The Oil & Gas Industry

A Nontechnical Guide

Author: Joseph Hilyard

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 159370254X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 315

View: 5236

Joseph Hilyard's timely new book provides a broad perspective on the oil and gas industry, with primary attention to the United States. It takes the reader on a tour of the operations used to find and evaluate resources, and then to produce, store and deliver oil and gas. The book's main focus is primarily on the equipment and processes used in exploring new resources; evaluating promising formations; drilling wells; managing oil and gas production; converting oil and gas into products; and transporting oil and gas. Separate chapters address the evolution and current structure of the petroleum industry; oil and gas trading; and challenges likely to face the oil and gas industry in coming years. Three appendices define key industry terminology; suggest further reading on selected topics; and identify organizations that can provide more information.

The Petroleum Industry

A Nontechnical Guide

Author: Charles F. Conaway

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878147632

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 289

View: 8174

This work provides an overview of the petroleum industry, including: geology and the origins of oil and gas formation; techniques used to find, drill, and produce oil; and storage, transportation and marketing.

Natural Gas Liquids

A Nontechnical Guide

Author: William L. Leffler

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593703244

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 214

View: 6655

Written in accessible language, Natural Gas Liquids: A Nontechnical Guide is a comprehensive overview of NGLs from production in the oil patch to consumption in the fuel and petrochemical industries. Leffler covers everything from gas plants, logistics, storage and refinery operations to the chemistry necessary to have a full understanding of the whole value chain. Learn what is behind natural gas liquids: • How they are produced • How they are transported • How they are consumed in the fuel and petrochemical industries • Profiles of successful NGL companies With chapter highlights and exercises, and many photos, illustrations, and graphs, this is the perfect resource for anyone seeking a better understanding of the world of natural gas liquids.

Nontechnical Guide to Petroleum Geology, Exploration, Drilling, and Production

Author: Norman J. Hyne

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593702698

Category: Reference

Page: 698

View: 3573

Designed for easy reading and accessibility, this bestselling book by Norman Hyne provides an enormous amount of useful information on the upstream petroleum industry.

The new updated 3rd Edition includes a new chapter on unconventional oil and gas (including gas shales), covers new well-logging tools and new drilling rigs, and adds a number of new figures and plates.

Thousands of professionals and students have used this upstream guide to further their understanding of petroleum geology, exploration, drilling, and production.


A Nontechnical Guide

Author: Michael D. Tusiani,Gordon Shearer

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 087814885X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 436

View: 1698

The demand for natural gas rises annually, straining existing supplies, and emerging markets often aren't accessible by pipeline. Using everyday language and real-world examples, authors Michael D. Tusiani and Gordon Shearer present LNG as the most viable energy answer. Their straightforward explanation of a complex industry proves that LNG can deliver a critical link in the energy demands of international economies.Readers will realize the complexity of this industry, which involves an intricate link of critical companies, governments, and stand-alone facilities. ""LNG: A Nontechnical Guide"" will be a valuable reference for energy industry leaders, investment bankers, and professors specializing in energy.

Oil & Gas Production in Nontechnical Language, 2nd Edition

Author: Martin S. Raymond,William L. Leffler

Publisher: PennWell Corporation

ISBN: 1593703864

Category: Gas wells

Page: 343

View: 3234

This nontechnical treatment of oil and gas production is an excellent introduction for anyone from petroleum engineers and geologists new to their careers to financial, marketing, legal, and other professionals and their staffs interested in the industry. E&P service company personnel will find it particularly beneficial in understanding the roles played by their clients. Not only does it cover production fundamentals, but it backs up to give the necessary upstream background—geology, origins of oil and gas, and ownership and land rights—as well as surface operations and even production company strategy development. Key Features: A comprehensive view of the entire E&P function Geology and the origins of petroleum Reservoir characteristics and behavior Expanded coverage of drilling and hydraulic fracturing Conventional and not-so-conventional (oil sands plus shale oil and gas) producing operations Production problems and solutions The different types of companies and jobs in the oil patch and how they interact

Natural Gas in Nontechnical Language

Author: Rebecca L. Busby

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878147380

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 170

View: 2293

Based on educational material from the Institute of Gas Technology, this new nontechnical guide to the natural gas industry provides a balanced overview of the natural gas process from wellhead to burnertip, from exploration to end usage, while briefly addressing future trends, resources, and supply and demand. Readers will gain a general understanding of natural gas history and uses, exploration techniques, production and treating, pipelines, storage, transportation and marketing, economic and contractual issues, and regulatory issues.

Oil & Gas Pipelines in Nontechnical Language

Author: Thomas O. Miesner,William L. Leffler

Publisher: PennWell Corporation

ISBN: 159370058X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 357

View: 3125

This text explains the how's and why's of the pipeline industry. It was written for those not directly involved in pipeline operations - legal, supply, accounting, finance, and human resource specialists, and people who service and sell equipment to pipeline companies. But even engineers and expert pipeliners can gain insights from the book's depth and broad perspective.

Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Accounting

Author: Charlotte J. Wright,Rebecca A. Gallun

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593701373

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 770

View: 823

An excellent training manual and professional reference, this new edition is packed with examples, diagrams, and appendices. It has been completely updated to reflect the current issues facing oil and gas producers operating in both U.S. and international locations.

Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language

Author: William L. Leffler

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878147762

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 310

View: 4155

Using analogies, graphs, formulas and illustrations, the author overviews key topics in the refining industry for professionals in finance and marketing. The third edition reflects changes in petroleum processing and the impact of environmental regulation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Well Logging in Nontechnical Language

Author: David Earl Johnson,Kathryne E. Pile

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878148257

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 289

View: 8154

Covers the main types of logs in use today, as well as the more common types of open-hole logs. Contents: Introduction to logging Reading logs Mud logging formation parameters Porosity Resistivity measurements Putting it all together Detailed interpretation Computer-generated & specialty logs.

Power Primer

A Nontechnical Guide from Generation to End Use

Author: Ann Chambers

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878147564

Category: Science

Page: 262

View: 3602

PennWell's new Power Printer: A Nontechnical Guide from Generation to End-Use, offers a detailed look at how electricity is generated, transmitted, and distributed. Opening with an overview of electricity - what it is and how it works 'from plant to plug' - the book then provides a history of the electric power industry. Section Two explains generation - plants, components and systems - and section Three covers transmission and distribution - equipment, facilities, and their functions. The conclusion consists of an appendix that profiles the business, cultural, and political ramifications of deregulation. Another appendix provides grounding in Terminology, Key Features and Benefits. Newcomers can quickly learn the basics of electric power generation, transmission, and distribution Perfect 'refresher' for industry veterans A complete nontechnical text informs administrators, marketers, regulators, and environmentalists about the inside workings of the industry Industries related to electricity (such as natural gas and coal) will benefit from this straightfoward overview of the electric power industry. Author Profile: Ann Chambers is an editor and writer for Power Engineering and Power Engineering International. She is also the author of PennWell's Power Industry Abbreviator, Power Industry Dictionary, and bestseller Power Branding. Ann also serves as managing editor for PennWell's International Electric Power Encyclopedia. Ann has a bachelor's degree in journalsim from Oklahoma State University.


From Prospect to Pipeline

Author: Robert R. Wheeler,Maurine Whited

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780872016354

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 146

View: 3019

'Oil: From Prospect to Pipeline' was the original non-technical book written about the oil and gas industry. A 'common-sense, brass tacks guide', this classic was originally published by Gulf Publishing Company in 1958 and has gone through four editions. With the oil and gas industry experiencing rapid new growth, this is an exciting time for newcomers to the field to get involved and this reprint of a Gulf classic is the perfect introduction. An interesting read for veterans of the industry and a valuable textbook for students, this guide provides a comprehensive overview of all production, plus: An Oil Dictionary; Abbreviation in oil reports; Typical legal forms; Overview of geological terminology and technical terms; And much more!

The Global Oil & Gas Industry

Management, Strategy & Finance

Author: Andrew C. Inkpen,Michael H. Moffett

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593702396

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 581

View: 5046

Despite its size and importance, a surprising lack of basic knowledge exists about the oil and gas industry. With their timely new book, authors Andrew Inkpen and Michael H. Moffett have written a nontechnical book to help readers with technical backgrounds better understand the business of oil and gas. They describe and analyze the global oil and gas industry, focusing on its strategic, financial, and business aspects and addressing a wide range of topics organized around the oil and gas industry value chain, starting with exploration and ending with products sold to consumers. The Global Oil & Gas Industry is a single source for anyone interested in how the business of the worldís largest industry actually works: business executives, students, government officials and regulators, professionals working in the industry, and the general public.

The Vega Factor

Oil Volatility and the Next Global Crisis

Author: Kent Moors

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118077091

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

View: 5039

How oil volatility is affecting the global political scene, and where the oil market is heading The world is rapidly moving towards an oil environment defined by volatility. The Vega Factor: Oil Volatility and the Next Global Crisis takes an in-depth look at the most important topics in the industry, including strategic risk, why traditional pricing mechanisms will no longer govern the market, and how the current government approaches have only worsened an already bad situation. Details the industry's players, including companies, traders, and governments Describes the priorities that will need to be revised, and the policies needed to achieve stability Explains how today's oil market is fundamentally different from the pre-crisis market Oil prices affect everyone. The Vega Factor explains the new international oil environment of increasing consolidation and decreasing competition, and reveals how consumers and investors can navigate price volatility and new government policies.

Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language

Author: Donald L. Burdick,William L. Leffler

Publisher: Pen Well Books


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 347

View: 5021

A new edition of Petrochemicals for the nontechnical person (date unspecified). Useful as a text (includes exercises) and a reference (but no bibliography ) for business and other nontechnical personnel in the petrochemical industry. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Fundamentals of Investing in Oil and Gas

Author: Chris Termeer

Publisher: Chris Termeer

ISBN: 0989043401

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 5037

Chris Termeer is said to be one of the few people that can clearly explain the vast complexities of the oil and natural gas industry in non-technical language for an average person. His book, Fundamentals of Investing in Oil and Gas, uses 250 + detailed pictures, graphs, and necessary visual illustrations, combined with thorough, comprehensive descriptions and details to aid the reader.

Handbuch des Kathodischen Korrosionsschutzes

Theorie und Praxis der elektrochemischen Schutzverfahren

Author: Walter von Baeckmann,W. Schwenk

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527625739

Category: Science

Page: 560

View: 2594

Seit dem Erscheinen der ersten Auflage vor fast 30 Jahren ist das Handbuch des kathodischen Korrosionsschutzes zu einem Klassiker geworden. Der Erfolgstitel liegt nun in der vierten Auflage vor. Kathodischer Korrosionsschutzes hat in den vergangenen Jahren nichts an seiner Bedeutung verloren - er ist auch heute noch eines der wichtigsten Verfahren des Korrosionschutzes überhaupt. Auf einigen Gebieten wie dem Schutz von Stahlbeton ist seine Bedeutung sogar noch gewachsen. Gut zehn Jahre nach dem Erscheinen der dritten Auflage musste in vielen Bereichen eine Neubearbeitung durchgeführt werden. Das gilt - wie bereits bei früheren Auflagen - für die Messtechnik zum Nachweis der ausreichenden Schutzwirkung mit der praktischen Anwendung bei Rohrleitungen und Fragen der Beeinflussung durch Gleichströme sowie die Wirkung von Wechselspannungen. Im Bereich der Korrosion bilden die verschiedenen Arten der Risskorrosion und die Wechselstromkorrosion Schwerpunkte der Überarbeitung. Auf dem Gebiet der Messtechnik und der Umhüllungsschäden wurden neuartige Beschriebungen der elektrischen Eigenschaften von Beschichtungsfehlstellen entwickelt. Die vierte Auflage erscheint in einer Zeit der verstärkten internationalen Zusammenarbeit - insbesondere bei der Normung - und eines zunehmenden Sicherbeitsbedarfs. Deshalb dient das Handbuch auch der Wissenserhaltung mit allen zugehörigen Grundlagenwissenschaften und gegebenenfalls auch zur Basis von Qualifikationsnachweisen. Wieder haben zahlreiche Fachleute aus der Industrie ihr Fachwissen zum weltweit einzigartigen Standardwerk über alle Anwendungsbereiche der elektrochemischen Korrosionsschutzverfahren beigetragen. Dabei wurde Wert auf lückenlose Querverweise zwischen den einzelnen Kapiteln und einheitliche bzw. normgerechte Terminologie gelegt. Das Handbuch ist nicht nur unentbehrlich für Unternehmen für kathodischen Schutz, sondern ist für alle Personen, die sich mit Korrosion und Korrosionsschutz beschäftigen, zum Nachschlagen und zur Weiterbildung geeignet.