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Chilingar, George V. 1929-

Works: 144 works in 744 publications in 2 languages and 17,573 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: QE471, 552.5
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Most widely held works by George V Chilingar
Diagenesis in sediments by Gunnar Larsen( Book )

17 editions published in 1967 in English and Dutch and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compaction of argillaceous sediments by Herman H Rieke( Book )

19 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compaction of Argillaceous Sediments
Diagenesis in sediments and sedimentary rocks by Gunnar Larsen( Book )

41 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revision of the editors Diagenesis in sediments
Compaction of coarse-grained sediments by K. H Wolf( Book )

31 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The various aspects of compaction of coarse-grained sediments are considered in this book. Inasmuch as sandstones constitute the more important type of coarse-grained sediments, a brief introduction on the general properties of sandstones is also presented here. Some basic sedimentological concepts, often oversimplified, are presented in this chapter in order to increase the utility of this book also to civil and petroleum engineers who are concerned with compaction and subsidence problems
Carbonate rocks by George V Chilingar( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oil shale by George V Chilingar( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up to this time, thousands of patents have been issued on the theme of retorting of oil shale. There is, however, very little basic knowledge of oilshale science and technology available, especially in a complete text and monograph form. Therefore, we undertook the responsibility of inviting a group of internationally known oil-shale experts to furnish background information on different aspects of oil-shale science and technology. The coverage ranges from origin, distribution, mineralogy, and chemistry to the exploration, engineering and environmental considerations of this important energy source, oil shale. The purpose of the present endeavor is to stimulate further growth of the maturing oil-shale industry. It can be stated that without the fundamental knowledge of oil-shale science and technology, the technological growth will be retarded
Diagenesis, I by George V Chilingar( Book )

26 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagenesis is a highly developed, interdisciplinary field of study. It is reciprocal in that it borrows from numerous scientific or technological specialities and then, in turn, repays them with useful results. Too often, however, the information gained and concepts developed remain unintegrated instead of being utilized quickly by several related earth-science fraternities. This volume, the first of a multi-volume work, attempts to bring together such information, thereby assisting the individual and the research group in keeping up with the data explosion. There is no end in sight to diagenetic research because of its wide practical and intellectual appeals. Consequently, periodic reviews, such as presented in this volume, are greatly needed
Surface operations in petroleum production by George V Chilingar( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second volume of Surface Operations in Petroleum Production complements and amplifies Volume I which appeared in 1987 and covered several aspects of oilfield technology. This second volume presents a detailed theoretical and practical exposition of surface oilfield practices, including gas flow rate measurement, cementing, fracturing, acidizing, and gravel packing. In today's era of specialization, these operations are generally left to service companies, denying field engineers and company managers direct detailed knowledge of the specific surface and subsurface operations. This book presents a comprehensive analysis which may be used by field engineers to analyze technical problems, specify the required surface and subsurface operations, and closely supervise the service company's work and post-treatment operation of the well. Another subject which has great economic consequences in all oilfields is corrosion of equipment. The book presents a comprehensive analysis of the theory of corrosion in the oilfield and methods that have proved effective for the retardation, or elimination, of corrosion. Quality control of injection waters in then covered. Three more topics are addressed: the first is offshore technology which is presented with reference to onshore oilfield operations, making a lucid presentation for field engineers who have no practical knowledge of the subject. The second is pollution control - an area of oilfield management which has assumed widespread importance in recent years. The last topic covered is the subject of underground storage of gas and oil. Underground fuel storage and retrieval is an active area of oilfield production management that utilizes the technology presented in this entire treatise. Finally, the technology of testing petroleum products and sample experiments for junior and senior petroleum engineering students are presented. This two-volume comprehensive treatise on modern oilfield technology thus provides not only a comple te reference for field managers, engineers, and technical consultants, but will also serve academic needs in advanced studies of petroleum production engineering
Bitumens, asphalts, and tar sands by George V Chilingar( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Front Cover; Bitumens, Asphalts and Tar Sands; Copyright Page; Foreword; Contributors; Contents; Chapter 1. Introduction: Organic Matter and Origin of Oil and Tar Sands; Chapter 2. Geochemistry and Origin of Natural Heavy-Oil Deposits; Chapter 3. Thermal Evolution of Natural Asphalts; Chapter 4. Mojor Tar-Sand Deposits of the World; Chapter 5. Athabasca Tar Sands: Occurrence and Commercial Projects; Chapter 6. Thermal Cracking of Athabasca Bitumen; Chapter 7. Properties and Structure of Bitumens; Chapter 8. In-Situ Recovery of Oil from Oil Sands
Global warming and global cooling : evolution of climate on Earth by O. G Sorokhtin( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The theory of the Earth's climate evolution based on universal chemical-physical laws of matter-energy transformation is present in this book. It shows how the process of Earth's core separation has led to formation and evolution of the hydrosphere and atmosphere. Having analyzed the processes of heat transfer in the atmosphere, the writers developed the adiabatic theory of the greenhouse effect, which was applied for analysis of climatic changes on the Earth. The influence of changes in climate on formation of mineral deposits and development of life on Earth was considered and presented based on modeling of typical climatic regimes. It shows that the anthropogenic effect on the Earth's global temperature is negligible in comparison with the effect of global forces of nature."--Jacket
Carbonate reservoir characterization : a geologic-engineering analysis by George V Chilingar( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book integrates those critical geologic aspects of reservoir formation and occurrence with engineering aspects of reservoirs, and presents a comprehensive treatment of the geometry, porosity and permeability evolution, and producing characteristics of carbonate reservoirs. The three major themes discussed are: & bull; the geometry of carbonate reservoirs and relationship to original depositional facies distributions & bull; the origin and types of porosity and permeability systems in carbonate reservoirs and their relationship to post-depositional diagenesis & bull; the relationship between depositional and diagenetic facies and producing characteristics of carbonate reservoirs, and the synergistic geologic-engineering approach to the exploitation of carbonate reservoirs. The intention of the volume is to fully aquaint professional petroleum geologists and engineers with an integrated geologic and engineering approach to the subject. As such, it presents a unique critical appraisal of the complex parameters that affect the recovery of hydrocarbon resources from carbonate rocks. The book may also be used as a text in petroleum geology and engineering courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels
Evolution of Earth and its climate : birth, life and death of Earth by O. G Sorokhtin( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book reviews the current physical theory of Earth's global evolution, its origin, structure and composition, the process of€Earth's core formation, Earth's energy, and the nature of its tectonomagnetic activity. The book also deals with the origin of the Moon and its influence on our planet's evolution. Based on the integral positions of this theory, the book analyzes the issues of the origin of the hydrosphere and atmosphere, and the conception and evolution of life on Earth. The monograph also reviews the adiabatic theory of the greenhouse effect developed by the authors, and the ef
Geology and geochemistry of oil and gas by George V Chilingar( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the progress that is being made through innovations in instrumental measurements of geologic and geochemical systems and their study using modern mathematical modeling. It covers the systems approach to understanding sedimentary rocks and their role in evolution and containment of subsurface fluids. Fundamental aspects of petroleum geology and geochemistry, generation, migration, accumulation, evaluation and production of hydrocarbons are discussed with worldwide examples. Various physical and chemical properties of subsurface waters, crude oils and natural gases are described which is especially important to production engineering. Among various properties of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons the most important are wettability affecting production characteristics and ultimate recovery: relative permeability affecting reservoir fluid flow to the production wells; density differences between immiscible fluids which affects gravity drainage; viscosity of subsurface fluids affecting the relative mobility of each fluid; and fluid chemistry, which affects the absorption, ultimate recovery and monetary value of produced hydrocarbons. Discussion of the formation and accumulation of hydrocarbons includes (1) the changes in the chemical composition of hydrocarbons that originate from the debris of living plants and organisms to form crude oil and natural gas; (2) the origin of hydrocarbons in different areas of a single reservoir; (3) the conditions, which determine the distribution of water, oil and gas in the reservoir; (4) the migration of subsurface fluids until they eventually accumulate in isolated traps; (5) discussion of the traps as a function of sedimentary geology and tectonics. This is based on the systems approach to the specific geologic and geochemical systems using analytical and statistical principles and examples of modern mathematical modeling of static and dynamic systems. * Discusses fundamental aspects of petroleum geology and geochemistry, and generation, migration, accumulation, evaluation and production of hydrocarbons * Presents a systems approach to the specific geologic and geochemical systems
Subsidence due to fluid withdrawal by Erle C Donaldson( Book )

14 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subsidence of geologic surface structures due to withdrawal of fluids from aquifers and petroleum reservoirs is a phenomenon experienced throughout the world as the demand for water and hydrocarbons increases with increasing population growth. This book addresses the definition and theories of subsidence, and the influences of unique conditions on subsidence; it includes discussions of specific field cases and a basic mathematical model of reservoir compaction and accompanying loss of porosity and permeability. The book is designed as a reference for readers giving immediate access to the geological events that establish conditions for compaction, the mathematical theories of compaction and subsidence, and practical considerations of field case histories in various regions of the world
Strategies for optimizing petroleum exploration : evaluate initial potential and forecast reserves by L. D Knoring( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a valuable guide to appraise and develop petroleum resources. Geology largely determines exploration policy. This book analyzes the strategic connection between the two and shows how to improve decision making on appraising and developing petroleum resources. It examines and describes the internal patterns in finding oil and gas deposits and outlines a process to evaluate the resources. The book also provides a means for long-term reserve accrual forecasting and evaluation. It uses mathematical modeling as a method to evaluate the initial potential of an oil and gas region as well as a way to forecast future reserves. These models improve the reliability and validity of exploration forecasts and estimates. Strategies for Optimizing Petroleum Exploration helps petroleum engineers and explorationists focus and improve their reserve assessment and decision making
Casing design : theory and practice by S. S Rahman( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text gathers information in the subject area and shows how it may be used in deciding the best procedure for casing design. The text and computer disk aim to provide illustrations, aid understanding and to enable the reader to optimize casing design for a wide range of wells in the future
Probability in petroleum and environmental engineering by Leonid F Khilyuk( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, the authors combine a rigorous and yet easy axiomatic approach to probability theory with numerous examples of environmental applications. The book is written as a treatise on basic probabilistic concepts and methods. This approach can provide students and practicing environmentalists with a convenient, practical guide to the theoretical issues, and simultaneously present specific conceptual approaches in the development of useful environmental applications. The authors have chosen the direct way of presenting the main probabilistic concepts, using examples of corresponding environmental issues as illustrations and sources of probability problems. This book can be regarded as a necessary introductory guide to probability theory and its logic for the students and professionals who will have to ameliorate and/or manage environmental issues."--Publisher's website
The fundamentals of corrosion and scaling for petroleum and environmental engineers by George V Chilingar( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scale, or deposits, can build up in the wellbore tubulars and other downhole components, causing considerable damage to the life of the well. Infrastructure provides the support for the wells system and with oil and gas consumption on the rise and transportation required to feed that demand, all petroleum and pipeline engineers must have accurate corrosion and scaling information. The Fundamentals of Corrosion and Scaling for Petroleum and Environmental Engineers will provide the quick knowledge that engineers need to not only enhance the reliability of corrosion and scale control technologies but also manage scale deposits, prevent fatigue and ensure equipment integrity
Electrokinetics for petroleum and environmental engineers by George V Chilingar( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Electrokinetics is a term applied to a group of physicochemical phenomena involving the transport of charges, action of charged particles, effects of applied electric potential and fluid transport in various porous media to allow for a desired migration or flow to be achieved. These phenomena include electrokinetics, electroosmosis, ion migration, electrophoresis, streaming potential and electroviscosity. These phenomena are closely related and all contribute to the transport and migration of different ionic species and chemicals in porous media. The physicochemical and electrochemical properties of a porous medium and the pore fluid, and the magnitudes of the applied electrical potential all impact the direction and velocity of the fluid flow. Also, an electrical potential is generated upon the forced passage of fluid carrying charged particles through a porous medium. The use of electrokinetics in the field of petroleum and environmental engineering was groundbreaking when George Chilingar pioneered its use decades ago, but it has only been in recent years that its full potential has been studied. This is the first volume of its kind ever written, offering the petroleum or environmental engineer a practical "how to" book on using electrokinetics for more efficient and better oil recovery and recovery from difficult reservoirs. This groundbreaking volume is a must-have for any petroleum engineer working in the field, and for students and faculty in petroleum engineering departments worldwide."--
Origin and prediction of abnormal formation pressures by George V Chilingar( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge of the presence of abnormally-high pressure zones (AHFP) prior to drilling into them can prevent considerable economic losses and, possibly, save human lives. The various origins (undercompaction, tectonics, etc.) of AHFPs are discussed, followed by the description of predictive techniques in clastic, carbonate and salt-bearing formations. In addition to the well-logging predictive techniques, the authors discuss smectite-illite transformation and the chemistry of interstitial solutions. Other topics covered include (a) abnormally low formation pressures and subsidence, and (b) mathematical modelling. Loss of potential production may result if AHFPs are not properly identified and evaluated. Many hydrocarbon-bearing formations with AHFPs are erroneously "condemned". This book is of interest to engineers and geologists involved in the (a) evaluation, (b) drilling in, (c) completing, and (d) producing from hydrocarbon reservoirs with AHFPs
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Alternative Names
Chilingar, G. V.

Chilingar, G. V. 1929-

Chilingar, G. V. (Georgiĭ Varosovich), 1929-

Chilingar, Georg Varos

Chilingar George V.

Chilingar, George V. 1929-

Chilingar, George Varos 1929-

Chilingar, Georgij Varosovič 1929-

Chilingarian, G. V.

Chilingarian, G. V. 1929-

Chilingarian, G. V. (George V.), 1929-

Chilingarian, George V.

Chilingarian, George V. 1929-

Chilingarian, George V. (George V.), 1929-

Chilingarian, George Varos

Chilingarian, George Varos 1929-

Čilingar, Dž.

Čilingar, G. V.

Čilingar, Georgij Varosovič.

Čilinger, Dž. V.

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Compaction of argillaceous sedimentsCompaction of coarse-grained sedimentsOil shaleDiagenesis, IBitumens, asphalts, and tar sandsGlobal warming and global cooling : evolution of climate on EarthCarbonate reservoir characterization : a geologic-engineering analysisEvolution of Earth and its climate : birth, life and death of Earth