Resources and Reserves

Oil and Gas Particularly
  • David J. Rose
Part of the Modern Perspectives in Energy book series (MPIE)


Energy resources have been described as renewable or nonrenewable, economic or uneconomic, discovered or undiscovered, and we will have occasion to deal with all these terms, some of which depend very much on the describer’s outlook. Examples of ambiguities and paradoxes have appeared in Chapters 1 and 2, where resources may be perceived as adequate or inadequate depending on time perspectives.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Rose
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  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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