The Acquisition & Divestiture of Petroleum Property, Second Edition

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In the new edition of The Acquisition & Divestiture of Petroleum Property, authors Jim Haag and Gene Wiggins have thoroughly revised and expanded upon the comprehensive first edition. This book is a primer for anyone involved in the acquisition or divestiture of petroleum property. It provides guidance from the initial decision by a company to either purchase or sell property in any stage of its life cycle, whether it is conventional or unconventional production, or if the property is located in the United States or in an international setting. With new case studies and an improved format, this book will benefit anyone involved in the transaction process.

Features & Benefits

  • Consider geology and basin location in property analysis
  • Determine oil and gas reserves volumes with reservoir engineering methods
  • Assess property value and risk factors
  • Analyze unconventional resources and reserves
  • Determine market value from pricing cycles and recent transactions
  • Review challenges to acquire properties outside the United States


  • Geologists
  • Landmen
  • Reservoir engineers
  • Evaluation engineers
  • Managers of acquisitions
  • Financial institutions
  • Oil and gas investors

About the Authors

Jim Haag has been the director of field exploitation at an independent exploration and producing company with assets in the Gulf of Mexico for the past four years. Prior to that, he was employed by Texaco Inc. for 27 years, working properties in the Gulf of Mexico and on the Gulf Coast, followed by 10 years as a consultant. Mr. Haag is a registered petroleum engineer in the states of Texas and Louisiana. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE) and has served on its board of directors. Read an interview with Jim Haag

Gene Wiggins has more than 37 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas business as a consultant and expert witness and in business development capacities with several companies. Mr. Wiggins is a registered petroleum engineer in the states of Texas and Louisiana and is a former national president of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE).

Type: Hardcover
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Pages: 344
Published: July 2016
ISBN: 9781593703714

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