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  • Efforts From Shell And Other Oil Companies
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    Shell Nigeria In 1958 the Royal Dutch / Shell Group started drilling for, transporting and refining oil in Nigeria. Nigeria's large supply of high quality crude oil helped Shell climb to the top, by 1994 Shell made more money than other company in the world. Everything changed for Shell in 1996 when the world became aware of their unethical business practices in Nigeria. Shell had raped the environment, violated human rights of the Nigerian people and manipulated local governments for profit. Ro...
  • Concept Of Drilling For Crude Oil
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    Petroleum, or crude oil, is a naturally occurring oily liquid composed ofvarious organic chemicals. It is found in large quantities below the surface of the earth and is used as a fuel and as a raw material in the chemical industry. Modern industrial societies use it primarily to achieve a degreeof mobility on land, at sea, and in the air that was barely imaginable less than a hundred years ago. In addition, petroleum and its derivatives are used in the manufacture of medicines and fertilizers, ...
  • Concept Of Drilling For Crude Oil
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    Petroleum, or crude oil, naturally occurring oily, bituminous liquid composed of various organic chemicals. It is found in large quantities below the surface of the earth and is used as a fuel and as a raw material in the chemical industry. Modern industrial societies use it primarily to achieve a degree of mobility on land, at sea, and in the air that was barely imaginable less than a hundred years ago. In addition, petroleum and its derivatives are used in the manufacture of medicines and fert...
  • Inventory Of Oil In Prince William Sound
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    Cleaning Up after the Exxon Valdez Was A Mistake Through many hours of research I have determined that the spill cleaning techniques used to clean the Prince William Sound area of Alaska did more harm than leaving the oil where it was. The Alaskan oil spill has become the most studied and managed event of its kind. Although there is not much that can be done about the marine life that came into direct contact with the crude oil, the geologic effects that the oil introduced into the area should h...
  • Crude Oil Into Fractions
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    CHEMISTRY ISU: REFINEMENT OF CRUDE Oily ISU will focus on Petroleum, a complex mixture of hydrocarbons that occurs in the Earth in liquid, gaseous, or solid forms. The term is usually restricted to the liquid form, commonly called crude oil, but as a technical term it also includes natural gas and the viscous or solid form known as bitumen. In its liquid and gaseous states, it is also known as Oil, or Crude Oil. Italicized are segments from my ISU or introduction's to the planned topics. In my I...
  • Tray In The Fractionating Column
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    EXTRACTION OF USEFUL PRODUCTS FROM PETROLEUM Petroleum or crude oil contains many useful liquids that can be extracted from it such as kerosene, diesel, petrol and other things. The various components of crude oil have different sizes, weights and boiling points; so, these components are separated according to differences in boiling point. The process used for separating petroleum is called fractional distillation Distillation is carried out in a fractionating tower. In here one can find a numbe...

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