Petroleum Science and Technology : Petroleum Generation, Accumulation and Prospecting book cover
1st Edition

Petroleum Science and Technology
Petroleum Generation, Accumulation and Prospecting

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after February 17, 2021
ISBN 9780367503222
February 17, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
352 Pages 42 B/W Illustrations

SAVE ~ $30.00
was $150.00
USD $120.00

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

This book focusses on Petroleum Generation, Accumulation and Prospecting describing natural hydrocarbon geology along with applicable aspects of physics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, mathematics and engineering/technology. It initiates with brief coverage of origin and evolution of the universe, petroleum origin and generation in subsurface condition, source rock, oil/gas migration path and reservoir rock. Geological, geophysical and geochemical petroleum surveys are also included. The book covers both theory and applied information. Aimed at graduate students, researchers and professionals in petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, it

  • Covers petroleum geology and technology including petroleum generation, migration, reservoir formation
  • Introduces the nature and formation of petroleum and its exploration
  • Describes oil/gas prospecting using geophysico-chemical methods under subsurface condition
  • Includes detailed geochemical survey along with analysis of kerogen and bitumen
  • Explains petroleum migration and accumulation using two-dimensional graphs

Table of Contents

1. Petroleum Pre-period Introduction 2. Petroleum Origin and Generation 3. Petroleum Migration and Accumulation 4. Petroleum Geological Survey 5. Petroleum Geophysical Survey 6. Petroleum Seismological Survey 7. Petroleum Geo-Electrical Survey 8. Petroleum Geochemical Survey

View More



MA Quddus has been serving the petroleum sector & R & D organization, both national and multinational, for over 40 years and has worked in various capacities in laboratory, office, field & plant, also engaged in teaching petroleum technology as visiting professor for 17 years. He holds BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees along with PhD degree with thesis title "Oxidation of Asphalt’. As a result of constant research, he has published 9 international & 12 national papers, obtained one patent, presented 5 papers in conferences and prepared 6 technical reports. He has also visited USA, Canada and Indonesia for short courses in petroleum technology and teacher training.