Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling, and Production

Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling, and Production

by Norman J. Hyne

ISBN-10: 0878144382

ISBN-13: 9780878144389

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: PennWell Corporation

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PennWell Corporation
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Older Edition
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Plates
Ch. 1The Nature of Gas and Oil1
Ch. 2The Earth's Crust - Where We Find It15
Ch. 3Identification of Common Rocks and Minerals27
Ch. 4Geological Time35
Ch. 5Deformation of Sedimentary Rocks49
Ch. 6Sandstone Reservoir Rocks73
Ch. 7Carbonate Reservoir Rocks91
Ch. 8Sedimentary Rock Distribution107
Ch. 9Mapping119
Ch. 10Ocean Environment and Plate Tectonics129
Ch. 11Source Rocks, Generation, Migration, and Accumulation of Petroleum149
Ch. 12Petroleum Traps167
Ch. 13Petroleum Exploration - Geological and Geochemical195
Ch. 14Petroleum Exploration - Geophysical209
Ch. 15Drilling Preliminaries233
Ch. 16Drilling a Well - the Mechanics247
Ch. 17Drilling Problems273
Ch. 18Drilling Techniques285
Ch. 19Testing a Well297
Ch. 20Completing a Well333
Ch. 21Surface Treatment and Storage361
Ch. 22Offshore Drilling and Production375
Ch. 23Workover393
Ch. 24Reservoir Mechanics405
Ch. 25Petroleum Production413
Ch. 26Reserves431
Ch. 27Improved Oil Recovery439
Figure References551
Unit Conversions557
Oil and Gas Records559

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