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American Refining GroupAmerican Refining Group

The United States of America's domestic oil industry came to exist 100 years ago in McKean Country. Closely related to the birthplace of native oil industry, American Refining Group originated within 131-acre land in Bradford, PA. It refines Grade Crude obtained from Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio producing 10,000 barrels per day. The American Refining Group produces a vast range of products including fine waxes, lubricants, gasoline, fuels and many others. Its up-to-date technologies blend and package the finest products that are delivered by rail and truck in...

Petroleum Based ProductsPetroleum Based Products

When refining, petroleum gives out many other forms of residues that form the basis of various products. These products are very useful and most of them are imperative for the well being of humankind. While refining petroleum, the principal part comes out as energy products while producing a range of fuel oils and gasoline. Other than these products, refineries produce various chemicals that are used in chemical mixtures producing plastics, which in turn is in use to produce million of goods throughout the world. Refining process produces sulfur as well. Then...

Job In Renewable Energy Job In Renewable Energy 

About 19 percent of the World's total energy consumption is produced with renewable energy sources. They include sunlight, rain, wind, tides, and geothermal heat. Another 2.4 percent come from new renewable energy sources such as small hydro, new biomass, biofuels etc. Wind power sector grows 30 percent yearly and in 2008, it produced 6,900 megawatts. Asia, Europe and the USA are the main countries that use wind power. Spain and Germany have many photovoltaic power stations while solar thermal power generation is popular in Spain and the USA. This brief...

Industrial GeneratorsIndustrial Generators

Industrial generators are used to power high demand industries that use machinery and require low downtimes. Industrial generators use diesel as a fuel. The reason diesel is used is due to the long life it bestows on machinery. Other gases such as natural gas and propane have many impurities that can significantly reduce the lifetime of the generators. Maintenance cost for industrial generators powered with diesel is relatively low in comparison to gasoline generators. The safety of an industrial generator is far greater than other alternatives. Diesel generators use high...

Renewable Energy CareersRenewable Energy Careers

Since century’s people are harnessing sun’s energy hence inventing solar energy items are nothing new. However with more and more concerns regarding greenhouse gases and rising investments in clean energy sources, it’s the time to initiate about careers in renewable energy. There are specific training programs available, so even if there is no kind of technical expertise in this subject you can make careers in the renewable energy sector. History: The renewable energy technology is nothing new by any ways. Initially all the jobs pertaining to solar energy were...

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Roughneck Definition Subsea Engineer

When it comes to offshore oil drilling, one of the most important job titles is that if a subsea engineer. One of the few positions that actually requires a college degree, mostly in engineering but other degrees such as Chemistry and Geology are useful, too. Subsea engineers are responsible for...

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