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Horizontal Well Technology

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by Sada D. Joshi, Ph. D.

Reservoir engineers, drilling engineers, geologists, and production engineers will find this well-researched book most helpful. The author draws from his extensive experience in horizontal operations around the world and provides you with a thorough understanding of horizontal well technology basics. The author presents history of the technology, recent developments, and basic drilling concepts. In addition, he discusses factors influencing horizontal well performance, such as naturally fractured reservoirs, inaccessible locations, drilling attic oil, drilling through faults and relief wells. The author includes field histories and analyses of productivity and performance.


  • Overview of horizontal well technology
  • Reservoir engineering concepts
  • Steady-state solutions
  • Influence of well eccentricity
  • Comparison of horizontal and fractured vertical wells
  • Transient well testing
  • Pseudo-steady state-flow
  • Water and gas coning in vertical and horizontal wells
  • Horizontal wells in gas reservoirs
  • Pressure drops through tubing a horizontal well
  • Appendices
  • Index


535 Pages/Hardcover/1991
ISBN10 0-87814-350-5

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