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Blending Operations in Crude Oil Refineries

  • Katta G. MurtyEmail author
  • David Kaufman
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Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 286)

Abstract

Outputs from treatment units in an oil refinery are only semi-finished products. In this chapter, we discuss procedures for blending these products into finished products like gasoline, diesel oil, etc. meeting various specifications on them for selling in the marketplace.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of IOEUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Decision Sciences, College of BusinessUniversity of MichiganDearbornUSA

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