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High Acid Crudes.

9780128006306

High Acid Crudes

James G. Speight

Gulf Professional Publishing

2014

206 pages

$49.95

TN871

This book reviews the identification of naphthenic acids in crude oil and their influence on refinery process units. It describes the origin, occurrence, and properties of naphthenic acids in crude oil; the mechanism of acid corrosion, including types of corrosion, corrosion by acidic species, sulfidic corrosion, and physical effects; corrosion by high acid crude oil and process effects, corrosion of refinery equipment, and the interaction of acids with refinery equipment; effects in refining (process effects, desalting, distillation, visbreaking, coking, catalytic cracking, hydroprocesses, and mitigation); and removing acid constituents from crude oil through physical and chemical methods, as well as corrosion monitoring and prevention. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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