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  • The Desulfurization of Heavy Oils and Residuaby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 265.00

    "Second Edition expands and updates information on the technological aspects of refining heavy oils, residua, bitumen, and other high-sulfur feedstocks. Focuses on the range of next-generation refining processes." more...

  • Environmental Analysis and Technology for the Refining Industryby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2005; US$ 204.00

    JAMES G. SPEIGHT, PHD, is an author, consultant, and lecturer on energy and environmental issues. He has written nearly thirty books, including Handbook of Petroleum Analysis, Handbook of Petroleum Product Analysis, and Handbook of Coal Analysis, all published by Wiley. more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Editionby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 325.00

    PART I: HISTORY, OCCURRENCE, AND RECOVERY History and Terminology Historical Perspectives Modern Perspectives Definitions and Terminology Native Materials Manufactured Materials Derived Materials Oil Prices Classification Classification Systems Miscellaneous Systems Reservoir Classification Origin and Occurrence... more...

  • The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witnessby James G Speight

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 109.95

    "?this is a useful book for those venturing into the legal quagmire and has much good and sensible advice to offer. It is not a light read, but it is helpful to have one place where these matters are explained in terms that the non-legal expert can follow." ?A.M. Glazer , Department of Physics, University of Oxford, writing in Crystallography Reviews,... more...

  • The Refinery of the Futureby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 165.00

    As feedstocks to refineries change, there must be an accompanying change in refinery technology. This means a movement from conventional means of refining heavy feedstocks using (typically) coking technologies to more innovative processes that will coax the last drips of liquid fuels from the feedstock. This book presents the evolution of refinery... more...

  • Handbook of Industrial Hydrocarbon Processesby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 155.00

    Written by an author with over 38 years of experience in the chemical and petrochemical process industry, this handbook will present an analysis of the process steps used to produce industrial hydrocarbons from various raw materials. It is the first book to offer a thorough analysis of external factors effecting production such as: cost, availability... more...

  • An Introduction to Petroleum Technology, Economics, and Politicsby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2011; US$ 86.95

    The perfect primer for both the layperson and the engineer, for the new hire and the old hand, describing, in easy-to-understand language, one of the biggest and most lucrative industries in the world. There is only one substance known to mankind that can cause wars, influence global economies, and make entire countries rich: petroleum. One teaspoon... more...

  • Shale Oil Production Processesby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 35.00

    Shale Oil represents a huge additional global fossil fuel resource.  However, extracting oil from the shale is no simple task; much still needs to be understood to make the process more cost-effective to increase economic flow rates. Clear and rigorous, Oil Shale Production Process will prove useful for those scientists and engineers already engaged... more...

  • The Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Third Editionby James G. Speight

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 183.95

    Part I Character and Properties Occurrence and Resources Introduction History Rock Environment Seam Structure Reserves Resources References Classification Introduction Classification Systems Correlation of the Various Systems Epilogue References An Organic Sediment Introduction Precursors of Coal Coal-Forming Processes Heteroatoms... more...

  • Oil Sand Production Processesby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 35.00

    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... more...