Dictionary of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Processing

Alireza Bahadori, Chikezie Nwaoha, Malcolm William Clark

December 4, 2013 by CRC Press
Reference - 478 Pages - 52 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466588257 - CAT# K20374

USD$104.95

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Features

  • Defines over 5,000 terms encompassing exploration, production, processing, refining, pipelining, finance, management, and safety
  • Contains easy-to-understand descriptions and figures, as well as oil and gas SI units and metric equivalents
  • Presents information useful to a variety of audiences in industry and academia
  • Covers three industries—oil, gas, and petrochemical—all in one convenient book
  • Offers a companion smart phone application, complete with cross-referencing

Summary

In industry, miscommunication can cause frustration, create downtime, and even trigger equipment failure. By providing a common ground for more effective discourse, the Dictionary of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Processing can help eliminate costly miscommunication.

An essential resource for oil, gas, and petrochemical industry professionals, engineers, academic staff, and science and engineering students, the dictionary defines over 5,000 technical and commercial terms encompassing exploration, production, processing, refining, pipelining, finance, management, and safety. From basic engineering principles to the latest drilling technology, the text covers the fundamentals and their real-world applications. Alphabetically arranged for quick reference, it contains easy-to-understand descriptions and figures, as well as oil and gas SI units and metric equivalents. Industry newcomers and personnel with no technical background especially benefit from the book’s practical language that clearly demonstrates the concepts behind the definitions.