Oil Sand Production Processes

Oil Sand Production Processes

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The combination of global warming and peak oil has made finding alternative sources of energy more important than ever. Written in an easy-to-read format, Oil Sands Production Processes provide the reader with an understandable overview of the chemistry, engineering, and technology of oil sands. The various chapters have been written to include the latest developments in the oil sands industry, including evolving and new processes as well as the various environmental regulations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 16mm | 322.05g
  • Gulf Professional Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0124045723
  • 9780124045729
  • 1,771,505

Table of contents

Oil Characteristics
Surface Mining and Processing
Surface Mining
Water Extraction Process
Solvent Extraction Processes
Thermal Cracking
In Situ Processes
Cyclic Steam Stimulation and Related Methods
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About James Speight

Dr. Speight is currently editor of the journal Petroleum Science and Technology (formerly Fuel Science and Technology International) and editor of the journal Energy Sources. He is recognized as a world leader in the areas of fuels characterization and development. Dr. Speight is also Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Fuels Engineering at the University of Utah. James Speight is also a Consultant, Author and Lecturer on energy and environmental issues. He has a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, both from University of Manchester. James has worked for various corporations and research facilities including Exxon, Alberta Research Council and the University of Manchester. With more than 45 years of experience, he has authored more than 400 publications--including over 50 books--reports and presentations, taught more than 70 courses, and is the Editor on many journals including the Founding Editor of Petroleum Science and Technology.
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