Science Photo of the Day #850

Science photo 850

I photographed this oil refinery in New Mexico. How do they make gasoline from crude oil?

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bphodnefield wrote on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 13:28:

It's heated to boiling. Each part or chemical comes out at different heat levels.

joy11joy wrote on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 12:31:

you will have to refine it and it will make gasoline. if you did not refine it it would not be gasoline