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The Fossil Fuel Revolution Shale Gas and Tight Oil Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780128153970
Publication date: 7th August 2019
Author: Daniel J. (Director, Energy Resources Initiative, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School Soeder
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 354 pages
Categories: Petroleum & oil industries, Gas industries, Petroleum technology,

About Daniel J. (Director, Energy Resources Initiative, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School Soeder

Daniel J. Soeder has been the director of the Energy Resources Initiative at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, South Dakota since 2017. He brought to this position 25 years of experience as a research scientist for the federal government, beginning with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on the Yucca Mountain Project in Nevada, where he coordinated USGS hydrologic and geologic fieldwork, and in the Mid-Atlantic region where he researched coastal hydrology, wetlands, water supply, and groundwater contamination, and for 3 years chaired the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee for the Delaware Estuary Program. He also spent seven ...

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