This significantly updated second edition of a classic work on the subject identifies the issues and constraints for each stage in the production of petroleum products - what they are, who is imposing them and why, their technical and financial implications. It then looks in detail at the technological solutions which have been found or are being developed. It also places these developments in their legal and commercial context.
Looks at each stage in the life cycle of petroleum products, from exploration to end use
Examines the environmental pressures on the Oil Industry and its response
Draws together technical developments and environmental issues in a way that will be understandable to the non-expert and expert alike