Petroleum and Petrochemicals


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Petroleum and Petrochemicals
10103021030900 Petroleum and PetrochemicalsDr. James G. Speight
Introduction Petroleum (also called crude oil), in the unrefined or crude form, like many industrial feedstocks has little or no direct use and its value as an industrial commodity is only realized after the production of salable products. Even then, the market demand dictates the type of products that are needed. Therefore, the value of petroleum is directly related to the yield of products and is subject to the call of the market. As the basic elements of crude oil,…
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Mohammad Farhat Ali, Ph.D.; Bassam M. El Ali, Ph.D.; James G. Speight, Ph.D.: Handbook of Industrial Chemistry: Organic Chemicals. Petroleum and Petrochemicals, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export