases. Only then can downhole flow rates be accurately found from surface flow rates. The correct choice of a flowmeter tool depends on the expected flow rate and whether or not free gas is present will influence the choice of a fluid-typing tool. In order to keep clear the different sets of conditions of pressure, volume, and temperature, subscripts will be used in this text as follows:


Carbon Capture Formation Volume Factor Downhole Condition Give Flow Rate Repeat Formation Tester 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard M. Bateman
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  1. 1.LubbockUSA

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