Compound type separation and characterization studies for a Gash Saran, Iran, 370 deg to 535 deg C boiling distillate.
Dooley-JE; Hopkins-RL; Hirsch-DE; Coleman-HJ; Thompson-CJ
Bartlesville, OK: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 7770, 1973 Jan; :1-25
To process and use the heavy ends of petroleum effectively, the development of suitable separation and characterization procedures not currently available was required. A systematic procedure was developed by the Bureau of Mines using such techniques as isothermal and molecular distillation, chemical treatment, silica-alumina gel chromatography, gel permeation chromatography, and spectrometry. Using these techniques, the Bureau achieved a detailed separation and characterization of a 370 deg to 535 deg C distillate from Gash Saran, Iran, crude oil. Such a systematic procedure and the semiquantitative data resulting therefrom should be of value in selecting feedstocks and in optimizing petroleum processing operations.
Residual oils; Petroleum products; Chemical analysis; Distillation; Chromatographic analysis; Spectroscopic analysis; Heavy oils; Gel permeation chromatography
IH; Report of Investigations
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Bartlesville, OK: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 7770