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  • 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

    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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Heavy Oil Production Processesby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 35.00

    As conventional-oil resources are depleted worldwide, vast heavy oil reserves available in various parts of the world become increasingly important as a secure future energy source. Brief but readable, Heavy Oil Production Processes discusses the latest improvements in production processes including; thermal methods (steam floods, cyclic steam stimulation,... more...

  • Heavy and Extra-heavy Oil Upgrading Technologiesby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 35.00

    Unconventional reservoirs of oil and gas represent a huge additional global source of fossil fuels. However, there is much still to be done to improve techniques for their processing to make recovery and refining of these particular energy sources more cost-effective. Brief but readable, Heavy and Extra-heavy Oil Upgrading Technologies provide readers... 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...

  • 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...