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Oil and Gas, Exploration and Production

“Oil and Gas, Exploration and Production” offers a broad view of the various interests at stake and challenges of oil and gas exploration and production. Following a brief recall on the history of the industry and a presentation of the markets, the author engages in a discussion on the technical phases, assessment of reserves, estimation of investments and costs, control and decision-making processes as well as the accounting, legal and environmental framework in which operations take place. In the conclusion, the author insists upon the importance of security and environmental issues as well as ethics.

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Recherche et production du pétrole et du gaz

“Recherche et production du pétrole et du gaz”  offers a broad view of the various interests at stake and challenges of oil and gas exploration and production. Following a brief recall on the history of the industry and a presentation of the markets, the author engages in a discussion on the technical phases, assessment of reserves, estimation of investments and costs, control and decision-making processes as well as the accounting, legal and environmental framework in which operations take place. In the conclusion, the author insists upon the importance of security and environmental issues as well as ethics.

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The Geopolitics of Energy

“The Geopolitics of Energy” tackles current major energy issues in a clear and well-documented manner. The book focuses on the production process of various energies, their future and the main actors within. The book highlights the main characteristics of the energy industry, further elaborating on international energy issues within each region of the world, with a specific emphasis in their geopolitical aspects.

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Géopolitique de l’énergie

“Géopolitique de l’énergie” tackles current major energy issues in a clear and well-documented manner. The book focuses on the production process of various energies, their future and the main actors within. The book highlights the main characteristics of the energy industry, further elaborating on international energy issues within each region of the world, with a specific emphasis on their geopolitical aspects.

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Energy in Africa: a Survey

This study presents a general picture of the energy situation in Africa. It describes the state of development of various sources of energy (oil, natural gas, LNG, coal, water power, renewable energies) before defining the short-term opportunities and threats associated with their development.

Refinery Operation
and Management

“Refinery operation and management” presents an analysis of the refining industry’s current environment and economics, including the importance of crude oil, the demand for petroleum products, markets and price setting mechanisms for crude oil and oil products, refining costs and margins, the evolution of the refining capacity and the constraints faced by the industry; a review of the tools available for optimising and controlling operations; an explanation of material balance management and a description of refinery management and organisation.