Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production / Edition 2

Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production / Edition 2

by Frank Jahn, Mark Cook, Mark Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444532366

ISBN-13: 9780444532367

Pub. Date: 04/29/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production, Second Edition is a comprehensive and current introduction to the upstream industry, drawing together the many inter-disciplinary links within the industry. It presents all the major stages in the life of an oil or gas field, from gaining access to opportunity, through exploration, appraisal, development planning,

Overview

Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production, Second Edition is a comprehensive and current introduction to the upstream industry, drawing together the many inter-disciplinary links within the industry. It presents all the major stages in the life of an oil or gas field, from gaining access to opportunity, through exploration, appraisal, development planning, production, and finally to decommissioning. It also explains the fiscal and commercial environment in which oil and gas field development takes place.

The book is written for industry professionals who wish to be better informed about the basic technical and commercial methods, concepts and techniques used in the upstream oil and gas business. The authors are the founders of TRACS International, a company which has provided training and consultancy in Exploration and Production related issues for many clients world-wide since 1992.

  • Clearly written in a concise and straightforward manner
  • Features detailed technical illustrations to maximize learning
  • Presents major advances in the industry, including technical methods for field evaluation and development and techniques used for managing risk within the business
  • Developed from TRACS International course materials, discussions with clients, and material available in the public domain

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444532367
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/29/2008
Series:
Developments in Petroleum Science Series, #55
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. The field life cycle
2. Petroleum agreements and bidding
3. Exploration
4. Drilling engineering
5. Safety and the environment
6. Reservoir description
7. Volumetric estimation
8. Field appraisal
9. Reservoir dynamic behaviour
10. Well dynamic behaviour
11. Surface facilities
12. Production operations and maintenance
13. Project and contract management
14. Petroleum economics
15. Risk analysis
16. Managing the producing field
17. Managing decline
18. Decommissioning

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