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17997

Environmental Control in Petroleum Engineering

 

Gulf Professional Publishing, 1996.

ISBNs 9780884152736

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): The petroleum industry must minimize the environmental impact of its various operations. This extensively researched book assembles a tremendous amount of practical information to help reduce and control the environmental consequences of producing and processing petroleum and natural gas.

The best way to treat pollution is not to create it in the first place. This book shows you how to plan and manage production activities to minimize and even eliminate some environmental problems without severely disrupting operations.


It focuses on ways to treat drilling and production wastes to reduce toxicity and/or volume before their ultimate disposal. You'll also find methods for safely transporting toxic materials from the upstream petroleum industry away from their release sites. For those sites already contaminated with petroleum wastes, this book reviews the remedial technologies available. Other topics include United States federal environmental regulations, sensitive habitats, major U.S. chemical waste exchanges, and offshore releases of oil.

Environmental Control in Petroleum Engineering is essential for industry personnel with little or no training in environmental issues as well as petroleum engineering students.


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24096

Far Horizons of Time. Time and Mind in the Universe, The

 

De Gruyter, 2015.

ISBNs 9783110440287 9783110441437

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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24120

Fifth Size Strain Conference. Diffraction Analysis of the Microstructure of Materials

Vol. 27

 

De Gruyter, 2008.

Título de la serie/colección: Zeitschrift für Kristallographie / Supplemente. ISSN 0930-486X,

ISBNs 9783486992564

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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18303

Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production and Workover

All the Formulas You need to Solve Drilling and Production Problems

 

2nd ed. Gulf Professional Publishing, 2002.

ISBNs 9780750674522

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): The most complete manual of its kind, this handy book gives you all the formulas and calculations you are likely to need in drilling operations. New updated material includes conversion tables into metric. Separate chapters deal with calculations for drilling fluids, pressure control, and engineering. Example calculations are provided throughout.

Presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, Formulas and Calculations is a quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig. It also serves as a handy study guide for drilling and well control certification courses. Virtually all the mathematics required out on the drilling rig is here in one convenient source, including formulas for pressure gradient, specific gravity, pump output, annular velocity, buoyancy factor, volume and stroke, slug weight, drill string design, cementing, depth of washout, bulk density of cuttings, and stuck pipe.


The most complete manual of its kind

New updated material includes conversion tables into metric

Example calculations are provided throughout


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5883

Future Satellite Gravimetry and Earth Dynamics

 

13th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2005.

ISBNs 9780387297965 9780387331850

Colección: SpringerLink


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18411

Gas Migration

Events Preceding Earthquakes

 

Gulf Professional Publishing, 2000.

ISBNs 9780884154303

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): This breakthrough new book may help save countless lives and avoid enormous losses. It presents a methodology for using gas migration to predict earthquakes and explosive gas buildup. Using rigorous scientific investigation and documented worldwide case histories, this remarkable book presents compelling evidence showing that changes in gas rates, composition, and migration accompany the tectronic events preceding earthquakes and their associated seismic events, such as volcanoes and tsunamis. Because these gas parameters are detectable and measurable, they provide an early warning of seismic activity.

Gas Migration is the first book to accumulate, analyze and apply the interdisciplinary knowledge on gas migration and detail its connection to tectronic, seismic, and geologic phenomena. It combines geological, geochemical, geophysical, seismological, and petroleum engineering insights to demonstrate how gas migration and its associated phenomena can be used in earthquake and environmental geohazard identification and prediction. Topics include-

· Tectonics and Earthquakes
· Gas Migration at Plate Boundaries
· Surface Soil-Gas Surveys
· Faults and Petroleum Reservoirs
· Earthquake Precursors
· Whispering Gases
· Paths and Mechanics of Gas Migration
· Subsidence, Gas Migration, and Seismic Activity
· And much more

With this information, environmental specialists, civil engineers, petroleum geologists, seismologists, and urban planners now have a new and powerful conceptual basis and tool for understanding and perhaps even predicting gas explosions and earthquakes.


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18465

Geofluids

Developments in Microthermometry, Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics, and Stable Isotopes

 

Elsevier, 2015.

ISBNs 9780128032411

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Geofluids: Developments in Microthermometry, Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics, and Stable Isotopes is the definitive source on paleofluids and the migration of hydrocarbons in sedimentary basins—ideal for researchers in oil and gas exploration.

There’s been a rapid development of new non-destructive analytical methods and interdisciplinary research that makes it difficult to find a single source of content on the subject of geofluids. Geoscience researchers commonly use multiple tools to interpret geologic problems, particularly if the problems involve fluid-rock interaction. This book perfectly combines the techniques of fluid inclusion microthermometry, stable isotope analyses, and various types of spectroscopy, including Raman analysis, to contribute to a thorough approach to research. Through a practical and intuitive step-by-step approach, the authors explain sample preparation, measurements, and the interpretation and analysis of data related to thermodynamics and mineral-fluid equilibria.

  • Features working examples in each chapter with step-by-step explanations and calculations
  • Broad range of case studies aid  the analytical and experimental data
  • Includes appendices with equations of state, stable isotope fractionation equations, and Raman identification tables that aid in identification of fluid inclusion minerals
  • Authored by a team of expert scientists who have more than 60 years of related experience in the field and classroom combined


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18478

Geomorphology of Central America

A Syngenetic Perspective

 

Elsevier, 2015.

ISBNs 9780128031599

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Geomorphology of Central America is authored by a scientist with more than 30 years of regional assessment research experience in Central American countries, arming scientists with a classic research method—a method most effective when applied to specific geographic regions globally. The scientific techniques used for assessing regional studies of an area reflect a level of expertise that has become more difficult to come by over the past three decades and underscores the importance of regional assessments of geomorphological features.

Complemented with beautifully crafted and exacting maps that capture the region’s unique landscapes, Geomorphology of Central America introduces a global vision of the geomorphology and volcanic field of Central America from Guatemala to Panama, making it the first single source of geomorphological content for the region.

  • Features the latest research on the seismic behavior of the Central America region, including volcanic activity, landslides, rivers, forest areas, and topographic environments.
  • More than 100 figures, illustrations, and photographs underscore key concepts and aid in retention.
  • Authored by a geomorphologist with more than 30 years of research experience in the field with a focus on Central America.


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18479

Geophysical Exploration Technology

Applications in Lithological and Stratigraphic Reservoirs

 

Elsevier, 2014.

ISBNs 9780124104365

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés):

Authored by one of the world’s hydrocarbon exploration experts, Geophysical Exploration Technology: Applications in Lithological and Stratigraphic Reservoirs presents the latest technological advancements and cutting edge techniques in reservoir theory, research and exploration.

Stratigraphic and lithological reservoirs play a critical role in increasing the production from oil reserves and new hydrocarbon sources. Recent resource evaluations indicate that onshore stratigraphic and subtle reservoirs account for as much as 40% of the total remaining hydrocarbon sources globally. As a result, these reservoirs will be the most practical, potential and prevalent fields for long-lasting onshore exploration.

Intended as an aid in developing an understanding of the techniques of reservoir exploration, this book presents the latest and most practical methods and technology in oil and gas exploration. It can be used as a training book for lithological stratigraphic exploration and a reference for scientific and technological personnel in the oil and gas industry.

  • Authored by one of the world’s foremost experts in stratigraphic and lithological reservoir exploration who has more than 30 years of experience in research and instruction.
  • Features more than 200 figures, illustrations, and working examples to aid the reader in retaining key concepts

  • Presents the latest technological developments in reservoir exploration techniques

  • Integrates theory and application, arming readers with a rigorous yet practical approach to hydrocarbon exploration in stratigraphic and lithological reservoirs


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3363

Geophysics of the Canary Islands

Results of Exclusive Spain’s Zone Program

 

13th ed. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005.

ISBNs 9781402033254 9781402043529

Colección: SpringerLink


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