Guide to the Practical Use of Chemicals in Refineries and Pipelines

Guide to the Practical Use of Chemicals in Refineries and Pipelines

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Guide to Practical Use of Chemicals in Refineries and Pipelines delivers a well-rounded collection of content, references, and patents to show all the practical chemical choices available for refinery and pipeline usage, along with their purposes, benefits, and general characteristics.

Covering the full spectrum of downstream operations, this reference solves the many problems that engineers and managers currently face, including corrosion, leakage in pipelines, and pretreatment of heavy oil feedstocks, something that is of growing interest with today's unconventional activity.

Additional coverage on special refinery additives and justification on why they react the way they do with other chemicals and feedstocks is included, along with a reference list of acronyms and an index of chemicals that will give engineers and managers the opportunity to recognize new chemical solutions that can be used in the downstream industry.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 360g
  • Gulf Professional Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0128054123
  • 9780128054123

Table of contents

Part I: Pipeline Chemicals

Chapter 1: General Aspects of Pipelines

Chapter 2: Leakage in Pipelines

Chapter 3: Pretreatment Methods

Chapter 4: Gas Hydrate Inhibition

Chapter 5: Corrosion in Pipelines

Chapter 6: Drag Reduction and Flow Improvement

Chapter 7: Pipeline Cleaning

Chapter 8: Safety Aspects for Pipelines

Part II: Refinery Chemicals

Chapter 9: Refinery and Feedstocks

Chapter 10: Special Refinery Additives

Chapter 11: Processes

Chapter 12: Safety Aspects for Refineries
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About Johannes Karl Fink

Dr. Fink is a Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry at Montanuniversit Leoben, Austria.
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