The Practice of Decline Curve Analysis

The SPE published "The Practice of Decline Curve Analysis" as a conference paper, and last year I spoke again on the topic to multiple professional societies. Now SPE Press has accepted a book-length treatment of the subject. The Practice of Decline Curve Analysis will focus on the nitty-gritty of making good forecasts, and it should be published next spring.


Understanding Petroleum Economics

The American Association of Petroleum Landmen developed a course about petroleum economics, treating both the what and the how of the many inputs to and outputs from cash flow analysis for the oil business. They will offer the course about half a dozen times during 2019, including webcasts, and the course includes both slides and a booklet created by Dwayne Purvis, P.E.


Whiteboard Management

Whiteboard Management takes a pithy and practical approach to explaining the broad and deep concepts of management to the first time manager. Gleaned from experience and spoken from the heart, Mr. Purvis uses his own history as an engineer in management to condense and to explain what every manager needs to know to do better than merely good enough.