- Presents new and updated sections in drilling and production- Covers all calculations, tables, and equations for every day petroleum engineers- Features new sections on today's unconventional resources and reservoirs
1. Mathematics 2. General Engineering and Science 3. Auxiliary Equipment 4. Drilling and Completion Engineering 5. Reservoir Engineering 6. Production Engineering 7. Petroleum Economic Evaluation
William C. Lyons, Ph.D., P.E. (retired), holds nine patents in industrial drilling and has been responsible for the development of several important innovations in drilling and production technology. He is the lead Editor of the Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, 3rd edition, publishing with Elsevier and co-author of several other professional books in drilling and production engineering for the petroleum industry. Dr. Lyons was a Professor in Petroleum Engineering and in Mechanical Engineering at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology for 30 years. He also served two one-year tours as a Distinguished Visiting Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs during his academic career. Since retiring from teaching, Dr. Lyons is currently a Technical Learning Advisor with Chevron's Clear Leader Center in Houston, TX.
Plisga, BS, Gary J
(retired) started his 35 year career in the petroleum industry in 1969 with Standard of Ohio (SOHIO) as a production engineer and later in managerial positions. SOHIO was merged with BP USA in the early 1980s where he held several production engineering and operations management positions. He is currently retired from active consulting and is living in Katy, TX
Michael Lorenz is an experienced oil industry professional with 30+ years completions and workover experience. He has had the benefit of working in a wide variety of settings including both service companies and operators, and he specializes in reviewing reservoir conditions and providing optimal completion designs.