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Elements of Petroleum Geology

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Hardback book by Richard Selley and Stephen Sonnenberg
Published by Academic Press in 2014
Illustrated front cover
Colour plates at end of book
Presentation sticker on front free end paper
507 pages

This Third Edition of Elements of Petroleum Geology is completely updated and revised to reflect the vast changes in the field since publication of the Second Edition. This book is a usefulprimer for geophysicists, geologists, and petroleum engineers in the oil industry who wish to expand their knowledge beyond their specialized area. It is also an excellent introductory text for a university course in petroleum geoscience. Elements of Petroleum Geology begins with an account of the physical and chemical properties of petroleum, reviewing methods of petroleum exploration and production. These methods include drilling, geophysical exploration techniques, wireline logging, and subsurface geological mapping. After describing the temperatures and pressures of the subsurface environment and the hydrodynamics of connate fluids, Selley examines the generation and migration of petroleum, reservoir rocks and trapping mechanisms, and the habit of petroleum in sedimentary basins. The book contains an account of the composition and formation of tar sands and oil shales, and concludes with a brief review of prospect risk analysis, reserve estimation, and other economic topics.

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Author(s):
Richard C Selley and Stephen A SOnnenberg
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As new
Edition:
Third edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0123860318
ISBN-13:
9780123860316
Number of pages:
507
Publisher:
Academic Press
Title:
Elements of Petroleum Geology

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Hardback book by Richard Selley and Stephen Sonnenberg
Published by Academic Press in 2014
Illustrated front cover
Colour plates at end of book
Presentation sticker on front free end paper
507 pages

This Third Edition of Elements of Petroleum Geology is completely updated and revised to reflect the vast changes in the field since publication of the Second Edition. This book is a usefulprimer for geophysicists, geologists, and petroleum engineers in the oil industry who wish to expand their knowledge beyond their specialized area. It is also an excellent introductory text for a university course in petroleum geoscience. Elements of Petroleum Geology begins with an account of the physical and chemical properties of petroleum, reviewing methods of petroleum exploration and production. These methods include drilling, geophysical exploration techniques, wireline logging, and subsurface geological mapping. After describing the temperatures and pressures of the subsurface environment and the hydrodynamics of connate fluids, Selley examines the generation and migration of petroleum, reservoir rocks and trapping mechanisms, and the habit of petroleum in sedimentary basins. The book contains an account of the composition and formation of tar sands and oil shales, and concludes with a brief review of prospect risk analysis, reserve estimation, and other economic topics.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Richard C Selley and Stephen A SOnnenberg
Condition:
As new
Edition:
Third edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0123860318
ISBN-13:
9780123860316
Number of pages:
507
Publisher:
Academic Press
Title:
Elements of Petroleum Geology

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