- Print ISBN 9780124077690
- Electronic ISBN 9780124078536
Acquire and master the expertise to identify opportunities and solve problems quickly. The perfect companion for anyone who is entering the industry or needs to acquire new skills quickly, Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Primer demystifies critical equipment, exploration techniques, processes and terminology used throughout the exploration, drilling and production value stream. The book’s eight chapters follows a chronological sequence of activities performed in the upstream oil and gas value stream, beginning with exploration and surveying of prospective oil and gas fields, drilling, components of the well, production, preliminary processing, and transportation to the refinery.
Packed with useful illustrations, charts, tables and diagrams, Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Primer’s introduces readers to the most common petroleum and natural gas equipment in order of their importance in the petroleum exploration, drilling and production value stream. In addition, the author includes a chapter on nonconventional sources of oil & gas.
Production Engineers, Drilling Engineers, Reservoir Engineers, Petroleum Attorneys, In-house Financial Analysts, and Petroleum Engineering students
Chapter 1: Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry
Chapter 2: Oil & Gas Reservoir
Chapter 3: Oil Well
Chapter 4: Equipments and Components outside the Well
Chapter 5: Oil & Gas Production Facility
Chapter 6: Oil & Gas Production Process
Chapter 7: Nonconventional Sources of Oil & Gas
Chapter 8: Terms and Nomenclature used in Oil & Gas Industry