Orange Research Application Spotlight – Oil & Gas

Written By: Jim Gill, Orange Research One of the largest markets for Orange Research is Oil & Gas. Their products are very popular in refineries. The basic principle of a refinery is to cook the oil to break it down into various types of basic hydrocarbon products, such as gas, gasoline, lube oil, kerosene and so forth. This is done in very large distillation towers...a process called cracking. First, the Atmospheric Distillation Tower (or column) breaks down the oil into several different forms with the heavier, thicker oils settling at the bottom of…Read more