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Production Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry

2nd Edition

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Malcolm A. Kelland
March 13, 2014

Production chemistry issues result from changes in well stream fluids, both liquid and gaseous, during processing. Since crude oil production is characterized by variable production rates and unpredictable changes to the nature of the produced fluids, it is essential for production chemists to have ...

Fundamentals of Natural Gas Processing, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Arthur J. Kidnay, William R. Parrish, Daniel G. McCartney
October 24, 2019

Offering indispensable insight from experts in the field, Fundamentals of Natural Gas Processing, Third Edition provides an introduction to the gas industry and the processes required to convert wellhead gas into valuable natural gas and hydrocarbon liquids products including LNG. The authors...

Petroleum Refining: Technology, Economics, and Markets, Sixth Edition

6th Edition

Mark J. Kaiser, Arno de Klerk, James H. Gary, Glenn E. Handwerk
September 16, 2019

For four decades, Petroleum Refining has guided thousands of readers toward a reliable understanding of the field, and through the years has become the standard text in many schools and universities around the world offering petroleum refining classes, for self-study, training, and as a reference...

Subsurface Upgrading of Heavy Crude Oils and Bitumen

1st Edition

Cesar Ovalles
August 12, 2019

Heavy crude oils and bitumen represent more than 50% of all hydrocarbons available on the planet. These feedstocks have a low amount of distillable material and high level of contaminants that make their production, transportation, and refining difficult and costly by conventional technologies....

Fuel Processing and Energy Utilization

1st Edition

Sonil Nanda, Prakash Kumar Sarangi, Dai-Viet N. Vo
March 01, 2019

This book provides different aspects on fuel processing and refinery for energy generation. Most updated research findings along with case studies, real scenario examples, and extensive analyses of original research work and literature reviews is included in this book....

Petroleum Fluid Phase Behavior: Characterization, Processes, and Applications

1st Edition

Raj Deo Tewari, Abhijit Y. Dandekar, Jaime Moreno Ortiz
January 03, 2019

This book deals with complex fluid characterization of oil and gas reservoirs, emphasizing the importance of PVT parameters for practical application in reservoir simulation and management. It covers modeling of PVT parameters, QA/QC of PVT data from lab studies, EOS modeling, PVT simulation and...

Surface Activity of Petroleum Derived Lubricants

1st Edition

Lilianna Z. Pillon
September 10, 2018

Hundreds of lubricant additives are available industry-wide to improve base stock properties and protect metal surfaces; however, the wrong combination of these commodities can result in substandard performance. Surface Activity of Petroleum Derived Lubricants explains how surface activity is...

Catalytic Naphtha Reforming Process

1st Edition

Soni O Oyekan
August 15, 2018

Based on the author’s decades of years of experience in oil refining, Catalytic Naphtha Reforming Process conveys essential information on key concepts, operations, and practices of catalytic naphtha reforming technologies and associated oil refining processes. The book reviews collective technical...

In-Situ Burning for Oil Spill Countermeasures

1st Edition

Merv Fingas
June 05, 2018

Shelving Guide: Environmental Engineering In-situ burning is recognized as a viable alternative for cleaning up oil spills on land and water. It can rapidly reduce the volume of spilled oil and eliminate the need to collect, store, transport, and dispose of recovered oil, and can also shorten the...

Asphaltene Deposition: Fundamentals, Prediction, Prevention, and Remediation

1st Edition

Francisco M. Vargas, Mohammad Tavakkoli
May 25, 2018

As global consumption of fossil fuels such as oil increases, previously abundant sources have become depleted or plagued with obstructions. Asphaltene deposition is one of such obstructions which can significantly decrease the rate of oil production. This book offers concise yet thorough coverage...

Extracting Innovations: Mining, Energy, and Technological Change in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Martin J. Clifford, Robert K. Perrons, Saleem H. Ali, Tim A. Grice
May 08, 2018

This book considers the most contemporary innovations propelling the extractive industries forward while also creating new environmental and social challenges. The socio-ecological fabric of innovation in the extractive industries is considered through an integrative approach that brings together...

Hydrothermal Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Low-Carbon Fuels

1st Edition

Fangming Jin
December 15, 2017

The book covers advances in hydrothermal reduction of CO2 into low-carbon fuels. It offers perspectives from chemical engineering, environmental chemicals, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, geology and materials science. It addresses fundamentals and applications of...

Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils

1st Edition

Jorge Ancheyta, Fernando Trejo, Mohan Singh Rana
November 29, 2017

During the upgrading of heavy petroleum, asphaltene is the most problematic impurity since it is the main cause of catalyst deactivation and sediments formation. Exploring many aspects related to asphaltenes composition and conversion, Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of...

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