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
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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

Oil & Gas Pipelines in Nontechnical Language


Author: Thomas O. Miesner,William L. Leffler
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
ISBN: 159370058X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 357
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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.

Petroleum Production in Nontechnical Language


Author: Forest Gray
Publisher: Pennwell Corporation
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 288
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This revised edition has been updated to reflect changes in the petroleum industry since the publication of the first edition in 1984. It is a useful introduction to the subject of oil and gas production for all, from beginning engineering and petroleum geology students to accountants and other nontechnical professionals.

Natural Gas in Nontechnical Language


Author: Rebecca L. Busby
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878147380
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 170
View: 8349

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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.

Deepwater Petroleum Exploration & Production

A Nontechnical Guide
Author: William L. Leffler,Richard Pattarozzi,Gordon Sterling
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593702531
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 350
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Rev. ed. of: Deepwater petroleum exploration & production. c2003.

Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language


Author: William L. Leffler
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878147762
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 310
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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

Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language


Author: Donald L. Burdick,William L. Leffler
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593702167
Category: Science
Page: 387
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Use it as a nontechnical encyclopedia or as a primer in petrochemical economics. DLC: 1. Petroleum chemicals.

Fundamentals of Investing in Oil and Gas


Author: Chris Termeer
Publisher: Chris Termeer
ISBN: 0989043401
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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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.

Well Logging in Nontechnical Language


Author: David Earl Johnson,Kathryne E. Pile
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878148257
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 289
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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.

Natural Gas Liquids

A Nontechnical Guide
Author: William L. Leffler
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593703244
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 214
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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.

International Oil Company Financial Management in Nontechnical Language


Author: Jim Bush,James W. Bush,Daniel Johnston
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878145973
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 327
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A practical guide to all facets of modern financial management and strategic planning. Contents: Oil industry financial accounting Integrated management system Competitive comparison Cost management Capital budgeting and investment theory Cash flows in the oil industry Capital structure Financial reporting and investor/stockholder relations Econometrics.

Natural Gas & Electric Power in Nontechnical Language


Author: Ann Chambers
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878147618
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 258
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Chambers gives you a history of these two converging industries and an overview of the factors forcing them together-political, regulatory, technical and economic. Contents: Introduction Natural gas history Transportation and storage Exploration, drilling and production Trading Natural gas basics Electric power history Deregulation Convergence Power plant basics Power generation technologies Competing fuels and environmental factors Merchant plants Distributed generation Conclusion.

Natural Gas in Nontechnical Language


Author: Rebecca L. Busby,Institute of Gas Technology
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878147380
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 170
View: 7264

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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 futures 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 uses, and regulatory issues.

Oil Company Financial Analysis in Nontechnical Language


Author: Daniel Johnston
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878143740
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 328
View: 8474

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Provides an explanation of financial statements with a practical approach to the analysis of an oil company. Tables, figures, worksheets and examples for analysis of virtually every aspect of an oil company are provided in detail. Financial quick-look techniques and rules of thumb are included.

Die Glücksbäckerei – Die magische Verschwörung


Author: Kathryn Littlewood
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104017727
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 384
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Köstlich und magisch – der dritte Band der ›Glücksbäckerei‹ Kuchen kann die Welt verändern ... Hätte Rose nur nicht unbedacht den Wunsch geäußert, nie wieder backen zu müssen! Als die Glücksbäckerei nun schließen muss, fühlt Rose sich schuldig. Und es kommt noch schlimmer: Rose wird von dem mysteriösen Mr Butter entführt, dem Inhaber eines Bäckereikonzerns. Er will die Bevölkerung mit Zaubergebäck manipulieren und so die Weltherrschaft übernehmen. Und ausgerechnet die junge Glücksbäckerin muss ihm dabei helfen! Doch mit ein paar Zauberzutaten wie der feurigsten Liebesgeschichte aller Zeiten oder einem Glas Mutterliebe zaubert Rose Leckerbissen, die es in sich haben – und rettet die Welt mit Kuchen!

Rohstoffe - Der attraktivste Markt der Welt

Wie jeder von Öl, Kaffee und Co. profitieren kann
Author: Jim Rogers
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 3960920113
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
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Jim Rogers ist eine Legende der Wall Street. Seit über 30 Jahren tradet der Börsenprofi so erfolgreich wie kaum ein anderer. Er kennt sich in den weltweiten Finanzmärkten aus und sieht die Trends der Zukunft, bevor andere sie entdecken. Den nächsten Bullenmarkt hat er bereits ausgemacht: Rohstoffe. Ob Gold, Zucker, Kaffee oder Nickel - jeder Rohstoff ist für Investoren und Trader interessant. Jim Rogers vermittelt in diesem Buch die Grundlagen des Rohstoffhandels. Dabei fließen seine Erfahrungen aus zwei Weltreisen und aus 30 Jahren professionellen Tradings ein. Jim Rogers nimmt den Leser bei der Hand und führt in Schritt für Schritt in die Welt des Rohstoffhandels ein. Er zeigt auf, inwiefern sich der Handel mit Rohstoffen von dem mit Immobilien, Aktien oder Fonds unterscheidet. Außderdem erklärt er, wo und wann man Rohstoffe richtig tradet und wie man mit Rohstoffen profitabel investiert. Das Wesentliche zum Thema Rohstoffe - in einem unglaublich unterhaltsamen Buch.

Drilling Technology in Nontechnical Language


Author: Steve Devereux
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780878147625
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 337
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...describes the basics of drilling processes as well as new tools & technology while covering how 2 different wells might be drilled; an onshore exploration well & an offshore development well, explaining the key processes & costs.