By Richard C. Selley
This moment variation of Elements of Petroleum Geology is totally up to date and revised to mirror the gigantic adjustments within the years on account that ebook of the 1st variation. This ebook is an invaluable primer for geophysicists, geologists, and petroleum engineers within the oil who desire to extend their wisdom past their really good quarter. it's also a good introductory textual content for a school direction in petroleum geoscience.
Elements of Petroleum Geology starts with an account of the actual and chemical homes of petroleum, reviewing equipment of petroleum exploration and construction. those tools comprise drilling, geophysical exploration recommendations, wireline logging, and subsurface geological mapping. After describing the temperatures and pressures of the subsurface surroundings and the hydrodynamics of connate fluids, Selley examines the iteration and migration of petroleum, reservoir rocks and trapping mechanisms, and the behavior of petroleum in sedimentary basins. The e-book includes an account of the composition and formation of tar sands and oil shales, and concludes with a short overview of prospect threat research, reserve estimation, and different fiscal topics.
- Updates the 1st variation completely
- Reviews the options and method of petroleum exploration and production
- Written via a preeminent petroleum geologist and sedimentologist with 30 years of petroleum exploration in distant corners of the world
- Contains info pertinent to geophysicists, geologists, and petroleum reservoir engineers