Petroleum Refinery Engineering


The solvent used in Barisol dewaxing process is

A. hexane
B. furfural
C. benzol and ethylene dichloride
D. methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)


Petroleum liquid fuels having flash point greater than` 66^circ`C is considered as safe during storage and handling. Which of the following has flash point >` 66^circ`C ?

A. Naphtha
B. Petrol
C. Kerosene
D. Heavy fuel oil


Catalyst used in the catalytic polymerisation is

A. phosphoric acid on kieselghur
B. aluminium chloride
C. nickel
D. vanadium pentaoxide


  Which of the following is the most widely used cracking process in oil refineries ?

A. Dubbs process.
B. T.C.C. moving bed process.
C. Fluidised bed catalytic cracking process.
D. Houdry's fixed bed process.


The amount of tetraethyl lead added to improve the octane number of motor gasoline is around __________ c.c per gallon of petrol.

A. 3
B. 300
C. 3000
D. 1000