Oil Exploration: Basin Analysis and Economics
This book presents quantitative procedures for assessing predictions of potential oil recovery (basin size, hydrocarbon content), and economic impact (exploration cost, production, transport, and refining). Emphasis is placed on advances made in analytical methods and improved techniques developed during the last decade.
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CHAPTER 2 Profit measures
CHAPTER 3 Probability measures
CHAPTER 4 Risk measures
CHAPTER 5 Basin analysis
CHAPTER 6 Analysis of an exploration project
A Scientific evaluation
B Economic evaluation
assessment basement Bbest bid value BSTB buoyancy pressure burial history Chapter constant-value costs Cretaceous cumulative deﬁned deposition depth to detachment determined diapirs difﬁcult discount dollars drilling dry hole economic evaluation event expected value expected worth expenditure exploration project faults ﬁeld ﬁnd ﬁnding ﬁrst ﬁxed ﬂuid fraction geologic given heat ﬂow heat ﬂux hydrocarbon hydrocarbon accumulations inﬂation inﬂuence investment kerogen lifetime lithologies log-normally distributed maximum mean value measures ment million STB MMSTB Mozambique Channel normal distribution occur OPEC overpressured parameters porosity potential present-worth procedures production proﬁt proﬁtability PWNCF qmax quantitative basin analysis random variables rate of return recovery reserve estimate reservoir rifting scientiﬁc sedimentary sedimentary basins sediments seismic shale signiﬁcant source rock South Mozambique Graben speciﬁc stock tank barrels strategy success sufﬁcient tectonic tectonic setting thermal conductivity thermal history tion total cash ﬂow trap types uncertainty venture vitrinite