Strategies for Optimizing Petroleum Exploration: Evaluate Initial Potential and Forecast Reserves

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Here is a valuable guide to appraise and develop petroleum resources. Geology largely determines exploration policy. This book analyzes the strategic connection between the two and shows how to improve decision making on appraising and developing petroleum resources. It examines and describes the internal patterns in finding oil and gas deposits and outlines a process to evaluate the resources. The book also provides a means for long-term reserve accrual forecasting and evaluation. It uses mathematical modeling as a method to evaluate the initial potential of an oil and gas region as well as a way to forecast future reserves. These models improve the reliability and validity of exploration forecasts and estimates. Strategies for Optimizing Petroleum Exploration helps petroleum engineers and explorationists focus and improve their reserve assessment and decision making. This book shows how to develop and appraise petroleum resources.

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George V. Chilingar, Ph.D., holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California. He is a former chief of the petroleum and chemical laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, former senior petroleum engineering advisor with the United Nations, and professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Southern California. Dr. Chilingar is the author of 327 original research articles, 350 scientific reviews, and 40 books.

Lev Knoring, Ph.D., is an independent consultant. He is a former senior research scientist with VNIGRI in Leningrad, Russia. He is the author of 13 books on geology and exploration.

Michael V. Gorfunkel, Ph.D., is an independent consultant. He was formerly a senior research scientist with VNIGRI in Leningrad and also served as a geologist with CONOCO, Inc. and with Mobil in Dallas, Texas.

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