15 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module gives an overview of current and future technology for the oil and gas industry. It includes the origins of petroleum and its refining, as well as introduction to biofuels. This module covers: - the origins, types and quality of refinery feedstock and products - detailed analysis of various sections of petroleum processing in refineries - introduction to advanced topics in petrochemical engineering such as catalyst development, desulphurisation, pollution control and hydrogen production - details on key biofuels and their strategic importance and the technological challenges of viable large scale production

Staff Contact: CAMPBELL KYRA
Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Chemical and Biological Engineering):

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