Handbook of Petroleum Processing by Steven A. TreeseHandbook of Petroleum Processing by Steven A. Treese

Handbook of Petroleum Processing

bySteven A. TreeseEditorPeter R. Pujad, David S. J. Jones

Hardcover | August 4, 2015

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This extensively updated second edition of the already valuable reference targets research chemists and engineers who have chosen a career in the complex and essential petroleum industry, as well as other professionals just entering the industry who seek a comprehensive and accessible resource on petroleum processing. The handbook describes and discusses the key components and processes that make up the petroleum refining industry. Beginning with the basics of crude oils and their nature, it continues with the commercial products derived from refining and with related issues concerning their environmental impact. More in depth coverage of many topics previously covered in the first edition, such as hydraulic fracturing or fracking as it is often termed, help ensure this reference remains a relevant and up-to- date resource.

At its core is a complete overview of the processes that make up a modern refinery, plus a brief history of the development of processes. Also described in detail are design techniques, operations and in the case of catalytic units, the chemistry of the reaction routes. These discussions are supported by calculation procedures and examples, which enable readers to use today's simulation-software packages. The handbook also covers off-sites and utilities, as well as environmental and safety aspects relevant to the industry. The chapter on refinery planning covers both operational planning and the decision making procedures for new or revamped processes. Major equipment used in the industry is reviewed along with details and examples of the process specifications for each.

An extensive glossary and dictionary of the terms and expressions used in petroleum refining, plus appendices supplying data such as converging factors and selected crude oil assays, as well as an example of optimizing a refinery configuration using linear programming are all included to aid the reader.

The 2nd edition of the Handbook of Petroleum

Processing is an indispensable desk reference for chemists and engineers as well as an essential part of the libraries of universities with a chemical engineering faculty and oil refineries and engineering firms performing support functions or construction.

Steven A. Treese retired from Phillips 66 in 2013 as the Hydro processing Team Lead after 40 years; but continues to take on the occasional consulting assignment in process engineering and refining. He started his professional career with Union Oil Company of California in 1973 as a Research Engineer with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering...
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Title:Handbook of Petroleum ProcessingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1913 pagesPublished:August 4, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319145282

ISBN - 13:9783319145280

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Table of Contents

An introduction to crude oil and its processing.- Petroleum products and refinery configuration.- The atmospheric and vacuum crude distillation units.- The distillation of the "Light Ends" from crude oil.- Catalytic reforming.- Fluid catalytic cracking.- Distillate Hydro cracking.- Hydro treating.- Motor Fuel Alkylation.- Catalytic olefin condensation.- Light naphtha isomerization.- Bio refineries.- Petrochemical refineries.- Coal to chemicals.- Refinery Gas treating processes.- Upgrading bottom of the barrel.- The non-energy (Lube) refineries.- Support system common to most refineries.- Environmental control and Engineering.- Refinery safety & handling of Hazardous materials.- Quality control of products.- Economics.- Economic Analysis.- Process Equipment in petroleum refining.- LNG.- Gas to Liquids.- Carbon Capture.- Shale and Unconventional.- Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel.- Tar Sands and Bitumen Upgrading.- Petrochemicals.- Coal to Chemicals.- A dictionary of terms and expression.