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Liquid loading can reduce production and shorten the life-cycle of a well costing a company millions in revenue. A handy guide on the latest techniques, equipment, and chemicals used in de-watering gas wells, Gas Well Deliquification, 2nd ed. continues to be the engineer's choice for recognizing and minimizing the effects of liquid loading. The second edition serves as a guide discussing the most frequently used methods and tools used to diagnose liquid loading problems and reduce the detrimental effects of liquid loading on gas production.
With new extensive chapters on Coal Bed Methane and Production Automation Gas Well Deliquification, 2nd edition proves to be the essential reference for operating engineers, reservoir engineers, consulting engineers and service companies who supply gas well equipment New to this second edition, Gas Well Deliquification provides managers with a comprehensive look into the methods of successful Production Automation as well as tools for the profitable use, production and supervision of Coalbed gases.
. Turnkey solutions for the problems of liquid loading interference
. Based on decades of practical, easy to use methods of de-watering gas wells
. Expands on the 1st edition's useful reference with new methods for utilizing Production Automation and managing Coal Bed Methane
About the Author
James F. Lea, Jr. is the Chair of the Petroleum Engineering Department of Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1999. Previous to his teaching experience, Dr. Lea worked in the industry for 20 years for Amoco as a special research associate and team leader of the Optimization and Production Group. He taught at the University of Arkansas from 1975 to 1978, and, before that, he worked as a senior research engineer at the famed Sun Oil Company in Richardson, Texas. Dr. Lea holds 8 patents and has co-authored 2 books, including one from Pennwell, and has himself authored numerous articles.