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Learning Units (Hours)
Tim Laughlin, P.E.
The author has attempted to explain the relationship between upstream petroleum production-refining and downstream petroleum marketing. With the recent media focuses on production and supply scenarios and political turmoil in many oil producing nations, the engineer engaged in consultation to the petroleum industry should have a basic background on the petroleum exploration, production, supply/demand and logistics.
The simplest version of finding crude oil (exploration) transferring crude oil to refineries (production & refining) and finally ending up in our autos (downstream marketing) will be the focused of this course.
Petroleum products help the United States achieve one the highest standards of living in the world.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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