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Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language

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Using analogies, graphs, formulas and illustrations, the author overviews key topics in the refining industry for professionals in finance and marketing. The third edition reflects changes in petroleum processing and the impact of environmental regulation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Hardcover, 310 pages
Published February 29th 2000 by Pennwell Books (first published February 2000)
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Arif
Apr 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Very clear and concise information regarding oil refining. Takes away a lot of the chemistry details.
Chris Maguire
Aug 04, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book gave an excellent overview of petroleum refining without getting bogged down in minutiae or droning on in the style of dry reference tomes. The author reminds us once in a while that he is human with a witty blurb here and there.

I read this book to get a grasp on terms like "cat cracker", "fractionation" and "isobutane" and I was completely satisfied with what I came away with. I now have a good enough grasp on what goes on in the refining world that I can stop with the bewildered loo
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Ahmed Hassan
Mar 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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من أجمل الكتب اللي تقراها في بداية فهمك لتكرير البترول..
مفيد والمفاجأة إنه ممتع جدا وسلس..
الكتاب دا أجمل هدية جاتلي وأجمل صدفة.
Yousif Alsadah
Apr 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I’m a civil engineer entering into the petroleum refining industry. As such my info on petroleum is limited at best, however this book has thus far given me a tremendous amount of info on this subject, enough to be able to discuss the particulars with others in the field. Highly recommended.
Spencer Yendell
Feb 13, 2008 rated it liked it
Good overview of the petroleum refining process. Helpful problems at the end of each section for review and concept reinforcement.
Sean Johnston
Sep 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book for a non-technical person who needs to know what all the fuss is about. Highly recommended reading for any finance types in the oil & gas business.
Brett
Mar 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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