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Refining of light petroleum distillates

Harold Percy Rue

Refining of light petroleum distillates

by Harold Percy Rue

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum.,
  • Distillation, Fractional.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Department of Commerce. R.P. Lamont, secretary. Bureau of Mines. Scott Turner, director ...

    Statementby H.P. Rue and Ralph H. Espach.
    SeriesU.S. Bureau of Mines. Bulletin, 333
    ContributionsEspach, Ralph Homeward, 1900- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN23 .U4 no. 333
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 111 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6764051M
    LC Control Number31026243
    OCLC/WorldCa21577923

    Ch. 5— The Petroleum Refining Industry. 87 and each refinery has been built to process a cer-tain type of crude oil (or “slate” of crudes) to pro-duce the products required for a defined market.7 Markets for specific products change constant-ly, and existing refineries are modified or new refineries are built to accommodate such changes. The primary end-products produced in petroleum refining may be grouped into four categories: light distillates, middle distillates and heavy distillates. Light distillates Liquid petroleum gas (LPG) Gasoline (also known as petrol) Kerosene Jet fuel and other aircraft fuel.

    Get this from a library! Petroleum Refining: Technology, Economics, and Markets.. [Mark J Kaiser; Arno de Klerk; James H Gary; Glenn E Handwerk] -- For four decades, Petroleum Refining has guided thousands of readers toward a reliable understanding of the field, and through the years has become the standard text in many schools and universities.   Middle distillates are hydrocarbure that includes few carbon atoms in their molecules (approximately 11 to 18). They are in a liquid state, and include kerosene, distillate fuel oil and gas oil; and they are used for jet fuel, lighting, cooking.

    The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, James G. Speight 4. The Desulfurization of Heavy Oils and Residua, James G. Speight 5. Catalysis of Organic Reactions, edited by William R. Moser 6. Acetylene-Based Chemicals from Coal and Other Natural Resources, Robert J. Tedeschi 7. Chemically Resistant Masonry, Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. /5(1). The first step in the refining process is the separation of crude oil into various fractions or straight run cuts by distillation in atmospheric and vacuum towers. The main fractions or cuts obtained have specific boiling-point ranges and can be classified in order of decreasing volatility into gases, light distillates, middle distillates, gas.


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Book Description. For four decades, Petroleum Refining has guided thousands of readers toward a reliable understanding of the field, and through the years has become the standard text in many schools and universities around the world offering petroleum refining classes, for self-study, training, and as a reference for industry professionals.

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Light Crude: Crude oil with a low specific gravity and high API gravity due to the presence of a high proportion of light hydrocarbon fractions and low metallic compound.

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The first process is known as distillation. In this process, crude oil is heated and fed into a distillation column.

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Most refineries focus on producing transportation fuels. On average, U.S. refineries produce, from a gallon barrel of crude oil, about 19 to 20 gallons of motor gasoline ; 11 to 12 gallons of distillate fuel most of which is sold.The boiling range distribution of light and medium petroleum distillate fractions provides an insight into the composition of feed stocks and products related to petroleum refining process, This gas chromatographic determination of boiling range can be used to replace conventional distillation methods for control of refining operations.

This test method can be used for product.