Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Asphaltenes

Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils, 1st Edition

By Jorge Ancheyta

CRC Press

461 pages

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Description

During the upgrading of heavy petroleum, asphaltene is the most problematic impurity since it is the main cause of catalyst deactivation and sediments formation. Exploring many aspects related to asphaltenes composition and conversion, Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils highlights the various changes that thes

Table of Contents

Definition and Structure of Asphaltenes. Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils. Changes in Asphaltenes during Hydrotreating. Catalyst Deactivation due to Asphaltenes. Sediments Formation. Hydrocracking and Kinetics of Asphaltenes. Fractionation of Heavy Crudes and Asphaltenes.

About the Author

Jorge Ancheyta is an R&D Project Leader in the Mexican Institute of Petroleum and a professor in the School of Chemical Engineering and Extractive Industries at the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City, Mexico.

Fernando Trejo is a researcher in the Center of Research in Applied Science and Advanced Technology at the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City, Mexico.

Mohan Singh Rana works at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical