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Unformatted text preview: Comparison of Height of Rigs o Joilet at water level to Bullwinkle New Wells Drilled in World o Canada, Texas, China, Russia Pumps Work 24 hours a day that pump out few barrels a day Ultimate Recovery of Oil 30 to 90 percent Gas Recover is 90 percent due to lower viscosity Extraction of Oil Method o Efficient and Wasteful Extraction Methods Production Curve o Decreases from peak to a value where economic cut off shuts down the extraction Petroleum: Refining Breaking bonds to get different types of carbons to get different hydrocarbons for production Chemical Reactions and additives are used to make different things...
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