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EAS 375 Lecture Questions Lecture 4 - Origin of Oil Why was there some much interest in finding an abundant source of kerosene during the middle part of the 19 th century? 2. Production and refining activities during the early days of the oil industry was in complete chaos. What did John D. Rockefeller in the United States and Marcus Samuels in Baku do to bring order to the industry during the latter part of the 19 th century? 3. What factor clearly emerged following World War I that changed the course of future wars? 4. In the oil industry what do the terms “upstream” and “downstream” mean? 5. What is crude oil? 6. Define the following
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Unformatted text preview: Light crude Heavy crude Sweet crude Sour crude API index of crude Viscosity of crude 7. What does the term maturation mean? 8. What is meant by the term oil window? 9. If you drill an oil well and you find only gas, what does that tell you about the history of basin and the maturation of kerogene? 10. Define the following terms: Migration Reservoir rock, include the differences between porosity and permeability in you answer Trap 11. Sketch an oil trap showing the distribution of oil, gas, and water. 12. What is reservoir pressure and why is it important in the production of crud...
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