Monthly Archives: June 2018

Petroleum refining

Petroleum refining plays an important role in people’s lives. Most transportation vehicles are powered by refined products such as gasoline, diesel, aviation turbine kerosene, and fuel oil. The recent price rise of crude oil over the last 2 years has affected the refining industry in several ways: there is an increased search for fuel products

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On-off oil refinery back on the table

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has refuelled the government’s determination to build another petroleum refinery equipment. In his budget vote speech this week, Radebe said “[Oil refining] is a significant contributor to the economy and the issue of the sustainability of the current refineries is of utmost concern”. The current refineries “are not equipped to

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