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- DescriptionDiscusses the origins and compositions of fossil hydrocarbons and shows how the 'heavies' can be chemically transformed into environmentally clean gas, liquid transportation fuels, and an almost unlimited range of petrochemicals. This book illustrates how bitumens, oil shales, and coals are convertible into synthetic natural gas and oils.
- Author BiographyNorbert Berkowitz's many awards and accomplishments include the Confederation Medal from the Government of Canada, the Order of Canada, and the Queen Elizabeth Medal. Dr. Berkowitz has been the Head of the Fuel Sciences Division on the Alberta Research Council, a board member and vice-chairman for the Energy Resources Conservation Board in Alberta, and a professor of fuel science at the University of Alberta. He has served as a visiting professor at several universities including the University of Utah; Technicion in Haifa, Israel; and Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, Israel, and in Kyoto, Japan. Dr. Berkowitz is the author of An Introduction to Coal Technology and is currently Emeritus Professor of fuel science at the University of Alberta.
- Author(s)Norbert Berkowitz
- PublisherElsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Date of Publication26/08/1997
- GenreEarth Sciences
- Place of PublicationSan Diego
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAcademic Press Inc
- Weight650 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
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