Petroleum and Mineral Resources
Edited By: Fuad M. Khoshnaw, Koya University, Kurdistan
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WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences
The Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq is one of the emerging areas in the Middle East, rich in oil, gas and mineral resources as well as underground water. However, until recently the political and security issues were such that the region was unable to take advantage of these resources. Nowadays Kurdistan is emerging as one of the fastest developing areas in the Middle East with its universities playing a major role in this process.
This book contains the proceedings of the First International Conference on Petroleum and Mineral Resources, held at Koya University in Kurdistan, Iraq. Topics covered include Petroleum Exploration; Drilling and Well Design; Gas Production; Petrochemical Engineering; Geological Structures; Metal Ore Extraction; Resource and Production Engineering; Multiphase Flow; Processing of Oil and Gas; Hydrocarbon Transportation; Pipelines; Field Support Facilities; Project Development and Management; Safety Management; Environmental Management; Operation Economics and Investment; Regulations and Legislation; Corrosion, Infrastructure Protection.