Elements of Petroleum Geology by Richard C. Selley

By Richard C. Selley

This moment version of Elements of Petroleum Geology is totally up to date and revised to mirror the sizeable alterations within the years seeing that ebook of the 1st variation. This publication 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 superb introductory textual content for a college direction in petroleum geoscience.

Elements of Petroleum Geology starts off with an account of the actual and chemical houses of petroleum, reviewing tools of petroleum exploration and construction. those tools contain drilling, geophysical exploration innovations, wireline logging, and subsurface geological mapping. After describing the temperatures and pressures of the subsurface setting 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 quick evaluation of prospect threat research, reserve estimation, and different monetary topics.

  • Updates the 1st version completely
  • Reviews the recommendations and method of petroleum exploration and production
  • Written through a preeminent petroleum geologist and sedimentologist with 30 years of petroleum exploration in distant corners of the world
  • Contains details pertinent to geophysicists, geologists, and petroleum reservoir engineers

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