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Oil & Gas Production in Nontechnical Language


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by Martin S. Raymond and William L. Leffler

This nontechnical treatment is a great introduction to oil and gas production for anyone from beginning petroleum engineering and geology students to accountants, salespersons, and other professionals interested in the industry. Co-authored by Martin Raymond, a veteran production manager, and by William Leffler, one of the top petroleum nontechnical writers, it is an easy-to-read reference for those who deal with petroleum industry personnel and production issues in their jobs, but need a quick overview of the technical and business issues. Complete with helpful charts and diagrams, this book covers everything from production equipment and processes to theory, business operations, and strategies.

Features & benefits
  • A comprehensive review of the entire petroleum production function
  • Explains the origins of oil & gas and reservoir dynamics
  • Deciphers the mysteries of production ownership and land rights
  • Identifies the types of production companies and staff positions, and how they interact
Table of Contents
  • How Did We Get Here? The History of Production
  • The Container: The Reservoir
  • What's in the Container? The Prize
  • Yours, Mine, or Theirs? Ownership
  • Getting There: Drilling
  • What Have We Found? Logging, Testing and Completing
  • Behavior: Hydrocarbon Activity in the Reservoir
  • Here It Comes: Production
  • Making It Marketable: Field Processing
  • Fixing Things: Remedial Operations and Workovers
  • Who's Involved? The Players
  • What Should We Do? Strategy

254 pages/Hardcover/2005
ISBN10: 1-59370-052-0

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