Unformatted text preview: products? 10. What is meant by “cracking” in the refining process? 11. Why do we have more volume of products using the cracking process than we started with? 12. Why are reservoirs important to producing oil? 13. Briefly describe or sketch the production of oil from a reservoir? 14. Why is meant by refinery gain? 16. What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and what is its purpose? 16. Why would a politician be tempted to release oil or heating oil from the SPR?...
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- Fall '11
- crude oil, Oil refinery, refining crude oil, horizontal drilling