Master the latest technologies powering the petroleum industry! If staying on top of the latest developments in the petroleum refining process industry is part of your work, here's the one-stop resource you need. "Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes" delivers comprehensive coverage of how major players like UOP, KBR, STRATCO, Belco, Stone & Webster, Foster Wheeler, Chevron Lummus Global, ConocoPhillips, ChevronTexaco, and Shell, are taking these processes to new heights through technology. Thoroughly revised and expanded this new edition of the "Handbook of Petroleum Processes" features new chapters that focus on the technological, pollution-control, and economic aspects of 61 petroleum refining processes as created by a host of industry powerhouses.The technologies covered include: alkylation and polymerization, base aromatics production processes, catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, dehydrogenation, hydrogen production, hydrocracking, hydrotreating, isomerization, separation processes, sulfur compound extraction and sweetening, visbreaking and coking, oxygenates production technologies; and hydrogen processing. Gas to liquids technologies, and estimates of capital and operating costs are provided, along with information on the design of additions to existing refineries and the construction of new ones.