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Author Speight, James G., author.

Title Handbook of petroleum refining / James G. Speight
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 769 pages)
Series Chemical industries ; [143]
Chemical industries ; v. 143
Contents Section I. Feedstock : availability and evaluation -- section II. Refining
Summary Petroleum refining involves refining crude petroleum as well as producing raw materials for the petrochemical industry. This book covers current refinery processes and process-types that are likely to come on-stream during the next three to five decades. The book includes (1) comparisons of conventional feedstocks with heavy oil, tar sand bitumen, and bio-feedstocks; (2) properties and refinability of the various feedstocks; (3) thermal processes versus hydroprocesses; and (4) the influence of refining on the environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Taylor & Francis Evidence Based Selection - Purchase
Subject Petroleum -- Refining -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Petroleum -- Refining.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016008773
ISBN 1315374072