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Practical Petroleum Geology
This training manual is a unique presentation of the scope and content of the field of petroleum geology from the standpoint of the practicing petroleum geologist. The book presents the material in the order that a petroleum geologist would need to know it, from fundamentals to exploration to field development. It includes chapters on basic geological concepts, the sedimentation process, accumulation of hydrocarbons, exploration, economic examination, drilling of exploratory wells, recovering oil and gas (reservoir geology), and the relationship of geology to the petroleum industry as a whole. This book is sponsored by the Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs. Readable language, clearly labeled illustrations and photographs, and a glossary help the reader to understand the material.
ISBN 0-88698-097-6. 1985, 234 pp.