Reservoir Fluids

  • Gian Luigi Chierici


Reservoir fluids consist of sometimes highly complex mixtures of hydrocarbon molecules, from the lightest (C1 methane) to naphthenes and polycyclics with molecular weights in excess of 1000. These molecules originated, as we have seen, from the thermal and bacterial breakdown of once-living organic material. They are almost invariably accompanied by non-hydrocarbon compounds of oxygen, sulphur or nitrogen, such as CO2, H2S and N2.


Reservoir Pressure Isothermal Compressibility Reservoir Temperature Reservoir Condition Reservoir Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gian Luigi Chierici
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  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringBolognaItaly

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