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  • 1. INVESTIGATION INTO PIPELINE VANDALISM

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION The Nigerian petroleum industry which has majority of its establishment within the Niger Delta Region has been confronted by two sapping challenges over the years. The challenges relates to the prevalence of militancy and oil pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta. While the former has significantly attenuated in the aftermath of the Amnesty deal in 2009 (Okoli, 2013), ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  344 engagements | 

  • 2. IDENTIFICATION OF WELL PROBLEMS USING WELL TESTING

    »   ABSTRACT   Well tests exist already for a long time. Since the first oil reservoir was discovered, oil companies have always been keen on estimating reservoir properties such as size. Present day well testing has gone beyond this and its usefulness cannot be overemphasized. This project work is concerned with the use of well testing in identifying well problems. The case under study is the UMU...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  395 engagements | 

  • 3. ESTIMATION OF COEFFICIENT OF ISOTHERMAL OIL COMPRESSIBILITY FOR UNDERSATURATED R...

    »   ABSTRACT   Evaluation of reservoir performance for petroleum reservoirs require accurate knowledge of the volumetric behavior of hydrocarbon mixtures, both liquid and gaseous. Prior to the evaluation of reservoir performance, coefficient of Isothermal oil compressibility is required in transient fluid flow problems, extension of fluid properties from values at the bubble point pressure to lowe...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  282 engagements | 

  • 4. EFFECTS OF PETROLEUM LEVEL (WASTE OIL) ON SOIL FERTILITY IN THE VICINITY OF A ME...

    »   1.0       INTRODUCTION               Used motor oil is a very dangerous polluting product. It contains PAH’s and high levels of metals. PAH’s such as benzo[a]pyrene, are well known for their high carcinogenity. Considerable quantities of heavy metals such as Pb, Zn, Cu, Cr, Ni, and Cd are contained in used crankcase oil, these metals are highly toxic to organisms   In Nig...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  357 engagements | 

  • 5. MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR LIQUID LOADING IN NATURAL GAS WELL PRODUCTION

    »   ABSTRACT Every Natural gas well ceases producing as reservoir pressure depletes. The usual liquid presence in the reservoir can cause further problems by accumulating in the wellbore and reducing production even more. There are a number of options in well completion to prevent liquid loading even before it becomes a problem. Tubing size and perforation interval optimization are the two most com...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  304 engagements | 

  • 6. ANALYTICAL STUDY OF A SMALL SCALE BIOMASS GASIFIER

    »   ABSTRACT   Energy demand in the world today is increasing rapidly and energy generation and resources in the world are incapable of catering for this increase in demand. In third world countries such as Nigeria, energy generation is epileptic; this is evident in the electric power sector of Nigeria. Issues such as Environmental degradation and energy shortages in countries have therefore rekin...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  231 engagements | 

  • 7. A STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN PETROLEUM RETAIL MARKET

    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY   There has been a relative slow rate of growth in the Nigerian Petroleum sector for past decades with a far reaching influence of foreign presence. It is a well known fact that the Petroleum sector in any economy requires great amount of technology, capital with seasoned and experienced manpower for national development, howeve...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  269 engagements | 

  • 8. EMPIRICAL CORRELATION OF OIL EFFECTIVE PERMEABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF PRESSURE

    »   ABSTRACT A poor description of the reservoir characteristics usually poses a unique problem in exploration and production there by leading to poor development and management of a reservoir field to yield optimum profit required. An accurate description is thus a vital key to an improved field development planning and management. This study illustrates how an integration of empirically determine...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  212 engagements | 

  • 9. PUMP CAPACITY DETERMINATION FOR TWO-PHASE VERTICAL FLUID FLOW

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY In the production system, Pressure drop has been a major issue in the field. These pressure drops could be experienced as a result of valves and fittings   installed, due to friction along pipe sections or in lifting fluid up to a certain level.   As these pressure drops are identified, and the economic flow rate of a reservoir fluid is known, pumps...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  255 engagements | 

  • 10. LOCAL CONTENT IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY OF NIGERIA: CHALLENGES, PROSPECTS AND ...

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  1.1      Background of the Study The need for resource rich Nigeria to assume control of the exploration, exploitation and production activities in the oil and gas sector and to harness the potentials of this most strategic industry in order to generate more value added, seems to be receiving much desired attention from all the stakeholders. This need is equally ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  258 engagements | 

  • 11. COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN OVERBALANCED AND UNDERBALANCED OIL DRILLING METHODS

    »   ABSTRACT The technique used worldwide while drilling is known as overbalanced drilling. Which is defined as the drilling process where the hydrostatic pressure used exceeds the formation pressure. This is done with the main purpose of “killing” the well. However, there are numerous problems that accompany overbalanced drilling. Such problems are differential pipe sticking, loss of circulati...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  288 engagements | 

  • 12. AN ASSESSMENT OF GRAVEL PACKING METHODS USED IN THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   Many reservoirs are comprised of relatively young sediments, which are so poorly consolidated that sand will be produced along with the reservoir fluids unless the production rate is reduced significantly. Sand production leads to many numerous production problems including erosion of down hole tubular, valves, fitting and surface flow lines, collapsed casing beca...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  287 engagements | 

  • 13. GAS LIFT OPTIMIZATION OF OIL PRODUCING WELLS USING PROSPER NODAL ANALYSIS

    »   Introduction   Hydrocarbons(oil and gas) are found in the pore spaces of sedimentary geologic formations (reservoir rocks).  Once an oil or gas reservoir is discovered and assessed, production engineers begin the task of maximizing the amount of oil or gas that can ultimately be recovered from it. Some reservoir rocks may allow the oil and gas to move freely, making it easier to recover. Othe...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  257 engagements | 

  • 14. DEVELOPMENT OF WASTE BASED BIOSTIMULANT FOR THE REMEDIATION OF CRUDE OIL CONTAMI...

    »   ABSTRACT   Foam are substances that are been formed when pockets of gases are trapped in a liquid or solid. Foam stabilizations are caused by van der waals force between molecules, there are conditions required for foaming to occur. Foams have different applications that are been utilised in their different forms. Defoamers are substances that hinders the formation of foam in liquids. The purp...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  249 engagements | 

  • 15. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF SOLVENTS BLEND FOR SILICONE DEFOAMER

    »   ABSTRACT   Foam are substances that are been formed when pockets of gases are trapped in a liquid or solid. Foam stabilizations are caused by van der waals force between molecules, there are conditions required for foaming to occur. Foams have different applications that are been utilised in their different forms. Defoamers are substances that hinders the formation of foam in liquids. The purp...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  194 engagements | 

  • 16. PRESSURE TRANSIENT ANALYSIS USING SAPHIR

    »   ABSTRACT Monitoring and maintenance is a continuous process in the various phases of a well’s life. One of the essential part of monitoring is well testing. Just as a regular medical checkup is advised for humans so is well testing advised for a target formation. Well testing provides a means of obtaining information about the well and the reservoir as well as diagnosing a problem if any is p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  196 engagements | 

  • 17. REDUCTION OF OIL SPILLAGE USING WOOD PLASTIC COMPOSITE FROM SAW DUST, WHITE SAND...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Composite is the combination of a matrix and a reinforcement, which when combined gives properties superior to those of the individual components (Ashori & Nourbakhsh 2009a). Wood plastic composite (WPC) is therefore a combination of wood and plastic with the plastic as the matrix and the wood as the reinforcement. Wood plastic composite, (W...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  292 engagements | 

  • 18. THE USE OF COCONUT FIBRE AS STANDARD pH ENHANCER FOR DRILLING MUD FORMULATION

    »   ABSTRACT   In the present day oil and gas industry, the chemicals used as pH controller are usually imported at an exorbitant price which take a large part of the drilling cost and have ripple effect on the economy of the Nation. It is however necessary to source for an alternative by the use of local materials so as to enhance cost effectiveness. This study nonetheless focus on investigating ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  313 engagements | 

  • 19. NATURAL FLOW AND TUBING STRING DESIGN FOR A WATER DRIVE RESERVOIR

    » ABSTRACT   The design of natural flow and artificial lift tubing strings for the whole life of a water drive reservoir was carried out using data based on synthetic reservoir performance based on a material balance. The effects of reservoir properties on the life of the well were also investigated. Constraints such as maximum production, maximum drawdown, limitations on surface facilities capacit...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  2,003 engagements | 

  • 20. A REVIEW OF APPLICATION OF PRESSURE DERIVATIVE CONCEPT TO MULTIRATE TESTS

    » ABSTRACT   Pressure build up data in low permeability reservoirs take too long and are usually of poor quality. A pressure buildup test is perhaps the most widely performed transient test. In pressure buildup test, a well which has been producing for some time at a constant rate is shut in and the bottom hole pressure is measured as a function of shut in time. It is easier to conduct and interpre...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,062 engagements | 

  • 21. A REVIEW OF THE RHEOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF POWER LAW DRILLING FLUIDS ON CUTTINGS TRA...

    » ABSTRACT   Cuttings transportation during in non vertical boreholes is necessary for oil and gas wells. Adequate cuttings removal from a well in drilling is critical for cost effective drilling as high annular cuttings buildup often leads to high risk of stuck pipe, reduced rate of penetration and other impediments to standard drilling and completion procedures.   This study investigates how rhe...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,210 engagements | 

  • 22. AN APPROACH TO WELL PLACEMENT AND PRODUCTION IN A GREEN FIELD

    » ABSTRACT     Reservoir development planning and well placement significantly affect hydrocarbon recovery. Therefore, strategic well placement and development techniques are essential to minimize the risk of unproductive drilling and also to maximize production within the reservoir.   This study presents an approach to well placement and production in a green field. A 3D static model of the gree...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,401 engagements | 

  • 23. AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL TO PREDICT AND CONTROL OILFIELD EMULSION TIGHTNESS: A NOVE...

    » ABSTRACT   Formation of water in oil emulsions are among the major challenges encountered by production and surface facilities engineers during the recovery of crude oil, especially in a large multi wells system in both onshore and offshore oilfields. The development of systematic approaches to handle emulsion problem has been very slow. Several important aspects of emulsion that have not being s...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  1,129 engagements | 

  • 24. ANALYSIS OF VOID FRACTION PHASE DISTRIBUTION OF GAS-LIQUID FLOW IN A HORIZONTAL ...

    » ABSTRACT       The scope of this work was to make detailed analysis of phase distribution in a horizontal pipe. This detailed analysis has been successfully carried out. Data obtained from wire mesh sensor (WMS) were used for the analyses. The operating fluid considered was an air/silicone oil mixture within a 6 m horizontal pipe with internal diameter of 0.067 m. The gas superficial velocities...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  855 engagements | 

  • 25. APPLICATION OF MINIMUM CURVATURE METHOD TO WELLPATH CALCULATIONS

    » ABSTRACT   A major drawback of directional and horizontal well drilling is the numerous complex computations required to be done while planning a well. These computations are very stressful and time consuming especially when done manually.   One of the objectives of this study was to develop a user friendly Excel Spreadsheet program that would make the computations of these well trajectory param...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  753 engagements | 


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