About The Book :
Sampling and Analysis of Coal, Minerals, Oil & Gas and Processing Products. In the area of buying and selling of resources like coal, minerals, oil and gas there is a definitive move from quantity to quality. As customer demands are become more and more sophisticated and specific, there is an increasing requirement of more detailed knowledge about the products one would buy as primary products so that the secondary or tertiary level products can be given the quality that the customers want. Assessing the real worth of the coal, minerals, oil and minerals is also important in terms of different valuations like that of a property or a transaction. Quality is also important in matters of plant performance. Sampling is the bedrock of assessing the quality of a product. Sampling suffers both from ignorance and negligence as well as from the mischievous intentions. So knowledge in the area is required to extract the real worth of the products in mention as well as to provide the client the satisfaction of providing the right value. This book brings together the knowledge created thus far in the area of sampling and analysis of coal, mineral, oil and gas for different purposes .It also includes chapters on sampling of marine minerals and shale gas. These apart, it brings out the theory and treatment of various sampling techniques. This book will be helpful for the teachers, students and the professionals who work in quality control and management, sampling for exploration, property evaluation, sale-purchase valuations and transactions as well customer relationships.