Lectures

  • Lecture 0 - Fall Introduction [PDF]
  • Lecture 1 - Organic Chemistry [PDF]
  • Lecture 2 - Alkanes  [PDF]
  • Lecture 3 - Alkenes Alkynes[PDF]
  • Lecture 4 - Aromatics [PDF]
  • Lecture 5 - Pure Substances [PDF]
  • Lectures 6&7 - Two and Three Component Mixtures[PDF]
  • Lecture 8 - Five Reservoir Fluids  [PDF]
  • Lectures 9 Ideal Gases  [PDF]
  • Lecture 10 - Real Gases [PDF]
  • Lecture 11 - Real Gases - SPE Paper 26668  [PDF] (see paper from reading material)
  • Lecture 12 - Standard Conditions- Bg, Viscosity (with example of Gas Properties for Reservoir Engineering) [PDF]
  • Lecture 13 Cg-Heating Value [PDF]
  • Lecture 14 - Wet Gases [PDF]
  • Lecture 15 - Black Oil Definitions [PDF]
  • Lecture 16 - Field Data[PDF]
  • Lecture 17 - Reservoir Fluid Studies  [PDF]
  • Lectures 18&19 - Properties of Black Oils and Reservoir Fluid Studies Report [ PDF]
  • Lecture 20 - Properties from Reservoir Fluid Studies [PDF]
  • Lectures 21 - Black Oils Correlations (pb, Rs) JCPT Method   [PDF
  • Lectures 22 & 23 - Consolidate Oil Reservoir Density Calculations and Oil Viscosity [PDF]
  • Lecture 24-25- Ideal Solutions Exercises [PDF]
  • Lecture 26 - Non-Ideal VLE [PDF]
  • Lecture 27-28 - Surface Separators [PDF] 
  • Lecture 29 - Equilibrium Ratio Correlations (K-values) [PDF]
  • Lectures 30-31 - Properties of Oilfield Waters [PDF]
  • Lecture 32- Reuse of Produced Water [PDF]
  • Lectures 33-34 Gas Hydrates [PDF]
  • Lecture 35 - Hydrates Inhibition Schemes - Software [PDF]
  • Lecture 36-37 Equations of State [PDF]

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Journal Articles - Reading Material

'Heavy Components Control Reservoir Fluid Behavior', William D. McCain Jr, JPT September, 1994

"Compressibility Factors for naturally Ocurring Petroleum Gases", SPE 26668 - L.D. Piper, W.D. McCain, S. A.. Holdtich, 1993

"Two-Phase Compressibility Factors for Retrograde Gases" - SPE20055 - D.G. Rayes, L.D. Piper, W.D. McCain, and S.W. Poston

Correlation of Black Oil Properties at Pressures Below Bubblepoint Pressure—A New Approach" J.Velarde, T.A. Blasingame, and W.D. McCain, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology , 1999, Vol 38., No. 13
Prediction of Heavy Oil Viscosity - Trevor Bennison - Heavy Oil Field Dev. Conference London 1998

"A Set of Equations for Computing Equilibrium Rations of a Crude Oil/Natural Gas System at Pressures Below 1,000 psia," M.B. Standing, JPT, September 1979.