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Main Title The chemistry and technology of petroleum /
Author Speight, James G.,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2014
Call Number TP690.S74 2014
ISBN 9781439873908 (e-book : PDF); 9781439873892 (hardback)
Subjects Petroleum ; Petroleum--Refining
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Edition Fifth edition.
Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
section 1. History, occurrence, and recovery -- section 2. Composition and properties -- section 3. Refining -- section 4. Environmental issues. "The success of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Editions of this text has been the primary factor in the decision to publish a fifth edition. In addition, the demand for petroleum products, particularly liquid fuels (gasoline and diesel fuel) and petrochemical feedstocks (such as aromatics and olefins), 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 for liquid fuels"--