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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...