Crude Oils

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Catalytic Reforming - Chemistry - Typical Naphtha Feedstocks
... operation in a refinery is the continuous distillation of the petroleum crude oil being refined ... The naphtha from the crude oil distillation is often further distilled to produce a "light" naphtha containing most (but not all) of the hydrocarbons with 6 ... The naphthas derived from the distillation of crude oils are referred to as "straight-run" naphthas ...
Unresolved Complex Mixture
... or hump) is a feature frequently observed in gas chromatographic (GC) data of crude oils and extracts from organisms exposed to oil ... is that GC cannot resolve and identify a significant part of the hydrocarbons in crude oils ... In non-biodegraded oils the UCM may comprise less than 50% of the total area of the chromatogram, while in biodegraded oils this figure can rise to over 90% ...
Examples of Light Crude Oils
... A wide variety of benchmark crude oils worldwide are considered to be light ... It is often referred to by publications when quoting oil prices ... The most commonly referenced benchmark oil from Europe is Brent Crude, which is 38.06° API (835 kg/m3) ...
Petrochemistry - Crude Oil - Basics of Crude Oil
... Crude oils are compounds that mainly consist of many different hydrocarbon compounds that vary in appearance and composition ... Average crude oil composition is 84% carbon, 14% hydrogen, 1%-3% sulphur, and less than 1% each of nitrogen, oxygen, metals and salts ... Crude oils are distinguished as sweet or sour, depending upon the sulphur content present ...

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