The Fossil Fuel Revolution
  • Author : Daniel J. Soeder
  • Release Date : 06 August 2019
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128153987

Download or read book entitled The Fossil Fuel Revolution written by Daniel J. Soeder and published by Elsevier online. This book was released on 06 August 2019 with total pages 354. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Fossil Fuel Revolution: Shale Gas and Tight Oil describes the remarkable new energy resources being obtained from shale gas and tight oil through a combination of directional drilling and staged hydraulic fracturing, opening up substantial new energy reserves for the 21st Century. The book includes the history of shale gas development, the technology used to economically recover hydrocarbons, and descriptions of the ten primary shale gas resources of the United States. International shale resources, environmental concerns, and policy issues are also addressed. This book is intended as a reference on shale gas and tight oil for industry members, undergraduate and graduate students, engineers and geoscientists. Provides a cross-cutting view of shale gas and tight oil in the context of geology, petroleum engineering, and the practical aspects of production Includes a comprehensive description of productive and prospective shales in one book, allowing readers to compare and contrast production from different shale plays Addresses environmental and policy issues and compares alternative energy resources in terms of economics and sustainability Features an extensive resource list of peer-reviewed references, websites, and journals provided at the end of each chapter

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