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Resources for Petroleum Engineering

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Careers in Engineering, 2nd ed.

by Geraldine O. Garner
Call Number: TA157 .G3267 2003
ISBN: 0071390413

Responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for the various fields of engineering.

Comprehensive Dictionary of Petroleum Science and Technology (English-French, French-English)

by Magdeleine Moureau; Gerald Brace
Call Number: Ref TN 865 .M740 1993
 

Global oil and gas directory.

Call Number: Ref HG4821 .O4

Gulf Coast Oil Directory

Call Number: TN867 .G8

Annual publication, currently received.

Illustrated Glossary of Petroleum Geochemistry

Call Number: TN 870 .5 .M493 1989

Often the source of confusion to those who have to interpret and apply research results, this glossary gives easy access to the basic nomenclature of petroleum geochemistry. The first part of the book provides a summary in the form of tables and diagrams. The main part gives self-contained explanations for the most common terms. Numerous illustrations and references for further reading are included.

Larousse Dictionary of Science and Technology

by Peter Walker (Editor); Hazel Muir (Editor)
Call Number: Ref Q123 .L37 1995
ISBN: 0752300105
Publication Date: 1995-10-01

This edition of the most comprehensive, single-volume reference work of its kind has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the dynamic scientific world. Includes over 40,000 definitions and 500 drawings.

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

by McGraw-Hill Staff
Call Number: Ref Q121 .M3 1992
ISBN: 9780071441438
 

Minerals Yearbook, 2004, V. 1, Metals and Minerals

by Geological Survey (U.S.) (Compiled by)
 

Petroleum Engineering Handbook

by M. R. Islam
Call Number: 2008 edition available full text in Business Source Complete.

This is the first book in the petroleum sector that sheds light on the real obstacles to sustainable development and provides solutions to each problem encountered. Each solution is complete with an economic analysis that clarifies why petroleum operations can continue with even greater profit than before while ensuring that the negative environmental impact is diminished. The new screening tools and models proposed in this book will provide one with proper guidelines to achieve true sustainability in both technology development and management of the petroleum sector.

Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development

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Called "The Gold Book." U.S. Bureau of Mines 4th edition, Rev 2007.

The Practice of Reservoir Engineering

by L. P. Dake
Call Number: TN871 .D35 2001

This revised edition of the bestselling Practice of Reservoir Engineering has been written for those in the oil industry requiring a working knowledge of how the complex subject of hydrocarbon reservoir engineering can be applied in the field in a practical manner. Containing additions and corrections to the first edition, the book is a simple statement of how to do the job and is particularly suitable for reservoir/production engineers as well as those associated with hydrocarbon recovery. with the basic tenet of science: Occam's Razor, which applies to reservoir engineering to a greater extent than for most physical sciences - if there are two ways to account for a physical phenomenon, it is the simpler that is the more useful. Therefore, simplicity is the theme of this volume. Reservoir and production engineers, geoscientists, petrophysicists, and those involved in the management of oil and gas fields will want this edition.

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