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Petroleum Refining Technology Series


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This series of books is designed to address the current processes used by the refining industry and take the reader through the various steps that are necessary for crude oil evaluation and refining. Technological advancements and processing innovations are highlighted in each of the volumes.

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Hydrogen Production Processes in Refining Technology

Hydrogen Production Processes in Refining Technology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By James G. Speight
June 26, 2024

This book details the various approaches to the production of hydrogen in petroleum refining. The need for hydrogen is addressed, and then the differences between the processes are detailed. This practical and accessible guide is written for managers, professionals, and technicians as well as ...

Refinery Products and Product Improvement Processes

Refinery Products and Product Improvement Processes

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By James G. Speight
April 18, 2024

This book focuses on the various refinery products, product improvement processes, and solvent processes that are used in the refining industry and the processes used in product improvement to ensure products meet sales specifications. This accessible book is written for engineers, scientists,...

Solvent Processes in Refining Technology

Solvent Processes in Refining Technology

1st Edition

By James G. Speight
December 12, 2023

This book focuses on the various solvent processes that are used in crude oil refineries. It presents the differences between each type of process and discusses the types of feedstock that can be used for the processes. This accessible guide is written for managers, professionals, and technicians ...

Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking Processes in Refining Technology

Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking Processes in Refining Technology

1st Edition

By James G. Speight
September 29, 2023

Written by an industry expert with over 50 years of experience, this book details the various solvent processes that are used in crude oil refineries. Providing an in-depth exploration of the different types of processes, as well as the types of feedstocks that can be used with them, this book ...

Thermal and Catalytic Processing in Petroleum Refining Operations

Thermal and Catalytic Processing in Petroleum Refining Operations

1st Edition

By James G. Speight
April 11, 2023

This book presents the thermal and catalytic processes in refining. The differences between each type of process and the types of feedstock that can be used for the processes are presented. Relevant process data is provided, and process operations are fully described. This accessible guide is ...

Dewatering, Desalting, and Distillation in Petroleum Refining

Dewatering, Desalting, and Distillation in Petroleum Refining

1st Edition

By James G. Speight
December 20, 2022

This book presents a detailed and practical description of various processes – dewatering, desalting, and distillation – that prepare refinery feedstocks for different conversion processes they will go through. Relevant process data are provided, and process operations are fully described. This ...

Refinery Feedstocks

Refinery Feedstocks

1st Edition

By James G. Speight
August 01, 2022

Over the last several decades, the petroleum industry has experienced significant changes in resource availability, petro-politics, and technological advancements dictated by the changing quality of refinery feedstocks. However, the dependence on fossil fuels as the primary energy source has ...

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