Elements of Petroleum Geology (Paperback)
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This Fourth Edition of Elements of Petroleum Geology is completely updated and revised to reflect the changes in the field since publication of the Third Edition. This book is a useful primer 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. The fourth edition includes new case studies on nonconvention exploration, including tight oil and shale gas exploration, as well as coverage of the impacts on petroleum geology on the environment. Sections on shale reservoirs, flow units and containers, IOR and EOR, giant petroleum provinces, halo reservoirs, and resource estimation methods are updated and expanded.