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Oil & Gas Handbook: A Roughneck's guide to the Universe [Kindle Edition]

Will Pettijohn P.E.C.
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Book Description

This book offers you a brief, but very involved look into the operations in the drilling of an Oil & Gas well. From start to finish, you'll see a general prognosis of the drilling process. If you are new to the oil & gas industry, you'll enjoy having a leg up with the knowledge of these processes. If you are a seasoned oil & gas person, you'll enjoy reading what you may or may not know in these pages.

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About the Author

Will Pettijohn is an accomplished Petroleum Engineering Consultant who works for a major Oil & Gas producer in the United States. He has more than 26 years of experience, ranging from areas such as Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He has had a very diverse group of colleagues who helped him learn and learned from him as well. He usually writes fiction (suspense/thrillers) but has given us a look into the workings of the Oil & Gas operations from start to finish of the drilling of an Oil or Gas well.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1035 KB
  • Print Length: 184 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (1 Mar. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007HYHYO2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #189,168 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Great if you understand the terminology! 11 Aug. 2013
Format:Paperback
I purchased this book in the hope that it would explain the various parts of the rig ..., but whilst it seems to have plenty of detail there isn't a single image so it's a pretty useless book in my eyes. I don't know whether the printed book contains images, but the kindle version does not.

Only buy if you fully understand all of the terminology
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book 18 Feb. 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Used this book to get myself a job in the oil industry.

It was very apparent during my first few weeks that this book had put me at a great advantage and I had a much better understanding of the industry and drilling process than other new starters.

It is focused on american land rigs but most of the oil industry is american-centric so this is not such a bad thing.

Format allows you to dip in and out of chapters as you chose. Explanations are clear and easy to understand whilst still delivering the technical aspects.

Glossary of terms is very useful.

If you want a clear and simple guide to OIL DRILLING then this is your book. A lot of other books focus too much on political/economical/social aspects of the oil industry. This however, is exactly what it says on the cover... "A Roughnecks guide to the universe"... and if you don't know what a roughneck is yet, you probably need this book! : )
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top Notch 10 Aug. 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
A very well written book suitable for all levels of experience. It goes well on anyone's bookshelf.
For me it is cogently presented and complex procedures well explained.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 11 May 2015
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great
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