Upgrading Petroleum Residues and Heavy Oils: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Upgrading Petroleum Residues and Heavy Oils

1st Edition

By R. Murray Gray

CRC Press

368 pages

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"This useful reference offers in-depth coverage of current techniques for converting heavy oils and residues into more valuable distillates.Examines the chemistry of heavy hydrocarbon feeds and their properties important to engineering design, including phase behavior, reaction kinetics, and thermodynamic and transport characteristics!"

Table of Contents

Heavy Oil and Residue Properties and Composition; Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Heavy Oil and Bitumen; Chemistry of Upgrading and Hydrotreating Reactions; Fundamentals of Kinetic Analysis of Upgrading Reactions; Residue Hydroconversion Processes; Thermal and Coking Processes; Fluid Catalytic Cracking of Residues; Hydrotreating of Cracked Products.

About the Author

Gray, R. Murray

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology