PETROLEUM- Transporting Crude to Refineries

TRANSPORTING- Crude to Refineries

Advances in exploration and production have helped to locate and recover a supply of oil and natural gas from major reserves across the globe. At the same time, demand for petroleum-based products has grown in every corner of the world. But supply and demand are rarely concentrated in the same place. Transportation therefore is vital to ensuring the reliable and affordable flow of petroleum we all count on to fuel our cars, heat our homes and improve the quality of our lives.>>

Refinery Receipts of Crude Oil by Method of Transportation / enlarge graphic>>

The History of Pipelines
– 1800
– 1900 to 1950
– 1950 to Present