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Gas Lift Handbook (Hardcover)


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Gas lifting can be used throughout the whole lifespan of an oil well: from the time it dies until its abandonment. The Gas Lift Manual is a thorough, handy reference that is essential to the practicing engineer needing to successfully perform this type of artificial lift project. In his manual, Takacs imparts more than 30 years experience and research in the artificial lift methods arena. He starts the manual with an introduction to gas lift, and then moves on to the various parts of the gas lift model, including analysis and troubleshooting, as well as, common gas lift malfunctions. This book will be particularly useful to those needing to research this technology, as the author has supplied extensive resource references to other literature sources.

Features & Benefits-
- A handy single-source reference
- Includes extensive references for further research
- Ample illustrations help the reader understand the text.

About the Author

Gabor Takacs is a professor and Head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at the University of Miskolc, Hungary and holds MS and PhD degrees in Petroleum Engineering from the same institution. He has more than 30 years of teaching and consulting experience in the production engineering field. He taught as Visiting Professor at Texas Tech University, USA in 1988/89 and at the Mining University of Leoben, Austria in 1995. In 1995/96 he was selected SPE Distinguished Lecturer, was Outstanding Technical Editor for the SPE journal Production and Facilities 1992-2003 and chaired the Artificial Lift TIG of SPE in 1997-2003. Dr. Takacs authored the books Modern Sucker-Rod Pumping and Sucker-Rod Pumping Manual, both published by PennWell Books, and more than 80 technical papers. Dr. Takacs is a well-known consultant and instructor on production engineering and artificial lift topics. Also available by Gabor Takacs, PhD: Sucker-Rod Pumping Manual (PennWell, 2003)
Product Details
ISBN: 9780878148059
Publisher: Pennwell Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2005
Pages: 478