This unique text offers a friendly, fascinating introduction to the world of petroleum exploration for readers with little or no technical background on the subject. Refreshingly clear and jargon-free, the book covers a wide range of topics, including the underlying rationale for exploration, essential basic geological and geophysical exploration techniques, drilling and logging wells, reserves, and an outline of reservoir geology. A helpful case history of exploration in the North Sea is presented to illustrate how the numerous processes work together, and a lengthy glossary of technical terms serves as an invaluable aid for those approaching the subject for the first time. Perfect for all those interested in petroleum exploration, the book will be especially welcomed by students and by non-geologists working in industry, such as draughtspeople, engineers, accountants, and lawyers.3.28 Cut-away diagram of a wireline logging truck. ... Photograph by Schlumberger. sonde into the rocks surrounding the well and is picked up through another electrode; the voltage drop is measured and hence the resistivity is calculated.
|Title||:||Introduction to Petroleum Exploration for Non-geologists|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1995|