Russian Oil Supply: Performance and Prospects

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $66.01
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 31%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $66.01   
  • Used (2) from $66.01   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$66.01
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(96)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Like New
0197300308 The book is just like new - clean, tight and unmarked. An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. No remainder marks, price clips or other imperfections.

Ships from: Oceanside, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$138.99
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(52)

Condition: Good
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.

Ships from: Fort Mill, SC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Russian Oil Supply traces the development of the Russian oil industry from its inception in the 1870s through the present. The fundamental geology of the two main producing basins (Volga-Ural and West Siberia) is presented along with a review of key production technologies. The technical, economic, and policy aspects of achieving the 1987-88 peak production are described as well as the mechanics of the production collapse that followed and, since 1999, the recovery of Russian output. The performance of Russia's major oil companies, independents and joint ventures is analyzed and conclusions drawn on the future course of production and exports.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Foreign Affairs
Russia, as Grace notes, is an "ally and opponent" of OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) and the same for oil consumers — in other words, it is a "fulcrum." Grace, a professional geologist and industry specialist, probes in depth how large and effective a fulcrum it is likely to be over the next 15 years. Because he believes that past practices directly impinge on present prospects, he takes the story back to the opening of the Russian oil industry in the late nineteenth century and then up through the development of the Volga-Ural basin, western Siberia, and, now, new regions. This is not bedtime reading, but it is entirely accessible to the nonspecialist. And it provides the most measured and comprehensive assessment available of Russia's near- to medium-term potential as an oil supplier. Grace builds his case first from a best-practice appraisal of the oil in the ground and then considers the industry's capacity to recover it, all in the context of how the state under Putin is bent on exploiting the golden goose. If Russia's status as an international actor increasingly involves oil, here is a very good place to begin understanding it.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780197300305
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 9/2/2005
  • Series: Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

After completing his Ph.D. in Economics at Louisiana State University in 1984, John D. Grace served one year as an Assistant Professor of Geology at LSU. In 1985, he joined the Geologic Department of the Research and Development lab of Atlantic Richfield (ARCO, now a part of British Petroleum). In 1990, he transferred to the headquarters' Corporate Planning department with responsibility for North American natural gas market analysis.
In 1991, Dr. Grace left ARCO to form a joint-venture consulting firm with several Russian and US colleagues to offer advisory services to oil and gas firms seeking investment opportunities in the Former Soviet Union. At the same time, he founded Earth Science Associates, which specializes in hydrocarbon resource assessment, oil and gas supply analysis and the development of geographic information system (GIS) technologies for exploration and production companies.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The opening of Russia's oil industry 6
Ch. 2 The Volga-Ural basin 14
Ch. 3 West Siberia 34
Ch. 4 The peak, collapse and recuperation 65
Ch. 5 Industry performance 104
Ch. 6 The outlook for Russian oil supply 178
Ch. 7 Conclusions 212
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)