Origin, Extraction and Testing of petroleum.
Petroleum – Origin, nature, composition, classification, exploration, drilling, transportation and storage. Petroleum processing – Nature of crude from India, Indonesia, Burma and Middle East countries, classification of crude, evaluation of petroleum – Important properties and test methods T.B.P. and ASTM distillation.
Refining of Petroleum – Dewatering and desalting – Primary Oil refining – Treatments of crude – Topping, vacuum distillation.