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Oil products
Making useful things
LPG
Fuel for transport
Petrol engines and knocking
Plastic
Recycling plastic
Making polymers
The story of nylon
What is Bitumen?

Origins of oil
What made oil
Hydrocarbons

Getting the oil
How do we find oil?
Oil fields
Drilling for oil
Oil wells
What is crude oil?
Oil platforms

Oil refineries
An oil refinery
Refining oil
Distillation towers
Bubble traps
Where fractions come out
Vacuum stills
Cracking
Furnace
Desalter
Sulphur removal
An oil terminal?
Locating oil refineries
Liquids, gases and pressure

Distillation area animation
Cat cracker animation
Pipeline & flows animation

Utilities
Pipes and tracers
Electrical generators
Steam generators
COGEN
SP4 steam and electricity

Oily facts
The history of oil use
How long will the oil last?
What is a barrel of oil?
The price of petrol

Jobs in oil
Jobs in oil
Jobs in an oil refinery
Jobs on an oil platform
Jobs in labs and offices

Safety & environment
Refinery safety
Platform safety
Helicopter training
Oil and the environment

Moving oil
Oil tankers
Oil pipelines