1) describe the location of refineries in India along with their estimated crude oil production in terms of barrels per day or the tons per year. Specify which is the largest refinery among them?
2) describe what is OPEC? State the names of 6 major oil manufacturing countries in world along with their percentage share of the crude oil production in world.
3) State some of the factors that are affecting crude oil price?
4) describe the constituents and characteristics of the crude oil.
5) describe why crude oil is known as Black Gold? State its advantages and disadvantages over other energy sources?
6) describe difference between Petrochemical industry and Petroleum refinery?
7) Describe the Refining process of crude oil in detail. List its classification.
8) describe the hydrocarbons/ fractions acquired from the petroleum distillation? State their estimated Boiling point ranges and also their uses.
9) describe what is Desalting of crude oil? describe along with the flow sheet.
10) State the unit operations in separation process of refining of petroleum.
11) describe why the separation of crude oil is performed in the Vacuum Distillation? describe why low Sulphur is preferred more?
12) Describe the Atmospheric distillation process with the help of suitable diagram.
13) describe the principal aromatic for petrochemical synthesis along with two uses of each.
14) Specify how crude oil is separated through vacuum distillation?
15) describe the process of cracking? State various types of cracking.