An Introduction to the Oil Industry for Kids – Free Download

It is quite difficult to find a book that explain about oil and gas industry to our children. There are many times that you are asked about oilfield by your kids and you could not find the good resource to explain them. Today we would like to share one of the best and simple oilfield books for kids. This book is “I need to know – An Introduction to the Oil Industry & OPEC“. An introduction to the Oil Industry and OPEC tells the story of oil. It tells how crude oil – or, using its more technical term, petroleum – was discovered, how it is explored and taken from the ground and made into other products.

The contents in this book are well written into simple language in order to explain about oilfield to young generations around the world. Not only is it good for children, it is also excellent to educate people who do not know much about oil and gas industry. The contents in this book are listed below;

Chapter 1

Oil Basics
What is crude oil?
What is petroleum?
How is oil formed?
Oil properties
Light / Heavy
Sour / Sweet
Reference crude oil
A brief history of the industry
Why is oil important?
How much oil does the world need?

Chapter 1- Oil Basics

Chapter 2
Finding Oil (Upstream)
A big adventure begins!
So how do we find oil
Upstream
Exploration
Production
Onshore
Offshore
Huge investments are required

Chapter 2 – Finding Oil (Upstream)

Chapter 3
Refining Oil (Downstream)
The adventure continues!
Downstream
Refining
Separation
Conversion
Treatment
Transportation
Pipelines
Roads and railway
Ocean tankers

Chapter 3 – Refining Oil (Downstream)

Chapter 4
About OPEC
Introduction
Birth of OPEC
The OPEC logo
Who are the members of OPEC?
Founder Members
Full Members
Associate Members
Table OPEC Member Countries
Who can be a Member?
OPEC’s mission
Stabilizing oil markets
Keeping the market supplied
Organizational structure
The Conference
Board of Governors
Economic Commission Board
The Secretariat
The OPEC Summit
Building bridges
How does OPEC help other countries?
What is OFID?
Glossary of Terms
Bibliography & Resources

Chapter 4 – About OPEC

This book can be downloaded for free from OPEC website and there are 3 files formats which are PDF, ZIP and Flipbook. You can check out the following link to download this book.

PDF

ZIP

Flipbook

Reference – http://www.opec.org/opec_web/en/publications/2333.htm

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