Shale Oil Production Processes

Shale Oil Production Processes

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Shale Oil represents a huge additional global fossil fuel resource. However, extracting oil from the shale is no simple task; much still needs to be understood to make the process more cost-effective to increase economic flow rates. Clear and rigorous, Oil Shale Production Process will prove useful for those scientists and engineers already engaged in fossil fuel science and technology as well as scientists, non-scientists, engineers, and non-engineers who wish to gain a general overview or update of the science and technology of fossil fuels. Not only does the book discuss the production processes but also provides methods which should reduce environmental footprint by properly addressing: surface mining and extraction processes, in situ conversion process and hydrotreatment.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
  • Gulf Professional Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0124017215
  • 9780124017214
  • 2,117,534

Table of contents

1. Chemical Nature of Oil Shale
2. Surface Mining and Retorting
3. Indirect Retorting
4. Direct Retorting
5. In Situ Retorting
6. In Situ Conversion Process
7. Surface Mining and Extraction Processes
8. In Situ Processes
9. Hydrotreatment for Shale Oil
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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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