The chemistry and technology of petroleum [electronic resource] / James G. Speight.

Author
Speight, James G. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
4th ed.
Published/​Created
Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, c2007.
Description
1 online resource (945 p.) : ill.

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Subject(s)
Series
Chemical industries ; v. 114. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
Ch. 1. History and terminology -- Ch. 2. Classification -- Ch. 3. Origin and occurrence -- Ch. 4. Kerogen -- Ch. 5. Exploration, recovery, and transportation -- Ch. 6. Recovery of heavy oil and tar sand bitumen -- Ch. 7. Chemical composition -- Ch. 8. Fractional composition -- Ch. 9. Petroleum analysis -- Ch. 10. Structural group analysis -- Ch. 11. Asphaltene constituents -- Ch. 12. Structure of petroleum -- Ch. 13. Instability and incompatibility -- Ch. 14. Introduction to refining processes -- Ch. 15. Refining chemistry -- Ch. 16. Distillation -- Ch. 17. Thermal cracking -- Ch. 18. Catalytic cracking -- Ch. 19. Deasphalting and dewaxing processes -- Ch. 20. Hydrotreating and desulfurization -- Ch. 21. Hydrocracking -- Ch. 22. Hydrogen production -- Ch. 23. Product improvement -- Ch. 24. Product treating -- Ch. 25. Gas processing -- Ch. 26. Products -- Ch. 27. Petrochemicals -- Ch. 28. Environmental aspects of refining -- Ch. 29. Refinery wastes -- Ch. 30. Environmental analysis.
ISBN
  • 9781420008388 (electronic bk.)
  • 1420008382 (electronic bk.)
  • 9781628704792 (electronic bk.)
  • 1628704799 (electronic bk.)
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