Petroleum Refining and Environmental Control and Environmental Effects
The work summarizes the various process emissions that occur during petroleum refining. There are also general descriptions of the various pollution, health, and environmental problems especially specific to the petroleum industry and places in perspective the government regulations as well as industry efforts to adhere to these regulations. The objective is to indicate the types of emissions and the laws that regulate these emissions.
KeywordsCombustion Surfactant Ozone Propane Sulfuric Acid
Gaseous, liquid, or solid by-products introduced into the environment as a result of refining processes.
- Environmental control
The use of various technologies to control and even prevent refinery emissions from entering the environment.
- Environmental effects
The effects of refinery emissions on the flora and fauna in the various ecosystems.
The processes by which petroleum is distilled and/or converted by application of physical and chemical processes to form a variety of products.
The laws by which environmental emissions are controlled.
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