The Properties of Petroleum Fluids Second Edition by William D. McCain Jr.

This edition expands its scope as a conveniently arranged reference book for the practicing petroleum engineer and an authoritative college text.


1. Components of naturally occurring petroleum fluids
2. Phase behavior
3. Equations of state
4. Other equations of state for real gases
5. The five reservoir fluids
6. of dry gases
7. Properties of wet gases
8. Properties of black oils � definitions
9. Properties of black oils � field data
10. Properties of black oils � reservoir fluid studies
11. Properties of black oils � correlations
12. Gas-liquid equilibria
13. Surface separation
14. Equilibrium-ratio correlations
15. Gas-liquid equilibria calculations with equations of state
16. Properties of oilfield waters
17. Gas hydrates