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Engineering LibreTexts

1: Introduction and Purpose

  • Module Goal: To sensitize you to the central role that phase behavior plays in the petroleum extraction processes.
  • Module Objective: At the completion of this module, you should be able to describe, in concrete terms, how knowledge of fluid phase behavior impacts specific aspects of the process design and/or operations you are engaged in.

Contributors

  • Prof. Michael Adewumi (The Pennsylvania State University). Some or all of the content of this module was taken from Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' OER Initiative.