Introduction to Petroleum Industry

Introduction to Petroleum Industry

“The Kingdom of Heaven runs on righteousness, but the Kingdom of Earth runs on OIL!” Quote by Ernest Bevin at the British Parliament during a heated discussion concerning the Middle East.   Petroleum, or crude oil, is a naturally occurring oily bituminous liquid, which forms the raw material for a wide range of fuels and other products. Modern industrial civilisation, with its mega-cities and sprawling suburbs, replete with labour-saving appliances and electronic gadgets, is possible largely because of the ample and inexpensive supply of petroleum and its products. This dependency…

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