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Oil & Gas Pipelines in Nontechnical Language

Oil & Gas Pipelines in Nontechnical Language

  • Author: Thomas O. Miesner,William L. Leffler
  • Publisher: PennWell Corporation
  • ISBN: 159370058X
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 357
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This text explains the how's and why's of the pipeline industry. It was written for those not directly involved in pipeline operations - legal, supply, accounting, finance, and human resource specialists, and people who service and sell equipment to pipeline companies. But even engineers and expert pipeliners can gain insights from the book's depth and broad perspective.

Local Distribution Pipelines in Nontechnical Language

Local Distribution Pipelines in Nontechnical Language

  • Author: Thomas O. Miesner
  • Publisher: PennWell Corporation
  • ISBN: 1593703775
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 390
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More than two million miles of local distribution pipelines deliver natural gas to homes, businesses, schools, and hospitals throughout the United States, and many more serve the rest of the world. These small-diameter, low-pressure pipelines serve as a critical link between high-pressure transportation pipelines and end users. Local Distribution Pipelines in Nontechnical Language explains natural gas distribution systems, a vital component in the overall natural gas transportation system, from their humble beginnings delivering 'town gas' to handling today's complex urban infrastructure.

Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language

Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language

  • Author: Donald L. Burdick,William L. Leffler
  • Publisher: PennWell Books
  • ISBN: 1593702167
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 387
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Use it as a nontechnical encyclopedia or as a primer in petrochemical economics. DLC: 1. Petroleum chemicals.

Oil and Gas Production in Nontechnical Language

Oil and Gas Production in Nontechnical Language

  • Author: Martin Raymond,William L. Leffler
  • Publisher: PennWell Books
  • ISBN: 9781593700522
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 254
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Provides an overview of the entire petroleum production function; explains the origins of oil and gas and reservoir dynamics; deciphers the mysteries of production ownership and land rights; and identifies the types of production companies and staff positions, and how they interact. --From publisher description.

Oil & Gas Production in Nontechnical Language, 2nd Edition

Oil & Gas Production in Nontechnical Language, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Martin S. Raymond,William L. Leffler
  • Publisher: PennWell Corporation
  • ISBN: 1593703864
  • Category: Gas wells
  • Page: 343
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This nontechnical treatment of oil and gas production is an excellent introduction for anyone from petroleum engineers and geologists new to their careers to financial, marketing, legal, and other professionals and their staffs interested in the industry. E&P service company personnel will find it particularly beneficial in understanding the roles played by their clients. Not only does it cover production fundamentals, but it backs up to give the necessary upstream background—geology, origins of oil and gas, and ownership and land rights—as well as surface operations and even production company strategy development. Key Features: A comprehensive view of the entire E&P function Geology and the origins of petroleum Reservoir characteristics and behavior Expanded coverage of drilling and hydraulic fracturing Conventional and not-so-conventional (oil sands plus shale oil and gas) producing operations Production problems and solutions The different types of companies and jobs in the oil patch and how they interact

Natural Gas in Nontechnical Language

Natural Gas in Nontechnical Language

  • Author: Rebecca L. Busby
  • Publisher: PennWell Books
  • ISBN: 9780878147380
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 170
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Based on educational material from the Institute of Gas Technology, this new nontechnical guide to the natural gas industry provides a balanced overview of the natural gas process from wellhead to burnertip, from exploration to end usage, while briefly addressing future trends, resources, and supply and demand. Readers will gain a general understanding of natural gas history and uses, exploration techniques, production and treating, pipelines, storage, transportation and marketing, economic and contractual issues, and regulatory issues.

Oil and Gas Pipeline Fundamentals

Oil and Gas Pipeline Fundamentals

  • Author: John L. Kennedy
  • Publisher: PennWell Books
  • ISBN: 9780878143900
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 366
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Industry expert John Kennedy details the oil and gas pipeline operation industry in this complete text. Contents: Pipeline industry overview Types of pipelines Pipe manufacture and coating Fundamentals of pipeline design Pumps and compressors Prime movers Construction practices and equipment Welding techniques and equipment Operation and control Metering and storage Maintenance and repair Inspection and rehabilitation Pipeline regulation Safety and environmental protection Tommorrow's technology. (Amazon)

Encyclopedia of Global Resources: Mineral Leasing Act-South Africa

Encyclopedia of Global Resources: Mineral Leasing Act-South Africa

  • Author: Craig W. Allin
  • Publisher: Salem PressInc
  • ISBN: 9781587656477
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 1504
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The topic of our natural resources has become an important issue over the last few years. The abundance of some (and scarcity of others) has sparked many a debate. The four volumes in this set discuss not only the aspects of the resources themselves, but their economic and social impact as well. Plus, complimentary online access is provided through Salem Science.

The Oil & Gas Industry

The Oil & Gas Industry

A Nontechnical Guide

  • Author: Joseph Hilyard
  • Publisher: PennWell Books
  • ISBN: 159370254X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 315
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Joseph Hilyard's timely new book provides a broad perspective on the oil and gas industry, with primary attention to the United States. It takes the reader on a tour of the operations used to find and evaluate resources, and then to produce, store and deliver oil and gas. The book's main focus is primarily on the equipment and processes used in exploring new resources; evaluating promising formations; drilling wells; managing oil and gas production; converting oil and gas into products; and transporting oil and gas. Separate chapters address the evolution and current structure of the petroleum industry; oil and gas trading; and challenges likely to face the oil and gas industry in coming years. Three appendices define key industry terminology; suggest further reading on selected topics; and identify organizations that can provide more information.

Oil & gas taxation in nontechnical language

Oil & gas taxation in nontechnical language

  • Author: Frank M. Burke,Mark L. Starcher
  • Publisher: Pennwell Corp
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 261
  • View: 1924
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