Crude Oil Chemistry

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CRC Press, Aug 12, 2003 - Science - 402 pages
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Crude Oil Chemistry is foremost a scientifically exact guide to the full family of classical and modern analytical and process technologies in petroleum refining. In widening its vision also to incorporate a geological history of petroleum formation, present-day geopolitical and economic issues, and approaches to redress and improve the delicate ties between the petroleum industry and the environment, this reference succeeds as a total representation of the factors going into the chemistry of crude oil and their outward bound ramifications. The book thoroughly evaluates the chemistry and processing of low API gravity high-sulfur heavy crude oil increasingly relied on in the industry.
 

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Contents

Part I CLASSIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CRUDE OIL
1
1 Nature and Classification of Crude Oil
3
2 Modern Characterization and Analysis Techniques for Crude Oil
67
Part II REGIONAL PETROLEUM INDUSTRY
161
OPEC and NonOPEC
163
4 International Petroleum Companies
184
Part III MAIN PROCESSES IN THE PETROLEUM REFINING INDUSTRY
203
5 Crude Oil Distillation
205
7 Environmental Issues Facing the Refining Industry
281
Part IV HEAVY OIL PROCESSINGCHEMISTRY OF ASPHALTENES
301
8 Chemistry of Crude Oil Asphaltenes
303
9 Processing of Heavy Crude Oils and Crude Oil Residues
334
Conversion Factors Important for Crude Oil Chemists
370
Glossary
371
Index
376
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6 Processing of Light and Heavy Distillates
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