Latest on petroleum systems and environmental management in new text

New engineering book released by Gulf Publishing offers cutting-edge techniques for prediction and forecasting in petroleum engineering and environmental management...

HOUSTON, April 12, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gulf Publishing Company has just released its latest book, Probability in Petroleum and Environmental Engineering, written by Drs. Leonid Khilyuk, George Chilingar and Herman Rieke.

With a focus on prediction and forecasting, this book offers students and professional engineers an understandable approach to solving everyday petroleum engineering and environmental management problems through easy to understand equations.

As leading experts in their field, the authors combine real world examples and valuable new information as a useful guide in the prediction of everything from crude oil composition, pore size distribution in reservoir rocks, groundwater contamination, water quality monitoring and air quality forecasting.

Leonid F. Khilyuk, PhD, is a consultant in mathematical modeling of environmental processes and former chairman of the Department of Computer Sciences and Applied Mathematics in the Kiev Technological University. He has more than 100 publications, including Gas Migration.

George Chilingar, PhD, is Professor of civil and petroleum engineering at the University of Southern California. He is the author of 53 books and hundreds of papers. He is one of the best-known petroleum geologists in the world and the founder of several prestigious journals in the oil and gas industry.

Herman H. Rieke, PhD, is a Professor of petroleum engineering and geology at the University of Louisiana at LaFayette. He has written over 100 journal articles and eight books.

The book is targeted at engineers, petroleum engineers, environmental engineers, geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, engineering students, reservoir engineers, and other related professionals.

For more information, see the Gulf Publishing website: www.gulfpub.com.

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