Subsea Pipeline Integrity and Risk Management by Yong Bai

By Yong Bai

Subsea upkeep and inspection are high priced for petroleum and pipeline engineers and correct education is required to target making sure approach energy and integrity. Subsea Pipeline Integrity and danger Management is the precise spouse for brand new engineers who must be conscious of the cutting-edge innovations. This instruction manual deals a "hands-on" problem-solving method of integrity administration, leak detection, and reliability purposes reminiscent of possibility research.

Wide-ranging and easy-to-use, the booklet is filled with information tables, illustrations, and calculations, with a spotlight on pipeline corrosion, versatile pipes, and subsea fix. Reliability-based versions additionally supply a choice making software for day by day use. Subsea Pipeline Integrity and threat Management supplies the engineer the facility and information to guard offshore pipeline investments properly and successfully.

  • Includes fabric choice for linepipe, specifically choice of common carbon metal linepipe
  • Covers evaluate of varied sorts of corrosion strategies and definition of anti-corrosion layout opposed to inner in addition to exterior corrosion
  • Gives strategy and movement insurance for pipeline platforms together with pipeline integrity management

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Petroleum Related Rock Mechanics - Second edition by Erling Fjar, R.M. Holt, A.M. Raaen, R. Risnes, P. Horsrud,

By Erling Fjar, R.M. Holt, A.M. Raaen, R. Risnes, P. Horsrud, Fjaer

Engineers and geologists within the petroleum will locate Petroleum similar Rock Mechanics, 2E, a robust source in offering a foundation of rock mechanical wisdom - a data which may significantly help in the knowledge of box habit, layout of attempt courses and the layout of box operations. not just does this article provide an advent to purposes of rock mechanics in the petroleum undefined, it has a robust concentrate on fundamentals, drilling, construction and reservoir engineering. evaluate of rock mechanical parameters is roofed extensive, as is acoustic wave propagation in rocks, with attainable hyperlink to 4D seismics in addition to log interpretation. * examine the elemental ideas at the back of rock mechanics from top educational and specialists* speedy reference and advisor for engineers and geologists operating within the box* hold trained and recent on all of the most modern equipment and primary recommendations

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Catalytic hydroprocessing of petroleum and distillates: by Michael C. Oballa, Stuart S. Shih

By Michael C. Oballa, Stuart S. Shih

This paintings is predicated at the court cases of the yankee Institute of Chemical Engineers' Spring nationwide assembly in Houston, Texas, March 28 to April 1, 1993. It information a number of elements of residue upgrading and distillate hydrotreating, stressing the significance of selective catalysts in aromatics aid. New aromatics saturation approaches for the construction of very low-aromatic distillates are brought.

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Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining by Mohamed A. Fahim, Taher A. Al-Sahhaf, Amal Elkilani

By Mohamed A. Fahim, Taher A. Al-Sahhaf, Amal Elkilani

Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining offers a radical and balanced creation to refinery engineering subject matters, from simple suggestions and unit operations to total refinery economics, making plans and keep an eye on. in keeping with the basics of thermodynamics and kinetics, the textual content develops the medical historical past had to comprehend refinery operations, presents an in-depth description of significant refinery procedures, after which assimilates an built-in refinery through concentrating on the commercial and operational points for boosting functionality and profitability. Important topics which aren't more often than not thought of in refinery texts, corresponding to fresh fuels, gasification, biofuels, computerized keep watch over, environmental affects in addition to the making plans and provide chain of refinery operations are incorporated. all through, the e-book presents a number of possibilities to place basic refining ideas into perform. Many labored examples provide transparent realizing of the coated matters.

- offers balanced insurance of primary and operational topics
- comprises spreadsheets and procedure simulators for exhibiting traits and simulation case studies
- Relates processing to making plans and management to supply an built-in photo of refining

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Heterogeneous Catalysis in Organic Chemistry by Gerard V. Smith

By Gerard V. Smith

The positive aspects of this e-book so that it will be of specified curiosity to educational natural chemists are the creation (Chapter 1), which provides a brief direction at the recommendations and language of heterogeneous catalysis, covers natural response mechanisms of hydrogenation (Chapter 2), hydrogenolysis (Chapter 4), and oxidation (Chapter 6), a offers difficulties and recommendations particular for operating heterogeneous catalytic natural reactions in answer. those fabrics can complement complicated chemistry courses.

Most artificial natural chemists use various "protecting teams" which they connect to sensible teams (reactive teams of atoms) whereas a few response is being performed on one other a part of the molecule. those preserving teams hinder reactions of the sensible teams in the course of different reactions and are got rid of later by way of a heterogeneous catalytic process known as hydrogenolysis. One designated function of this publication, no longer present in different books on catalysis, is an exhaustive bankruptcy (Chapter four) on hydrogenolysis, that's dredged from the hot artificial literature released through glossy natural chemists. educational natural chemists should still locate this bankruptcy super priceless and will desire to undertake the booklet as a complement for complex natural chemistry classes designed for seniors and for graduate scholars. it's going to even be worthy for professors and their learn teams engaged in artificial natural chemistry.

Many educational natural chemists aren't conscious of fresh advances in heterogeneous enantioselective catalysis (Chapter three) or in selective low temperature, liquid part heterogeneous catalytic oxidations through hydrogen peroxide (Chapter 6). those strong point subject matters are well timed and should be new to educational natural chemists and will be used to complement their complicated courses.

Several positive aspects of this booklet may also be of distinctive curiosity to business chemists who're strange with heterogeneous catalysis. Many reliable natural chemists are lease by way of undefined. They synthesize a brand new compound utilizing general natural man made ideas yet are knowledgeable by means of their manager that they need to convert a few of their artificial steps into heterogeneous catalytic steps. they won't were uncovered to heterogeneous catalysis and feature few areas to show. This booklet deals them a crash path in heterogeneous catalysis in addition to many examples of reactions and stipulations with which they could commence their search.

Those commercial natural chemists already accustomed to heterogeneous catalysis will locate this booklet priceless as a connection with many examples within the fresh literature. they are going to locate fresh floor technological know-how discoveries correlated with heterogeneous catalysis or natural reactions and mechanistic feedback designed to stimulate cutting edge nontraditional wondering natural reactions on surfaces.

  • Written through natural chemists for natural chemists
  • Introduces heterogeneous catalysis suggestions and language
  • Presents a finished compilation of shielding staff elimination procedures
  • Covers liquid-phase hydrogenations, hydrogenolysis, and oxidations
  • Addresses heterogeneous tools for generating natural enantiomers of chiral products
  • Examines the rising box of heterogenized homogeneous catalysts
  • Mixes useful purposes with mechanistic interpretations

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Deep-Water Processes and Facies Models: Implications for by G. Shanmugam

By G. Shanmugam

This rock-based booklet is an try to hyperlink deep-water approach sedimentology with sandstone petroleum reservoirs. In featuring a constant method interpretation, the writer has depended on his description and interpretation of center and outcrop (1:20 to 1:50 scale) from 35 case reviews (which comprise 32 petroleum reservoirs), totaling greater than 30,000 ft (9,145 m), performed up to now 30 years (1974-2004). This e-book may still function a tremendous resource of knowledge for college students on historical past, method, first rules, complex thoughts, controversies, and sensible purposes on deep-water sedimentology and petroleum geology * Discusses the hyperlink among deep-water procedure sedimentology and petroleum geology * Addresses standards for spotting deposits of gravity-driven, thermohaline-driven, wind-driven, and tide-driven techniques in deep-water environments

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Atlas of Microbial Mat Features Preserved within the by Juergen Schieber, Pradip K. Bose, P.G. Eriksson, Santanu

By Juergen Schieber, Pradip K. Bose, P.G. Eriksson, Santanu Banerjee, Subir Sarkar, Wladyslaw Altermann, Octavian Catuneanu

Drawing on a mix of contemporary occurrences and certain historic opposite numbers, this atlas is a treatise of mat-related sedimentary beneficial properties that one might count on to work out in historic terrigenous clastic sedimentary successions. via combining smooth and old examples, the relationship is made to most likely formative approaches and the usage of those good points within the interpretation of historic sedimentary rocks.

* the 1st complete compilation of microbial mat features/structures preserved within the sliciclastic rock record
* prime quality, complete colour photos absolutely help the text
* glossy and old examples attach the formative procedures and usage of mat-related positive factors within the interpretation of sedimentary rocks

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Petroleum Refining, Volume 1 - Crude Oil, Petroleum by Wauquier, Jean-Pierre (Eds.)

By Wauquier, Jean-Pierre (Eds.)

This five-volume sequence covers the whole diversity of applied sciences utilized in the petroleum refining undefined. The books are meant for college students and for the engineers and technicians who function refineries. during this first quantity, the reader will locate, accrued and condensed, the knowledge had to signify, research, and review crude oils from diverse origins and their corresponding petroleum cuts to boot. The features and necessities of all of the petroleum items besides their simplified technique flowsheets are reviewed. various bibliographical references are made to be had for exploring the subject material in larger intensity if required.
Content:
entrance topic
• desk of Contents
1. Composition of Crude Oils and Petroleum items
2. Fractionation and Elemental research of Crude Oils and Petroleum Cuts
three. Characterization of Crude Oils and Petroleum Fractions
four. tools for the Calculation of Hydrocarbon actual homes
five. features of Petroleum items for power Use (Motor Fuels - Heating Fuels)
6. features of Non-Fuel Petroleum items
7. criteria and requisites of Petroleum items
eight. overview of Crude Oils
nine. ingredients for Motor Fuels and Lubricants
10. creation to Refining
Appendices
• References
Index

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Petroleum Microbiology by Bernard Ollivier, Michel Magot

By Bernard Ollivier, Michel Magot

This booklet is a cutting-edge presentation of the categorical microbes that inhabit oil reservoirs, with an emphasis at the ecological importance of anaerobic microorganisms. An interesting creation to extremophilic microbes, the e-book considers many of the worthwhile and unsafe results of micro organism and archaea indigenous to the oil box atmosphere. The editors offer insurance of contemporary advancements, incorporating chapters on fermentative, iron-reducing, and nitrate-reducing microorganisms; biodegradation of petroleum in subsurface geological reservoirs; microbial enhancement of oil restoration; petroleum improve by using biotechnology; and the microbiology of marine oil spill bioremediation. proposing primary and utilized organic techniques, the booklet serves as a useful reference resource for petroleum engineers, remediation execs, and box researchers.
Content:
entrance topic
• desk of Contents
•Part I. Microbiology of Oil Fields 1. Oil Reservoirs and Oil creation
2. Indigenous Microbial groups in Oil Fields
three. Sulfate-Reducing micro organism and Archaea
four. Hyperthermophilic and Methanogenic Archaea in Oil Fields
five. Fermentative, Iron-Reducing, and Nitrate-Reducing Microorganisms
•Part II. Pernicious results of Bacterial job 6. Biodegradation of Petroleum in Subsurface Geological Reservoirs
7. Reservoir Souring: Mechanisms and Prevention
eight. Microbial Corrosion within the Oil undefined: A Corrosionist's View
nine. Biofouling within the Oil
•Part III. Biotechnology and Oil creation 10. Microbial keep an eye on of Hydrogen Sulfide construction in Oil Reservoirs
eleven. Microbially more suitable Oil restoration: previous, current, and destiny
12. Biotechnological Upgrading of Petroleum
•Part IV. Bioremediation of Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Environments thirteen. range, functionality, and Biocatalytic purposes of Alkane Oxygenases
14. Biodegradation of Hydrocarbons less than Anoxic stipulations
15. Biodegradation of gasoline Ethers
sixteen. The Microbiology of Marine Oil Spill Bioremediation
17. Metabolic symptoms of Anaerobic Hydrocarbon Biodegradation in Petroleum-Laden Environments
Index

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