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Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth

by Bill Powers & Art Berman

What the frack – exploding the myth of the natural gas “one hundred-year supply.”


Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

by Michael C. Ruppert & Colin Campbell

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.

The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the...


Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

by Ackmez Mudhoo

This volume covers the most cutting-edge pretreatment processes being used and studied today for the production of biogas during anaerobic digestion processes using different feedstocks, in the most efficient...


Construction Management for Industrial Projects

by Mohamed A. El-Reedy

This book presents techniques for effective and successful project management across all phases of the project, covering all of the management tools and leadership skills for any industrial project. It presents...


Biorefinery Production Technologies for Chemicals and Energy

by Arindam Kuila & Mainak Mukhopadhyay

The world has shifted towards sustainable development for the generation of energy and industrially valuable chemicals. Biorefinery plays an important role in the integration of conversion process with high-end...


Mechanics of Fluid Flow

by Kaplan S. Basniev, Nikolay M. Dmitriev, G. V. Chilingar & Misha Gorfunkle et al.

The mechanics of fluid flow is a fundamental engineering discipline explaining both natural phenomena and human-induced processes, and a thorough understanding of it is central to the operations of the oil and...


Petroleum Accumulation Zones on Continental Margins

by Y. N. Grigorenko, G. V. Chilingar, V.S. Sobolev & T. A. Andiyeva et al.

Much of the world?s petroleum is located on continental margins, and any further development of these offshore deposits would be impossible without new technologies and new methods contained in this volume. ...


High-Energy-Density Fuels for Advanced Propulsion

by Ji-Jun Zou, Xiangwen Zhang & Lun Pan

This book comprehensively and systematically demonstrates the theory and practice of designing, synthesizing and improving the performance of fuels. The contents range from polycyoalkane fuels, strained fuels,...


Sour Gas and Related Technologies

by Ying Wu, John J. Carroll & Weiyao Zhu

Carbon dioxide has been implicated in the global climate change, and CO2 sequestration is a technology being explored to curb the anthropogenic emission of CO2 into the atmosphere. The injection of CO2 for enhanced...


Corrosion Inhibitors in the Oil and Gas Industry

by Viswanathan S. Saji & Saviour A. Umoren

Provides comprehensive coverage of corrosion inhibitors in the oil and gas industries

Considering the high importance of corrosion inhibitor development for the oil and gas sectors, this book provides a thorough...


Fundamentals of the Petrophysics of Oil and Gas Reservoirs

by Leonid Buryakovsky, G. V. Chilingar, Herman H. Rieke & Sanghee Shin

Written by some of the world?s most renowned petroleum and environmental engineers, Petrophysics: The Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Revervoirs is the first book to offer the practicing engineer and engineering...


Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operations

by James G. Speight

Presented in an easy-to-use format, this second edition of Formulas and Calculations for Drilling Operations is a quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig.  It also serves as a handy study guide for...


Petroleum Refinery Process Modeling

by Y. A. Liu, Ai-Fu Chang & Kiran Pashikanti

A comprehensive review of the theory and practice of the simulation and optimization of the petroleum refining processes

Petroleum Refinery Process Modeling offers a thorough review of how to quantitatively...


Physics and the Environment

by Kyle Forinash

Physics and the Environment directly connects the physical world to environmental issues that the world is facing today and will face in the future. It shows how the first and second laws of thermodynamics limit...


Bittersweet Sands

by Rick Ranson

Rick Ranson has collected stories from all over North America, from the DEW Line and the drill ships of Working North to the raging waters of the Mississippi in Paddling South. Now, join this engaging raconteur...


Big Barrels

by Nj Ayuk & João Gaspar Marques

Big Barrels takes aim at the perception that in Africa oil and gas can do no good.  For decades, resource wealth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been synonymous with corruption and dysfunction. The reality is far...


Blackout

by Richard Heinberg

"Blackout is an important and timely book. In the form of this compact volume, one of the best and most productive peak oil authors working today has turned his customary scholarhsip, wisdom, wit and writing...


Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition

by Bob Ramlow & Benjamin Nusz

Heating water with the sun is a practice almost as old as humankind itself. Solar Water Heating, now completely revised and expanded, is the definitive guide to this clean and cost-effective technology.

Beginning...


Wind Power Basics

by Dan Chiras

Wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.

Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding...


A Dictionary of Energy Science

by Nick Jelley

A Dictionary of Energy Science covers terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world's energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology's operation, as well as its economic,...