Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering - Discussion


The characterisation factor of crude petroleum oil is around

[A]. 3
[B]. 11
[C]. 22
[D]. 28

Answer: Option B


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Vijay Parmar said: (Nov 19, 2016)  
The K factor or characterization factor is a systematic way of classifying a crude oil according to its paraffinic, naphthenic, intermediate or aromatic nature. 12.5 or higher indicate a crude oil of predominantly paraffinic constituents, while 10 or lower indicate a crude of more aromatic nature.

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