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Deepwater Petroleum Exploration & Production: A Nontechnical Guide, 2nd Edition

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The second edition of this best-selling book is the most comprehensive and authoritative text available on the business, engineering, science, and technology of this multibillion-dollar industry. Readers will find extensive coverage of all aspects of deepwater operations—including historic background and an outlook to future deepwater operations. The authors compare and contrast offshore operations to the shelf and onshore operations throughout the text.

Packed with pictures, graphs, and illustrations, Deepwater Petroleum Exploration and Production: a Nontechnical Guide, 2nd Edition, is a handy reference that readers will turn to many times throughout their careers for valuable information on:

  • Deepwater geology
  • Deepwater exploration
  • Drilling rigs
  • Drilling and completing wells
  • Fixed and floating systems
  • Subsea systems
  • ROVs and service vessels
  • Topsides
  • Pipelines, flowlines, and risers


Features & Benefits

  • New chapters on geology and geophysics, rigs, and service vehicles
  • Engineering and scientific schemes used in deepwater covered in greater detail
  • Final chapter presents the latest technology used in the “third wave” of industry evolution

Audience

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

About the Author

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.

Richard A. Pattarozzi received his bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Illinois. He worked for Shell Oil in both onshore and offshore E&P for 33 years. During the last nine, he directed the pioneering deepwater activities in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2000, Offshore Energy Center awarded him its Pinnacle Award, recognizing his significant individual contributions to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Gordon Sterling has a bachelor of applied science from the University of Waterloo in Ontario and a master of science, civil engineering from Lehigh University. During 35 years with Shell Oil E&P, he engaged in numerous offshore developments, first in structural design and marine research and then in project management. For eight years he represented the American Society of Civil Engineers on the Board of Directors of the Offshore Technology Conference. He has been chairman of the OTC Board and, in 2010, he was elected a Distinguished Diplomat in Ocean Engineering by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port, and Navigation Engineers.

Details
Type: Hardcover
Size: 6x9
Pages: 372
Published: 2011
ISBN: 9781593702533

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The second edition of this best-selling book is the most comprehensive and authoritative text available on the business, engineering, science, and technology of this multibillion-dollar industry. Readers will find extensive coverage of all aspects of deepwater operations—including historic background and an outlook to future deepwater operations. The authors compare and contrast offshore operations to the shelf and onshore operations throughout the text.

Packed with pictures, graphs, and illustrations, Deepwater Petroleum Exploration and Production: a Nontechnical Guide, 2nd Edition, is a handy reference that readers will turn to many times throughout their careers for valuable information on:

  • Deepwater geology
  • Deepwater exploration
  • Drilling rigs
  • Drilling and completing wells
  • Fixed and floating systems
  • Subsea systems
  • ROVs and service vessels
  • Topsides
  • Pipelines, flowlines, and risers


Features & Benefits

  • New chapters on geology and geophysics, rigs, and service vehicles
  • Engineering and scientific schemes used in deepwater covered in greater detail
  • Final chapter presents the latest technology used in the “third wave” of industry evolution

Audience

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

About the Author

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.

Richard A. Pattarozzi received his bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Illinois. He worked for Shell Oil in both onshore and offshore E&P for 33 years. During the last nine, he directed the pioneering deepwater activities in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2000, Offshore Energy Center awarded him its Pinnacle Award, recognizing his significant individual contributions to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Gordon Sterling has a bachelor of applied science from the University of Waterloo in Ontario and a master of science, civil engineering from Lehigh University. During 35 years with Shell Oil E&P, he engaged in numerous offshore developments, first in structural design and marine research and then in project management. For eight years he represented the American Society of Civil Engineers on the Board of Directors of the Offshore Technology Conference. He has been chairman of the OTC Board and, in 2010, he was elected a Distinguished Diplomat in Ocean Engineering by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port, and Navigation Engineers.

Details
Type: Hardcover
Size: 6x9
Pages: 372
Published: 2011
ISBN: 9781593702533

View Sample

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