Friday, April 22, 2011

Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes Third Edition by Robert A. Myers

If staying on top of the latest developments in the petroleum refining process industry is part of your work, here�s the one-stop resource you need!
Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes delivers comprehensive coverage of how major players like Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., UOP LLC, Chevron Lummus Global LLC, ConocoPhillips Fuels Technology, and Shell Global Solutions International, are taking those processes to new heights through technology.
Thoroughly revised and expanded this new edition of the Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes features new chapters that focus on the technological, pollution-control, and economic aspects of 61 petroleum-refining processes as created by a host of industry powerhouses.
Newer technologies covered include:

  • NExOctane(TM) Technology for Iso-Octane Production

  • BP-UOP Cyclar Process

  • UOP Thermal Hydrodealkylation (THDA) Process

  • KBR Fluid Catalytic Cracking Process

  • Deep Catalytic Cracking, The New Light Olefin Generator

  • ConocoPhillips Delayed Coking

    Estimates of capital and operating costs are provided, along with information on the design of additions to existing refineries and the construction of new ones.

    1. Alkylation and Polymerization
    2. Base Aromatics Production Processes
    3. Catalytic Cracking
    4. Catalytic Reforming
    5. Dehydrogenation
    6. Hydrogen Production
    7. Hydrocracking
    8. Hydrotreating
    9. Isomerization
    10. Separation Processes
    11. Sulfur Compound Extraction and Sweetening
    12. Visbreaking and Coking
    13. Oxygenates Production Technologies
    14. Hydrogen Processing
    15. Gas to Liquids Technologies
    Abbreviations and Acronyms



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