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Oil & Gas Production in Nontechnical Language, 2nd Edition


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by Martin S. Raymond & William L. Leffler

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. 

Key Features:

  • 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

Table of contents:

  1. How did we get here? The history of production
  2. The container: The reservoir
  3. What's in the container? The prize
  4. Yours, mine, or theirs? Ownership
  5. Getting there: Drilling
  6. What have we found? Logging and testing
  7. Getting it ready—Completions
  8. Behavior: Hydrocarbon activity in the reservoir
  9. Here it comes: Production
  10. Making it marketable: Field processing
  11. Fixing things: Remedial operations and workovers
  12. Who's involved: The players
  13. What should we do: Strategy
343 pages/Hardcover/6x9/2017
ISBN10: 1593703864

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