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Petroleum Chemistry And Refining

1st Edition

Edited by James G. Speight

CRC Press

350 pages

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Hardback: 9781560325871
pub: 1997-09-01
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Supported by numerous illustrations and references, this book describes the chemistry and physics that occur during the refinery operations, and how the properties of petroleum can be translated into predictability in refinery scenarios. The chapters discuss such topics as: the composition of petroleum, petroleum analysis and evaluation; metals and heteroatoms in petroleum; asphaltenes and the structure of petroleum, thermal chemistry of petroleum constituents; heavy oil upgrading processes; hydrocracking reactions, catalysts, and processes; and instability and incompatibility of petroleum products.

Table of Contents

Preface 1.The Composition of Pertoleum 2.Petroleum Analysis and Evaluation 3.Metals and Heteroatoms in Petroleum 4.Asphaltenes and the Structures of Petroleum 5.Thermal Chemistry of Petroleum Constituents 6.Heavy Oil Upgrading Processes 7.Hydrocracking:Reactions, Catalysts, and Processes 8.Instability and Incompatibility of Petroleum Products Glossary Conversion Table Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels