Petroleum Industry A Nontechnical Guide

ISBN-10: 0878147632
ISBN-13: 9780878147632
Edition: 1999
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Description: This work provides an overview of the petroleum industry, including: geology and the origins of oil and gas formation; techniques used to find, drill, and produce oil; and storage, transportation and marketing.

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Book details

List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 289
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

This work provides an overview of the petroleum industry, including: geology and the origins of oil and gas formation; techniques used to find, drill, and produce oil; and storage, transportation and marketing.

Preface
Introduction: A History of the Industry
How the Earth Was Formed
Origin of the Earth
Structure of the Earth
Tectonics
Types of Rock
Formation of Sedimentary Rocks
Geologic Structure
Geology of Common Land Forms
Petroleum Origins And Accumulation
Origin of Petroleum
Chemistry of Petroleum
Reservoir Rock Properties
Fluid Saturations
Migration and Entrapment
Types of Traps
Reservoir Pressure
Petroleum Exploration
Exploration Geology
Exploration in the Past
Seismic Exploration
Other Geologic Tools
Contracts And Regulations
Land Ownership
Acquiring Mineral Rights In the United States
Regulatory Oversight
International Petroleum Contracts
Reservoir Performance
Reservoir Fluids
Oil Reservoirs--Primary Drives
Gas Reservoirs
Water Flooding
Thermal Recovery
Miscible Flooding
Mobility Ratio Improvement
Microbial Floods
Oil and Gas Reserves
Drilling
Introduction
Early Drilling Rigs
Rotary Drilling System
Routine Drilling Procedures
Well Control
Stuck Pipe
Directional Drilling
Drilling Rig Conveyances
Contracts and Crews
Formation Evaluation
Data Requirements
Drilling Operations Log
Coring
Productivity Tests
Open-Hole Well Logs
Reservoir Fluid Samples
Well Completion
Casing
Primary Cementing
Perforating the Casing
Well Stimulation
Sand Control
Equipping the Well to Produce
Field Appraisal And Development
Onshore Development
Over-the-Water Development
Site Preparation
Well Workovers
Artificial Lift
Natural Lift
Sucker-Rod Pumping
Gas-Lift
Electric Submersible Pumping
Other Systems
Surface Facilities
Equipment Elements
Equipment Systems
Facility Layout
Natural Gas
Markets
Remote Gas Fields
Field Handling of Natural Gas
Disposal of Surplus Associated Gas
Natural Gas Processing
Natural Gas Pipelines
LNG (liquefied natural gas)
GTL (gas-to-liquids) Processing
Refining and Petrochemicals
Feedstocks
Processes
Petrochemicals
Petroleum Marketing
Crude oil marketing
OPEC and crude pricing
Natural gas marketing
Refined and petrochemical product marketing
Postscript
Glossary
Index

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