Some articles on oil, oil refining, refining:
... Standard Oil gradually gained almost complete control of oil refining and marketing in the United States through horizontal integration ... In the kerosene industry, Standard Oil replaced the old distribution system with its own vertical system ... over the life of the company), Standard Oil's business practices created intense controversy ...
... such as flour milling, tanning, edible oil refining and the manufacture of paint and rubber-based products ... In 1922 a new oil dock was built at Stanlow near Ellesmere Port, and in 1934 oil refining began there ... A large chemical and oil refining complex still dominates the area ...
... The industry began in the early 20th century when oil discovered in the Maracaibo Basin of Venezuela forced the Venezuelan government to search for ideal locations for large scale refining ... proximity to the country, large harbours (ideal for oil tankers) and stable government led Venezuela and Royal Dutch Shell to it ... The first oil refinery was in Schottegat harbour and began operating in 1918 (3 years after construction began) ...
... National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) handles oil refining and transportation, with some overlap to NIOC ... and one refinery complex in the country with a total refining capacity of over 15 kbbl/d (2,400 m3/d) (in Tehran, Tabriz, Isfahan, Abadan, Kermanshah, Shiraz, Bandar ...
Famous quotes containing the words refining and/or oil:
“Involuntary mental hospitalization is like slavery. Refining the standards for commitment is like prettifying the slave plantations. The problem is not how to improve commitment, but how to abolish it.”
—Thomas Szasz (b. 1920)
“Eat what you can get.
Wheres the salt
in this dump of a village?
And, Lucky Man,
whats the use
of a salty thing
if theres no oil in it?”
—Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)