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Author Hill, A. D. (A. Daniel)

Title Multilateral Wells
Published Richardson : Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2007
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Contents ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1-Introduction�Purposes and Applications of Multilateral Wells""; ""1.1 The Utility of Multilateral Wells""; ""1.2 History of Multilateral Wells""; ""1.3 Synergistic Technologies""; ""1.4 Organization of This Book""; ""2-Application of Complex Well Architecture to Common Geological Settings""; ""2.1 Introduction""; ""2.2 Geometry of the Well Drainage Volume""; ""2.3 Using Seismic Techniques for Reservoir Description and Complex Well Planning""; ""3-Drilling Multilaterals""; ""3.1 Initiating a Lateral From the Main Wellbore�Sidetracking""
""3.2 Drilling the Lateral""""3.3 Well Control for Multilateral Wells""; ""3.4 Multilateral Drilling Case Histories""; ""4-Multilateral Well Completions""; ""4.1 Introduction""; ""4.2 Considerations in Designing a Multilateral Completion""; ""4.3 Junction Classifications""; ""4.4 Lateral Completions""; ""5-Multilateral Well Performance""; ""5.1 Introduction""; ""5.2 Horizontal Well Reservoir Inflow Performance""; ""5.3 Wellbore Flow Behavior""; ""5.4 Multilateral Well Deliverability""; ""5.5 Wellbore Crossflow in Multilateral Wells""; ""Appendix 5A""
""8-Intelligent and Smart Well Completions""""8.1 Introduction""; ""8.2 Intelligent-Completion Equipment""; ""8.3 Intelligent Completion Models""; ""8.4 Examples of Field Applications of Intelligent Completions""; ""9-Multilateral Well Economics""; ""9.1 Introduction""; ""9.2 Costs of Different Classifications of Multilateral Wells""; ""9.3 Basic Economic Considerations""; ""9.4 Multilateral Wells Driven by Capital Expenditure Reductions""; ""9.5 Multilateral Value Driven by Reserves Additions""; ""9.6 Real Options Valuation""; ""Nomenclature""; ""References""; ""Author Index""
""Appendix 5B�Derivation of Dimensionless Transform of Diffusivity Equation""""Appendix 5C�Point/Plane Source Method""; ""6-Multilateral Well Performance Case Studies""; ""6.1 Introduction""; ""6.2 Low-Cost Reserves Access With Multilaterals""; ""6.3 Heavy-Oil Development With Multilaterals""; ""6.4 Multilaterals for Improved Sweep Efficiency""; ""6.5 Low-Cost Reserves Access With Multilaterals""; ""7-Enhanced Multilateral Well Performance""; ""7.1 Introduction""; ""7.2 Multilateral-Well Performance Diagnosis""; ""7.3 Well Stimulation in Multilateral Wells""
Notes ""Subject Index""
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Author Economides, Michael J.
Zhu, Ding.
ISBN 1613992238