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Petroleum Refining in Nontech & Dictionary of Petroleum Bundle

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Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language, 4e 
Dictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2e 



William Leffler's Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language, Fourth Edition is designed to give the reader an overview of key refining topics by using relevant analogies, easy-to-understand graphs, formulas, and illustrations. New to this edition is important information on the nature of crude oil and raw materials and a comprehensive discussion on what sets crude oil and oil products price differentials. Also new is a chapter on lubricants as well as the latest technologies employed by refiners. Each chapter was carefully written in nontechnical language to give the reader a basic understanding of the refining industry. The book can be used for self-study, as a classroom textbook, or as a quick reference. 


  • The evolution of petroleum refining
  • From the oil patch to the refinery
  • Crude oil characteristics
  • Distilling
  • Vacuum flashing
  • The chemistry of petroleum
  • Refinery gas plants
  • Cat cracking
  • Alkylation
  • Cat reforming
  • Hydrocracking
  • Isomerization
  • Residue reduction
  • Gasoline
  • Distillate and residual fuels
  • Hydrogen, hydrotreating, and sulfur plants
  • Asphalt
  • Lubricants
  • Ethylene plants
  • Simple and complex refineries
  • Solvent recovery of aromatics
  • Fuel values-heating values
  • Answers to the exercises
  • Glossary

270 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/November 2008
ISBN10 1-59370-158-6



Norman Hyne's comprehensive upstream petroleum dictionary has been thoroughly updated, and now includes 19,500 definitions and 11,700 abbreviations. Covering everything in the upstream oil and gas sector, this new second edition also covers land, legal, accounting and finance terms. Written in easy-to-understand language with more than 100 illustrations, the second edition of Dr. Hyne's dictionary offers the ultimate book for everyone regardless of technical background. 


  • Rotary drilling rig
  • Deviated well terminology
  • Geological map symbols
  • Horizontal well terminology
  • Stratigraphic column
  • Rotary table
  • Rotary drilling rig
  • Wireline logging
  • Beam pumping unit
  • Blowout preventers
  • Declined curve chart

778 Pages/Hardcover/8.5x11/March 2014
ISBN10 1-59370-313-9

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