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Petroleum is a naturally occurring, complex mixture of hydrocarbons which may be gas, liquid, or solid, depending upon its own unique composition and the temperature and pressure at which it is confined in geologic formations beneath the earth surface. The crude petroleum is a major feedstock for wide range of petrochemicals, but it is far more important to present human civilization as a fuel to meet the world’s primary energy requirements. The high energy density, low cost and convenience of use in comparison to other fuels make petroleum one of the world’s most important commodities. Crude petroleum in its raw form is of not much use. By adopting various refining processes, crude petroleum is fractionated in different streams in the order of increasing boiling ranges. This third volume of the series includes articles on both upstream and downstream processing of crude petroleum. Articles on characterization of depositional units and clay minerals for petroleum exploration and reservoir evaluation. Stochastic approach for petroleum reserve and resource estimation. Fluid flow partitioning in fractured porous media. Characterization of crude oil by PVT analysis. Well bore stability and Impact of water salinity on the production well yield cover the issues related to upstream processing. Oil spills can have serious detrimental effects on marine animals and plants living in the path of the oil spill and communities reliant on the ocean for food and tourism. Two articles on oil spill on sea water and utilization of cellulosic biomass for mopping this oil discuss this important issue. On downstream side, the volume includes articles on fluid catalytic cracking. use of clays as catalysts in refining. hydrodesulphurization and biodesulphurization of fuel. traditional and modern approaches for characterization of complex mixtures. processing of opportunity crude oil and advances in catalytic hydroprocessing of heavy petroleum feeds. Application of carbon nanotubes and membrane separation technology for wastewater treatment also finds place in this volume. The 28 articles in this volume have been delivered by 57 senior academicians, researchers and experienced industry professionals from different parts of the world. The publishers do hope that this scholarly series will prove to be a valuable resource to students, researchers, academicians and industry professionals involved in this vast field.
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Title Advances in Petroleum Engineering I: Refining Table of Content About the Editors. List of Contributor. About the Series. Preface . Characterization of Depositional Units for Stratigraphic Correlation, Petroleum Exploration and Reservoir Evaluation (INDIA). Spectral Characterization of Clay Minerals from Central Anatolia Region-Turkey and Petroleum (TURKEY). Fluid Flow Partitioning in Fractured Porous Media: Experimental, Mathematical and Numerical Modelling (U.K., NORWAY). Wellbore Stability Analysis (IRAN). Formation Pressure System and Its Controlling on the Petroleum Generation, Migration and Accumulation – An Example from Dongying Depression in China (CHINA). Crude Oil Characterization by PVT Analysis Enhances Oil Production (EGYPT). Equations of Overburden Pressure in Defined Reservoir Layers (IRAN). Petroleum Reserve and Resource Estimation: Stochastic Approach (INDIA). Applications of Cavitation in Petroleum Engineering (INDIA). Impact of Water Salinity on the Yield of Production Well: Forward Osmosis Seawater Pretreatment (U.K., EGYPT, TUNISIA). Interpretation of Palaeoclimate, Relative Sea Level and Scale of Stratigraphic Correlation through Spatio-temporal Variations of Depositional and Diagenetic Environments: A Case Study (INDIA, GERMANY). Oil Spill on Sea Water (INDIA). Multifunctional Heat Exchangers/Reactors and Static Mixers: Industrial Applications (FRANCE). Dynamical Modes, Bifurcation, Synchronization, and Chaotic Behavior of Coupled Systems with Phase Control (RUSSIA). Utilizing Cellulosic Biomass in Mopping Petroleum Hydrocarbon Spill (NIGERIA). Study on Organic Geochemical Characteristics, Macromolecular Structure Evolution and Secondary Hydrocarbon Generation Kinetics of Coal Vitrinite (CHINA). A Challenge for Processing the Opportunity Crude Oil (INDIA). Recent Progresses in Catalytic Hydroprocessing of Heavy Petroleum Feeds (CANADA). Hydrodesulfurization of Fuel Fractions in FCC Process: A Review (KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA, CHINA). Clays as Catalysts in Petroleum Refining Industry (EGYPT). Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (INDIA). Application of Membrane Gas Separation Processes in Petroleum Industry (IRAN). Applications of Membrane Separation Technology for Oil and Gas Produced Water Treatment (IRAN). Biodesulfurization of Petroleum and Its Fractions (EGYPT). Removal of Heavy Metal Ions from Wastewater Petroleum Industry and Fertilizer Industry by Adsorption Carbon Nanotubes (IRAN). Traditional and Modern Approaches to the Characterization of Complex Mixtures (CZECH REPUBLIC). Calculation of Volume Fraction in Multi-phase Flows by Means of Gamma Ray Attenuation Used in the Petroleum Industry (IRAN). Corrosion and Anti-corrosion Agents (BRAZIL). Subject Index. Page No. 798 Author's Name K K Pant, Shirshir Sinha, and Shailendra Bajpai, Acquisition Ed. J N Govil Publisher Studium Press LLC Year Of Publication 2015 ISBN 10 1-626990-42-5 ISBN 13 No About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.6 Book size width 7.2 Edition 1st
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