The Oil & Gas Industry: A Nontechnical Guide provides a broad perspective on the oil and gas industry, an excellent resource for those looking for an industry primer.
It takes the reader on a tour of the operations used to find and evaluate resources, and then to produce, store, and deliver oil and gas.
The main focus is on the equipment and processes used in: exploring new resources, evaluating promising formations, drilling wells, managing oil and gas production, converting oil and gas into products, and transporting oil and gas.
Joseph Hilyard's timely new book provides a broad perspective on the oil and gas industry, with primary attention to the United States.
""Truly helpful contributions like this are truly rare." - Joel Krupa, University of Toronto, Canada
"The author puts his decades of experience in nuclear and fossil power generation into this book." - Charles Choy
"An invaluable addition to the materials I need to sucessfully execute my job." - Ghaman Kaulessar
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Initially, the Lucas No. 1 oil well at the Spindletop field in Texas produced more than 75,000 barrels of oil a day. Peak annual production reached 17.5 million barrels in 1902.