Petroleum Fuels Manufacturing Handbook: including Specialty Products and Sustainable Manufacturing Techniques / Edition 1

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State-of-the-Art Petroleum Fuels Manufacturing Techniques

Written by a global expert in petroleum engineering, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive handbook on the manufacturing, blending, and end uses of petroleum fuels and specialty products. This definitive volume contains in-depth technical information on petroleum processing as well as specifications and test methods for petroleum products. The latest sustainable manufacturing techniques designed to reduce atmospheric pollution and conserve petroleum feedstock are also covered. This is an essential resource for anyone involved in the manufacturing, blending, storage, and trading of petroleum fuels and specialty products.

Petroleum Fuels Manufacturing Handbook covers:

  • Liquefied petroleum gas
  • Naphtha
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Diesel fuels
  • Residual fuel oils
  • Bitumen
  • Petroleum coke
  • Carbon black
  • Lubricant base stocks
  • Lubricating oils and greases
  • Synthetic lubricants
  • Turbine oils
  • Re-refined used oil
  • Waxes
  • Metalworking fluids
  • Metal finishing quenchants
  • Hydraulic fluids
  • Pesticides
  • Hydrocarbon solvents
  • Refrigeration gases
  • Transformer oils
  • Mineral oils
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071632409
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/11/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 1,218,790
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Surinder Parkash, Ph.D., has over three decades of experience in petroleum refining and the related fields of process design, refinery operational planning, international marketing, and project planning. He has worked with many well-known companies and organizations such as Indian Institute of Petroleum, Iraq National Oil Company, Bahrain National Oil Company, and Kuwait National Petroleum Company. Dr. Parkash is the author of Petroleum Refining Handbook, published by Gulf Professional Publishing. At present, he is president of NAFT-ASIA (, an independent consulting firm.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Petroleum Fuels
Chapter 1. Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Chapter 2. Naphtha
Chapter 3. Gasoline
Chapter 4. Kerosene
Chapter 5. Diesel Fuels
Chapter 6. Residual Fuel Oils
Part 2: Petroleum Specialty Products
Chapter 7. Bitumen
Chapter 8. Petroleum Coke
Chapter 9. Carbon Black
Chapter 10. Lube Base Stocks
Chapter 11. Lubricating Oil Blending
Chapter 12. Synthetic Lubricants
Chapter 13. Turbine Oils
Chapter 14. Used Oil Re-Refining
Chapter 15. Lubricating Greases
Chapter 16. Waxes
Chapter 17. Metalworking Fluids
Chapter 18. Metal Finishing Quenchants
Chapter 19. Hydraulic Fluids
Chapter 20. Petroleum Products as Pesticides
Chapter 21. Hydrocarbon Solvents
Chapter 22. Refrigeration Gases
Chapter 23. Transformer/Electrical Insulating Oils
Chapter 24. White Mineral Oils

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