Petroleum Engineering Handbook, Volume III: Facilities and Construction Engineering

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The Petroleum Engineering Handbook has long been recognized as a valuable, comprehensive reference book that offers practical day-to-day applications for students and experienced engineering professionals alike. The Petroleum Engineering Handbook is a series of 7 volumes sold individually or as a complete set.

Volume III: Facilities and Construction Engineering covers all of the classic engineering disciplines such as civil, chemical, mechanical, and electrical, as well as the broad science of project management. Gain a basic understanding of the equipment and systems used by facilities engineers, learn the relative advantages and disadvantages of particular alternatives for a specific set of conditions, and better understand common terminology. Editor-in-Chief: Larry W. Lake

About the Author

Kenneth E. Arnold was the founder of Paragon Engineering Services in Houston, an oil and gas project management and engineering services company, which became AMEC Paragon in 2005. He has over 45 years of experience in facilities engineering design and project management, having worked on both onshore and offshore projects in many areas of the world. He is co-author of two textbooks, five design guidelines and over 50 technical articles on this subject. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Arnold served on the Board of SPE as the first specialty director of Projects, Facilities and Construction and also as VP Finance. He has twice been chosen as an SPE distinguished lecturer, and is a recipient of the SPE DeGoyler Medal and Public Service Award. He was named 2003 Houston Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers and is a member of the Board of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas. He served two terms on the Marine Board of the National Research Council and recently chaired a National Academies committee on Evaluating the Effectiveness of Offshore Safety and Environmental Management Systems.

Arnold has taught facilities engineering at the University of Houston. He is a registered Professional Engineer and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Engineering School of Cornell University and the Petroleum Engineering Department of the University of Houston. In 1964, Kenneth E. Arnold received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University. He completed a M.S. in Civil Engineering at Tulane University in 1967.

Larry W. Lake is the Shahid and Sharon Ullah Endowed Chair in petroleum engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He has served on the faculty of the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering since 1978. He obtained a B.S.E. from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. from Rice University, both in chemical engineering. He is a world-famous expert in reservoir engineering, geochemistry, fluid flow in porous media and enhanced oil recovery.

Type: Softcover
Size: 7x10
Pages: 605
Published: 2007
ISBN: 9781555631161

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