Can "green petroleum" reverse global warming and bring down high gasoline prices? Written in non-technical language for the layperson, this book investigates and details how the oil and gas industry can "go green" with new processes and technologies, thus bringing the world's most important industry closer to environmental and economic sustainability.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: From the Pharaonic Age to the Information Age: Have We Progressed in Technology Development Skills?
Chapter 3: How long has this ‘technological disaster’ been in the making? Delinearized History of Civilization and Technology Development
Chapter 4: Is Modern Science Capable of Discerning Between True and False?
Chapter 5: Fundamentals of Mass and Energy Balance
Chapter 6: A True Sustainability Criterion and Its Implications
Chapter 7: What is Truly Green Energy?
Chapter 8: Good Light and Bad Light
Chapter 9: Do You Believe in Global Warming?
Chapter 10: Is the 3R’s mantra sufficient?
Chapter 11: Truly Green Refining and Gas Processing
Chapter 12: Greening of Flow Operations
Chapter 13: The Greening of Enhanced Oil Recovery
Chapter 14: Deconstruction of Engineering Myths Prevalent in the Energy Sector
Chapter 15: Conclusions