Petroleum and Gas Field Processing

  • Filename: petroleum-and-gas-field-processing.
  • ISBN: 9780824756147
  • Release Date: 2003-07-03
  • Number of pages: 364
  • Author: H.K. Abdel-Aal
  • Publisher: CRC Press



The immediate product extracted from oil and gas wells consists of mixtures of oil, gas, and water that is difficult to transport, requiring a certain amount of field processing. This reference analyzes principles and procedures related to the processing of reservoir fluids for the separation, handling, treatment, and production of quality petroleum oil and gas products. It details strategies in equipment selection and system design, field development and operation, and process simulation and control to increase plant productivity and safety and avoid losses during purification, treatment, storage, and export. Providing guidelines for developing efficient and economical treatment systems, the book features solved design examples that demonstrate the application of developed design equations as well as review problems and exercises of key engineering concepts in petroleum field development and operation.

Oilfield Processing of Petroleum Crude oil

  • Filename: oilfield-processing-of-petroleum-crude-oil.
  • ISBN: 0878143548
  • Release Date: 1995-01
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Francis S. Manning
  • Publisher: PennWell Books



This second volume from Manning and Thompson covers process descriptions, designs methods, operating procedures, and troubleshooting in great detail. Nearly every chapter is concluded with review questions and practical numerical problems. Like Volume One, this new text is the definitive source on its topic and contains numerous diagrams and appendices, as well as case histories. Following the format set forth in their first volume, the authors have included a glossary of terms and list of abbreviations as well as conversion units. Volume Two covers phase separation, firetube heaters, energy conservation, instrumentation and process control as well as pressure relief and flaring. Contents: Introduction and scope; Characterization of crude oil; Phase behavior of crude oil; Water-in-crude-oil emulsions; Field processing of crude oil; Separation of gas, oil and water; Dehydration of crude oil; Desalting of crude oil; Crude sweeting & stabilization; Pumps; Measurement of crude oil; Fire heaters; Pipeline transportation; Energy conservation; Instrumentation and process control; Pressure relief and flaring; Case histories; Appendices.

Petroleum and Gas Field Processing

  • Filename: petroleum-and-gas-field-processing.
  • ISBN: 1681174294
  • Release Date: 2015-03-01
  • Number of pages: 215
  • Author: Manoj Karkare
  • Publisher:



In this book, we discuss about the petroleum and gas field processing. Oil and gas wells consist of mixtures of oil, gas, and water that are difficult to transport, requiring a certain amount of field processing. This reference analyzes principles and procedures related to the processing of reservoir fluids for the separation, handling, treatment, and production of quality petroleum oil and gas products. It details strategies in equipment selection and system design, field development and operation, and process simulation and control to increase plant productivity and safety and avoid losses during purification, treatment, storage, and export. Providing guidelines for developing efficient and economical treatment systems, the book features solved design examples that demonstrate the application of developed design equations as well as review problems and exercises of key engineering concepts in petroleum field development and operation.

Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing

  • Filename: handbook-of-natural-gas-transmission-and-processing.
  • ISBN: 9780123869753
  • Release Date: 2012-08-08
  • Number of pages: 828
  • Author: Saeid Mokhatab
  • Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing



A unique, well-documented, and forward-thinking work, the second edition of Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing continues to present a thoroughly updated, authoritative, and comprehensive description of all major aspects of natural gas transmission and processing. It provides an ideal platform for engineers, technologists, and operations personnel working in the natural gas industry to get a better understanding of any special requirements for optimal design and operations of natural gas transmission pipelines and processing plants. First book of its kind that covers all aspects of natural gas transmission and processing Provides pivotal updates on the latest technologies, which have not been addressed in-depth in any existing books Offers practical advice for design and operation based on sound engineering principles and established techniques Examines ways to select the best processing route for optimal design of gas-processing plants Contains new discussions on process modeling, control, and optimization in gas processing industry

Dictionary of Oil Gas and Petrochemical Processing

  • Filename: dictionary-of-oil-gas-and-petrochemical-processing.
  • ISBN: 9781466588257
  • Release Date: 2013-12-04
  • Number of pages: 478
  • Author: Alireza Bahadori
  • Publisher: CRC Press



In industry, miscommunication can cause frustration, create downtime, and even trigger equipment failure. By providing a common ground for more effective discourse, the Dictionary of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Processing can help eliminate costly miscommunication. An essential resource for oil, gas, and petrochemical industry professionals, engineers, academic staff, and science and engineering students, the dictionary defines over 5,000 technical and commercial terms encompassing exploration, production, processing, refining, pipelining, finance, management, and safety. From basic engineering principles to the latest drilling technology, the text covers the fundamentals and their real-world applications. Alphabetically arranged for quick reference, it contains easy-to-understand descriptions and figures, as well as oil and gas SI units and metric equivalents. Industry newcomers and personnel with no technical background especially benefit from the book’s practical language that clearly demonstrates the concepts behind the definitions.

Gas Sweetening and Processing Field Manual

  • Filename: gas-sweetening-and-processing-field-manual.
  • ISBN: 9781856179829
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 186
  • Author: Maurice Stewart
  • Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing



Although the processing of natural gas is in many respects less complicated than the processing and refining of crude oil, it is equally as necessary before its use by end users. The actual process used to separate oil from natural gas, as well as the equipment that is used, can vary widely. Gas Sweetening and Processing Field Manual provides engineers with the ability to understand and select the most efficient and cost effective method to fit their individual needs. Designed for engineers, technologists, and operations personnel involved in the design and operation of gas processing facilities, the book starts with an explanation of the terms and theories used throughout the industry. This is followed by clear and rigorous exposition of sweetness processes such as Solid Bed Adsorption, Chemical Solvents, Physical Solvents, Distillation, and Gas Permeation. Exercises appear at the conclusion of each chapter with hints in addition to full solutions. Other topics include Design Procedure, Design Examples, Problems and Practical Solutions, Value of NGL Components, Liquid Recovery Process, Absorption/Lean Oil Process, Joule-Thomson, Refrigeration and Cryogenic (Expansion Turbine) Plants. Chapters involving applications cover Direct Conversion of H2S to Sulfur, Removal of H2S to Meet Pipeline Qualities, Removal of CO2 to Meet Pipeline Qualities and Selection Charts. Engineers and process designers will find this text a valuable guide to gas sweetening process and equipment, both in terms of its application to efficient and cost effective operations. It will prove particularly useful to readers who want a "quick reference" guide to field operations and procedures as well as those readers who wish to increase their knowledge of best practices. Rigorous exposition of all natural gas sweetness processes Equipment and process trouble-shooting techniques Tips for diagnosing and solving equipment and process problems Exercises appear at the conclusion of each chapter

Petroleum Economics and Engineering Second Edition

  • Filename: petroleum-economics-and-engineering-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 0824784286
  • Release Date: 1992-01-22
  • Number of pages: 452
  • Author: M.A. Al-Sahlawi
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Revised and updated to reflect major changes in the field, this second edition presents an integrated and balanced view of current attitudes and practices used in sound economic decision-making for engineering problems encountered in the oil industry. The volume contains many problem-solving examples demonstrating how economic analyses are applied to different facets of the oil industry.;Discussion progresses from an introduction to the industry, through principles and techniques of engineering economics, to the application of economic methods to the oil industry. It provides information on the types of crude oils, their finished products and resources of natural gas, and also summarizes worldwide oil production and consumption data.

Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-petroleum-refining.
  • ISBN: 0080931561
  • Release Date: 2009-11-19
  • Number of pages: 516
  • Author: Mohamed A. Fahim
  • Publisher: Elsevier



Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining presents the fundamentals of thermodynamics and kinetics, and it explains the scientific background essential for understanding refinery operations. The text also provides a detailed introduction to refinery engineering topics, ranging from the basic principles and unit operations to overall refinery economics. The book covers important topics, such as clean fuels, gasification, biofuels, and environmental impact of refining, which are not commonly discussed in most refinery textbooks. Throughout the source, problem sets and examples are given to help the reader practice and apply the fundamental principles of refining. Chapters 1-10 can be used as core materials for teaching undergraduate courses. The first two chapters present an introduction to the petroleum refining industry and then focus on feedstocks and products. Thermophysical properties of crude oils and petroleum fractions, including processes of atmospheric and vacuum distillations, are discussed in Chapters 3 and 4. Conversion processes, product blending, and alkylation are covered in chapters 5-10. The remaining chapters discuss hydrogen production, clean fuel production, refining economics and safety, acid gas treatment and removal, and methods for environmental and effluent treatments. This source can serve both professionals and students (on undergraduate and graduate levels) of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Chemistry, and Chemical Technology. Beginners in the engineering field, specifically in the oil and gas industry, may also find this book invaluable. - Provides balanced coverage of fundamental and operational topics - Includes spreadsheets and process simulators for showing trends and simulation case studies - Relates processing to planning and management to give an integrated picture of refining

The Properties of Petroleum Fluids

  • Filename: the-properties-of-petroleum-fluids.
  • ISBN: 9780878143351
  • Release Date: 1990
  • Number of pages: 548
  • Author: William D. McCain
  • Publisher: PennWell Books



A conveniently arranged petroleum fluids reference book covering components, properties, and equations for the various fluids and gases. Contents: Introduction and scope Water-in-crude-oil emulsions Characterization, phase behavior, and field processing of crude oil Separation of gas, oil and water Dehydration and desalting of crude oil Crude sweetening and stabilization Pumps Measurement of crude oil Fire heaters Pipeline transportation Energy conservation Instrumentation and process control Pressure relief and flaring Case histories Appendices.

Petroleum Refining

  • Filename: petroleum-refining.
  • ISBN: 9780203907924
  • Release Date: 2007-03-05
  • Number of pages: 488
  • Author: James H. Gary
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Petroleum refiners must face billion-dollar investments in equipment in order to meet ever-changing environmental requirements. Because the design and construction of new processing units entail several years’ lead time, refiners are reluctant to commit these dollars for equipment that may no longer meet certain conditions when the units come on stream. Written by experts with both academic and professional experience in refinery operation, design, and evaluation, Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics, Fifth Edition is an essential textbook for students and a vital resource for engineers. This latest edition of a bestselling text provides updated data and addresses changes in refinery feedstock, product distribution, and processing requirements resulting from federal and state legislation. Providing a detailed overview of today’s integrated fuels refinery, the book discusses each major refining process as they relate to topics such as feedstock preparation, operating costs, catalysts, yields, finished product properties, and economics. It also contains end-of-chapter problems and an ongoing case study.

Coal Production and Processing Technology

  • Filename: coal-production-and-processing-technology.
  • ISBN: 9781482252187
  • Release Date: 2015-11-05
  • Number of pages: 535
  • Author: M.R. Riazi
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Coal Production and Processing Technology provides uniquely comprehensive coverage of the latest coal technologies used in everything from mining to greenhouse gas mitigation. Featuring contributions from experts in industry and academia, this book: Discusses coal geology, characterization, beneficiation, combustion, coking, gasification, and liquefaction Explores coalbed methane drilling, excavatability, surface production, strata control, and longwall production Tackles financial, safety, and environmental issues, including coal company valuations, mine emergency preparedness, and carbon management Capturing state-of-the-art knowledge from different facets of the coal chain, Coal Production and Processing Technology offers a holistic view of today’s coal industry as well as a look at future trends.

Handbook of Membrane Separations

  • Filename: handbook-of-membrane-separations.
  • ISBN: 9780849395499
  • Release Date: 2008-07-07
  • Number of pages: 1184
  • Author: Anil K. Pabby
  • Publisher: CRC Press



The Handbook of Membrane Separations: Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnological Applications provides detailed information on membrane separation technologies as they have evolved over the past decades. To provide a basic understanding of membrane technology, this book documents the developments dealing with these technologies. It explores chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing and biotechnological applications of membrane processes ranging from selective separation to solvent and material recovery. This text also presents in-depth knowledge of membrane separation mechanisms, transport models, membrane permeability computations, membrane types and modules, as well as membrane reactors.

Handbook of Liquefied Natural Gas

  • Filename: handbook-of-liquefied-natural-gas.
  • ISBN: 9780124046450
  • Release Date: 2013-10-15
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Saeid Mokhatab
  • Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing



Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a commercially attractive phase of the commodity that facilitates the efficient handling and transportation of natural gas around the world. The LNG industry, using technologies proven over decades of development, continues to expand its markets, diversify its supply chains and increase its share of the global natural gas trade. The Handbook of Liquefied Natural Gas is a timely book as the industry is currently developing new large sources of supply and the technologies have evolved in recent years to enable offshore infrastructure to develop and handle resources in more remote and harsher environments. It is the only book of its kind, covering the many aspects of the LNG supply chain from liquefaction to regasification by addressing the LNG industries’ fundamentals and markets, as well as detailed engineering and design principles. A unique, well-documented, and forward-thinking work, this reference book provides an ideal platform for scientists, engineers, and other professionals involved in the LNG industry to gain a better understanding of the key basic and advanced topics relevant to LNG projects in operation and/or in planning and development. Highlights the developments in the natural gas liquefaction industries and the challenges in meeting environmental regulations Provides guidelines in utilizing the full potential of LNG assets Offers advices on LNG plant design and operation based on proven practices and design experience Emphasizes technology selection and innovation with focus on a “fit-for-purpose design Updates code and regulation, safety, and security requirements for LNG applications

Surface Production Operations Volume 2

  • Filename: surface-production-operations-volume-2.
  • ISBN: 0080518222
  • Release Date: 1999-08-12
  • Number of pages: 574
  • Author: Ken Arnold
  • Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing



This revised edition puts the most current information about gas-handling systems and facilities at your fingertips. The authors channeled their classroom and field experience into this volume, which features many new sections such as: * Heat recovery units * Kinetic inhibitors and anti-agglomerators * Trays and packing for distillation and absorption towers * Compressor valves * Foundation design considerations for reciprocating compressors * Pressure vessel issues and components * Nox reduction in engines and turbines * Safety management systems This book walks you through the equipment and processes used in gas-handling operations to help you design and manage a production facility. Production engineers will keep this volume on the desktop for the latest information on how to DESIGN, SPECIFY, and OPERATE gas-handling systems and facilities. The book allows engineers with little or background in production facility design to easily locate details about equipment, processes, and design parameters. With this volume, you will more completely comprehend the techniques of handling produced fluids from gas wells so your facility can be more efficient and productive. * Revised edition puts the most current information about gas-handling systems at your fingertips * Features brand new sections!

Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology

  • Filename: chemical-reaction-engineering-and-reactor-technology.
  • ISBN: 9781420092691
  • Release Date: 2011-07-01
  • Number of pages: 644
  • Author: Tapio O. Salmi
  • Publisher: CRC Press



The role of the chemical reactor is crucial for the industrial conversion of raw materials into products and numerous factors must be considered when selecting an appropriate and efficient chemical reactor. Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology defines the qualitative aspects that affect the selection of an industrial chemical reactor and couples various reactor models to case-specific kinetic expressions for chemical processes. Offering a systematic development of the chemical reaction engineering concept, this volume explores: Essential stoichiometric, kinetic, and thermodynamic terms needed in the analysis of chemical reactors Homogeneous and heterogeneous reactors Residence time distributions and non-ideal flow conditions in industrial reactors Solutions of algebraic and ordinary differential equation systems Gas- and liquid-phase diffusion coefficients and gas-film coefficients Correlations for gas-liquid systems Solubilities of gases in liquids Guidelines for laboratory reactors and the estimation of kinetic parameters The authors pay special attention to the exact formulations and derivations of mass energy balances and their numerical solutions. Richly illustrated and containing exercises and solutions covering a number of processes, from oil refining to the development of specialty and fine chemicals, the text provides a clear understanding of chemical reactor analysis and design.

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