Part 10: Resins and Polymers in Crude Oil Refining

Posted by Doug Mason, M.Sc., Organic Chemistry on Jun 8, 2016 7:30:00 AM



As we have been discussing petroleum refining processes and the various problems that are encountered during decontamination and shut-down preparations, we have taken side trips to talk of related subjects such as pyrophoric iron, degassing and other matters. One of these side discussions was about asphaltenes. Two other constituents of crude oil that have impact on petroleum refining operations are resins and polymers.

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Topics: Degassing, Decontaminanation, Polymers, Resins


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