Oil refinery: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Oil refineries in India

The hydrocarbons which are extracted from the sub-surface is in the form of a thick blackish-brown sticky goo like substance. It needs to be further distilled into usable products like petrol, diesel, kerosene, and LPG. This is generally done with the help of giant fractional distillation columns in refineries which are spread all across India. ..