With political turmoil in the Middle East contributing to price volatility and production problems, many experts have questioned if this critical region can continue lo supply petroleum for the global economy.
Former Saudi Aramco Chief Petroleum Engineer Lou Powers offers insights into the major oilfields of Saudi Arabia and whether these historic reserves can continue to deliver the petroleum that drives the global economy.
Written from the perspective of powers more than 50 years in the global petroleum industry, this book gives readers a window into a world few understand, yet billions depend on for their everyday needs.
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Table of Contents
List of Illustrations vii
Introduction: The World Energy Dilemma 1
1 My Career Takes Off 17
2 Assignment Kingsville 33
3 At Humble's Houston HQ 41
4 East Texas's Major Oil and Gas Fields 51
5 Return to Kingsville 71
6 East and South Texas 77
7 Saudi Arabia 87
8 Saudi Arabia's Major Oil Fields 95
9 Assessing the Saudi Situation 117
10 Case Studies of an Independent Consultant 137
11 New Technology and Pricing 169
12 From Schemes to Scams 191
13 A Traveling Man 201
14 The US Energy Debate 221
15 America's Energy Plan 267
16 Epilogue: Family Man 275