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Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar

Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses...


Fundamentals of Reservoir Rock Properties

by Dr. Nayef AlYafei

This book discusses several essential rock properties needed for petroleum engineers and geoscientists. The topics covered are porosity, rock compressibility, permeability, fluid saturation, electrical properties...


Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration

by Dr. Madhusudan Patil

This book ‘Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration’ giving all the required backup of the other allied subjects for easy and meaningful interpretations of the Dipmeters data, so that drilling of dry wells...


Historic Photos of Texas Oil

by Mike Cox

On January 10, 1901, near Beaumont, Texas, an unremarkable knoll of earth the world would soon call Spindletop shot a geyser of oil a hundred feet into the air, confirming the belief of Pattillo Higgins that...


Hydrogen

by Don Bongaards

Hello -- my name is Don Bongaards and I am a retired engineer. This book is a sequel to my first book entitled A Sense of Urgency which described how the United States could free itself from its dependence upon...


Hydrocarbon Chemistry

by George A. Olah, Árpád Molnár & G. K. Surya Prakash

This book provides an unparalleled contemporary assessment of hydrocarbon chemistry ? presenting basic concepts, current research, and future applications.

?    Comprehensive and updated review and discussion...


Hydrocarbon Chemistry

by George A. Olah, Árpád Molnár & G. K. Surya Prakash

This book provides an unparalleled contemporary assessment of hydrocarbon chemistry - presenting basic concepts, current research, and future applications.

o    Comprehensive and updated review and discussion...


Subterranean Estates

by Hannah Appel, Arthur Mason & Michael Watts

“Oil is a fairy tale, and, like every fairy tale, is a bit of a lie.”—Ryzard Kapuscinski, Shah of Shahs

The scale and reach of the global oil and gas industry, valued at several trillions of dollars, is...


Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats

by Steffen Hertog

In Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats, the most thorough treatment of the political economy of Saudi Arabia to date, Steffen Hertog uncovers an untold history of how the elite rivalries and whims of half a century...


Oil Politics: Echoes of Ecological Wars

by Nnimmo Bassey

The essays here contribute to developing and deepening an understanding of the ecological challenges ravaging Nigeria, Africa and our world today. They illustrate the global nature of these terrors. These essays...


Deactivation of Heavy Oil Hydroprocessing Catalysts

by Jorge Ancheyta

Written by a scientist and researcher with more than 25 years of experience in the field, this serves as a complete guide to catalyst activity loss during the hydroprocessing of heavy oils.

  • Explores the physical...


Oil Spill Remediation

by Ponisseril Somasundaran, Partha Patra, Raymond S. Farinato & Kyriakos Papadopoulos

This book provides a comprehensive overview of oil spill remediation from the perspectives of policy makers, scientists, and engineers, generally focusing on colloid chemistry phenomena and solutions involved...