Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language

ISBN-10: 0878147764

ISBN-13: 9780878147762

Edition: 3rd 2000

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Using analogies, graphs, formulas and illustrations, the author overviews key topics in the refining industry for professionals in finance and marketing. The third edition reflects changes in petroleum processing and the impact of environmental regulation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $67.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 310
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Acronyms
Introductionp. 1
Crude Oil Characteristicsp. 7
Distillingp. 21
Vacuum Flashingp. 37
The Chemistry of Petroleump. 47
Cat Crackingp. 57
Refinery Gas Plantsp. 71
Alkylationp. 83
Catalytic Reformingp. 93
Residue Reductionp. 105
Hydrocrackingp. 117
Gasolinep. 125
Distillate Fuelsp. 151
Asphalt and Residual Fuelp. 159
Hydrogen, Hydrotreating, and Sulfur Plantsp. 171
Isomerization and Dehydrogenationp. 183
MTBE and Other Ethersp. 191
Solvent Recovery of Aromaticsp. 199
Ethylene Plantsp. 205
Simple and Complex Refineriesp. 213
Crude Oil, Condensate, and Natural Gas Liquidsp. 229
Fuel Values - Heating Valuesp. 237
Answers and Solutionsp. 243
Glossaryp. 269
Indexp. 287
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