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How the petroleum refining industry approaches energy conservation--a case study

United States. General Accounting Office

How the petroleum refining industry approaches energy conservation--a case study

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Energy conservation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP690.2.U6 U54 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 60 p. ;
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4238119M
      LC Control Number80602620

      Petroleum refiners must face billion-dollar investments in equipment in order to meet ever-changing environmental requirements. Because the design and construction of new processing units entail several years' lead time, refiners are reluctant to commit these dollars for equipment that may no longer meet certain conditions when the units come on stream/5. Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes, Fourth Edition features chapter contributions from experts at some of the world’s leading petroleum companies, including: Amec Foster Wheeler, CB&I, Chevron Lummus Global, Honeywell UOP, Sinopec, and Technip Stone & Webster. Within its pages, you will get complete details on the excavation and /5(4).

      EIMETAl ATE MAAEMET A AE TU F EFIE 95 ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENT: A CASE STUDY OF REFIN-ERY AhMAD AShFAq 1, AATIkA SAADIA 2, ShAzIA ANEES 2 AND ANWAR khURShEED 1 1 Faculty of Engineering & Technology, 2 Environmental Engineer, AMU, Aligarh, U.P., India key words: Refinery effluent monitoring, Performance evaluation pollution. ABSTRACT Cited by: 3. petroleum refining industry in the state of Kuwait. The analytic hierarchy process, a decision-making approach, including qualitative and quantitative aspects of a problem, has been integrated in the model to prioritize the conflicting goals existing in the waste management problems of the petroleum industries.

      @article{osti_, title = {Energy use in petroleum refineries}, author = {Haynes, V. O.}, abstractNote = {Refining petroleum accounts for about 4 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States and about 15 percent of all industrial consumption. The kinds of energy used and the manner in which energy is used are discussed on a process-by-process basis. On Feb:ruary 9,, the Assistant Secretary of the Interior asked the National Petroleum Council to undertake a study of the factors-economic,governmental, technological and environmental-which may affect the domestic refining industry's ability to respond to demands for essential petroleum products.


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The U.S. petroleum refining industry accounts for about 4 percent of total domestic energy consumption and over 10 percent of all energy consumed by the industrial sector. The refining industry has achieved significant improvements in efficiency in. Get this from a library. How the petroleum refining industry approaches energy conservation--a case study: report to the Congress.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Petroleum refining is an energy intensive industry. Between 6 and 10% of the heat equivalent of the feedstock processes is consumed as process heat, steam and electrical power. Energy Use in Petroleum Refining The petroleum refining industry is one of the largest energy consuming industries in the United States and in many states.

Energy use in a refinery varies over time due to changes in the type of crude processed, the product mix (and complexity of refinery), as well as the sulfur content of the final Size: KB.

Book Description. For four decades, Petroleum Refining has guided thousands of readers toward a reliable understanding of the field, and through the years has become the standard text in many schools and universities around the world offering petroleum refining classes, for self-study, training, and as a reference for industry professionals.

The sixth edition of this perennial bestseller. Energy Saving Techniques In Petroleum And Refining Industries Abhishek Sinha1 1 Chemical Engineering Department 1Institute Of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Abstract—As of today, the main focus of many petroleum refining industries is on energy saving or energy conservation and to minimize the losses.

refining industry is a national leader in developing approaches to the identified challenges when compared to the national industry. The U.S. petroleum refining industry processes almost 25% of the world’s annual crude oil production.

The U.S. petroleum refining industry consumes over Quads of primary. iiiCited by: Transport fuel is one of the major concerns in energy market now-a-days. This fuel mainly produced by refined crude petroleum oil. This fuel processing industries are one of the most energy and emission intensive sectors in the world.

One the other. Continuing the tradition and high standards set by earlier editions, Petroleum Refining, Fourth Edition summarizes recent developments in oil refining processes, addressing topics ranging from basic applications to the implementation of viable operations that meet environmental and economic ining the clear and systematic style of presentation that sent the previous editions /5(7).

China is currently the second largest petroleum refining country in the world due to rapid growth in recent years. Because the petroleum refining industry is energy-intensive, the rapid growth in. Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries (also referred to as oil refineries) to transform crude oil into useful products such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and fuel oils.

Refineries are very large industrial complexes that involve many different processing units. Chapter 5 The Petroleum Refining Industry INDUSTRY OVERVIEW The petroleum refining industry uses the largest quantity of premium fuels in the industrial sec-tor, amounting to 2,7 Quads in ’ It is sec-ond only to the chemicals industry in the total amount of energy it consumes.

Classified under the petroleum refining industry is defined. refined petroleum to meet domestic demand and has been a net importer of refined petroleum products. Refining Industry Presentx Inthe Nigerian Government began to take steps towards re-privatizing the refining sector.

The National Energy policy of laid a framework for further development of the refining sector. Its goals File Size: KB. Petroleum Refining: An Essential and Volatile Industry. Petroleum is the single largest source of energy for the United States.

When measured in British thermal units (Btu), the Nation relies on petroleum two times more than either coal or natural gas, and four times more than nuclear power, hydroelectricity, and other renewable energy sources. Enterprise-wide optimization for the petroleum refining industry involves optimization of the supply chain involving manufacturing and distribution with emphasis on integration of the different decision making levels.

The key manufacturing operations include crude oil loading and unloading, mixing of crude oil, production unit operations of conversion and separation, operations of blending Cited by: Such approaches could be especially important for the US petroleum refining industry. This industry operates under thin profit margins, releases chemicals that can produce adverse health and environmental impacts, and must more» meet the technological challenges of producing more highly refined fuels from poorer quality feedstocks.

Petroleum — Industry of the Future concerns about emissions and energy conservation. A key industry priority is to use an integrated systems approach that combines consumer requirements Participants agree to a case study follow-up that helps publicize the results.

Energy Efficiency Roadmap for Petroleum Refineries in California iv Technology Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) The top priority R&D areas identified by California refineries are shown in Exhibit E-3 (and main report Exhibits ).

Some of the highest priorities were identified in treatment and sulfur removal, driven by. A comparative assessment of resource efficiency in petroleum refining. As mentioned earlier, a marginal approach employed in the JRC study results in a lower refining efficiency (or higher energy intensity) of diesel than of gasoline in the EU refineries because the EU refineries operate at the diesel limit, while the US refineries operate Cited by: Development Document for Effluent Limitations Guidelines study of the Petroleum Refining Industry for the purposes of developing effluent limitation guidelines, standards of performance, and pretreatment standards for the industry to Annual costs for the petroleum refining industry for achieving.

This work highlights contemporary approaches to resource utilization and provides comprehensive coverage of technological advances in residuum conversion.

It illustrates state-of-the-art engineering methods for the refinement of heavy oils, bitumen, and other high-sulphur feedstocks.4/5(1).Click on the title to browse this book.PCRA aims at making oil conservation a national part of its mandate, PCRA is entrusted with the task of creating awareness amongst the masses about the importance, methods and benefits of conserving petroleum products & emission take the message to the people, PCRA uses all possible and effective media for mass communication.