Part of the Wiley's Environmentally Conscious Engineering series, Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production, the seventh volume, provides environmental and economic impacts of conventional power generation technologies. This volume focuses on making conventional energy production systems more efficient and environmentally friendly. This book covers design optimization, cost reduction, and quality improvement while meeting environmental standards and regulations, as well as topics like environmental control in oil and gas exploration, onshore production, and more. With case studies from diverse industries, this resource provides guidance to practitioners interested in this field of study.
MYER KUTZ is founder and President of Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., a publishing and information services consulting firm. He is the editor of the Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Third Edition (4-volume set) and the Handbook of Materials Selection, both published by Wiley. ALI ELKAMEL, co-editor of this volume, is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He holds degrees from the Colorado School of Mines and Purdue.
Contributors. Preface. 1 Environmentally Conscious Petroleum Engineering (M. Rafiqul Awal). 2 Carbon Management and Hydrogen Requirements in Oil Sands Operations (Ali Elkamel, J. Guillermo Ordorica-Garcia, Peter Douglas, and Eric Croiset). 3 Environmentally Conscious Coal Mining (R. Larry Grayson). 4 Maritime Oil Transport and Pollution Prevention (Sabah A. Abdul-Wahab). 5 Accidental Oil Spills Behavior and Control (M. R. Riazi). 6 Geological Sequestration of Greenhouse Gases (Ahmed Shafeen and Terry Carter). 7 Clean-Coal Technology: Gasification Pathway (J. Guillermo Ordorica-Garcia, Ali Elkamel, Peter L. Douglas, and Eric Croiset). 8 An Integrated Approach for Carbon Mitigation in the Electric Power Generation Sector (Ali Elkamel, Haslenda Hashim, Peter L. Douglas, and Eric Croiset). 9 Energy and Exergy Analyses of Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Generation Systems (K. Mohammed and B. V. Reddy). Index.