What are the types of oil refineries?

There are four types of refineries – topping, hydro-skimming, conversion, and deep conversion refineries. Depending on the market a refiner is aiming at, each refinery has its unique design to ensure their production conforms to their host country’s set standards.

How many crude oil refineries are in Nigeria?

Petroleum Refineries and Petrochemicals There are currently five (5) refineries in Nigeria; of which four (4) plants are owned by the Nigerian Government through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), while the fifth is owned and operated by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources (NDPR).

What are the 3 varieties of petroleum products refined from crude oil?

Classification of Refined Petroleum Products

  • Motor gasoline. ‘Motor gasoline’ includes all gasoline type fuels for internal combustion engines other than aircraft. (Harmonized System code 2710.00.13, .14 and .15)
  • Diesel fuel oil.
  • Light fuel oil.

What is green refinery?

The Green Refinery project aims to reconfigure the facilities at the Venice Refinery by identifing innovative solutions for the conversion of the current installed operating capacity, based on traditional production cycles, to “green” cycles that are sustainable both from environmental and economic perspective.

What is Nigeria crude oil called?

Bonny light
This crude oil is known as “Bonny light”. Names of other Nigerian crudes, all of which are named according to export terminal, are Qua Ibo, Escravos blend, Brass River, Forcados, and Pennington Anfan.

Which state in Nigeria has the highest crude oil?

1. Akwa-Ibom. Akwa- Ibom is currently the largest oil producing state in Nigeria after displacing Rivers state from this position. It is located in the coastal area of Nigeria and is populated by over 5 million people according to the last census.

How many types of crude oil are there?

There are six types of crude oil: light/sweet, light/sour, medium/sweet, medium/sour, heavy/sweet, and heavy/sour.

What is the difference between crude oil and refined oil?

Refined petroleum products are derived from crude oils through processes such as catalytic cracking and fractional distillation. These products have physical and chemical characteristics that differ according to the type of crude oil and subsequent refining processes.