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Process innovation in petroleum refining

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Published by M.I.T.] in [Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Case studies.,
  • Petroleum -- Refining -- Technological innovations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] George Foster.
    SeriesMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Alfred P. Sloan School of Management. Working papers -- no. 490-70, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 490-70.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 leaves,
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18077245M
    OCLC/WorldCa14514663

    sector while Petroleum Engineering graduates work in the upstream sector. In many cases, graduates from the petroleum engineering department had to assume responsibilities in refining and petrochemical plants while many chemical engineers have been assigned jobs in the prospecting and oil field operations. Chemical. Process technology in the petroleum refining industry - Current situation and future trends Article in Computers & Chemical Engineering 27() September with Reads. Treatment processes in petroleum refining Introduction Oil refinery. Photo: DOE Treating in petroleum refining is a means by which contaminants such as organic compounds containing sulfur, nitrogen, and oxygen; dissolved metals and inorganic salts; and soluble salts dissolved in emulsified water are removed from petroleum fractions or Size: KB.


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Robett A. Meyers was manager of Chemical Process Technology at TRW and is now President of RAMTECH Limited. A resident of Redondo Beach, CA, Dr. Meyers is the inventor or co-inventor of a number of broadly used engineering processes, and has managed projects in nearly every facet of the petroleum refining by: Ch.

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Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries (also referred to as oil refineries) to transform crude oil into useful products such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and fuel oils.

Refineries are very large industrial complexes that involve many different processing units. Process innovation in petroleum refining book and Innovation in the Petroleum Refining Industry JOHN L. ENOS MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AN INNOVATION is the combination of many different activities.

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Suggested Citation: "Innovation in Chemical Processing Industries." National Academy of Engineering. Technology and Economics. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / TABLE 1 Percentage Composition of the R&D Expenditures in the Six Industries of the U.S.

Economy where R&D is Mostly Concentrated. This work highlights contemporary approaches to resource utilization and provides comprehensive coverage of technological advances in residuum conversion.

It illustrates state-of-the-art engineering methods for the refinement of heavy oils, bitumen, and other high-sulphur feedstocks.4/5(1).

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The process of crude oil refining. Print. Process innovation in petroleum refining book crude oil is extracted from the ground, it must be transported and refined into petroleum products that have any value. Those products must then be transported to end-use consumers or retailers (like gasoline stations or the company that delivers heating oil to your Process innovation in petroleum refining book, if you have an oil.

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Hydrocracking, a catalytic cracking process conducted in the presence of hydrogen, was developed to be a versatile manufacturing process for increasing the yields of either gasoline or jet fuels. Environmental concerns.

By the petroleum-refining industry had become well established throughout the world. Petroleum refiners must face billion-dollar investments in equipment in order to meet ever-changing environmental requirements.

Because the design and construction of new processing units entail several years' lead time, refiners are reluctant to commit these dollars for equipment that may no longer meet certain conditions when the units come on stream/5.

A comprehensive review of the theory and practice of the simulation and optimization of the petroleum refining processes Petroleum Refinery Process Modeling offers a thorough review of how to quantitatively model key refinery reaction and fractionation processes.

The text introduces the basics of dealing with the thermodynamics and physical property predictions of hydrocarbon components in the. A lot of them. I work in one of the largest refineries in the world and I have seen countless innovative techniques that are being used to get the product of specific grade and quality, and to increase profit.

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Invention and Innovation in the Petroleum Refining Industry John L. Enos. Chapter in NBER book The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity: Economic and Social Factors (), Universities-National Bureau Committee for Economic Research, Committee on Economic Growth of the Social Science Research Council (p.

- ) Published in by Princeton University PressCited by: This book is the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the most significant and recent changes to petroleum refining, presenting the state-of-the-art to the engineer, scientist, or student. Useful as a textbook, this is also an excellent, handy go-to reference for the veteran engineer, a volume no chemical or process engineering library.

Petroleum Production, Transportation, & Refining. • Recent investments to allow refiners to process Petroleum Refining Technology & Economics –5th Ed. by James Gary, Glenn Handwerk, & Mark Kaiser, CRC Press, Characteristics of Petroleum Products In turn, “process innovation” includes performing a work activity in a radically new way that may cut across existing functional boundaries (p.__?__Pub Fmt interword-space>10).

This is the new tradition of rethinking the business from the ground up (see Hammer [2]). Chapters 3 through 8 provide a framework for process innovation. Rao, H. - - Modern Petroleum Refining Processes. Abstract.

Refining involves a wide variety of chemical reactions and understanding refining chemistry not only allows the refiner to understand the means by which these products can be formed from various feedstocks, but also offers a chance of process predictability of the process chemistry leading to process evolution for the refinery to accommodate the different types of crude oil as well.

The petrochemical industry is an industry branch that produces organic intermediate products such as refinery products, natural gas, plastic, rubber, fiber raw materials. R.J. Clews, in Project Finance for the International Petroleum Industry, The petrochemicals industry is competitive, involves significant technological innovation, is.

Robett A. Meyers was manager of Chemical Process Technology at TRW and is now President of RAMTECH Limited. A resident of Redondo Beach, CA, Dr. Meyers is the inventor or co-inventor of a number of broadly used engineering processes, and has managed projects in nearly every facet of the petroleum refining industry.3/5(1).

Sulfur in crude oil can corrode metal in the refining process and contribute to air pollution. Petroleum with more than % sulfur is called “sour,” while petroleum with less than % sulfur is “sweet.” Sweet oil is usually much more valuable than sour because it does not require as much refining and is less harmful to the environment.

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The process of refining. Crude oil is composed of several types of hydrocarbons. Petroleum refining is a process that takes advantage of the different weights, volatilities and boiling temperatures of hydrocarbons to separate them, creating intermediate and final products.

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Petroleum Refining • Petroleum refining is defined as chemical, thermal and physical separation of crude oil into major fractions. These fractions are further processed through separation and conversion into finished petroleum products. • Refinery is the facility where this process takes place.

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Some modern petroleum refineries process as much astobarrels (, tocubic meters) per day of crude oil. Brief history of the petroleum industry and petroleum refining Prior to the 19th century, petroleum was known and utilized in various fashions in Babylon, Egypt, China, Persia, Rome and Azerbaijan.

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Contents. History and Developement of Refining. In the refining process, in general, the longer the hydro-carbon molecule, the higher the temperature it takes to boil it out of crude oil.

The temperature needed to boil out gasoline might be only 40 Celsius while a temperature of over Celsius might be needed for heavy gas oil. The book is easy to read and is very understandable. The author is to be commended for his work and has provided a book that is useful to both practicing engineers concerned with refinery operational planning as well as for other refinery-oriented scientist diciplines.

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