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Electrical Submersible Pumps Manual

Electrical Submersible Pumps Manual Author Gabor Takacs
ISBN-10 9780128145715
Release 2017-09-22
Pages 578
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Electrical Submersible Pumps Manual: Design, Operations and Maintenance, Second Edition continues to deliver the information needed with updated developments, technology and operational case studies. New content on gas handlers, permanent magnet motors, and newly designed stage geometries are all included. Flowing from basic to intermediate to special applications, particularly for harsh environments, this reference also includes workshop materials and class-style examples for trainers to utilize for the newly hired production engineer. Other updates include novel pump stage designs, high-performance motors and temperature problems and solutions specific for high temperature wells. Effective and reliable when used properly, electrical submersible pumps (ESPs) can be expensive to purchase and maintain. Selecting the correct pump and operating it properly are essential for consistent flow from production wells. Despite this, there is not a dedicated go-to reference to train personnel and engineers. This book keeps engineers and managers involved in ESPs knowledgeable and up-to-date on this advantageous equipment utilized for the oil and gas industry. Includes updates such as new classroom examples for training and more operational information, including production control Features a rewritten section on failures and troubleshooting Covers the latest equipment, developments and maintenance needed Serves as a useful daily reference for both practicing and newly hired engineers Explores basic electrical, hydraulics and motors, as well as more advanced equipment specific to special conditions such as production of deviated and high temperature wells



Fundamentals of Gas Lift Engineering

Fundamentals of Gas Lift Engineering Author Ali Hernandez
ISBN-10 9780128041468
Release 2016-02-18
Pages 980
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Fundamentals of Gas Lift Engineering: Well Design and Troubleshooting discusses the important topic of oil and gas reservoirs as they continue to naturally deplete, decline, and mature, and how more oil and gas companies are trying to divert their investments in artificial lift methods to help prolong their assets. While not much physically has changed since the invention of the King Valve in the 1940s, new developments in analytical procedures, computational tools and software, and many related technologies have completely changed the way production engineers and well operators face the daily design and troubleshooting tasks and challenges of gas lift, which can now be carried out faster, and in a more accurate and productive way, assuming the person is properly trained. This book fulfills this training need with updates on the latest gas lift designs, troubleshooting techniques, and real-world field case studies that can be applied to all levels of situations, including offshore. Making operational and troubleshooting techniques central to the discussion, the book empowers the engineer, new and experienced, to analyze the challenge involved and make educated adjustments and conclusions in the most economical and practical way. Packed with information on computer utilization, inflow and outflow performance analysis, and worked calculation examples made for training, the book brings fresh air and innovation to a long-standing essential component in a well’s lifecycle. Covers essential gas lift design, troubleshooting, and the latest developments in R&D Provides real-world field experience and techniques to solve both onshore and offshore challenges Offers past and present analytical and operational techniques available in an easy-to-read manner Features information on computer utilization, inflow and outflow performance analysis, and worked calculation training examples



Offshore Electrical Engineering Manual

Offshore Electrical Engineering Manual Author Geoff MacAngus-Gerrard
ISBN-10 9780123854995
Release 2017-11-24
Pages 554
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Offshore Electrical Engineering Manual, Second Edition, is for electrical engineers working on offshore projects who require detailed knowledge of an array of equipment and power distribution systems. The book begins with coverage of different types of insulation, hot-spot temperatures, temperature rise, ambient air temperatures, basis of machine ratings, method of measurement of temperature rise by resistance, measurement of ambient air temperature. This is followed by coverage of AC generators, automatic voltage regulators, AC switchgear transformers, and programmable electronic systems. The emphasis throughout is on practical, ready-to-apply techniques that yield immediate and cost-effective benefits. The majority of the systems covered in the book operate at a nominal voltage of 24 y dc and, although it is not necessary for each of the systems to have separate battery and battery charger systems, the grouping criteria require more detailed discussion. The book also provides information on equipment such as dual chargers and batteries for certain vital systems, switchgear tripping/closing, and engine start batteries which are dedicated to the equipment they supply. In the case of engines which drive fire pumps, duplicate charges and batteries are also required. Packed with charts, tables, and diagrams, this work is intended to be of interest to both technical readers and to general readers. It covers electrical engineering in offshore situations, with much of the information gained in the North Sea. Some topics covered are offshore power requirements, generator selection, process drivers and starting requirements, control and monitoring systems, and cabling and equipment installation Discusses how to perform inspections of electrical and instrument systems on equipment using appropriate regulations and specifications Explains how to ensure electrical systems/components are maintained and production is uninterrupted Demonstrates how to repair, modify, and install electrical instruments ensuring compliance with current regulations and specifications Covers specification, management, and technical evaluation of offshore electrical system design Features evaluation and optimization of electrical system options including DC/AC selection and offshore cabling designs



Sucker Rod Pumping Handbook

Sucker Rod Pumping Handbook Author Gabor Takacs
ISBN-10 9780124172128
Release 2015-05-02
Pages 598
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Sucker-Rod Pumping Handbook presents the latest information on the most common form of production enhancement in today’s oil industry, making up roughly two-thirds of the producing oilwell operations in the world. The book begins with an introduction to the main features of sucker rod pumping and an explanation and comparison of lift methods. It goes on to provide the technical and practical knowledge needed to introduce the new and practicing production engineer and operator to the equipment, technology, and applications required to maintain optimum operating conditions. Sucker-Rod Pumping Handbook is a must-have manual that ensures operators understand the design, components, and operation of sucker rod pump systems, learn the functions of the systems, apply the fundamental production engineering theories and calculations, and accomplish maximum system efficiency by avoiding the typical pitfalls that lead to fatigue and failure. Covers basic equipment, techniques, and codes to follow in a comprehensive and easy-to-understand format Helps users grasp common handling problems that lead to failures Provides analysis of sucker rod pump installations, including well testing, dynamometer surveys, and modern interpretation methods Aids operators in understanding and applying fundamental production theories and calculations of operational parameters



Gas Well Deliquification

Gas Well Deliquification Author James F. Lea
ISBN-10 9780080569406
Release 2011-08-30
Pages 608
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Liquid loading can reduce production and shorten the lifecycle 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 Edition continues to be the engineer’s choice for recognizing and minimizing the effects of liquid loading. The 2nd 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 this is the essential reference for operating engineers, reservoir engineers, consulting engineers and service companies who supply gas well equipment. It 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 coal bed 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



Subsea Engineering Handbook

Subsea Engineering Handbook Author Yong Bai
ISBN-10 9780123978042
Release 2012
Pages 919
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Subsea production systems, overview of subsea engineering, subsea field development, subsea distribution system.Flow assurance and system engineering. Susea structure and equiment. Subsea umbilical, risers and flowlines.



Fire Fighting Pumping Systems At Industrial Facilities

Fire Fighting Pumping Systems At Industrial Facilities Author Dennis P. Nolan
ISBN-10 1437744729
Release 2011-06-10
Pages 216
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Written from the perspective of industrial users, this is the only book that describes how to install an effective firewater pumping system in a pragmatic and budget-conscious way rather than with purely the regulatory framework in mind. Based on the wide-ranging industrial experience of the author, this book is also the only one that deals with the particular risks and requirements of off-shore facilities. This book takes the reader beyond the prescriptive requirements of the fire code (NFPA, UL) and considers how to make the best choice of design for the budget available as well as how to ensure the other components of the pumping system and supporting services are optimized. The only alternative to guides written by regulatory enforcement bodies, this book is uniquely practical and objective – demonstrating how and why the standards need to be met Covers a wide range of industries, including those with exceptional requirements such as off-shore petroleum facilities and chemical plants Written by someone who has been responsible for the safety of large numbers of workers and billions of dollars worth of equipment, for those in similarly responsible positions



Surface Production Operations Volume 1

Surface Production Operations  Volume 1 Author Maurice Stewart
ISBN-10 0080555071
Release 2011-03-31
Pages 768
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The latest edition of this best-selling title is updated and expanded for easier use by engineers. New to this edition is a section on the fundamentals of surface production operations taking up topics from the oilfield as originally planned by the authors in the first edition. This information is necessary and endemic to production and process engineers. Now, the book offers a truly complete picture of surface production operations, from the production stage to the process stage with applications to process and production engineers. · New in-depth coverage of hydrocarbon characteristics, the different kinds of reservoirs, and impurities in crude. · Practical suggestions help readers understand the art and science of handling produced liquids. · Numerous, easy-to-read figures, charts, tables, and photos clearly explain how to design, specify, and operate oilfield surface production facilities.



Airport Design and Operation

Airport Design and Operation Author Antonin Kazda
ISBN-10 9781784418694
Release 2015-08-05
Pages 600
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In this third edition the chapters have been enhanced to reflect changes in technology and the way the air transport industry runs. Key topics that are newly addressed include low cost airline operations, security issues and EASA regulations on airports. A new chapter covering extended details about wildlife control has been added to the volume.



Centrifugal Pumps Design and Application

Centrifugal Pumps  Design and Application Author Val S. Lobanoff
ISBN-10 9780080500850
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 640
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Centrifugal Pumps: Design and Application, Second Edition focuses on the design of chemical pumps, composite materials, manufacturing techniques employed in nonmetallic pump applications, mechanical seals, and hydraulic design. The publication first offers information on the elements of pump design, specific speed and modeling laws, and impeller design. Discussions focus on shape of head capacity curve, pump speed, viscosity, specific gravity, correction for impeller trim, model law, and design suggestions. The book then takes a look at general pump design, volute design, and design of multi-stage casing. The manuscript examines double-suction pumps and side-suction design, net positive suction head, and vertical pumps. Topics include configurations, design features, pump vibration, effect of viscosity, suction piping, high speed pumps, and side suction and suction nozzle layout. The publication also ponders on high speed pumps, double-case pumps, hydraulic power recovery turbines, and shaft design and axial thrust. The book is a valuable source of data for pump designers, students, and rotating equipment engineers.



Estimator s Electrical Man Hour Manual

Estimator s Electrical Man Hour Manual Author John S. Page
ISBN-10 0080505961
Release 1999-05-24
Pages 448
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This manual's latest edition continues to be the best source available for making accurate, reliable man-hour estimates for electrical installation. This new edition is revised and expanded to include installation of electrical instrumentation, which is used in monitoring various process systems.



Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms Author LIGHTNING SOURCE INC
ISBN-10 1931641323
Release 2001
Pages 604
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Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms book for free.



The ROV Manual

The ROV Manual Author Robert D Christ
ISBN-10 9780080982915
Release 2013-10-16
Pages 712
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Written by two well-known experts in the field with input from a broad network of industry specialists, The ROV Manual, Second Edition provides a complete training and reference guide to the use of observation class ROVs for surveying, inspection, and research purposes. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and substantially expanded, with nine new chapters, increased coverage of mid-sized ROVs, and extensive information on subsystems and enabling technologies. Useful tips are included throughout to guide users in gaining the maximum benefit from ROV technology in deep water applications. Intended for marine and offshore engineers and technicians using ROVs, The ROV Manual, Second Edition is also suitable for use by ROV designers and project managers in client companies making use of ROV technology. A complete user guide to observation class ROV (remotely operated vehicle) technology and underwater deployment for industrial, commercial, scientific, and recreational tasks Substantially expanded, with nine new chapters and a new five-part structure separating information on the industry, the vehicle, payload sensors, and other aspects Packed with hard-won insights and advice to help you achieve mission results quickly and efficiently



Manual for Activities Directed at Underwater Cultural Heritage

Manual for Activities Directed at Underwater Cultural Heritage Author Thijs J. Maarleveld
ISBN-10 9789230011222
Release 2013
Pages 346
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Manual for Activities Directed at Underwater Cultural Heritage has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Manual for Activities Directed at Underwater Cultural Heritage also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Manual for Activities Directed at Underwater Cultural Heritage book for free.



The Oil Gas Industry

The Oil   Gas Industry Author Joseph Hilyard
ISBN-10 9781593702540
Release 2012
Pages 315
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Joseph Hilyard's timely new book provides a broad perspective on the oil and gas industry, with primary attention to the United States. It takes the reader on a tour of the operations used to find and evaluate resources, and then to produce, store and deliver oil and gas. The book's main focus is primarily on the equipment and processes used in exploring new resources; evaluating promising formations; drilling wells; managing oil and gas production; converting oil and gas into products; and transporting oil and gas. Separate chapters address the evolution and current structure of the petroleum industry; oil and gas trading; and challenges likely to face the oil and gas industry in coming years. Three appendices define key industry terminology; suggest further reading on selected topics; and identify organizations that can provide more information.



Greywater Use in the Middle East

Greywater Use in the Middle East Author Stephen McIlwaine
ISBN-10 9781853396984
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 178
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In water-scarce areas of the Middle East, greywater (household wastewater excluding toilet waste) is commonly used by poor communities to irrigate home gardens. This both supplements the water available to the household and improves food security. This book draws together material presented at a conference in Jordan in 2007, and examines the technical approaches to treating and using greywater for irrigation, including its associated risks to health and the environment. It discusses many of the non-technical issues that influence effectiveness and sustainability of greywater use. It also takes a hard look at economic issues, arguing that more clarity and consistency from policymakers is essential if low-income, water-stressed communities are to make better and safer use of their existing water supplies. The book concludes by offering suggestions for where donor efforts and research could best be focused in the near future.Greywater use in the Middle East is important reading for researchers, donors, implementing agencies, and policymakers, in the fields of water supply, water reuse, livelihoods and agriculture.



The Fire Chief s Handbook Study Guide

The Fire Chief s Handbook Study Guide Author Steven W. Edwards
ISBN-10 087814899X
Release 2003-06
Pages 215
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This must-have companion to The Fire Chief's Handbook, Sixth Edition, covers all chapters of the best-seller, breaking down important concepts into a series of questions and answers designed to help the reader retain key information.