Weekly demand for regular is at least 25000 barrels

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Unformatted text preview: rcentages of each ingredient. Application area • Blending crude oils to produce refinable gasoline in the petroleum industry. 41 Blending Problem Example • Low Knock Oil Company produces two grades of cut-rate gasoline for industrial distribution: – Regular – Economy. • Produced by refining a blend of two types of crude oil: – Type X100 – Type X220. • Weekly demand for Regular is at least 25,000 barrels. • Weekly demand for Economy is at least 32,000 barrels. 42 Blending Problem Example Low Knock Oil Company • At least 45% of each barrel of regular must be ingredient A. • At most 50% of each barrel of economy should contain ingredient B. Decision Variables: R1 =barrels of crude oil X100 blended to produce Regular. E1 =barrels of crude oil X100 blended to produce Economy. R2 =barrels of crude oil X220 blended to produce Regular. E2 =barrels of crude oil X220 blended to produce Economy. 43 Blending Problem Example Low Knock Oil Company (Input) Product Type Ingredients and Costs (in each barrel of crude oil) X100...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2012 for the course IS CB2505 taught by Professor Tommylau during the Spring '12 term at City University of Hong Kong.

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