Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking Processes in Refining Technology (Hardcover)

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Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking Processes in Refining Technology (Hardcover)


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Written by an industry expert with over 50 years of experience, this book details the various solvent processes that are used in crude oil refineries. Providing an in-depth exploration of the different types of processes, as well as the types of feedstocks that can be used with them, this book prepares readers for changes as the industry evolves.

Key Features:

  • Describes feedstock evaluation and the effects of elemental, chemical, and fractional composition
  • Contains an extensive glossary of all related concepts in hydrotreating and hydrocracking processes
  • Considers next-generation processes and developments

This book is an essential guide for engineers, scientists, and students in the field of petroleum processing and refining technology, including professionals, technicians, management personnel, and academics.

James G. Speight has more than 50 years of experience in areas associated with the properties and processing of conventional crude oil, heavy crude oil, extra heavy crude oil, tar sand bitumen, natural gas, coal, oil shale, biomass, biofuels, and synthetic fuels. He has well over 400 publications, reports, and presentations detailing these research activities and has taught more than 80 related courses.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032028125
ISBN-10: 1032028122
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: September 29th, 2023
Pages: 294
Language: English