EBF 301
Global Finance for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries

Crude Oil Refining


The following mini-lecture presents each phase of the crude oil refining process and the various products that are extracted from each barrel of oil.

Key Learning Points for the Mini-Lecture: Crude Oil Refining

While watching the Mini-Lecture, keep in mind the following key points and questions:

  • Products made from a barrel of crude oil
  • Refining process
    • Distillation
    • Conversion = “Cracking,” Reforming, Alkylation, “coking”
  • Types of refined products
EBF 301 Crude Refining
Tom Seng - John A. Dutton e-Education Institute

Want to Learn More?

Watch the following 10-minute video to learn more about petroleum refining.

Click for a transcript of the petroleum refining basics video

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