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Alchemy: Oil Refining

Description

An introduction to oil refining

Type of Activity

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group work

Audience

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Teacher

Age Group

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11 to 18 years

Credits

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This resource has been provided by, or developed in partnership with, Shell UK.
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Introduction and 'Did you know?' about oil refining.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Follow the link and then select "Oil Refining" from the left hand navigation menu.

Credits and acknowledgements

The Royal Society of Chemistry thanks the following individuals and organisations for their help in producing the original video clips.

  • Anglesey Aluminium, Holyhead: David Frost
  • Associated Octel, Ellesmere Port: Chris Lodge, Chris Milliken and Andy Prince
  • BOC Gases, Thame: Chris Gill
  • BP Chemicals, Wilton Teesside: Robert Neill
  • British Steel, Scunthorpe: Gordon Davison
  • DuPont, Wilton, Teesside: Peter Jackson
  • GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage: Frank Ellis
  • Hays Chemical Distribution, St Helens: Joe Marshall
  • ICI Chemicals and Polymers, Runcorn: Keith Hancock, David Platt and Stan Povall
  • ICI Chemicals and Polymers, Teesside: Paul Brown, Deryck Forrest, Ivor Huskinson and Ian Shannon
  • IMI Refiners, Walsall: Peter Guy and Mervyn Owen
  • Shell UK, Stanlow, Ellesmere Port: Harold Bardsley