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    DescriptionWritten by Martin S. Raymond and William L. Leffler, this nontechnical treatment is a great introduction to oil and gas production for anyone from beginning petroleum engineering and geology students to accountants, salespersons, and other professionals interested in the industry. Co-authored by Martin Raymond, a veteran production manager, and by William Leffler, one of the top petroleum nontechnical writers, it is an easy-to-read reference for those who deal with petroleum industry personnel and production issues in their jobs, but need a quick overview of the technical and business issues. Complete with helpful charts and diagrams, this book covers everything from production equipment and processes to theory, business operations, and strategies.It is a comprehensive review of the entire petroleum production function. It explains the origins of oil & gas and reservoir dynamics. It deciphers the mysteries of production ownership and land rights. It identifies the types of production companies and staff positions, and how they interact.


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    Title
    Oil and Gas Production in Nontechnical Language
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin S. Raymond, By (author) William L. Leffler
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 221
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593700522
    ISBN 10: 1593700520
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: IND
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: THFP
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: KNBP
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16890
    DC22: 622/.338
    BISAC V2.8: TEC047000
    DC21: 622.338
    BISAC V2.8: TEC026000
    DC22: 622.338
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: TN871 .R344 2006
    Thema V1.0: KNB, THFP
    Publisher
    Pennwell Books
    Imprint name
    Pennwell Books
    Publication date
    01 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Author Information
    Martin S. Raymond, a veteran of more than 40 years in exploration and production, was senior vice-president - E&P for J.M. Huber Corporation. During his career he also held engineering, administrative, and management positions with Shell Oil and Forest Oil. He earned a BA degree from Princeton in geology and a masters degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Currently, Raymond consults in the area of operating process management for E & P companies. William L. Leffler received his BS from M.I.T. and master's and doctorate degrees in business administration from New York University.
    Review quote
    I don't doubt that in those specialized companies and support groups there are many, many people who want to and ought to know more about the processes of producing oil and gas . . . . This book by Leffler and Raymond is a broad leap across the gap between the mysteries of production operations and the need for better understanding by those who help make it happen.--John F. Bookout, President & CEO (retired)
    Table of contents
    How Did We Get Here? The History of Production; The Container: The Reservoir; What's in the Container? The Prize; Yours, Mine, or Theirs? Ownership; Getting There: Drilling; What Have We Found? Logging, Testing and Completing; Behavior: Hydrocarbon Activity in the Reservoir; Here It Comes: Production; Making It Marketable: Field Processing; Fixing Things: Remedial Operations and Workovers; Who's Involved? The Players; What Should We Do? Strategy.