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Glossary of terms used in petroleum refining.

American Petroleum Institute. Division of Refining.

Glossary of terms used in petroleum refining.

by American Petroleum Institute. Division of Refining.

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Published by API in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum -- Dictionaries.,
  • Petroleum -- Refining.,
  • Shorthand -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN865 .A5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p. ;
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6149708M
    LC Control Number54000522
    OCLC/WorldCa1229128

    n: a trade association and standards organization that represents the interests of the oil and gas industry. It offers publications regarding standards, recommended practices, and other industry related information. annular blowout preventer. n: a well control device, usually installed above the ram preventers, that forms a seal in the annular. A refining process for treating petroleum fractions from atmospheric or vacuum distillation units (e.g., naphthas, middle distillates, reformer feeds, residual fuel oil, and heavy gas oil) and other petroleum (e.g., cat cracked naphtha, coker naphtha, gas oil, etc.) in the presence of catalysts and substantial quantities of hydrogen.

    by William L. Leffler. Great resource for in-house training, academic courses, and self-study! William Leffler's Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language, Fourth Edition is designed to give the reader an overview of key refining topics by using relevant analogies, easy-to-understand graphs, formulas, and illustrations. New to this edition is important information on the nature of . Chemical and Petroleum Engineering “This is a reference book that no oil and gas practitioner should be without. It provides concise and easy-to-access explanations of the key terms used along the entire length of the industry’s supply chains. Its availability as an e-book File Size: 9MB.

    OILFIELD GLOSSARY Note: These terms can be found all over, via books, the internet, or by talking to your 1. a vessel or tank that receives and temporarily stores a liquid used in a continuous process in a gas plant. 2. on a drilling refining, and measuring. These represent the industry’s proven, sound engineering and operating. In refining terms, a quenching oil is an oil introduced into high temperature vapors of cracked (see cracking) petroleum fractions to cool them. Quick Disconnect Coupling A coupling which can quickly join or separate a fluid line without the use of tools or special devices.


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A-Z Glossary of petroleum terms used on this site amd relating to the petroleum industry. Petroleum; The process in refining oil in which larger hydrocarbons are broken down into smaller components.

Cutter stock. Light petroleum used to reduce viscosity of heavier oil. These are used to “cut” heavy oil in order to make it easier to. Refers to a petroleum product produced by a secondary refining process such as thermal cracking or vis-breaking processes which yield very low Glossary of terms used in petroleum refining.

book residue. cSt: Centistokes @ 50 Centigrade: Cutter stock: Flux Stock. A petroleum stock which is used to reduce the viscosity of a heavier residual stock by dilution.

American Petroleum Institute. Division of Refining. Glossary of terms used in petroleum refining. [New York], [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Petroleum Institute. Division of Refining. OCLC. American Petroleum Institute. Division of Refining.

Glossary of terms used in petroleum refining. New York: API, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Petroleum Institute.

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ADO (Automotive Diesel Oil) Refinery product which is the result of diesel and gas oil blending. Glossary of Petroleum Refinery Terms. Absorber. A vessel in which gases and vapours contact a fluid which absorbs and retains them.

The absorbing fluid is sprayed from the top of the tower or vessel to increase surface area to increase efficiency. Used for collecting sufficient material for a continuous charge to a refining process. Note: This is the first edition of this Glossary. Requests for permission to reproduce or translate all or any part of the material published herein should be addressed to the Director, American Petroleum Institute, Production Department, One Main Place, Dallas, TX   Official Energy Statistics from the U.S.

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The light fuel used to spark ignition engines in cars, motorcycles, etc. Modern gasolines are blends of petroleum liquids that are produced in several different processes and which generally contain additives.

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The standard unit of measurement for crude oil and some petroleum products. Barrels per day (abbreviated as bpd, b/d, and bopd for oil): in production terms, the number of barrels of oil produced from a well over a hour period; in refining terms the number of barrels input to crude oil processing units or production of aFile Size: KB.

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An extensive glossary and dictionary of the terms and expressions used in petroleum refining, plus appendices supplying data such as converging factors and selected crude oil assays, as well as an example of optimizing a refinery configuration using linear programming are all included to aid the reader.

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The atmospheric distillation unit takes advantage of the different boiling points of these compounds to “crack” crude oil into separate.The second part comprises a glossary and dictionary of the terms and expressions used in petroleum refining, plus appendices supplying data such as converging factors and selected crude oil assays, and an example of optimizing a refinery configuration using linear programming.Dictionary Petroleum Terms.

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