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Refining Oil

; The process of refining oil is conducted, as the term implies, in an oil refinery. The refinery itself is an industrial plant that takes the raw element of crude oil, and using chemical processes, ‘refines’ it into multi-purpose products. A…


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The Process of Petroleum Refining

Before discussing petroleum refining, it is important to understand petroleum itself. Briefly defined, it is a complex mixture of organic liquids called as crude oil, and natural gas. The mixture was formed millions years ago, deep below the earth. The…


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