Oil refinery

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Anacortes Refinery (Tesoro), on the north end of March Point southeast of Anacortes, Washington

An oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial plant where crude oil is made into useful petroleum products by fractional distillation and other processes. Products include gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene, and liquefied petroleum gas.[1][2]

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  1. Gary, J.H. and Handwerk, G.E (1984). Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics (2nd Edition ed.). Marcel Dekker, Inc. ISBN 0-8247-7150-8. |edition= has extra text (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Leffler, W.L. (1985). Petroleum refining for the nontechnical person (2nd Edition ed.). PennWell Books. ISBN 0-87814-280-0. |edition= has extra text (help)

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