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Oil Refinery

www.ProcessEngr.com Oil Refinery Processes A Brief Overview Ronald (Ron) F. Colwell, P.E. mol`bpp Copyright © 2009 Process Engineering Associates, LLC. All rights reserved. “Excellence in Applied Chemical Engineering” Some Historical Events • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 3000 BC Sumerians use asphalt as an adhesive; Eqyptians use pitch to grease chariot wheels; Mesopotamians use bitumen to seal boats 600 BC Confucius writes about drilling a 100’ gas well...

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Refinery Improved Crude Oil Inventory Control

REFINING TANKRADAR REX 3950 Refinery improved crude oil inventory control with Rosemount Tank Gauging products RESULTS • Improved crude oil inventory control • Decreased operating and maintenance costs • Reduced safety risks APPLICATION Level and temperature measurement in crude oil storage tank CUSTOMER Refinery in South-East Asia CHALLENGE This refinery had a problem with the accuracy of crude oil inventory measurement. The inventory must be closely monitored so that the tanks are not overfilled...

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Gulf Refinery Fire

1975 GULF OIL REFINERY FIRE In the early hours of August 17, 1975, a tragic disaster occurred on the Gulf Oil refinery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This horrific disaster took the lives of eight firefighters, and potentially could have taken more lives if it wasn’t for the help of many surrounding fire stations. The cause of the fire was the overfilling of Tank 231. While no crude oil escaped from the tank as a result of being overfilled, large quantities of hydrocarbon vapors were trapped above...

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Analysis Of Reliance Refinery At Jamnagar, Gujarat

Reliance Refinery at Jamnagar, Gujarat is one of the largest manufacturing projects taken up in India. The plant consists of a petroleum refinery complex and an aromatics/petrochemical complex.It also has a power generation complex and a port and terminal complex. The terminal complex connects the plant to an external pipeline network. All the areas are efficiently integrated, which delivers higher efficiencies and minimized losses at the plant, making it one of the best in the world. Location:...

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Marathon Oil Case Study

Assignment #3: Production and Operations Management Marathon Oil – Case Study November 10.2010 BUS 508: The Business Enterprise   Explain one possible option that Marathon could take to reduce the time involved in the production process. Oil refineries are huge sized plants, processing an average of a hundred thousand to several hundred thousand barrels of crude oil a day. Using process optimization, Marathon could reduce the time involved in the production process. The goal is to maximize...

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Economic for Api Oil Water Separator

Quality | Electricity (pump 70 KW × 8 pumps) | 560 KW | Service water | 224,779.5 kg/hr. | Maintenance: $13,499 /year The wastewater from oil refinery plant will store in the decant tank before go to the CPI oil/water separator process. Due to the condition if CPI separator needs the temperature around 50°C but the wastewater from oil refinery has temperature high to 107°C. Therefore the heat exchanger needs to present in this process. The amount of wastewater is 14,000 m3day-1 so three heat...

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OGA Europe Oil and Gas Industry, Q1 2014- Market Outlook, Infrastructure & Trends by 2025

Europe Oil and Gas Industry Research Guide from Researcher is a comprehensive handbook on Europe oil and gas markets. The report analyzes in detail 29 markets in the region along their complete oil and gas value chain. Country wise forecasts of over 16 parameters including oil, gas, gasoline, diesel, LPG, fuel oil, LNG consumption and production in addition to GDP and Population forecasts are provided. Further, country wise details of exploration blocks, licensing rounds, refining capacity, coking...

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Jackfruit seeds as oil

Oil from Jackfruit Seeds In partial fulfillment of the requirement Research Submitted To: Mrs. Linda Mahomoc Submitted By: Lucy Mae R. Mendoza Chapter I Introduction Background of the Study Oil is a smooth, thick liquid that is used as a fuel and for making the parts of machines move smoothly. Oil is found underground. Oil has many uses. It helps the machines to work like vehicles, agricultural equipment and generators. Oil price hike is the...

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Q1 2014 Africa Oil and Gas Industry- Supply & Demand Scenario by 2025

Africa Oil and Gas Industry Research Guide from Researcher is a comprehensive handbook on Africa oil and gas markets. The report analyzes in detail 24 markets in the region along their complete Oil and Gas value chain. Country wise forecasts of over 16 parameters including oil, gas, gasoline, diesel, LPG, fuel oil, LNG consumption and production in addition to GDP and Population forecasts are provided. Further, country wise details of exploration blocks, licensing rounds, refining capacity, coking...

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How to Distill Crude Oil

Heather Myers iLab, Week #6 CRUDE OIL DISTILLATION Introduction The purpose of this lab is to distill crude oil and learn how the chemical properties influence the temperature. The distillation of a substance is based on the boiling points. When the crude oil is brought to a boil, at 275°C, the gasoline and kerosene are distilled, but the lubricant remains part of the crude oil. Procedure 1. From the Equipment menu, select Distillation Equipment and obtain a Round Bottom Flask (100 ml). 2. Select...

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