Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Primer

1st Edition

From Upstream to Downstream

Author:

  • Samir Dalvi
  • Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Primer

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    Description

    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.

    Key Features

    • Introduces readers to the most common petroleum and natural gas equipment in order of their importance
    • Packed with useful illustrations, charts, tables and diagrams of equipment, processes, and exploration techniques
    • Easy-to-follow introductory material on exploration and surveying of prospective oil and gas fields, drilling, reservoirs, production facilities and nonconventional oil and gas sources

    Readership

    Production Engineers, Drilling Engineers, Reservoir Engineers, Petroleum Attorneys, In-house Financial Analysts, and Petroleum Engineering students

    Table of Contents

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    352
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2026
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Gulf Professional Publishing
    Print ISBN:
    9780124077690
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780124078536

    About the author

    Samir Dalvi

    Samir Dalvi, Mumbai, India, has over 12 years of experience in engineering and design in both upstream and downstream areas of the Oil and Gas Industry. He has also worked extensively in the areas of natural gas recovery, Onshore Oil and Gas receiving terminals, selection of piping materials and valves.