Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils and Residua

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Jorge Ancheyta, James G. Speight
CRC Press, May 8, 2007 - Science - 376 pages
Many oil refineries employ hydroprocessing for removing sulfur and other impurities from petroleum feedstocks. Capable of handling heavier feedstocks than other refining techniques, hydroprocessing enables refineries to produce higher quality products from unconventional- and formerly wasted- sources. Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils and Residua

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Contents

Chapter 1 Heavy Oils and Residua
1
Chapter 2 Feedstock Evaluation and Composition
15
Chapter 3 Hydroprocessing Chemistry
35
Chapter 4 Thermodynamics of Hydroprocessing Reactions
51
Chapter 5 Reactors for Hydroprocessing
71
Chapter 6 Characteristics of Heavy Oil Hydroprocessing Catalysts
121
Chapter 7 Maya Heavy Crude Oil Hydroprocessing Catalysts
191
Chapter 8 Effect of Feedstock Composition on the Performance of Hydroconversion Catalysts
239
Chapter 9 Hydroprocesses
259
Chapter 10 Commercial Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking
281
Chapter 11 Hydrogen Production
313
Index
339
Back cover
347
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