,This post is a review and commentary on the book Dictionary of Petroleum Exploration and Drilling by Norman J. Hyne, PennWell Publishers. March 2014 978-1593703134, 778 Pages, Hardcover
This post is a review and commentary on the book Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy by Matthew R. Simmons. 448 pages, John Wiley & Sons Inc. June 2005, ISBN-13 978-0-471-79018-1.
Twilight in the Desert is a book describing the history of Saudi Arabia's oil with the underlying thesis that it's epic run of easy light crude production is fact coming to an end despite Saudi Arabia's public claims that they're oil is limitless.
I grew up with fire, ice and North Slope Crude in my veins. I completed a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and currently work as a field engineer in the Bakken.