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Past 100 Years of Refining and Future Expectations

Irv Wiehe, Soluble Solutions, 3 Louise Lane, Gladstone, NJ 07934

The technology of petroleum refining will be compared as it was in 1908 with it is in 2008, a period of time that can be designated as the “petroleum age”. In this way the significant developments in refining will be reviewed as well as the technology that has been slow to improve. Using a crystal ball, expectations and challenges for the refinery of the future will be forecast.