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History of Crude Oil Refining

  • Katta G. MurtyEmail author
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Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 286)

Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss the history of the use of crude oil by humans in various areas of the world from more than 4000 years ago, and how crude oil refining has evolved over time, and the various products that we make from crude oil for use in our modern lifestyles.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of IOEUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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