Elsevier Publishes Fourteen New Book Titles for the Petroleum Geology Industry

Books provide geoscientists new foundational content for oil and gas exploration

Waltham, MA, May 28, 2013

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced publishing fourteen new book titles for the petroleum geology industry. The new publications provide geoscientists with additional high-quality, foundational content that supports oil and gas exploration. Elsevier showcased the books at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Convention and Conference held in Pittsburgh last week.

Many of these books are included in the new Geo-Explorer Books portfolio on ScienceDirect. Consisting of more than 240 titles custom curated by Elsevier’s oil and gas exploration content experts, the portfolio is an added resource to Geofacets, Elsevier’s research tool for geoscientists working in exploration for the oil and gas and metals and mining industries.

The titles, published by Elsevier or under the Gulf Professional Publishing or Academic Press imprints, include:

Volcanic Reservoirs in Petroleum Exploration
By Caineng Zou

Dynamic Well Testing in Petroleum Exploration and Development
By HuiNong Zhuang

Basin Evolution and Petroleum Prospectivity of the Continental Margins of India Volume 59
By Rabi Bastia and M. Radhakrishna

Unconventional Petroleum Geology
By Caineng Zou

Geology and Sedimentology of the Korean Peninsula
By Sung Kwun Chough

Reservoir Exploration and Appraisal
By Luiz Amado

Advanced Water Injection for Low Permeability Reservoirs
By Ran Xinquan

Heavy Oil Production Processes
By James Speight

Shale Gas Production Processes
By James Speight

Heavy and Extra-heavy Oil Upgrading Technologies
By James Speight

Landscape Evolution in the United States
By Joseph DiPietro

Enhanced Oil Recovery Field Case Studies
By James Sheng

Mineral Exploration
By S. K. Haldar

Geomaterials Under the Microscope
By Jeremy Ingham and Mott MacDonald

All of these books are available through the Elsevier Store or can be found on ScienceDirect, a full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.

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Notes for Editors
The books are available to credentialed journalists upon request; contact Michelle McMahon at +1 781 663 2268 or m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com to request a review copy or to schedule an interview with the author.

About GeofacetsGeofacets is a research tool for geoscientists working in exploration for the oil and gas and metals and mining industries. With hundreds of thousands of georeferenced geological maps, trusted scientific insights, and intuitive features designed for geoscientists, Geofacets enables essential, in-depth analysis for exploration teams. www.geofacets.com

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