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Author Speight, J. G

Title The chemistry and technology of petroleum / James G. Speight
Edition 3rd ed., rev. and expanded
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [1999]
©1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 918 pages) : illustrations
Series Chemical industries ; 76
Chemical industries ; v. 76
Contents Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Contents; History and Terminology; Classifcation; Origin and Occurrence; Kerogen; Exploration, Recovery, and Transportation; Chemical Composition; Fractional Composition; Properties and Evaluation; Identi.cation and Structural Group Analysis; Asphaltenes; The Structure of Petroleum; Refining Chemistry; Refinery Distillation; Thermal Cracking; Catalytic Cracking; Hydroprocessing; Refining Heavy Feedstocks; Product Improvement; Treatment Processes; Gas Cleaning; Products; Instability and Incompatibility
Summary Covers underground formation of petroleum to the recovery of refined products. This edition includes new chapters on such areas as the structure of petroleum, refining heavy feedstocks, instability and incompatibility in petroleum products, and environmental aspects of refining
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Petroleum -- Refining.
Petroleum.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98050966
ISBN 0203908635
0585138702
0824702174
0824742117
9780203908631
9780585138701
9780824702175
9780824742119