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Oil & Gas Production in Nontechnical Language, 2nd Edition - eBook

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This nontechnical treatment of oil and gas production is an excellent introduction for anyone from petroleum engineers and geologists new to their careers to financial, marketing, legal, and other professionals and their staffs interested in the industry. E&P service company personnel will find it particularly beneficial in understanding the roles played by their clients. Not only does it cover production fundamentals, but it backs up to give the necessary upstream background—geology, origins of oil and gas, and ownership and land rights—as well as surface operations and even production company strategy development.

Features & Benefits

  • A comprehensive view of the entire E&P function
  • Geology and the origins of petroleum
  • Reservoir characteristics and behavior
  • Expanded coverage of drilling and hydraulic fracturing
  • Conventional and not-so-conventional (oil sands plus shale oil and gas) producing operations
  • Production problems and solutions
  • The different types of companies and jobs in the oil patch and how they interact

Audience

  • Engineers
  • Geologists
  • Field level personnel
  • Management
  • Energy lending and finance professionals
  • Anyone who seeks to understand how, or relies upon, energy markets
  • Students

About the Authors

Martin S. Raymond a veteran of more than 40 years in exploration and production, was senior vice-president E&P for J.M. Huber Corporation. During his career he also held engineering, administrative, and management positions with Shell Oil and Forest Oil. He earned a BA degree from Princeton in geology and a masters degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Currently, Raymond consults in the area of operating process management for E & P companies.

William L. Leffler received a BS from MIT and master’s and doctorate degrees in business administration from New York University. Following his career with Royal Dutch/Shell in the upstream, downstream, and petrochemicals business, he became a writer and consultant. He has authored multiple PennWell titles including the bestselling Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language, Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language, and Deepwater Petroleum Exploration and Production: A Nontechnical Guide.

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Type: eBook
Pages: 343
Published: 2017
ISBN: 9781593706586

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This nontechnical treatment of oil and gas production is an excellent introduction for anyone from petroleum engineers and geologists new to their careers to financial, marketing, legal, and other professionals and their staffs interested in the industry. E&P service company personnel will find it particularly beneficial in understanding the roles played by their clients. Not only does it cover production fundamentals, but it backs up to give the necessary upstream background—geology, origins of oil and gas, and ownership and land rights—as well as surface operations and even production company strategy development.

Features & Benefits

  • A comprehensive view of the entire E&P function
  • Geology and the origins of petroleum
  • Reservoir characteristics and behavior
  • Expanded coverage of drilling and hydraulic fracturing
  • Conventional and not-so-conventional (oil sands plus shale oil and gas) producing operations
  • Production problems and solutions
  • The different types of companies and jobs in the oil patch and how they interact

Audience

  • Engineers
  • Geologists
  • Field level personnel
  • Management
  • Energy lending and finance professionals
  • Anyone who seeks to understand how, or relies upon, energy markets
  • Students

About the Authors

Martin S. Raymond a veteran of more than 40 years in exploration and production, was senior vice-president E&P for J.M. Huber Corporation. During his career he also held engineering, administrative, and management positions with Shell Oil and Forest Oil. He earned a BA degree from Princeton in geology and a masters degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Currently, Raymond consults in the area of operating process management for E & P companies.

William L. Leffler received a BS from MIT and master’s and doctorate degrees in business administration from New York University. Following his career with Royal Dutch/Shell in the upstream, downstream, and petrochemicals business, he became a writer and consultant. He has authored multiple PennWell titles including the bestselling Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language, Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language, and Deepwater Petroleum Exploration and Production: A Nontechnical Guide.

Details
Type: eBook
Pages: 343
Published: 2017
ISBN: 9781593706586

View Sample

PennWell Books has partnered with VitalSource to offer eBooks direct to you through Bookshelf. Bookshelf will be the home of your eBooks. To proceed, you will need to setup an account at https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/#/user/registration.

Code(s) will be sent within 1 business day of purchase.

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