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Modern Petroleum Technology, Volume 1, Upstream, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-85021-3
488 pages
October 2002
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The Upstream volume of this definitive reference, provides the most authoritative and up-to-date review of the latest technology used within the upstream side of the international petroleum industry.

Upstream, examines the different stages of the exploration and production processes involved in the location and extraction of raw materials, including the latest applications employed in modern seismic technology and the production of heavy oil.

All aspects of this area of petroleum are covered from the innovations in technology to the environmental issues surrounding its practical application.

Written by leading experts in the field ensures that Modern Petroleum Technology: Upstream remains an essential information source for librarians, technicians and managers.
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Table of Contents


Volume Editor's Foreword.


Introduction (P. Jones).

New Technological Developments (R. Dawe).

Fundamentals of Exploration and Production (R. Dawe).

Geoscience (R. Selley).

Petroleum Geochemistry (A. Fleet).

Geophysics (M. Schoenberger).

Drilling Operations (J. Ford).

Petrophysics (K. Boyle, et al.).

Reservoir Engineering (R. Dawe).

Production Engineering (Texaco North Sea UK Co.).

Natural Gas (R. Cranmore and E. Stanton).

Transportation (R. Cranmore and E. Stanton).

Heavy Oil and Viscous Oil (C. Smalley).

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