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Oil Exploration

Basin Analysis and Economics

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Oil exploration personnel in industry, graduate students in economic geology, and researchers in petroleum engineering.


Published: June 1992

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-444175-0


  • "This book is a much needed addition to the available texts on this newly emerging subject. Dr. Lerche is very knowledgeable on the material and his background in both industry and academia allows him to address the needs of both groups."
    --JAMES A. MACKAY, Texaco Exploration Research


  • Economics and Reserves. Profit Measures. Probability Measures. Risk Measures. Basin Analysis. Analysis of an Exploration Project. Strategies for Bids and Acquisitions. Management Decisions. Epilogue. Chapter References. Index.


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