Oil Sand Production Processes by James G. Speight

Oil Sand Production Processes

byJames G. SpeightEditorJames G. Speight

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The combination of global warming and peak oil has made finding alternative sources of energy more important than ever. Written in an easy-to-read format, Oil Sands Production Processes provide the reader with an understandable overview of the chemistry, engineering, and technology of oil sands. The various chapters have been written to include the latest developments in the oil sands industry, including evolving and new processes as well as the various environmental regulations.



  • Overview of the chemistry, engineering, and technology of oil sands
  • Updates on the evolving processes and new processes
  • Evolving and new environmental regulations regarding oil sands production processes

About The Author

Dr. Speight is currently editor of the journal Petroleum Science and Technology (formerly Fuel Science and Technology International) and editor of the journal EnergySources. He is recognized as a world leader in the areas of fuels characterization and development. Dr. Speight is also Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Fuels Engineering ...
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Title:Oil Sand Production ProcessesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 19, 2012Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124045723

ISBN - 13:9780124045729

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Table of Contents

  1. Oil Characteristics
  2. Surface Mining and Processing
  3. Surface Mining
  4. Water Extraction Process
  5. Solvent Extraction Processes
  6. Thermal Cracking
  7. In Situ Processes
  8. Cyclic Steam Stimulation and Related Methods