Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling and Production

ISBN-10: 1593702698
ISBN-13: 9781593702694
Edition: 3rd 2011
Authors: Norman J. Hyne
List price: $119.00 Buy it from $53.98
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: In this popular text that has trained thousands in the petroleum industry for years, Dr. Norman Hyne takes readers through upstream operations--from how oil and gas are formed; how to find commercial quantities; how to drill, evaluate, and complete  More...

Used Starting from $72.43
New Starting from $101.83
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Study Tactics Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $119.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Publication date: 3/31/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 724
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

In this popular text that has trained thousands in the petroleum industry for years, Dr. Norman Hyne takes readers through upstream operations--from how oil and gas are formed; how to find commercial quantities; how to drill, evaluate, and complete a well--all the way through production and improved oil recovery. He uses lots of pictures, graphs, and illustrations to aid readers in understanding topics and to provide necessary visuals.Read it cover-to-cover as a complete primer, read it a section at a time as it comes up in your profession, and keep it handy as a quick reference.New to this edition:• A chapter on unconventional oil and gas (including gas shales)• Modern tools used in well logging• Modern drilling rig methods and equipment• Expanded glossary includes 1,500 new terms• More figures and plates• Up-to-date statistics

Preface
Introduction
The Nature of Gas and Oil
Petroleum
The Chemistry of Oil and Gas
Crude Oil
Natural Gas
Reservoir Hydrocarbons
The Earth's Crust-Where we Find it
Rocks and Minerals
Types of Rocks
Structure of the Earth's Crust
Identification of Common Rocks and Minerals
Identification of Minerals
Minerals
Identification of Rocks
Rocks
Geological Time
Absolute Age Dating
Relative Age Dating
The Geologic Time Scale
Earth History
Deformation of Sedimentary Rocks
Weathering, Erosion, and Unconformities
Anticlines and Synclines
Domes
Homoclines
Fractures
Ocean Environment and Plate Tectonics
Continental Margins
Deep Water
Ocean Sediments
Earth's Interior
Continental Drift
Seafloor Spreading
Plate Tectonics
Failed Arm Basins
Middle East Oil Fields
Sedimentary Rock Distribution
Basin Formation
Sedimentary Rock Facies
Subsurface Rock Layers
Mapping
Topographic Maps
Geologic Maps
Base Maps
Subsurface Maps
Source Rocks, Generation, Migration, and Accumulation of Petroleum
Source Rocks
Generation
Migration
Accumulation
Age
Reservoir Rocks
Saturation
Reservoir Rocks
Sandstone Reservoir Rocks
Dune Sandstones
Shoreline Sandstones
River Sandstones
Delta Sandstones
Granite Wash
Carbonate Reservoir Rocks
Reefs
Limestone Platforms
Karst Limestone
Chalk
Dolomite
Fractured Reservoirs
Petroleum Traps
Structural Traps
Stratigraphic Traps
Combination Traps
Petroleum Exploration-Geological and Geochemical
Seeps
Geological Techniques
Geochemical Techniques
Plays and Trends
Petroleum Exploration-Geophysical
Gravity and Magnetic Exploration
Seismic Exploration
Drilling Preliminaries
Land and Leasing
Foreign Contracts
Authority for Expenditure
Economic Analysis
Drilling Contracts
Joint Operating Agreements and Support Agreements
Site Preparation
Types of Wells
Government Regulations
Cable Tool Rigs
Drilling a Well-The Mechanics
Power
Hoisting System
Rotating System
Circulating System
Drilling Operations
Modern Rotary Drilling Rigs
Drilling Problems
Subsurface Conditions
Problems While Drilling
Dry Holes
Drilling Techniques
Vertical Well
Directional Drilling
Well Depth
Air and Foam Drilling
Testing a Well
Sample or Lithologic Log
Drilling-Time Log
Mud Log
Wireline Well Logs
Measurements-While-Drilling and Logging-While-Drilling
Drillstem Test
Repeat Formation Tester
Completing a Well
Casing
Bottom-Hole Completions
Expandable Casing and Liner
Tubing
Wellhead
Chokes
Surface Equipment
Sucker-rod Pump
Gas Lift
Electric Submersible Pump
Hydraulic Pump
Multiple Completions
Intelligent Wells
Surface Treatment and Storage
Flowlines
Separators
Gas Treatment
Storage and Measurement
Modern Lease Operations
Offshore Drilling and Completion
Mineral Rights
Offshore Drilling
Exploratory Drilling
Spudding an Offshore Exploratory Well
Developmental Drilling and Production
Subsea Work
Subsea Wells
Unstable Sea Bed
Workover
Equipment
Well Intervention on Offshore Wells
Preparing the Well
Well Problems
Reservoir Mechanics
Reservoir Drives
Maximum Efficient Rate
Petroleum Production
Well and Reservoir Pressures
Well Testing
Cased-Hole Logs
Production Logs
Decline Curves
Bypassing and Coning
Cycling
Well Stimulation
Disposal of Oilfield Brine and Solution Gas
Surface Subsidence
Corrosion
Production Maps
Standed Gas
Reserves
Recovery Factor
Shrinkage Factor and Formation Volume Factor
Reserve Calculations
Types of Reserves
Improved Oil Recovery
Waterflood
Enhanced Oil Recovery
Efficiency
Unitization
Plug and Abandon
Unconventional Oil and Gas
Tight Formations
Coal Bed or Coal Seam Gas
Oil Shales
Tar Sands
Gas Hydrates
Glossary
Figure References
Unit Conversions
Oil and Gas Records
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×