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Petroleum Refining and Natural Gas Processing

By
M. R. Riazi
M. R. Riazi
Editor
1
Professor
of Chemical Engineering at
Kuwait University
, and
consultant
and invited
speaker
to more than 50 oil companies and research institutions in Canada, the U.S., Europe, India, China, Malaysia, Australia, the Middle East and North Africa, including invited
speaker
to the
World Economic Forum
,
author/co-author
of more than 100 publications, including three books mainly in the areas of petroleum and chemical technology, founding and
Editor-in-Chief
of
IJOGC
and an
associate editor
of some other international journals, member of
AIChE
and the
Research Society of North America
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Semih Eser
Semih Eser
Editor
2
Professor
of Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering at
Penn State University
, and teaches courses on petroleum refining and energy engineering at
John and Willie Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
and directs the Carbon Materials Program at the
EMS Energy Institute
at
Penn
State
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Suresh S. Agrawal
Suresh S. Agrawal
Editor
3
Founder and president
of
Offsite Management Systems LLC
and a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from
Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.)
,
Mumbai,
IN
.
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José Luis Peña Díez
José Luis Peña Díez
Editor
4
Consultant
at the
Technology Center at Repsol
in
Madrid,
ES
, and
part-time associate professor
in chemical engineering at the
Rey Juan Carlos University
of
Madrid
, and
author
of forty technical articles and presentations at international conferences in the fields of petroleum fluids characterization, process engineering and control, and process simulation
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ISBN:
978-0-8031-7022-3
No. of Pages:
828
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
2013
Description

This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive handbook provides the latest industry and research advances in petroleum refining, natural gas processing, and refinery management. Over 40 scientists, experts and professionals from both academia and industry have contributed to the 33 chapters in this handbook.

Unique features include:

  • • Latest information on petroleum and hydrocarbon processing, refining, transportation, and storage

  • • Emphasis on heavy oil processing and residue upgrading

  • • Development of new catalysts, reactors, controllers, simulators, online analyzers, and waste minimization

  • • Design and operational aspects of refinery units

  • • Planning, scheduling and management of refineries

  • • Financial and economic aspects of petroleum refining processes

  • • Alternative fuels, such as hydrogen and biofuels

  • • Environmental and safety issues in petroleum processing

  • • New test methods, specifications, and quality of various petroleum products

  • • Refinery inspection and maintenance

  • • New advances and trends towards future refineries

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