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Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production. Environmentally Conscious Engineering, Myer Kutz Series

  • Published: January 2010
  • 368 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Best practices for mitigating environmental damage from conventional power generation

This volume of the Wiley Series in Environmentally Conscious Engineering, Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production, seeks to provide new solutions to one of the grand challenges of this century: supplying energy to a growing population while reducing environmental pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The first five chapters cover extraction and transport of fossil fuels; the last four chapters cover power plants. An international roster of contributors, from the United States, Canada, and the Middle East, deals with the wide variety of challenges posed by converting oil, natural gas, and coal to energy.

Chapters include:

Environmentally Conscious Petroleum Engineering

Carbon Management and Hydrogen Requirements in Oil Sands

Environmentally Conscious Coal Mining

Maritime Oil Transport and Pollution Prevention

Accidental Oil Spills Behavior and Control

Geological Sequestration of Greenhouse Gases

Clean Coal Technology: Gasification Pathway

An Integrated Approach for Carbon Mitigation in the Electric Power Generation Sector

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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.

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.

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