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Oil Refinery Collection

"Unveiling the Powerhouses: A Glimpse into the World of Oil Refineries" Fawley Oil Refinery: Standing tall on the shores

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Fawley Oil Refinery

Fawley Oil Refinery
circa 1952: Fawley Oil Refinery, Southampton, is owned by the Esso Petroleum Company. It is the largest oil refinery in Europe. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil refinery on bank of Mississippi near Baton Rouge

Oil refinery on bank of Mississippi near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil barrels

Oil barrels. Oil products are obtained from crude oil, which is oil from the ground before it has been refined. It contains a varied mixture of hydrocarbons

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Residfiner at an oil refinery

Residfiner at an oil refinery
Oil refinery. This is the residfiner area, where crude oil products are processed to remove any impurities, such as sulphur

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Milford Haven at sunset, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales, UK

Milford Haven at sunset, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales, UK
Andrew Davies / SpecialistStock

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil refinery worker

Oil refinery worker
MODEL RELEASED. Oil refinery worker checking the feed pre-heater in the hydrofining area of an oil refinery. The hydrofining area is where crude oil products are processed to remove impurities such

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021310

Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021310
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and dignitaries at an exhibition stand at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021308

Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021308
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Mrs J. W. Laing being presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, at the ceremonial opening of Coryton Oil Refinery Coryton Oil Refinery was

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery control room JLP01_08_020884a

Coryton Refinery control room JLP01_08_020884a
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A worker operating the control board in the control room of the Air-Lift Thermofor Catalytic Cracking Unit at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Piling foundations JLP01_01_167_38

Piling foundations JLP01_01_167_38
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Foundation work in progress for the Crude Distillation Unit at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery cafeteria JLP01_067_26

Coryton Refinery cafeteria JLP01_067_26
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Staff using the food counter at the newly built self-service cafeteria at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil-springs at Tarr Farm, Oil Creek, Venango County, Pennsylvania, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Oil-springs at Tarr Farm, Oil Creek, Venango County, Pennsylvania, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Oil-springs at Tarr Farm, Oil Creek, Venango County, Pennsylvania, 1862. Engraving of Woodford and Phillips's Spouting Wells from a photograph by Alexander S. Macrae, petroleum oilbroker

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil Refinery at Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island

Oil Refinery at Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island
circa 1910s

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: 'The Trust Giants Point of View: What A Funny Little Government

"The Trust Giants Point of View: What A Funny Little Government
955458 " The Trust Giants Point of View: What A Funny Little Government?", illustration from The Verdict, January 22nd, 1900 (colour litho) by Taylor

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Skidding oil tanks JLP01_08_022844

Skidding oil tanks JLP01_08_022844
STANLOW OIL REFINERY, STANLOW, ELLESMERE PORT, CHESHIRE. An oil tank being skidded along tracks by two Caterpillar D8 tractors fitted with winches at Stanlow Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil refinery JLP01_10_08883

Oil refinery JLP01_10_08883
Lindsey Oil Refinery, North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire. An exterior view of the newly completed Alkylation Unit at Lindsey Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery JLP01_01_167_54

Coryton Refinery JLP01_01_167_54
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Workers moving a floating petrol tank during the construction of Coryton Oil Refinery, showing the tank just prior to turning the corner

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Piling rig JLP01_01_167_47

Piling rig JLP01_01_167_47
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Workmen operating a Neilens pile frame during construction at Coryton Oil Refinery, showing the 4 ton hammer driving a 16" x 16" pile foundation

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Tamping JLP01_167_07

Tamping JLP01_167_07
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A group of workmen operating a 46ft long tamper during the construction of a 92ft diameter tank base at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery from the air JLP01_068_26

Coryton Refinery from the air JLP01_068_26
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. An aerial view from the north showing Coryton Oil Refinery during its construction

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery from the air JLP01_068_22

Coryton Refinery from the air JLP01_068_22
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. An aerial view from the north-west showing Coryton Oil Refinery during its construction

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery from the air JLP01_068_14

Coryton Refinery from the air JLP01_068_14
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. An aerial view from the west showing Coryton Oil Refinery during its construction

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Cutting reinforcing rods JLP01_065_33

Cutting reinforcing rods JLP01_065_33
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Two workmen using a hand operated machine to cut a 3/8" reinforcing rod during the construction of Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Coryton Refinery JLP01_09_802343

Coryton Refinery JLP01_09_802343
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A portrait of a group of workmen employed on the IE&C extension contract at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: 2517920

2517920

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: German submarine destroying storage tanks at a British oil refinery on the coast of Ireland

German submarine destroying storage tanks at a British oil refinery on the coast of Ireland (colour litho)
3638325 German submarine destroying storage tanks at a British oil refinery on the coast of Ireland (colour litho) by Moralt

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Chicago: A Neighboring Oil Refinery from the Air (b / w photo)

Chicago: A Neighboring Oil Refinery from the Air (b / w photo)
6012129 Chicago: A Neighboring Oil Refinery from the Air (b/w photo) by American Photographer (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: A Neighboring Oil Refinery from the Air)

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Battleship

Battleship
Tomoshi Hara

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: B-24 Liberators attack oil refineries at Politz. June 1944

B-24 Liberators attack oil refineries at Politz. June 1944

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Fleet Air Arm Attacks Japanese Oil Refinery. On January 4th

Fleet Air Arm Attacks Japanese Oil Refinery. On January 4th, British carrier-borne aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm delivered a very accurate attack against the enemy oil refinery at Pagkplan Branden in

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Aerial photographic-reconnaissance image taken over Hamburg, Germany

Aerial photographic-reconnaissance image taken over Hamburg, Germany, showing severe damage to the Rhenania Ossag AG oil refinery (top) and the Ebano Ashpaltwerke AG (lower right)

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: British Bombers over Venice: This photograph taken during a night attack on targets near

British Bombers over Venice: This photograph taken during a night attack on targets near Venice shows an oil refinery and oil storage depot at Porto Marghera

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil Refining, Whiting, Indiana, 1915. Creator: Joseph Pennell

Oil Refining, Whiting, Indiana, 1915. Creator: Joseph Pennell
Oil Refining, Whiting, Indiana, 1915

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil Refinery

Oil Refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil refinery towers

Oil refinery towers. An oil refinery is where crude oil, a mixture of hydrocarbons, is refined (separated) in parts called fractions

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Pipestills at an oil refinery

Pipestills at an oil refinery
Oil refinery. Atmospheric pipestill (right) and a vacuum pipestill (left). These are distillation towers (stills) where hot crude oil is separated into parts called fractions

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: A laboratory worker holds a separating funnel of oil, Dunkirk refinery, France, 1950s

A laboratory worker holds a separating funnel of oil, Dunkirk refinery, France, 1950s

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: The Refinery

The Refinery
Thai oil refinery is located in Laemchabang industrial area

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Illustration of power station and oil refinery

Illustration of power station and oil refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Bombs Dropping

Bombs Dropping
500 pound bombs dropped from a US Army Air Force Flying Fortress bomber fall towards an oil refinery at Leghorn. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil Pipe

Oil Pipe
29th April 1958: A section of pipe frames the crude oil distillation unit at the BP (British Petroleum) oil refinery in Aden. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: ITALY, Sardinia, Sarroch. Porto Foxi oil refinery, sunset

ITALY, Sardinia, Sarroch. Porto Foxi oil refinery, sunset
Italy, Sardinia, Sarroch. Porto Foxi oil refinery, sunset

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil refinery at Le Havre in the department of Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France

Oil refinery at Le Havre in the department of Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Puerto Rico, South Coast, Guayanilla, smokestacks of abandoned oil refinery

Puerto Rico, South Coast, Guayanilla, smokestacks of abandoned oil refinery

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Carquinez Straits Oil Refinery

Carquinez Straits Oil Refinery
San Francisco Bay, California: c. 1978. Oil refinery tanks along the Carquinez Straits that lead into San Pablo Bay

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Refinery in Texas City, Texas

Refinery in Texas City, Texas

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil tanker and storage tanks, rotterdam

Oil tanker and storage tanks, rotterdam
Tanker and petrochemical storage tanks and refinery at Europort, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Europort is the largest petrochemical port in Europe

Background imageOil Refinery Collection: Oil pipe flow rate meter

Oil pipe flow rate meter. This meter measures the rate of flow of oil through the pipe (right). Oil is a raw material that is refined into fossil fuels and other products



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"Unveiling the Powerhouses: A Glimpse into the World of Oil Refineries" Fawley Oil Refinery: Standing tall on the shores, this refinery is a symbol of industrial might and energy production. Baton Rouge's Mighty Mississippi Guardian: Nestled along the banks of the majestic Mississippi River, an oil refinery silently fuels progress in Baton Rouge. The Black Gold Brigade: Rows upon rows of oil barrels stand as a testament to our insatiable thirst for energy and its global impact. Residfiner - Where Magic Happens: Witnessing the intricate process within an oil refinery's residfiner reveals how every drop counts towards creating valuable products. Unsung Heroes Amidst Machinery: Meet an oil refinery worker who tirelessly ensures smooth operations, keeping our world running like clockwork. Haifa Petrochemical Plant - Israel's Energy Backbone: This sprawling facility plays a crucial role in powering Israel's economy while embracing sustainable practices. Coryton Refinery Unleashed. Celebrating its grand opening, Coryton Refinery emerges as a beacon of progress and economic growth for all to behold. Behind Closed Doors - Inside Coryton Control Room: Step into the nerve center where skilled operators orchestrate complex processes with precision and expertise. Laying Foundations for Progress at Piling Foundations Site: Witnessing construction efforts at an oil refinery reminds us that even giants begin humbly from solid foundations. Curacao's Dutch Caribbean Jewel – An Oil Hub Emerges. Discover how Curacao Island harnesses its strategic location to become a vital player in international petroleum trade. The Trust Giants' Point of View - What A Funny Little Government. : Exploring perspectives on governance from towering refineries offers intriguing insights into their relationship with authorities shaping regulations and policies.