Crude Oil Refining: A Simplified Approach (Hardcover)
This book provides an overview of crude oil refining processes and presents a deep analysis of the current context and challenges imposed on players in the downstream industry. Crude Oil Refining: A Simplified Approach covers traditional processes of the refining industry, the impact of current trends, and technological routes available to help these players survive in a highly competitive environment.
Offers a simplified approach to crude oil refining processes
Discusses economic information related to the downstream business, including refining margins and profitability
Introduces newer trends in the industry, such as petrochemical integration, crude-to-chemicals refineries, and renewables coprocessing in crude oil refineries
Presents the challenges related to these new trends and offers technological solutions to overcome them for profitable and sustainable operations
Describes how the use of biofuels can minimize the environmental impact of transportation fuel in nations of high demand like Brazil
Offering a contemporary view of current challenges and opportunities in the downstream oil and gas business, this practical book is aimed at readers working in the fields of petroleum and chemical engineering.
Marcio Wagner da Silva is a Process Engineer and has experience in the Downstream Industry, in technical and managing positions. He received a PhD in Chemical Engineering from State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), an MBA in Project Management from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), and an MBA in Digital Transformation at Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS).