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Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

This new edition of the Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering provides you with the best, state-of-the-art coverage for every aspect of petroleum and natural gas engineering. With thousands of illustrations and 1,600 information-packed pages, this text is a handy and valuable reference. Written by over a dozen leading industry experts and academics, the Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering provides the best, most comprehensive source of petroleum engineering information available. Now in an easy-to-use single volume format, this classic is one of the true "must haves" in any petroleum or natural gas engineer's library.

A classic for the oil and gas industry for over 65 years, this book is the most comprehensive source for the newest developments, advances, and procedures in the petrochemical industry. New to this edition has new materials covering everything from drilling and production to the economics of the oil patch. Updated sections include:

  • Unbalanced drilling
  • Integrated reservoir management
  • Environmental health and safety.

The sections on natural gas have been updated with new sections on

  • Natural gas liquefaction processing
  • Natural gas distribution and transport.

Updated and new sections on offshore equipment and operations

  • Subsea Connection Systems
  • Production Control Systems
  • Subsea Control Systems


Production Engineers, Reservoir Engineer ,Chemical Engineers, Petroleum Engineers, Pipeline Engineers, Any engineers working with the production, transportation, or drilling of natural gas

Hardbound, 1600 Pages

Published: October 2015

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-12-383846-9


  • 1. Mathematics
    -Differential and Integral Calculus
    -Analytic Geometry
    -Numerical Methods
    -Applied Statistics
    -Computer Applications

    2. General Engineering and Science
    -Basic Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics)
    -Fluid Mechanics
    -Strength of Materials
    -Geological Engineering
    -Engineering Design

    3. Auxiliary Equipment
    -Prime Movers
    -Power Transmission

    4. Drilling and Well Completion
    -Drilling and Well Servicing Structures
    -Hoisting Systems
    -Rotary Equipment
    -Mud Pumps
    -Drilling Muds and completion Fluids
    -Drill String: Composition and Design
    -Bits and Downhole Tools
    -Drilling Mud Hydraulics
    -Underbalanced Drilling and Completions
    -Downhole Motors
    -MWD and LWD
    -Directional Drilling
    -Selection of Drilling Practices
    -Well Pressure Control
    -Fishing and Abandonment
    -Casiing and CAsing String Design
    -Well Cementing
    -Tubing and Tubing String Design
    -Corrosion in Drilling and Well Completions
    -Environmental Considerations for Drilling Operations
    -Offshore Drilling Operations

    5. Reseroir Engineering
    -Basic Principles, Definitions and Data
    -Formation Evaluation
    -Pressure Transient Testing of Oil and Gas Wells
    -Mechanisms & Recovery of Hydrocarbons by Natural Means
    -Material Balance and Volumetric Analysis
    -Decline Curve Analysis
    -Reserve Estimates
    -Secondary Recovery
    -Fluied Movement in Waterflooded Reservoirs
    -Estimation of Waterflood Residual Oil Saturation
    -Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods

    6. Production Engineering
    -Properties of Hydrocarbon Mixtures
    -Flow of Fluids
    -Natural Flow Performance
    -Sucker Rod Pumping
    -Stimulation and Remedial Operations
    -Oil and Gas Production Processing Systems
    -Gas Production Engineering
    -Corrosion in Production Operations
    -Environmental Considerations in Oil and Gas Operations
    -Offshore Operations
    -Industry Standards for Production Faclities

    7. Petroleum Economic Evaluation
    -Estimating Producible Volumes and Future of Production
    -Estimating the Value of Future Production



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