Renewable hybridization of oil and gas supply chains

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Abstract

The oil and gas sector is not only a major energy producer but also a major consumer of energy. Energy requirements in the form of heat, power, or shaft work during onshore/offshore production, enhanced recovery operation, transportation, processing, and upgrading are mainly provided by fossil-fuel-based conventional technologies. Adaptation of sustainable and eco-friendly renewable energies such as hydropower, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, wind power, biomass, geothermal energy, and wave power in different industries including the oil and gas sector is now globally examined with some successful stories. Renewable hybridization of the conventional oil and gas sector would reduce energy costs as well as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This chapter investigates recent developments in the integration of renewable energy resources with the oil and gas industry and highlights the prospects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolygeneration with Polystorage
Subtitle of host publicationFor Chemical and Energy Hubs
EditorsKaveh Rajab Khalilpour
Place of PublicationLondon UK
PublisherElsevier
Chapter11
Pages331-372
Number of pages42
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9780128133064
ISBN (Print)9780128133071
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Marine energy
  • Marine transport
  • Oil and gas
  • Oil refineries
  • Renewable hybridization
  • Supply chains
  • Transport fuels

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