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Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling, and Production, 2nd Edition

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Title: Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling, and Production, 2nd Edition
Author: Norman J. Hyne, Ph.D.
ISBN: 087814823X / 9780878148233
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 598
Publisher: PennWell
Year: 2001
Availability: Out of Stock
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Used by corporate training departments and colleges and universities worldwide, this is the most complete upstream guide available. Hyne provides an easy to understand explanation of complex topics with pictures, graphs, and illustrations covering everything from how oil & gas is formed; how to find commercial quantities; how to drill, evaluate, and complete a well—all the way through production and improved oil recovery.

New chapters on reserves, offshore drilling and production, and workover

• A new seismic color plate
• New technologies in seismology and offshore drilling and completion
• Expanded glossary
• Revised plates and figures
• Drilling and production records
• Lots of new text throughout

List of Figures
List of Plates

Chapter 1 : The Nature of Gas and Oil
Chapter 2 : The Earth’s Crust – Where We Find It
Chapter 3 : Identification of Common Rocks and Minerals
Chapter 4 : Geological Time
Chapter 5 : Deformation of Sedimentary Rocks
Chapter 6 : Sandstone Reservoir Rocks
Chapter 7 : Carbonate Reservoir Rocks
Chapter 8 : Sedimentary Rock Distribution
Chapter 9 : Mapping
Chapter 10 : Ocean Environment and Plate Tectonics
Chapter 11 : Source Rocks, Generation, Migration, and Accumulation of Petroleum
Chapter 12 : Petroleum Traps
Chapter 13 : Petroleum Exploration—Geological and Geochemical
Chapter 14 : Petroleum Exploration—Geophysical
Chapter 15 : Drilling Preliminaries
Chapter 16 : Drilling a Well—the Mechanics
Chapter 17 : Drilling Problems
Chapter 18 : Drilling Techniques
Chapter 19 : Testing a Well
Chapter 20 : Completing a Well
Chapter 21 : Surface Treatment and Storage
Chapter 22 : Offshore Drilling and Production
Chapter 23 : Workover
Chapter 24 : Reservoir Mechanics
Chapter 25 : Petroleum Production
Chapter 26 : Reserves
Chapter 27 : Improved Oil Recovery

Figure References
Unit Conversions
Oil and Gas Records

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