Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes, Fourth Edition

by: Robert A. Meyers, Ph.D.


Abstract: Gain a complete understanding of the latest petroleum refining process techniques. This authoritative resource will prove essential for anyone who needs current, expertly written coverage of the latest developments in the petroleum refining process industry. This fully revised Fourth Edition is a complete compendium of licensable technologies for the refining of petroleum and production of environmentally acceptable fuels and petrochemical intermediates. It delivers in-depth coverage of today's petroleum refining technologies, methods, and best practices. Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes, Fourth Edition, features chapter contributions from experts at some of the world's leading petroleum companies, including: Amec Foster Wheeler, CB&I, Chevron Lummus Global, Honeywell UOP, Sinopec, and Technip Stone & Webster. Within its pages, you will get complete details on the excavation and production of coal, diesel, and heavy crude as well as fuels such as shale oil and gas. Product specifications, economics, and global environmental regulations are thoroughly explained. If you are looking for clear, up-to-date, and reliable coverage of the latest technologies serving the petroleum industry, your search ends here. This updated Fourth Edition covers: • Alkylation and Polymerization • Base Aromatics Production Processes • Catalytic Cracking • Dehydrogenation • Synthesis Gas and Hydrogen Production • Hydrocracking • Hydrotreating • Isomerization • Separation Processes • Sulfur Compound Extraction and Sweetening • Visbreaking and Coking • Catalytic Reforming • Oxygenates Production Technologies • Olefins from Methanol • Hydrogen Processing
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Title: Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes, Fourth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2016 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071850490

Authors:

Robert A. Meyers, Ph.D. was manager of chemical process technology at TRW and is now president of RAMTECH Limited. He is the inventor or co-inventor of a number of important engineering processes, and has managed projects in nearly every facet of the fuel refining industry. Dr. Meyers is a Senior Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, a Member of the American Physical Society, and a Member of the American Chemical Society, and serves on the UCLA Chemistry Department Advisory Board.

Description: Gain a complete understanding of the latest petroleum refining process techniques. This authoritative resource will prove essential for anyone who needs current, expertly written coverage of the latest developments in the petroleum refining process industry. This fully revised Fourth Edition is a complete compendium of licensable technologies for the refining of petroleum and production of environmentally acceptable fuels and petrochemical intermediates. It delivers in-depth coverage of today's petroleum refining technologies, methods, and best practices. Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes, Fourth Edition, features chapter contributions from experts at some of the world's leading petroleum companies, including: Amec Foster Wheeler, CB&I, Chevron Lummus Global, Honeywell UOP, Sinopec, and Technip Stone & Webster. Within its pages, you will get complete details on the excavation and production of coal, diesel, and heavy crude as well as fuels such as shale oil and gas. Product specifications, economics, and global environmental regulations are thoroughly explained. If you are looking for clear, up-to-date, and reliable coverage of the latest technologies serving the petroleum industry, your search ends here. This updated Fourth Edition covers: • Alkylation and Polymerization • Base Aromatics Production Processes • Catalytic Cracking • Dehydrogenation • Synthesis Gas and Hydrogen Production • Hydrocracking • Hydrotreating • Isomerization • Separation Processes • Sulfur Compound Extraction and Sweetening • Visbreaking and Coking • Catalytic Reforming • Oxygenates Production Technologies • Olefins from Methanol • Hydrogen Processing