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Science at Work: Fuels from Crude Oil
Crude oil is used to make petrol, diesel, and other products. This short booklet provides a basic description of crude oil and the processes used to transform it into fuel and other petroleum products. Sections include:
What is crude oil?
What is a fuel?
Fractional Distillation and Products
Matching Supply and Demand
Fuels and the Environment
The booklet is aimed at secondary school-level students aged 14-16.
Online Resource details
- Websites: http://bpes.bp.com/secondary-resources/science/ages-14-to-16/chemical-and-material-behaviour/fuels-from-crude-oil/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Edcoms&utm_campaign=4713562_Sept2014_FA_Reg_Others_+Autumn1_BP&utm_content=FuelsFromCrudeOil&dm_i=25VJ,2T10A,HKI4J9,A73YP,1 -
- Subjects: Petroleum engineering - Oil production - Asphalt - Chemical Engineering - Oil supply - Carbon emissions - Energy engineering - Gas separation plants - Chemical feedstocks - Petrochemical plants - Diesel - Distillation - Gas works (and other conversion to gases) - Ethanol - Gas to liquid plants - Gas - Gas condensate - Gasoil - Primary energy production - Jet A- 1 - Jet fuel - military - Kerosene-type jet fuel - Petrochemicals - Oil - Petroleum products - Liquefied natural gas - Liquefied petroleum gas -