A thorough update with more than 8,000 new definitions and entries. Covering everything in the upstream oil and gas sector, this new second edition also covers land, legal, accounting and finance terms. Written in easy-to-understand language with more than 100 illustrations, the second edition of Dr. Hyne's dictionary offers the ultimate reference book for anyone regardless of technical background.
Norman J. Hyne, Ph.D., is a certified petroleum geologist and Professor of Petroleum Geology in Continuing Engineering and Science Education at The University of Tulsa, USA. He has taught short courses on petroleum exploration, drilling, and production to more than 35,000 students on six continents. Previous to teaching short courses, he was chairman of the Geology and Geophysics Department. He has authored or edited nine books and numerous scientific papers. Dr. Hyne is a fellow in the Geological Society of America, an honorary member of the Tulsa Geological Society, an emeritus member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He received his degrees in geology from Pomona College, Florida State University, and the University of Southern California. He is a fellow of The Explorers Club of New York.
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