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  • The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleumby James G. Speight

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 289.95

    The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Third Edition fully covers the subject, from the underground formation of petroleum to recovery of refined products. The third edition contains additional chapters on the structure of petroleum, refining heavy feedstocks, instability and incompatibility in petroleum products, environmental aspects of refining... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 252.00

    "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...

  • Handbook of Coal Analysisby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2005; US$ 198.00

    All the guidance needed to test coal and analyze the results With the skyrocketing costs of most fuel sources, government, industry, and consumers are taking a greater interest in coal, an abundant and inexpensive alternative, which has been made more environmentally friendly through new technology. Published in response to this renewed interest, Handbook... more...

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

    Wiley 2005; US$ 198.00

    A timely, hands-on guide to environmental issues and regulatory standards for the petroleum industry Environmental analysis and testing methods are an integral part of any current and future refining activities. Today's petroleum refining industry must be prepared to meet a growing number of challenges, both environmental and regulatory. Environmental... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 325.00

    Refineries must not only adapt to evolving environmental regulations for cleaner product specifications and processing, but also find ways to meet the increasing demand for petroleum products,particularly for liquid fuels and petrochemical feedstocks. The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, Fourth Edition offers a 21st century perspective on the... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 104.95

    The increased technical nature of litigation coupled with an increase in the number of cases have given rise to the need for a book specifically written for scientists and engineers called to testify as expert witnesses. Unique in its approach, The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witness assists these experts in clearly conveying the often complicated... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 83.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 174.95

    The demand for coal use (for electricity generation) and coal products, particularly liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks, is increasing throughout the world. Traditional markets such as North America and Europe are experiencing a steady increase in demand whereas emerging Asian markets, such as India and China, are witnessing a rapid surge in demand... more...

  • Clear and Concise Communications for Scientists and Engineersby James G. Speight

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    Scientists and engineers are often criticized for their inability to write clear, grammatically correct English as well as for their poor presentation of data. The advancement of their careers depends on their ability to successfully communicate ideas and findings to colleagues, management, and the public. Illustrating how technology can be... more...

  • Biofuels Handbookby James G. Speight

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 448.00

    Petroleum-based fuels are well-established products that have served industry and consumers for more than one hundred years. However petroleum, once considered inexhaustible, is now being depleted at a rapid rate. As the amount of available petroleum decreases, the need for alternative technologies to produce liquid fuels that could potentially help... more...