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  • Handbook of Coal Analysisby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2015; US$ 135.00

    Provides users with everything they need to know about testing and analysis of coal Coal is abundant and inexpensive. This is particularly important today as we seek ways to decrease our dependence on oil and devise more efficient, cleaner means of energy production. The Handbook of Coal Analysis, Second Edition provides users with everything... more...

  • Handbook of Coal Analysisby James G. Speight

    Wiley 2005; US$ 198.00

    JAMES G. SPEIGHT , PhD, is the author and editor of more than twenty-five publications dealing with fossil fuel processing and environmental issues, including Handbook of Petroleum Analysis and Handbook of Petroleum Product Analysis . 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

    James G. Speight is a senior fuel consultant and Visiting Professor at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Fuels Engineering at the University of Utah, USA. He is recognized internationally as an expert in the characterization, properties, and processing of conventional and synthetic fuels and as a chemist... 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...