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Author Cheremisinoff, Nicholas P.

Title Industrial gas flaring practices / Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, PhD.

Publication Info. Hoboken, New Jersey : Scrivener Publishing ; Wiley, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note "Published simultaneously in Canada"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Principles of Combustion -- Introduction -- Combustion Basics -- Physical Gas Laws -- Stoichiometric and Thermodynamic Considerations -- Ignition -- Flammability and Flammable Mixtures -- Gas Mixtures -- 2. Overview of Flares and Gas Flaring Practices -- General Description -- Types of Flares -- Flare System Components and Design Features -- Flare Regulations -- Flare Enforcement Actions -- Major Suppliers -- Flare Terminology -- 3. Overview of Disposal Systems and Relief Headers -- Blowdown Systems -- Disposal System Components -- Quench Drum -- Seals and the Seal Drum -- Knockout Drums -- 4. Flare Types -- Introduction -- Hydrogen Assisted Flares -- Steam Assisted Flares -- Efficiency and Smoking Flares -- 5. Remote Sensing and Monitoring -- Introduction -- Remote Sensing Dial Technology -- Experience -- 6. Practical Considerations and Emissions Calculations -- Introduction -- Sizing Considerations -- General Permit Obligations -- Monitoring System Requirements -- Marama Guidelines for Calculating Flare Emissions -- TCEQ New Source Review (NSR) Emission Calculations -- U.S. EPA's AP-42 -- Calculations Versus Measurement -- 7. Case Studies -- Introduction -- The Exxon Chalmette Refinery -- The BP Texas City Refinery -- Valero Tennessee Refinery -- Appendix -- Properties Data.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Summary This volume tackles for the first time in decades the world's gas flaring practices, a difficult, hot-button issue of our time, whose consequences are only just beginning to be understood. The book examines both the technical and environmental aspects of gas flaring, highlights different flare designs, and presents real-world case studies illustrating the proper use of gas flaring and how to avoid polluting flaring events. The only guide of its kind, this remarkable book can help professionals in the oil and gas industry take an important step toward reducing worldwide CO2 emissions.
Subject Flare gas systems (Chemical engineering)
Waste gases -- Combustion.
Industries -- Environmental aspects.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Engineering.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Technology.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades.
Flare gas systems (Chemical engineering) (OCoLC)fst00927041
Industries -- Environmental aspects. (OCoLC)fst00971899
Waste gases -- Combustion. (OCoLC)fst01171013
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Cheremisinoff, Nicholas P. Industrial gas flaring practices. Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2013 9781118237878 (DLC) 2013004622
ISBN 9781118671245 (epub)
1118671244 (epub)
9781118671238 (pdf)
1118671236 (pdf)
9781118671153 (mobi)
1118671155 (mobi)
9781118237878 (cloth)
Standard No. AU@ 000050856220
AU@ 000052916125
AU@ 000053299915
CHBIS 010026905
CHNEW 000941670
CHVBK 306240688
CHVBK 480219478
DEBBG BV041908910
DEBBG BV043395752
DEBBG BV044174351
DEBSZ 431373167
GBVCP 790207168
NZ1 15341784

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