Shale Oil and Gas Handbook: Theory, Technologies, and Challenges, 1st Edition

  • Sohrab Zendehboudi
  • Alireza Bahadori
  • Published By: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0128021136
  • ISBN-13: 9780128021132
  • DDC: 665.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 426 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This guide provides users with information on how shale oil and gas exploration has revolutionized today’s energy industry. As activity has boomed and job growth continues to increase, training in this area for new and experienced engineers is essential. This book provides comprehensive information on both the engineering design and research aspects of this emerging industry. Covering the full spectrum of basic definitions, characteristics, drilling techniques, and processing and extraction technologies, the book is a great starting point to educate oil and gas personnel on today’s shale industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Shale Gas: Introduction, Basics, and Definitions.
2: Shale Gas Characteristics.
3: Exploration and Drilling in Shale Gas and Oil Reserves.
4: Shale Gas Production Technologies.
5: Shale Gas Processing.
6: Shale Oil: Fundamentals, Definitions, and Applications.
7: Properties of Shale Oil.
8: Production Methods in Shale Oil Reservoirs.
9: Shale Oil Processing and Extraction Technologies.
10: Shale Oil and Gas: Current Status, Future, and Challenges.