Introduction to Petroleum Exploration for Non-geologists

Introduction to Petroleum Exploration for Non-geologists

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This unique text offers a friendly, fascinating introduction to the world of petroleum exploration for readers with little or no technical background on the subject. Refreshingly clear and jargon-free, the book covers a wide range of topics, including the underlying rationale for exploration, essential basic geological and geophysical exploration techniques, drilling and logging wells, reserves, and an outline of reservoir geology. A helpful case history of exploration in the North Sea is presented to illustrate how the numerous processes work together, and a lengthy glossary of technical terms serves as an invaluable aid for those approaching the subject for the first time. Perfect for all those interested in petroleum exploration, the book will be especially welcomed by students and by non-geologists working in industry, such as draughtspeople, engineers, accountants, and lawyers.Following an initiative by UK-based petroleum exploration companies, JAPEC was formed in 1980 to provide a training ... of non-technical staff in exploration and production, and service, companies, or in organizations with related interests , were poorly ... by a set of comprehensive course notes which, over the years, have been in great demand as a reference manual. ... why petroleum occurs where it does; an explanation of geological and geophysical exploration techniques; drillinganbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Petroleum Exploration for Non-geologists
Author:Robert Stoneley
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1995


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